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With his breakout season, Lakers forward Earl Clark faces an unexpected reality. Once he becomes an unrestricted free agent in July, he’ll likely have some interest.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – With his breakout season, Lakers forward Earl Clark faces an unexpected reality. Once he becomes an unrestricted free agent in July, he’ll likely have some interest. What does he think about his future? “It’s not like I’m this big free agent where I’ll be at SportsCenter and people are asking me where I’m going,” said Clark, who’s making $1.2 million this season. “I’m focusing on the game and trying to continue to play well.” Clark was nothing more than a throw-in as part of the deal with the Orlando Magic that brought Howard to the Lakers. He’s become the Lakers’ starter at power forward after adding energy and versatility, thanks two weeks ago to injuries suffered by Pau Gasol (concussion) and Jordan Hill (season-ending left hip) “I’m grateful. Coach gave me a golden opportu
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EL SEGUNDO Lakers center Dwight Howard, who aggravated his right shoulder injury in last nights game at Memphis, was examined today in Los Angeles by shoulder specialist Dr. James Tibone.
Tibone confirmed that there is no further damage, and that Howard has been cleared to continue to play.
Steve Nash expressed doubt when asked whether the Lakers can turn their season around.
Jan 20, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada; Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard (12) reacts to a technical called against him against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre. The Raptors beat the Lakers 108-103. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
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Mitch Kupchak is working against the Feb. 21 deadline on whether to make an in-season trade.
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According to Mike Bresnahan, Los Angeles Times:
Coach Mike D’Antoni started it by saying he was tired of reading newspaper stories...
Jim Buss chose Steve Nash over Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard in terms of the fit of the Lakers' head coach, according to a source.
Kobe: "Dwight, you suck."- my imagined exchange the two shared at this moment
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Yep, the same Lakers that most people picked to either win the...
Darrell Arthur scored 20 points and Mike Conley added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies beat Los Angeles 106-93 Wednesday night, handing the Lakers' their fourth straight loss and 10th in 12 games.
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Dwight Howard certainly made good on his desire to “dominate.” (Yes, that is more sarcasm in what has been just a brutal season for the Lakers thus far.)
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A team meeting didn't help stop the losing, and this season just keeps spinning away from the Lakers.
Darrell Arthur scored a season-high 20 points and Mike Conley added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies beat Los Angeles 106-93 Wednesday night, handing the Lakers their fourth straight loss and 10th in 12 games.
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Photo Credit: Getty ImagesI am sure everyone that has been paying attention heard about the recent team meeting that took place prior to Wednesday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies. It was one of those intended to be soul cleansing, brutally honest, and motivational all at the same time. You know, the kind where the coach gathers his players around him for an internal examination...