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Lakers Vs. Celtics Preview: Lakers Look To Avoid Eighth Straight Loss

After a seventh consecutive loss, head coach Byron Scott declared that he may change the entire Los Angeles Lakers starting five. While he has put a premium on developing younger players, he cannot continue starting games with the majority of the better offensive players on the bench. A change to the starting lineup can be a breath of fresh air against an especially beatable Boston Celtics team that will be ...

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Lakers Vs. Cavaliers Preview: Lakers Look For Win On Grammy Road Trip

The Lakers will face the Cavaliers today in the final game of their four game road trip. Coming off of a pair of tough overtime losses, they are still looking to wrap up their annual trip with a win. As losers of twelve of their last thirteen games, the Lakers are in full on talent evaluation mode. On the flip side, the Cavaliers have won twelve of their last thirteen games and have begun to develop some se ...

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Lakers Vs. Knicks Preview: Lakers Look To Start Road Trip With Win

The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off of an impressive double overtime win against the Chicago Bulls and are beginning to find some semblance of offensive balance. Six Lakers scored in double figures and Wayne Ellington in particular has been stellar in a starting role. They bring this momentum into Madison Square Garden today to face a dysfunctional Knicks team that is struggling under the President and he ...

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Lakers Vs. Rockets Preview: Lakers Look To Break Losing Streak

With Kobe Bryant likely out for the rest of the year, head coach Byron Scott needs to turn his attention towards developing young guys who are likely to be in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform next year and evaluating those who may not be. With that being said, the Lakers are now losers of seven straight, and a win to start off a three game homestand would do wonders for team morale. That will be easier said tha ...

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Lakers Vs. Suns Preview: Lakers Look To Snap Four Game Skid

The Lakers have lost four straight games and are looking to get back on track on the road against a very talented Suns team. Kobe Bryant is expected to rest tonight and regardless of the outcome, the Lakers’ young players will need to take advantage of the increased burn they’ll get tonight. The Lakers sans Kobe have been wildly inconsistent this season, but they have shown flashes of brilliant offensive ex ...

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Lakers Vs. Blazers Preview: Lakers Face Tough Foe

The Lakers face the second best team in the West tonight after coming off of another win without Kobe Bryant. The Lakers seem to find more offensive balance when Bryant sits as six players scored in double figures in their last win. The big challenge for the Lakers this season is maintaining that balance when Bryant is on the floor. This will be absolutely critical tonight against one of the West’s best tea ...

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Lakers Vs. Grizzlies Preview: Looking for Back-to-Back Win

The Lakers are coming off of a big road win against the Nuggets this past Tuesday. Despite his nine turnovers, Kobe Bryant played his best game of the season as he posted a triple double while breaking down the Nuggets defense with regularity and shooting efficiently from the floor. He shot the ball a mere 11 times against his season average of 21.6, but had a huge impact on the game. Kobe and company will ...

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Lakers Vs. Mavericks Preview: Lakers Face New Look Mavs

With a little more than a third of the season in the books, the Lakers and Mavs are headed in opposite directions. While both teams feature superstars at the tail ends of their careers, the Mavs are playoff-bound while the Lakers continue to pile up the losses en route to the lottery. The Mavs are serious about competing for a championship and they made that clear with their recent acquisition of Rajon Rond ...

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Lakers Vs. Thunder Preview: Lakers Take On Surging Thunder

Despite their loss to the Pacers on Monday, the Lakers have enjoyed some success in December, going 4-4 in the month. That said, they have a brutal upcoming schedule, which starts tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder as they take on one of the league’s hottest teams. Since the return of Russell Westbrook (and Kevin Durant shortly thereafter), the Thunder have gone 8-2 and will be looking to notch anoth ...

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Lakers Vs. Kings Preview: Lakers Look to Snap Three Game Skid

The Los Angeles Lakers are in the midst of a three game skid following a pair of promising wins against the Toronto Raptors and Detroit Pistons. They have struggled on both ends of the floor, surrendering over 100 points in each of the losses and getting blown out by 16, 17 and 17 points respectively. Meanwhile, the Kings are trying to keep their head above water while their star player is left watching fro ...

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