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Lakers, among NBA cellar-dwellers, have 19.9% chance of winning the lottery

latimes.com — There was a very important game for Lakers fans over the weekend. Oklahoma City vs. Golden State? No. Lakers vs. San Antonio? Getting closer. The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets in a showdown of two fellow cellar-dwellers, a game with lottery intrigue for many Lakers followers. With fewer...
Feb 07, 2016

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D'Angelo Russell slightly behind where Byron Scott thought he would be

latimes.com — The Kobe Bryant goodbye tour isn't the only thing with 30 games left. D'Angelo Russell's rookie season is winding down relatively quickly, the second pick in the NBA draft facing a little more than two months on the first round of his pro career. There have been some ups and some downs, along with...
Feb 06, 2016

D'Angelo Russell slightly behind where Byron Scott thought he would be via @Mike_Bresnahan latimes.com/sports/lakers/…

Kobe Bryant's final game in San Antonio with the Lakers brings the memories flooding back

latimes.com — The road games are dwindling for Kobe Bryant , only 13 left before his 20-year career ends. This might be the most meaningful one remaining. The Lakers play at San Antonio on Saturday, the home of the eternally marked "0.4" shot and also the start of the Lakers' colossal playoff failure in 1999.
Feb 05, 2016

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Kobe Bryant steals the show again in Lakers' win over the Pelicans

latimes.com — It was a fun day with plenty of parades, sunshine and good times during Mardi Gras. The French Quarter was happily rolling toward Fat Tuesday, the locals and tourists ready for a weekend of gumbo, hurricane drinks and everything in between. Only in a little corner of the city was there a lack of...
Feb 05, 2016

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Lakers' Jordan Clarkson adds skills challenge to his All-Star weekend schedule

latimes.com — Jordan Clarkson's All-Star weekend keeps getting busier. The NBA added more tasks to his schedule, making him part of the eight-player skills challenge next Saturday in Toronto. The league announced last week that Clarkson would take part in the rising stars challenge next Friday, a game that includes...
Feb 05, 2016

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Kobe Bryant scores 38 as Lakers pull out of skid just in time, beating Minnesota to end losing streak at 10

latimes.com — Sorry, history. Infamy will have to wait for another day. The Lakers avoided sole possession of the longest losing streak in their 68-year existence, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 119-115, to end a 10-game slump. They were startlingly efficient Tuesday night, led by their least accurate starter...
Feb 03, 2016

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Feb 03, 2016

Kobe Bryant scores 38 Lakers pull out of skid,, beating Minnya to end losing streak at 10 via @Mike_Bresnahan latimes.com/sports/lakers/…

Lakers report: Don MacLean has a low opinion of Byron Scott's coaching

latimes.com — A completely random tug-of-war developed between Lakers Coach Byron Scott and Clippers TV analyst Don MacLean. In the middle of it was D'Angelo Russell. When the Clippers beat the Lakers last Friday, MacLean openly questioned why Scott wasn't letting Russell play more often. "I really wish Byron...

Despite criticism, Byron Scott says he won't ease up on Lakers' youngsters

latimes.com — Byron Scott hears the critics. Does he ever. They don't overtly chant the good name of Phil Jackson at home games, perhaps too polite to castigate one of their own. Scott, who is coaching the Lakers after starring on their "Showtime" teams, is tantamount to family after all.
Feb 02, 2016

Despite criticism, Byron Scott says he won't ease up on Lakers' youngsters via @Mike_Bresnahan latimes.com/sports/lakers/…

Feb 02, 2016

@Hoop_76 And it unfortunately sounds like a coaching change isn’t coming: latimes.com/sports/lakers/…

Lakers keep putting the 'L' in L.A., losing their 10th in a row to tie franchise record

latimes.com — New low for the Lakers this season - an imperfect 10. They tied the franchise record for consecutive losses when they fell to the Charlotte Hornets, 101-82, amid boos and groans Sunday night at Staples Center. All that stands between them and infamy is Tuesday's home game against Minnesota. Kobe...
Feb 01, 2016

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Happy memories of Marge Hearn, 'first lady of the Lakers'

latimes.com — Stu Lantz still carries the press pass, tucked safely in his wallet, wherever he goes. It has Chick Hearn's name and smiling face on it, and was given to the Lakers TV analyst after the team's play-by-play announcer died in 2002.
Feb 01, 2016

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Feb 07, 2016

Shhhhhh. We don't want to wake up the Super Bore.

Feb 06, 2016

Randle just walked by in flip flops, exhaled and responded, "I'm fine, I'm fine," when I asked how he felt.

Feb 06, 2016

Julius Randle, left ankle sprain, getting x-rays now.

Feb 06, 2016

Fairly entertaining game, Spurs beat Lakers, 106-102. Kobe: 25 points but 9-for-28 shooting.

Feb 06, 2016

Julius Randle grabs defensive rebound, dribbles down court and scores with his *right* hand. Lakers down only a few vs. SA.

Feb 06, 2016

Lakers fans will finally get more Tarik Black...Roy Hibbert will not return because of a left ankle sprain.

Feb 06, 2016

Spurs fans gave Kobe a standing ovation. Classy. Kobe chants too, presumably from Laker fans in attendance.

Feb 06, 2016

Really nice Kobe tribute video from Spurs. Kind words from Duncan, Parker, Manu and Pop. And footage of him scoring against the Spurs too.


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