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The logic of grass-fed beef sort of falls apart when taken beyond the reasonable-sounding premise that natural meat is good. Sure, everybody would rather have meat without steroids and all that man-made stuff, but the advent of all those icky things helped wipe out a lot of hunger in the world. On balance, eating antibiotic-injected beef is probably better than not eating at all. Plus, if you are what you eat, and you eat cows that ate grass, aren’t you therefore grass? That’s what we remember of the transitive property, anyway. Lakers’ big men Chris Kaman and Robert Sacre are new converts to the grass-fed phenomenon. Under the influence of conditioning coach Tim DiFrancesco, who goes by the nickname “Grass-Fed Tim,” Kaman and Sacre pitched in and bought a cow, according to And no, Bessie is not meant to be a pet. Filed under: Ben Watanabe, Headlines, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Offbeat

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Lakers Injury Update: Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry and Jordan Farmar

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D’Antoni to play Nash and Gasol 20+ minutes on Tuesday; may rest them in Vegas

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The Lakers Got Beef Which Each Other

This looks like a guy who would buy a cow. Newly added Los Angeles Lakers big men Chris Kaman and Robert Sacre have beef which other.  No, not like that, they bought a cow, or at least the 400 pounds of beef that comes with it post-slaughter. According to ESPN Los Angeles, condition coach Tim DiFrancesco inspired the idea and is splitting it with them three ways: DiFrancesco, who...

Kobe Bryant Has Doubts Regarding Healing Achilles

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Steve Nash drops behind-the-head assist to Chris Kaman

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Lakers Chris Kaman & Robert Sacre buy an Entire Cow

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Kobe Bryant Feels Rehab is Ahead of Schedule

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VIDEO: Lakers vs. Nuggets highlights (10/06/13)

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Kobe Admits To Having Some Self Doubt About Comeback (Video)

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The History of the Lakers, Part Three: Winning the first NBA championship

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Lakers Release Eric Boateng, Dan Gadzuric

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