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A Southern California native and Laker fanatic since birth, I am here just sharing my passion for the purple and gold with the rest of Lakers Nation!

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VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Hits Game Winner Against Memphis In 2010

The Lakers were the reigning NBA champions and on a quest to win a second. With 26 games remaining, the Lakers were looking to finish strong. Bryant had missed five games due to an ankle injury, but he would be making his return to the court when the Lakers visited the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies has lost four consecutive home games, but they played the Lakers close though out the game. With less than ...

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VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Takes Over In Game 4 Of The 2000 NBA Finals

The Lakers were in search of their first NBA title in 12 years and the only team standing in their way was the Indiana Pacers. The Lakers won the first two games in Los Angeles, taking care of their home court. When the series shifted to Indiana, the Pacers were able to win Game 3 and went into Game 4 with a lot of confidence. Bryant was not able to play in Game 3 because he sprained his ankle in Game 2 and ...

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VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Dunks On Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace

The Lakers have been struggling this year, but they also started rough last season. The Lakers entered the 2012-13 season with high expectations. They added Steve Nash and Dwight Howard in the off-season and were primed for another championship run. However, things did not go as planned and the Lakers had a losing record early on in the season. As All-Star weekend was approaching, the Lakers had won five ou ...

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Lakers Nation Fan Tweets Of The Week: The Losing Continues

This past week has been well-needed rest for the Los Angeles Lakers. With All-Star weekend in the books, the Lakers enter the second half of the season hoping the team can recover and remain healthy. The Lakers currently are currently tied with the Sacramento Kings for the worst second in the Western Conference. While some are hoping the Lakers lose for better draft positioning, most Laker fans were disappo ...

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Lakers Nation Kicks Of The Week: Reebok Shaq Attaq LSU

Nike and Adidas have dominated the basketball sneaker market as of late, but Reebok is not far behind. Retro sneakers continue to be incredibly popular and profitable and Reebok plans to capitalize on the popularity of retro shoes. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear -- Just before the start of the All-Star weekend in New Orleans, Reebok released the Shaq Attaq LSU colorway. According ...

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Lakers Nation Fan Tweets Of The Week: Lakers Continue To Struggle

The Los Angeles Lakers have battled with injuries this season and this week was not any different. The Lakers have gone 1-2 in the last week, but have lost seven consecutive games at the Staples Center. All-Star weekend might be the best thing to happen for the Lakers, hopefully the rest will allow them to get somewhat healthy. While it might be a tough time to be a Laker fan, you cannot question their effo ...

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Lakers News: Adidas Honors Kareem Abdul-Jabbar With Crazy 8 PE

The Crazy 8 is one of the best pair of Kobe Bryant kicks that have ever been released. Although Bryant left for Nike in 2003, Adidas has continued to capitalize on the popularity of Bryant by releasing the shoes he endorsed while he was with them. On the eve of All-Star Weekend, Adidas decided to honor one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Adidas has decided to pay homage ...

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Game Recap: Lakers Show Life Early, But Jazz Pull Away In Fourth

The Lakers continue to battle with injuries, but somehow they managed to win their last two out of three games. Tonight, they faced the Utah Jazz in a battle between two of the worst teams in the Western Conference. This was their second game in a six game home stand and a game that could have draft lottery implications. Before hosting the Jazz, the Lakers had lost five consecutive games at the Staples Cent ...

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Kobe Bryant Shoes: A Kobe 9 Colorway Inspired By Air Jordan III

Kobe Bryant has been battling injuries for quite some time now, but his signature shoe is more popular than ever. The Kobe 9 "Masterpiece" was released on February 8, but leading up to that date Nike also released the Kobe Prelude Pack, which included all of his signature shoes while he has been with Nike. Yesterday, after the Lakers lost to Chicago Bulls, Bryant stopped by the Nike Vault and met with six o ...

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Lakers Nation Fan Tweets Of The Week: Bizarre Week In Lakerland

This season has not been too good for the Los Angeles Lakers, but this past week could have been much worse. The Lakers went 1-2 and after losing seven games in a row, and they finally got a bizarre win in Cleveland. Somehow the Lakers were able get the win, although they only had four eligible players. Injuries keep piling up and it might get tougher to watch from here on out: 1. One Laker fan is not bitte ...

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