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Kevin is currently an editor for Lakers Nation. Kevin works and resides in Manhattan, New York. Follow Kevin on Twitter @Kevin_Cruiser.

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Jeremy Lin’s Impact On And Off The Court In Los Angeles

If you aren’t living under a rock, then you’ve probably heard that the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Jeremy Lin in a trade with the Houston Rockets. In addition, the Lakers also received a first round pick and future draft considerations  in exchange for cash and rights to an unnamed overseas player. That’s right folks, Linsanity has arrived in Los Angeles! If you remember two years ago during the peak of Lin ...

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Lakers vs. Spurs Preview: Lakers Close Out Season

The Lakers will close out their season in San Antonio against what is likely to be a skeleton crew as Coach Popovich rests his starters for the playoffs. This has been a miserable season for the Lakers due to a myriad of injuries that affected nearly everyone on the roster. As they enter the off-season with their eyes set on acquiring a promising young star in the lottery, there will be many questions about ...

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Lakers vs. Mavericks Preview: Lakers Looking To Upset

Lakers fans are at a crossroads. On one hand there are fans who want to see their team win games, but on the other hand many realize that the best path to long-term success would come from obtaining a high draft pick this June. In that regard, some Lakers fans are hoping the team keeps losing in order to increase it’s draft position. At this point those Lakers fans with the long view can’t be blamed - the L ...

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Lakers vs. Wizards Preview: Lakers Searching For A Win

The Lakers have lost three straight and are searching for a win against the Wizards tonight. The Wizards goal this year was to make the playoffs and it looks like they will achieve that with a record only a few games above .500. They’re currently sixth place in the Eastern Conference but are looking to improve their pole position going into the post-season. Meanwhile the narrative for the Lakers this season ...

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Lakers vs Spurs Preview: Lakers Face The Best In West

There’s no rest for the weary. The Lakers are trudging through a particularly tough portion of their schedule. After a splitting games with the Thunder, the Lakers kick off a two games series against the Spurs tonight. The Spurs are on an eight game winning streak and look to be playing some of their best basketball of the season. They currently have the best record in the league and seem poised to make a d ...

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Lakers vs. Kings Preview: Battle Of The Worst In West

Back in the early 2000s, the Lakers and Kings were bitter division rivals who were competing for Western Conference supremacy. Flash forward to current day: the Lakers and Kings sit at the bottom of the West and they’re ‘competing’ to see who will have a better lottery chance in the 2014 draft. The fortunes of both teams sure have changed in the past decade or so. Tonight the Lakers actually have a legitima ...

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Lakers vs Pacers Preview: Lakers Face The Best In The East

The Lakers have their work cut out for them tonight when they face the Eastern Conference leading Indiana Pacers. At the trade deadline the Pacers made the most noise in swapping Danny Granger for Evan Turner. It was a bold move, but a smart one in order to bolster their rotation. While the Pacers went from strong-to-stronger the Lakers traded away Steve Blake in order to save money and to acquire two young ...

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Lakers vs. Jazz Preview: Lakers Face Fellow Basement Dweller

After a loss to the Bulls on Sunday the Lakers will look to rebound against the Utah Jazz who sit right below them in the Western Conference basement. The Lakers struggles are well documented here at LakersNation and in large part it’s been a result of their injuries. Eight players on the Lakers roster caught the injury bug this season and they lead the league in total missed games. Meanwhile the Jazz were ...

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Lakers vs. Bobcats Preview: Can Lakers Break Five Game Losing Skid?

The Bobcats are coming off of a gutsy road victory against the Denver Nuggets. Meanwhile the Lakers are floundering - losers of five straight and only registering three wins in all of January. A win tonight would help get the Lakers out of the Western Conference cellar. But perhaps that is exactly where the Lakers want to be so that they can move up in the draft. While I don’t believe the Lakers are trying ...

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Lakers vs Bulls Preview: Lakers Going For Third Straight Win

The Lakers are riding a rare two game road winning streak into tonight’s game. They barely edged by the Celtics on Friday then pulled away in the second half to beat the Raptors yesterday. With a roster that resembles their D-League affiliate, the Lakers are playing with great energy and are finding ways to win down the stretch. Tonight the Lakers are facing the Bulls who have struggled since losing Derrick ...

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