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Nick Barbarino

Nick is currently a Lakers Nation intern and a sophomore at USC. From the Los Angeles Area, Nick grew up an avid Lakers and Trojan fan. He has written for the Daily Trojan, covering a variety of Trojan athletics. Nick is glad to share his passion for the purple and gold with the fellow Lakers Supporters! Follow Nick on twitter: @nsbarbarino

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Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Documentary Set To Air On Showtime This Fall

Kobe Bryant only appeared in six games this past season, but that didn't keep him from staying in the spotlight. From his new Kobe IX shoes to his endorsement of the sports drink BodyArmor, Bryant found a way to stay center stage in the eyes of the media. As fans, we are all in awe of Bryant's amazing basketball skill. From his acrobatic fade-aways to his jaw-breaking dunks, the five-time champion never let ...

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Flashback Friday: Nick Young’s First Season With The Lakers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epaVRf-3K1o Nick Young was a fan favorite during this past year with the Lakers. Often injecting life and humor into a long, disastrous season. For this Flashback Friday, we take a look at some of his offensive highlights of the past season. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear! -- Young led the Lakers with 17.9 points and his ability to create for himself ...

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Lakers News: John Calipari Was ‘Really Surprised’ At Lakers Rumor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhdzKKCKqqc A week after losing to Connecticut in the National Championship game, John Calipari is touring the country promoting his upcoming book. Calipari appeared on The Dan Patrick Show earlier this morning to talk about his book as well as recent rumors linking him to the Lakers head coaching job. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear! -- Calipari tol ...

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Lakers Vs. Jazz Preview: Lakers Look To Finish Season Strong

A year ago, the Lakers and Jazz were fighting each other for a much coveted playoff spot. What a difference a year can make. Now, both teams find themselves in the cellar of the Western Conference pondering their future. Both teams are focused on the upcoming draft and this game could have drastic draft position implications. The Jazz come in losers of nine of their last 10 games including four straight. Ho ...

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Lakers News: Pau Gasol Says There’s A Chance He’ll Return Next Season

Over the past six years, Pau Gasol has been one of the most consistent players on the Los Angeles Lakers. A constant 18 point and 10 rebound player, Gasol helped the Lakers to three straight Finals appearances and two NBA Championships. After a down year playing alongside Dwight Howard, Gasol's numbers have risen back to his career averages this season. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest G ...

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Lakers Rumors: Team Looking For ‘Peaceful, Mutual Parting’ With D’Antoni

With the Lakers having the worst season in franchise history, fans are expecting drastic changes to happen in the coming months. One main anticipation is the dismissal of head coach Mike D'Antoni. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear! -- Despite a myriad of injuries and a roster that didn't fit his system, D'Antoni has taken most of the blame for the Lakers struggles over the past two y ...

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Lakers News: D’Antoni Looking At ‘Small Victories’ In Losing Season

Following a 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night, the Lakers officially set the record for most losses in the franchise's history since moving to Los Angeles. Most coaches would be irate over such a poor record, especially after a game where your team gives up 145 points. However, head coach Mike D'Antoni has his own approach to the disappointments this season has thrown at him. -- Lakers Na ...

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Lakers Injury News: Nash, Gasol Considered Doubtful Against Warriors

The Lakers are expected to have only nine healthy bodies available for their game against the Golden State Warriors tomorrow night. Injuries have been a constant nag for the Lakers this season as they have simply not been able to get healthy. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear! -- Pau Gasol has been suffering from vertigo, which has forced him out of action for the past seven of eight ...

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Throwback Thursday: Kobe Becomes Fifth Player To Score 30,000 Points

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydzoWL8Kt-E In honor of Steve Nash becoming third on the all-time NBA assists list, we look back to another Laker great's amazing accomplishment. Just over a year ago, Kobe Bryant became just the fifth player in the history of NBA to score 30,000 points. With less than two minutes left in the first half against the New Orleans Hornets, Kobe caught the ball at the top of three ...

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PHOTO: Nash’s Milestone Hilariously Met With Retirement Ad At Staples

Despite having a stellar night in which he moved into third on the all-time NBA assists list, Steve Nash does not know if he will play another game this season. Nash suffered yet another setback with his nerve issues that date back to when he suffered a broken leg last season. Nash's time with the Lakers has not gone as planned. Nash, along with Kobe Bryant, was supposed to form the best backcourt in the NB ...

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