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The Los Angeles Lakers have made their way into the postseason despite their well-documented struggles all season long. Losing Kobe Bryant for the year down the stretch will certainly hurt, but LA is fortunate to still be playing let alone somehow grabbing a No. 7 seed. On Saturday afternoon, Pau Gasol tweeted that the Lakers were wrapping up practice and getting ready to head to San Antonio for their opening-round series against the Spurs. What Gasol likely didn’t remember it that Phil Jackson is now on Twitter, which means the Zen Master has another way to screw with the minds of his former players. @paugasol you…practice?…I must be dreaming — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) April 20, 2013 Jackson used to coach Gasol and is obviously joking, but we know better than to think he has no motivation behind sending the tweet. Perhaps his motivation is to motivate. With Bryant on the shelf, Gasol and the rest of the Lakers will need to step up if they want to pull off an upset. Maybe Phil...
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Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson has taken to Twitter and has given the public some pretty insightful and also quite random tweets.
Today hasn't been any different. Jackson took to Twitter to give a friendly jab to one of his former players, Pau Gasol. Gasol tweeted about his last practice before the playoffs started and Jackson held nothing back from poking fun...
The Los Angeles Lakers dropped the first game of their Western Conference playoff series to the San Antonio Spurs in a humbling fashion 91-79.
That did not stop them from making a few big plays along the way.
Dwight Howard came through with 20 points and 15 rebounds.
Pau Gasol managed to also double-double with 16 and 16 with six assists.
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It's playoff time in the NBA and you know Johnny Manziel won't be missing a minute of it.
Manziel was on Twitter posting videos while cheering on the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
He certainly didn't have much faith in Lakers power forward Pau Gasol at the free throw line.
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The Los Angeles Lakers are going in the first round against the San Antonio Spurs confident and ready. They're gearing up strategy on how to play against the second seeded Spurs and looking on what makes their engine go.
Lakers forward Pau Gasol already knows what his mission is going to be. He's going to shoulder the task on defending the 36 year old Tim Duncan, who...
Phil Jackson is contemplating a return the sidelines, and he would absolutely listen if he received a call from the Cavaliers, a source close to Jackson told FOX Sports Ohio.
Jackson won 11 championships as coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, but retired following the 2010-11 season. Recent reports indicated he is looking to get back into coaching -- something the...
The Cavaliers are hoping to get their prized target the second time around.
No, that’s not referring to LeBron James, although speculation for that isn’t going to end anytime soon. This time, Cleveland is looking to replace recently fired head coach Byron Scott with the Zen Master himself.
The Cavs “have reached out” to Phil Jackson, ESPN reports. The team wants to see how...
The Los Angeles Lakers, a team that was written off and easily ridiculed, are in the playoffs, which was no small feat.
“Everybody counted us out, but one thing that I told the guys tonight was that we’ve been through so much as a
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard expects San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to send him to the foul line often when the two teams open their playoff series with Game 1 on Sunday. “If they want to do that the whole series, God bless them,” Howard said when asked about the Spurs using a “Hack-a-Howard” strategy on Friday. “There’s nothing I can do about it but...
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After such a tumultuous season, the 2012-13 Los Angeles Lakers with a starting lineup consisting of Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Metta World Peace, Pau Gasol, and Dwight Howard have managed to will their way into the playoffs having secured the 7th seed and a first round matchup with the San Antonio Spurs. This season was likely the most difficult...
When the Cavaliers fired Byron Scott on Thursday, it took them mere moments to put together a list of potential replacements.
Team insiders say the Cavs want to move quickly on putting someone in place, and this past weekend supports such a theory.
According to multiple sources and reports, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert met with Mike Brown on Sunday, gauging Browns interest on a possible...
The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers will meet in the 1st round of the playoffs. This is surprising that they are meeting so early, as these were 2 teams that were projected to be among the top 3 or 4 teams in the West. But with the Lakers’ chemistry and injury problems, they barely made it into the playoffs, but this sets up one of the most entertaining battles of the...