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Lakers Preseason: Team Loses OT Nailbiter To The Phoenix Suns

After an excellent comeback game against the Utah Jazz on Sunday night, the Los Angeles Lakers looked to keep the momentum going in their sixth preseason match against the Phoenix Suns. In the previous game, the short-handed Lakers showed energy and toughness in the second half and forced 29 Jazz turnovers. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Jeremy Lin made his return t ...

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Lakers Preseason: Excellent Second-Half Sparks Comeback Win

The Lakers looked a lot more rested as they opened the fifth preseason game Sunday night against the Utah Jazz. The purple and gold lost their last meeting with the Jazz Thursday night by 33 with 5 key injuries proving to be a huge factor as the Lakers had no answer for their lack of penetration and three point shooting. All five injured players, Nash, Young, Lin, Clarkson, and Henry, also sat out Sunday ni ...

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Los Angeles Lakers Vs. Golden State Warriors NBA Highlights

The Los Angeles Lakers played their second preseason game Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers are 1-0 of the preseason, defeating the Denver Nuggets in a close game on Monday night 98-95. In his first game back since fracturing his left knee on December 17, Kobe Bryant looked great on the court, scoring 13 points in 21 minutes while shooting 42 percent from the field. He also added ...

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Kyle Lowry Had Concerns When Considering Lakers

Outside of Lebron James and Carmelo Anthony, Kyle Lowry was arguably one of the most coveted free agents on the market. The Los Angeles Lakers were reported as one of teams in pursuit of Lowry's services and it made sense considering all the questions the Lakers had in the backcourt coming into the off-season. Not to mention, the Lakers had the cap space to sign a point guard of Lowry's caliber. -- Have You ...

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Paul George Wants To Follow In Kobe Bryant’s Footsteps

After a subpar postseason performance, the Indiana Pacers will be looking to readjust their focus heading into the newly established Eastern Conference. The Pacers did not make any significant additions to bolster their roster in the off-season, but did take a major blow after Lance Stephenson announced he signed with the Charlotte Hornets on a three-year, $27 million contract. -- Lakers Nation BLOWOUT SALE ...

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Lakers News: Pau Gasol Unsure He’ll Play For Spain In 2016 Olympics

Pau Gasol is a widely recognized veteran in the NBA and his back-to-back silver medals in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics make him a seasoned Olympian as well. Despite all of his success, he is unsure about competing in 2016, which would be his third straight Summer Olympics. Gasol told Mark Medina of Los Angeles Daily News that the issue is not whether he wants to play but if he'll be able to: "That’s th ...

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Lakers Nation Sound Off: Should The Lakers Tank?

Written By: Deepak Mangwani Should the Lakers tank? Understandably so, you won’t find many fans that tell you they shouldn’t. Coming into the season, I was completely opposed to the idea of tanking. I kept telling people that the Lakers don’t tank and the Lakers don’t rebuild like other franchises have to. As the season has progressed and everything that could have gone wrong has gone wrong, I still don’t t ...

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NBA Video: A Look Back At This Week’s Controversial Referee Calls

With the 2013-2014 NBA season fully under way, our partners over at SB Nation put together a video with Coach Nick looking back at some of the most talked-about calls by referees in the first week of the season. With the help of former NBA Director of Officials Ronnie Nunn, they spotlight and critique some of the calls that have been made thus far and look into some of the foul calls and new rules or not we ...

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Game Recap: Lakers Second Unit Shines In Season Opener

The Los Angeles Lakers will take on their division rivals Los Angeles Clippers tonight on opening night of the NBA after going 4-4 in the preseason. The Clippers are heavy favorites with a stacked line-up being led by Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. The Lakers will be going with a familiar line-up they used in the preseason led by Steve Nash and Pau Gasol. Shawne Williams will continue to play at the power fo ...

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VIDEO: Phil Jackson Discusses Tweet To Rapper Kendrick Lamar

Though Phil Jackson feels physically unable to coach in the NBA anymore, the Zen Master still has plenty of wisdom to offer for those who don’t even play professional basketball. This past August, Jackson responded via Twitter to some lyrics by Los Angeles-based rapper Kendrick Lamar, who mentioned the 11-time champion head coach on the song ‘Control’. The line went, “If Phil Jackson came back, still no coa ...

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