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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. Utah Jazz NBA Highlights

After facing each other Thursday night, the Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz met again Sunday for a preseason bout. Another lackluster performance ended with Utah coming out victorious in the first meeting causing the team's record to fall to 1-3. Ryan Kelly was expected to make his return Sunday, but injured his other hamstring to keep him sidelined. Jeremy Lin sat out again as Byron Scott sent out Ronnie ...

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Lakers News: Jeremy Tyler To Be Waived; Set To Sign With Team In China

Before heading into Sunday's preseason game against the Utah Jazz, the news broke about Jeremy Tyler being the first of potentially many players to be waived by the Los Angeles Lakers. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Tyler will be waived and then sign a deal with a team in China: Lakers will waive Jeremy Tyler so that he can sign a deal in China, league sources tell Yahoo. Tyler will not dr ...

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Lakers News: Ryan Kelly Ruled Out Against Jazz With Hamstring Injury

The injury problems for the Los Angeles Lakers continue to get worse and worse. Just when head coach Byron Scott expected to get Ryan Kelly back in the lineup on Sunday against the Utah Jazz, the second-year forward has been ruled out due to a hamstring injury, according to Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News: You can't make this up. Byron Scott said Ryan Kelly out tonight after injuring his right hamstr ...

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Lakers Vs. Jazz Preview: Lakers Look to Shore Up Defensive Woes In Rematch

The Los Angeles Lakers began this preseason with a bang by notching a win against a quality Nuggets team. Kobe Bryant looked excellent and was able to log 21 minutes without suffering any setbacks. Since then though, they have given up a staggering total of 355 points in three games. It may have been easy for Lakers fans to write off poor defensive showings against an elite offensive team such as the Warrio ...

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VINE: Kobe Bryant Explodes For Dunk During Lakers Practice

After appearing in only six games last season, Kobe Bryant has played fairly well in the Los Angeles Lakers' four preseason games so far. While the Lakers have struggled, the five-time champion has averaged 15.3 points and 4.3 assists in just 24 minutes per game. While most of Kobe's shots have come from the perimeter, he is still figuring out what his limitations are after two consecutive season-ending inj ...

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Steve Nash Hopes To ‘Bounce Back Quickly’ After Latest Setback

Steve Nash's time in Los Angeles has been rough to say the least. When the two-time NBA MVP actually gets on the floor and is able to play considerable minutes, the results are good with the veteran showing signs of his old form. When he's dealing with health issues, it seems like the same old story every single week. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Unfortunately on ...

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Kobe Bryant On Lakers Injuries: ‘Guys Aren’t On The Floor That Need To Be’

Injuries continue to be a problem for the Los Angeles Lakers halfway through the preseason with six players currently on the shelf for the storied franchise. Despite a quick start to the preseason with a win over the Denver Nuggets, the Lakers have lost three in a row in convincing fashion. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- On Saturday, Kobe Bryant was asked whether th ...

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Lakers News: Xavier Henry Seeks Second Opinion On Knee

After a successful first season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Xavier Henry's season was cut short after having surgeries to repair issues in his wrist and knee in April. While Henry's wrist has completely healed, he will seek a second opinion on his knee in New York City. After the second opinion from Dr. Keith Pyne, the guard/forward will travel to Germany and receive Regenokine treatment. Appearing in 43 g ...

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Pau Gasol On Kobe: ‘He Wanted To Pretty Much Retire Together’

After seven seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers where he made three straight NBA Finals appearances, Pau Gasol decided to sign with the Chicago Bulls this past off-season. While the Lakers made numerous offers to keep the Spaniard in Los Angeles, Gasol ultimately wanted an opportunity to win more championships and even took a pay cut. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- ...

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