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Los Angeles Lakers forward Luke Walton will miss two games because of gastroenteritis.The 31-year-old didn't travel with the team for its upcoming two-game road trip.Walton is averaging 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in just over seven minutes per game this season.
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DEAL OR NO DEAL?
Chicago is the most recent team to be connected to the Lakers center, this time in a possible swap for Carlos Boozer.
Pau Gasol left the team hotel to board the Lakers' bus before their game against Memphis, but not before fans offered applause and high-fives from the lobby to the sidewalk.
The four-time All-Star is still with the Lakers, continuing a surreal season in which he was destined for Houston in December before the NBA shut down the three-team trade that would have sent Chris Paul...
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This is how Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Ricky Rubio is getting around these days. He’s doing some shopping while riding in a supermarket scooter.
Rubio’s sensational rookie season was cut short by a torn ACL. His knee buckled and he went down in the closing seconds of a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers last week. He was trying to help out on defense against Kobe Bryant.
Andrew Bynum had 37 points and 16 rebounds, Kobe Bryant scored 22 of his 34 points after halftime and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-111 in double overtime on Tuesday night.
Pau Gasol added 14 points and eight assists for the Lakers, who won their third straight.
Marreese Speights led the Grizzlies with 25 points, while Marc Gasol finished with 20 points...
The Houston Rockets thought they had gotten Pau Gasol back in early December before the NBA vetoed the blockbuster Chris Paul trade.
Since that time the Rockets have kept in touch with the Los Angeles Lakers regarding the four-time All-Star and would still like to get him.
Will Lakers, Rockets Ever Work Out Deal For Pau?
The problem for Houston is that the Lakers aren’t interested...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 33 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers won their fourth straight game and second straight in overtime, 107-101 over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
For the second night in a row, the Lakers climbed out of a double-digit hole in the second half to force an extra period. On Tuesday night, they came back from 17 down to win at Memphis...
The Lakers, Wolves and Blazers are close to a trade involving Michael Beasley, Jamal Crawford and Steve Blake.
I just don’t understand why the Boston Celtics would consider exchanging Rajon Rondo for Pau Gasol. But the trade rumor has persisted in several media outlets, the latest being the LA Times. Oddly enough, according to the Times, it’s the Lakers who turned down the trade.The teams talked last week about a trade for Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, though nothing was close to accomplished...
I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Los Angeles.
Bynum dominated again at times against the Celtics, repeatedly making Kevin Garnett look every minute of 35 years old.
He finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds. He played nearly 41 minutes...
In the non-trade trade news department.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics hate each other, an animosity that extends into the front offices of the two teams. …Not really. The teams talked last week about a trade for Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, though nothing was close to accomplished and discussions dried up. The Lakers are unwilling to trade Pau Gasol for Rondo, making...
The Lakers have limited interest in a package that would center around Carlos Boozer and the Bulls are trying to recruit a third team in order to acquire Pau Gasol.
A stop in Memphis might not provide the Los Angeles Lakers with the best opportunity to win back-to-back road games for only the second time this season.
The Lakers will look for a third straight victory overall Tuesday night, but to do it they'll need to snap the Grizzlies' season-high six-game home winning streak.
Los Angeles (25-16) pulled out a 97-94 home win over Boston...
Reports have surfaced that the Los Angeles Lakers turneddown a trade for Boston Celtics’ point guard Rajon Rondo because they didn’twant to trade forward Pau Gasol. Sad because Rondo would have made the Lakersway more dangerous than Gasol could at this point. Here are five reasons why:THE AGE FACTORRondo is nearly five years younger than Gasol and would be agreat player for Andrew...