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The Lakers have paused their pursuit of Raja Bell with the point guard position being their short-term priority.
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The Lakers have struggled this season and are looking to turn things around. Kobe believes Metta World Peace can help lead the way.
The Utah Jazz are currently in position to make the NBA playoffs out of the Western Conference, but they reportedly are likely to make a trade that would change their roster significantly. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Jazz will be looking to deal either Al Jefferson or Paul Millsap at some point over the next few months. Stein reports that it’s assumed throughout the league...
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Tweet Let’s do a quick recap: the storied Los Angeles Lakers are a disappointing 9-13 so far this season, despite bringing in Dwight Howard, Steve Nash (currently injured) and hiring head coach Mike D’Antoni instead of the legendary Phil Jackson (the same Mike D’Antoni that blew his cool with a L.A. Times reporter earlier this [...]
It may not have been pretty, Jodie Meeks said following the Lakers 102-96 win against Washington, but at least it was a win.
Kobe Bryant shook off the effects of back spasms to score 30 points, while Meeks came off the bench to score a crucial 24 points as the Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak. And its more than fair to say a win is a win especially after four straight losses...
The Los Angeles Lakers can ill-afford any more injuries. Kobe Bryant understands this. He played against the Washington Wizards Friday night despite back spasms that first arose after the Lakers' loss to the New York Knicks Thursday. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, Bryant played through the back spasms against the Knicks and did so last night against the...
NEW YORK Dwight Howard has a message for anybody criticizing him.
The Lakers center wanted to remind everybody he was still not 100 percent.
"I wasn't even supposed to be playing until January and I'm playing now. What do you expect?" he said after the Lakers' shoot-around Thursday afternoon. They play the New York Knicks tonight.
Photo courtesy of Rob Carr, Getty ImagesSomething looked weird at Verizon Center tonight; an oddity of sorts in these uncertain days – SMILING FACES. We’d forgotten what Kobe Bryant’s signature smirk looked like; wondered where Dwight Howard’s happy-go-lucky persona had gone; didn’t know when Metta World-Peace’s random comical remarks would make their re-appearance. All...
After a sub-par start for the hyped Los Angeles Lakers, they might be seeing the end of the long tunnel. With Steve Nash looking to return next week, it seems as if Pau Gasol is ready to join him.Tweets by two Lakers beat writers, Mark Medina and Mike Bresnahan, indicate a return for Pau Gasol as soon as the 18th in a game against the Charlotte Bobcats. He is more likely to return...
For the upcoming All-Star Game in Houston, Texas, it will mark the first time the center position will not be a position fans can vote on. Instead, fans can vote for three forwards/big men on their ballot.
Though this will open up a spot for those tweener guys like Tim Duncan, it doesn't help Lakers' Dwight Howard who is a pure center.
Now the chance of him not making...
Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers ended their four-game losing streak on Friday with a 102-96 victory over the Washington Wizards. It wasn’t the Washington Generals, who Kobe Bryant joked about wanting to see on their schedule after Thursday’s loss to the New York Knicks, but the Wizards couldn’t repeat their performance from against [...]
WASHINGTON — The Los Angeles Lakers have for the moment stopped what has been the team’s worst free-fall in recent memory.
Their four-game losing streak was snapped as Kobe Bryant missed 20 shots on his way to scoring 30 points.
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Straining to work out the kinks in an offense coach Mike D'Antoni compared to dancing with two left shoes, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers even struggled to put away the Washington Wizards.
A night after joking about wanting to face the Washington Generals, the Harlem Globetrotters' longtime foils, Bryant scored 30 points, and reserve Jodie Meeks added 24, helping...
San Antonio Spurs fans weren't happy with how the game ended against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night and neither was the coach apparently.
Gregg Popovich is usually a guy who'll give props to the opposing player for making a game winning shot or buzzer beater, but this time it was different. Pop was disappointed in his shooting guard Danny Green for not sticking to the...
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The situation: With 6.7 seconds remaining in the game and both teams tied at 96, Utah Jazz guard Mo Williams received the ball a-top the 3-point line. Williams was being defended one-on-one by San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green. Green defended Williams as close as he could, but Williams was still able to get a 3-pointer off that swished through the net at the buzzer as the Jazz...