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Julius Randle Fine With Byron Scott Being Hard On Him

Head coach Byron Scott was not in a good mood after last night's preseason loss to the Utah Jazz, the third consecutive double-digit loss for the team. While he made note of a number of things he is looking for from the team, he also had some choice words for rookie Julius Randle. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Scott said that he believes Randle could have played ha ...

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Shaquille O’Neal Says Triangle Offense Needs ‘Two Superstars’ To Work

Phil Jackson couldn't resist the opportunity to become the president of the New York Knicks back in March. The legendary head coach was itching to get back to work in some capacity in the NBA and returned to where it all began in order to do so. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- As expected, Jackson brought in some familiar faces in New York hiring Derek Fisher as his ...

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Kobe Bryant On Steve Nash’s Health: ‘I’m Very Concerned’

Heading into the third preseason game for the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night, Steve Nash was expected to miss the game after re-injuring himself carrying some bags on Wednesday. Right before game time, Nash surprising let the coaching staff know that he was going to go through warmups in an attempt to play against the Utah Jazz. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- ...

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Kobe Bryant Chalks Up Lakers Blowout Losses To Injuries, Youth

Three consecutive blowout losses, even in the preseason, is bound to make a mark on any team. For the Los Angeles Lakers, things have not been going the way it was intended when the season started. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Kobe Bryant, never one to hold back words, had a couple of reasons he believed the Lakers are struggling right now according to Lakers repo ...

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Lakers Post-Game, Byron Scott: ‘We Need More Than Kobe’ (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott admitted his disappointment with his team in their 33-point loss to the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. After the game, Scott reiterated that "7-8 guys" who bring effort every night is all he needs, hinting that training camp cuts are likely approaching. Scott also discusses what he thought about Kobe Bryant's performance -- 27 points, four assists and five rebounds in ...

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Kobe On ESPN Ranking: ‘Always Known They Were A Bunch Of Idiots’

There are a number of questions surrounding Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers heading into this season. With Kobe coming off of two major injuries and entering his 19th season in the NBA, no one knows quite what to expect this year. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Because of that, the prognosticators haven't been particularly kind to Kobe, with the latest shot c ...

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Lakers News: Byron Scott Believes Julius Randle Could Play Harder

Following last year's disappointing 27-55 finish, the Los Angeles Lakers were granted the seventh pick and given the chance to rebuild with a promising young talent. The team ended up drafting Kentucky's Julius Randle with hopes he would help the team. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Four games into the preseason, Randle hasn't been producing what has been expected f ...

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Lakers News: Byron Scott Says He Is Looking For ’7 Or 8 Players’

Following the Los Angeles Lakers' third consecutive blowout loss in the preseason, head coach Byron Scott was not happy with his team, particularly the second unit. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Much has been made of the Lakers figuring out their rotation and Byron Scott sounds like he will have a short one, saying he only needs seven or eight players according to ...

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Lakers Preseason: Offense Non-Existent In Big Loss To Jazz

The Lakers took the floor at the Honda Center for their fourth preseason game, this time against the up-and-coming Utah Jazz. The Lakers were 1-2 heading into the game while the Jazz were 3-0. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- The story for the Lakers coming in was health as point guards Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, and Jordan Clarkson were all unavailable for the matchup l ...

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Los Angeles Lakers Vs. Utah Jazz NBA Highlights

The Los Angeles Lakers were back in action Thursday night for a preseason bout with the Utah Jazz. In their last two games, the Lakers were blown out by the Golden State Warriors and gladly welcomed the Jazz to the Honda Center. Byron Scott went with Ronnie Price, Kobe Bryant, Wesley Johnson, Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill for the starting lineup. Entering the game, the Lakers had a preseason record of 1-2. ...

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