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Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill will have surgery on his left hip on Wednesday.
The team says Hill was examined Tuesday by a doctor in Nashville, Tenn. Hill was told on Jan. 12 that he needed season-ending surgery and he decided to get a second opinion.
Hill got hurt on Jan. 6 against Denver. He is averaging 6.7 points and 5.7 rebounds as the Lakers' top backup big man in his first full season with the team.
The team says an estimate on Hill's recovery time will be provided after the surgery.
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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard said on Wednesday that things will be different now, adding that he plans to take more responsibility for the team's success, according to an ESPNLosAngeles.com report. "I think this will be the start of a new season for us tonight," Howard said Wednesday morning, according to the report. "Hopefully our effort and energy...
So far, so good with Earl Clark. His first night as the Lakers' starting power forward ended in a loss, but Clark played well (12 points, eight rebounds and two blocks).
Clark played 34 minutes, and it sounds like he's locked in going forward. Pick him up.
Off the bench, Pau Gasol played 25 minutes but posted an efficient line: 15 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and...
Mitch Kupchak is working against the Feb. 21 deadline on whether to make an in-season trade.
Mike D’Antoni announced Monday that Pau Gasol would be out as Lakers’ starter permanently. He stressed that the Lakers play better when they’re small and that Earl Clark, who played well in Gasol’s absence, is the new starting power forward.
Well, Pau Gasol isn’t happy with the decision as you may of suspected. He recently made it clear that he wants to continue to be a...
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.
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.
Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni had talked before the game about how having an All-Star team with players not having learned their pecking order. Yet Los Angeles lost its seventh consecutive...
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.)
Howard, fresh out of a Lakers team meeting, talked with reporters at Los Angeles’ shootaround on Wednesday, and he sounded like a man who was ready to make strides in the right direction. The Lakers’ controversial big man...
Kobe Bryant has been non-stop entertainment since he joined Twitter just a few weeks back. On Sunday he announced that today (Jan 22, and 1pm pst) NBA TV will be replaying his 81-point performance against the Knicks which happened seven years ago, and he will be live-Tweeting it. You can follow Kobe right HERE and enjoy the fun.
Letting u know that tmr I’m gonna watch my 81 game...
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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.
"I do think they play as hard as they can...
Another game. Another loss. Who is to blame for such woes?
The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls 95-83 on Monday night, continuing the free-fall for the “Purple and Gold.” At 17-24, they currently sit at 12th in the West, four games behind the Houston Rockets for the eighth seed. Not exactly what people expected out of the new-look Lakers.
Who is to blame for the...