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The Lakers held off the Clippers to win the Pacific Division to secure the third seed in the West.
They must now focus their attention to Denver, who are looking to avoid another first round exit in the playoffs in the post-Carmelo era.
Lakers-Nuggets Series Preview
The Lakers had a rough beginning to their first season with Mike Brown as head coach. They had to deal with the vetoed Chris Paul trade and the dealing of Lamar Odom to Dallas.
None of this had an effect on the play of Kobe Bryant, who barely got beat out by Kevin Durant for the scoring title. He averaged 27.9 points per game this season while averaging 38.5 minutes per game.
The main question early in the season for the Lakers was the point guard position. Derek Fisher was past his prime, and they need a younger player at the point. They solved this problem by acquiring Ramon Sessions from Cleveland in a trade. Sessions was backing up Kyrie Irving in Cleveland, but is now the starter in L.A. This also resulted in Fish...
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Jordan Hill of the Los Angeles Lakers has been charged with choking a family member, according to TMZ. The incident allegedly occured earlier in the year in Texas, and felony assault is the specific charge. The alleged incident took place on February 29 and if convicted, Hill faces up to 10 years in prison.
The charge was filed by the Harris County District Attorney in Houston...
Lakers forward Jordan Hill has finally cracked the rotation. Instead of celebrating that and the Lakers game 1 win against the Nuggets, Hill is facing a felony assault charge for allegedly chocking a family member. Of course TMZ has all the details. The charge was filed by the Harris County District Attorney in Houston. It’s [...]
You know when Metta World Peace doesn’t have to pass the ball to Kobe Bryant? When he’s serving a seven-game suspension for cracking an opponent in the head with an elbow. Otherwise, the funny little clip you see above that I Am a GM shared with us is pretty accurate. And why shouldn’t it be? World Peace certainly isn’t a scorer, and the Lakers have done pretty well in the...
Los Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill is facing assault charges in Houston after he allegedly choked a family member, TMZ.com reported Monday.
The incident allegedly took place in late February when Hill was still a member of the Houston Rockets.
The Houston district attorney's office charged the 24-year-old bench player with third-degree felony assault, according to the report...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill, who played an important role in Game 1 of the series against the Denver Nuggets, was charged with a third-degree felony on Monday for allegedly choking a woman, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. The incident occurred in February when Hill was a member of the Houston Rockets, and he is scheduled to appear at a Houston court Tuesday...
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was caught cursing after missing a first quarter free throw during Sunday's NBA playoff game against the Denver Nuggets.
(Warning: NSFW language - not for the kids).
It happened with 1.3 seconds left in the quarter after Kobe made his first free throw. Kobe immediately knew that his second free throw was off and was caught saying...
Andrew Bynum is looking to set the tone with a lopsided win over the Nuggets.
Everyone knows that video game simulations mean little in reality. But, they can be fun.
For many a year the likes of 2K Sports and EA Sports have been using the NBA 2K and NBA Live franchises to predict the outcome of real-life NBA playoff scenarios. This year, Owen Good at top video games website, Kotaku, has used NBA 2K12 to predict the outcome of the 2012 NBA Playoffs.
The men's and women's Olympic basketball tournament team draw was held Monday as teams were divided into two groups of six teams each.
During the perliminary round teams will play the five other members of their group. The top four teams of each group will move onto the Quarter-Finals in a classic knock-out tournament.
The tournaments will be held July 28 to August...
The days off down the stretch of the regular season apparently did Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant a world of good as he scored 31 points on Sunday leading the Lakers past the Denver Nuggets by a score of 103-88 in the opening game of their first round playoff series. The Lakers sent a message to the rest of the Association in this contest; that they expect to be...
LOS ANGELES – Confidence. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets with sincere confidence. The win was seriously one step shy of the thumping that the New York Knicks took from the Miami Heat.
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Kobe Bryant scored 31 points, Andrew Bynum posted the Lakers' first playoff triple-double in 21 years with an NBA postseason record-tying 10 blocked shots, and Los Angeles thoroughly controlled the tempo in a playoff-opening 103-88 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
Bynum, the Lakers' All-Star center coming off his best regular season, also had 10 points and 13 rebounds...
The Lakers were out for blood on Sunday in game 1 against the Nuggets. Lakers came out swinging and never let up the entire game. The Nuggets never led and ultimately lost 103-88. Andrew Bynum was particularly impressive setting several records. He tied the NBA playoff record for blocks (10), he also scored his first [...]
Bynum hosted an NBA record-tying block party Sunday at Staples Center. The Denver Nuggets weren’t invited.
When last we saw ANDREW BYNUM in the playoffs, the seven foot L.A. Lakers center was flagrantly blocking opposing guards out of bounds, earning himself and eventually his team an automatic ejection from the postseason.
On Sunday, the Lakers—Bynum in particular—looked...