Found October 09, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet Promising Los Angeles Lakers reserve forward Jordan Hill was diagnosed with a herniated disc Monday, just a day after an impressive performance in the Lakers preseason opener Sunday evening. Hill produced a team-high 10 points in the Lakers 110-83 loss to the Warriors Sunday while also contributing three rebounds and three assists in 20 [...]

Lakers Injury News: Jordan Hill Has Herniated Disc

The Los Angeles Lakers, already battling injuries and players returning from injuries, got some bad news yesterday.  The team announced that forward Jordan Hill has a herniated disc in his back.  He had experienced pain after the team's first preseason game and went for further evaluation. According to Ben Golliver of CBS Sports, the team has not indicated what Hill's...

Kobe Bryant doesn’t defend Dwight Howard from Shaq

In recent news, former Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal provided the entire world his opinion on Dwight Howard.  Shaq compared the younger Superman to Nets center Brook Lopez. In a report by the LA Times, Kobe Bryant was asked for his thoughts and concerns about the mini-beef between the old school Superman and the new school Superman in Dwight Howard.  Kobe would respond by saying...

Earthquakes excite Dwight Howard (VIDEO)

Dwight Howard obviously didn’t get the memo that much of America is sick of him.  The drama of him staying in Orlando, then wanting to leave Orlando then only signing an extension with the Nets, then stating in Orlando, then leaving Orlando, then wanting to stay in Orlando again then being happy with a trade to the Lakers.  It was joyous.He’s now trying to capitalize on his...

The Assist: Dwight Howard channeling JJ from “Good Times”

Dwight Howard likes to have a fun. He posted this photo of himself in Laker purple with the caption, Kid DYNOMITE! Lots if happening on the Dwight front, he’s been cleared for limited contact in 5-on-5 practice and he’s also claiming that Kobe has been his secret guru for the last few years. Ok Dwight… [...]

Kobe Bryant Says Health Not a Reason for Retirement Talks

Yesterday, news broke that Kobe Bryant was planning to retire after two more seasons.  The superstar guard for the Los Angeles Lakers indicated that his retirement will likely coincide with the end of his current contract, and that contract expires after the 2013-2014 season.  He did not say for certain that he would retire, but he made it all but clear that it would be very unlikely...

Video: Steve Nash loses Jarrett Jack and buries the three-pointer

Tweet The much-hyped Los Angeles Lakers began their preseason schedule Sunday Night with a 110-83 loss to the Golden State Warriors, but not without a few highlights from new Lakers PG Steve Nash. Nash contributed five points and three assists in limited first half minutes in the game, including this ankle-breaker and three-pointer on Warriors [...]

Monday Morning Links, Featuring Steve Nash

Youtube: The Lakers may not have been able to defeat the Summer League/Preseason juggernaut that is the Golden State Warriors, but Steve Nash was most definitely the star of the show.  This morning, Jarrett Jack is still feeling the dizzying effects of his crossover.  Nash made 2 of 3 shots in the game to score 5 points in 14 minutes. At The Hive: SB Nation’s resident Hornets...

NBA Injury Updates

Kyle Lowry – Expect the Raptors to sit Lowry all this week for their 3 preseason games. Kyle has a strained adductor muscle in his thigh.Marcus Camby –  Camby, 38, will miss 7-10 days with a left calf strain originally injured during the first week of training camp. A MRI has been done already.Jordan Hill –  Big blow to the Lakers here. Big man Jordan Hill has been diagnosed...
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