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DALLAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers finally delivered a little Showtime Saturday night to prop up an otherwise disappointing road trip. Blistering first-half shooting set up the 115-89 rout of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center, the type of high-octane performance -- if not the massive scoring discrepancy -- the Lakers hope can become more routine under new coach Mike D'Antoni. L.A. led by as many as 37 points in the third quarter as D'Antoni, still limping from knee replacement surgery before taking the job, evened his record at 2-2. The Lakers also evened their record at 7-7 and won handily despite playing for the fourth time in five nights. The Mavs had not played since Wednesday's win over the New York Knicks and fell to 7-7 while hearing "Let's Go Lakers" chants in their home building. "It was embarrassing before the 'Let's Go Lakers' chants," Mavs forward Elton Brand said. "It was embarrassing before that...
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Some Lakers personnel indicated after a recent loss that they are concerned about Pau Gasol's conditioning.
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Tweet While the Los Angeles Lakers are struggling during a two-game losing streak, it appears that first-year Laker Dwight Howard hasn’t lost his wild sense of humor. Here’s video of Howard clowning Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant’s age on a recent team flight: I’m not too sure how Kobe or fans will respond to Howard’s joking [...]
Los Angeles Lakers star Dwight Howard’s ex-girlfriend and baby mama wants him to pay her more than $100,000 in legal fees. Howard and former “Basketball Wives” star Royce Reed are battling it out after Howard filed for sole custody of their young son. TMZ reports that Reed’s attorneys have asked a Florida judge to make Howard pay her legal bills. After all the Lakers...
EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers re-assigned guard Darius Johnson-Odom to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League, it was announced Sunday.
Johnson-Odom, the 55th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, was acquired by the Lakers from Dallas on draft night. The 6-2 guard out of Marquette averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 105 career collegiate games...
According to a report by CBS Sports, Lakers forward Pau Gasol is dealing with knee tendinitis. This could be a reason why his numbers and performance have not been in great shape lately. The media and critics have been blaming head coach Mike D’Antoni and his new system as leaving Pau Gasol out of the loop, but the offense could just be an excuse. Even his own teammate, Kobe...
Round 2988 between Dwight Howard and his son’s mother, Royce Reed. In this court battle, Royce has filed legal documents in Florida requesting Dwight cover her legal fees. Per TMZ, Royce has about $45,000 in legal fees that she’s spent fighting Dwight on various cases related to the custody of their son Braylon. Per Royce, [...]
Whether it’s the offensive system that’s causing it, or whether it’s the pairing alongside another dominant low post threat, Pau Gasol has just not been himself in recent years. Since the Los Angeles Lakers’ failed defense of their back to back championships in 2011, Gasol has gone MIA and has left the rest of Lakers [...]The post Morales: The case of the misused, misplaced...
The Big Leagues Kobe Bryant bestows on Steve Nash the NBA's best nickname.
Steve Nash hasn't missed so many games in a row since 1999 when he sat out 22 due to an ankle injury.
By: John Fortney – Staff writer
“Barkeep! I’ll take a shot of Jamison please.”
The Lakers took the Mavericks to the woodshed Saturday night so there wasn’t much to take from this game. And by not much, I mean only one. Antawn Jamison. Jamison had a excellent game posting 19 points, 15 boards, one trey, and a steal against the Mavs in 29 minutes. We here...
MEMPHIS, Tn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies always realize when a game against the Los Angeles Lakers is on the line in the final few minutes, the ball belongs to Lakers' guard Kobe Bryant. Stop Bryant and you get the win. After leading by six points with 2:24 left, the Grizzlies held serve. Despite Bryant scoring 14 of his game-high 30 points in the final quarter, Memphis held...