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Byron Scott Says Lakers Won’t Accept Moral Victories

The Los Angeles Lakers started the season with four straight losses heading into their Tuesday night matchup with the Phoenix Suns at Staples Center. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Head coach Byron Scott has seen his team improve their play in the past two games following a blowout loss to the Suns in Phoenix last week. On Tuesday, the Lakers kept the game within re ...

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ESPN’s Chad Ford Says Lakers Have Jabari Parker Fourth On Their List

Playoff positioning has taken a backseat to potential prospects for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. After fighting to reach the postseason last year, the Lakers have officially been eliminated from contention this season and have turned their attention to the NBA Draft. -- Celebrate March Madness With 25% Off The Entire Store! -- According to Chad Ford of ESPN Insider, the Lakers have a current Duke for ...

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NBA Videos Of The Week: Dads, Trick Shots And Big Z’s Ceremony

This week in the NBA saw Joakim Noah's dad Yannick excitedly cheer on his son, trick shots from Monta Ellis in pregame and Zydrunas Ilgauskas' jersey retirement ceremony. Take a look at this week's top five NBA YouTube videos of the week: 1. Zydrunas Ilgauskas' jersey retirement ceremony in Cleveland. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjbqTgOWQh4 2. Yannick Noah cheers on his son Joakim in Chicago. http://www. ...

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Kevin Durant Says Kobe Bryant And Michael Jordan Are ‘Neck And Neck’

The Los Angeles Lakers take on the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight, just a few days after pulling out a victory against them on Sunday at Staples Center. While MVP contender Kevin Durant has been available for the Thunder all season, the Lakers best player has played in just six games this season due to injuries, and has been ruled out for the remainder of this season. Kevin Durant recently reflected on Bryan ...

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Pau Gasol Will Participate In His 900th Career NBA Game Vs. Thunder

Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol will hit a milestone with the team's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday. Gasol will be participating in his 900th career NBA game in his 13th season. It will be his 424th game with the Lakers and will tie him for 206th place in NBA history for games played. Gasol should break the top 200 by the end of the season. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out T ...

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Carmelo Anthony Says Phil Jackson To Knicks Won’t Impact Decision

Carmelo Anthony is expected to be one of the most coveted free agents this coming off-season and the Los Angeles Lakers have been one of his possible destinations. This week, former Laker head coach Phil Jackson is expected to join the Knicks front office and many believed it would be enough to sway Anthony into staying in New York. Jackson brings respect and 11 championship rings to the table that could pr ...

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VIDEO: Lakers Defeat Seattle SuperSonics In 1998 Semifinals

Before they were the Oklahoma City Thunder, the franchise was based in Seattle and known as the SuperSonics. In 1998, the Los Angeles Lakers took on Gary Payton and the SuperSonics in the 1998 Western Conference Semifinals. The Lakers came in as the underdogs being the third seed and taking on the second seed Sonics. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear! -- Beginning in Seattle, the Lak ...

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NBA Videos Of The Week: LeBron’s 61, Iverson’s Jersey Retired & Triple-Doubles

This week, the NBA saw LeBron James score 61 points, Allen Iverson get his jersey retired in Philadelphia, a game-winner and a pair of triple doubles. Check out this week's top five NBA YouTube videos of the week: 1. Allen Iverson's jersey retired in Philadelphia. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dX7r_c8hfFU 2. LeBron James drops 61 against the Charlotte Bobcats.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qmd_vOWQWx4 3. ...

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VIDEO: Sedale Threatt Sinks Clippers In OT In 1992 Season Finale

In the regular season finale between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, it was a game won by a Threatt. Lakers' point guard Sedale Threatt hit a shot with 4.5 seconds left in overtime that ended as the game-winner after a desperation shot by the Clippers fell short at the buzzer. Threatt finished with 24 points, but none were bigger than the final two of the night. He also added six assists in ...

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VIDEO: Lakers Take Down New Orleans Hornets To Open 2011 Playoffs

After finishing with the Western Conference's second-best record, the Los Angeles Lakers took on the seventh-seeded New Orleans Hornets in the opening round of the 2011 playoffs. Point guard Chris Paul led the Hornets to the postseason and continued that with 33 points and 14 assists in Game 1 to take down the Lakers. Andrew Bynum, Lamar Odom and Metta World Peace brought the series to a tie in Game 2 in a ...

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