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Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash may be known for his basketball skills, but he briefly displayed some soccer skill during Thursday night's NBA game against the Boston Celtics. Nash grew up playing soccer and displayed some of that skill in the third quarter after being fouled by Celtics guard Avery Bradley. Nash briefly started dribbling the basketball with this feet, keeping it up in the air without letting it touch the ground. Unfortunately, that soccer skill couldn't help against the Celtics, who handily beat the Lakers 116-95. H/T 101gg. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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MIAMI -- The dust certainly didn't settle after the Lakers eked out a win against the lowly Charlotte Bobcats, not when Dwight Howard's father injected himself into his son's awkward relationship with Kobe Bryant.
The elder Howard said his son needed to sit down with Bryant to hash out their differences. He also said Coach Mike D'Antoni wasn't being assertive...
Pau Gasol has been diagnosed with a tear of the plantar fascia of his right foot a day after he said he felt a pop in the foot during the Lakers' victory over the Nets.
The Lakers said Wednesday that an MRI revealed the injury.
The team said the results will be sent to team doctors in Los Angeles for analysis and that Gasol will return Thursday to be examined by team physician...
So, the Lakers enter tonight's game without Pau Gasol. Pretty sweet, right? Not quite.
Ever since Mike D'Antoni replaced Mike Brown as the coach of the purple and gold, Gasol has been on the outside looking in. In one of the most confusing and indefensible moves in recent memory, D'Antoni had the guy coming off the bench. He has, understandably, not been happy with his...
Gasol's Lakers future is, most likely, in a ton of jeopardy at the moment
The 2012-13 season has been a disaster in many ways for the Los Angeles Lakers.
First off, and most prevalent, is their record of 23-26 which is awful by Lakers standards and is completely not indicative of how talented they actually are. Secondly, they traded for Dwight Howard AND Steve Nash...
The tear in Pau Gasol's plantar fascia is severe enough to put his return timetable on the long end. Gasol will miss 6-8 weeks before he can return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup. This is bad news for a Lakers team that is fighting just to get into the playoffs.Gasol suffered the injury on Tuesday, and the team released their official estimate for his recovery last...
After the Celtics' dismantling of the Los Angeles Lakers last night, Kobe Bryant spoke with the media about his rival team in Green. He gave the Celtics a ton a respect and continued praise, wishing his team would buckle down and play a similar way. The C's are now 6-0 without Rajon Rondo (26-23 on the season) and Byant had this to say about Boston in an excerpt from Bullpett...
Hakeem Olajuwon thinks Dwight Howard will re-sign with the Lakers this summer.
Dwight Howard said that he will not put his career at undue risk to save the Lakers' season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant shrugged off a scoreless first half to finish with 20 points, eight assists and seven rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a 20-point second-half deficit to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 100-93 Friday night.
The Lakers avoided a costly defeat to the NBA's worst team and pulled within three games of .500.
Bryant attempted only two shots...
If the Los Angeles Lakers are looking for some inspiration to remain positive after losing another key player, all they'll need to do is look across the TD Garden court Thursday night.
Pau Gasol is out indefinitely and Dwight Howard likely will miss a fourth straight game as the Lakers seek a seventh victory in eight tries when they face the surging Boston Celtics, who have...
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The Suns tried to acquire Iman Shumpert in a sign-and-trade last offseason involving Steve Nash.