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David Stern Says He Didn’t Veto Chris Paul To The Lakers, It Ju…

David Stern Says He Didn’t Veto Chris Paul To The Lakers, It Just ‘Never Got Made’

dimemag.com Updated 11 hours ago
Getty Image Nearly five years to the day the fabled Chris Paul-to-the-Lakers trade never happened, David Stern is adamant that’s the proper way to phrase it: the trade never happened. Stern fielded a question about the famous trade that never was during…
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  • Eric Gordon fills role perfectly in leading Rockets past Lakers

    Eric Gordon fills role perfectly in leading Rockets past Lakers

    ESPN.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    Eric Gordon fills role perfectly in leading Rockets past Lakers
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  • Lou Williams Casually Nailed A Three-Quarter Court Shot To Beat…

    Lou Williams Casually Nailed A Three-Quarter Court Shot To Beat The Halftime Buzzer

    dimemag.com Dec 7 (yesterday)
    Lou can't miss! #LakeShow (: @SpectrumSN & @spectdeportes) pic.twitter.com/uPiAlvSda8 — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 8, 2016 Lou Williams made the most casual 3/4-court buzzer beater I’ve ever seen against the Houston Rockets. The Los Angel…
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  • D'Angelo Russell talks of a 2018 Lakers Finals run, Metta World…

    D'Angelo Russell talks of a 2018 Lakers Finals run, Metta World Peace warns of entitlement

    yahoo.com Dec 6 (2 days ago)
    D’Angelo Russell and Metta World Peace consider vision boards. (Getty Images) The Los Angeles Lakers rightfully earned their status as one of the NBA’s great early stories, winning six of ten and then half of its first 20 games after seasons of 27, 21 a…
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  • Strained hamstring sidelines Lakers' Jose Calderon at least two…

    Strained hamstring sidelines Lakers' Jose Calderon at least two weeks

    nba.com Dec 5 (4 days ago)
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Jose Calderon will be sidelined for at least two weeks with a strained right hamstring.
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  • NBA obsession brings comfort to a topsy-turvy world

    NBA obsession brings comfort to a topsy-turvy world

    nba.com Dec 1
    During the first quarter of a recent Lakers-Warriors game at Staples Center, the Lakers were up by five points (a lead that didn't last long, much to my abject misery) when I turned to my 11-year-old daughter and with an uncontrollable burst of excitabl…
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  • Lakers' Nick Young to miss 2-4 weeks with calf injury

    Lakers' Nick Young to miss 2-4 weeks with calf injury

    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Nick Young for two to four weeks due to a strained right calf muscle, adding another injury to an already depleted backcourt.
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  • In The NBA2K Future, Ben Simmons Is MVP And The Lakers Start A …

    In The NBA2K Future, Ben Simmons Is MVP And The Lakers Start A New Dynasty

    dimemag.com Nov 30
    NBA2K One of the best features of the NBA 2K franchise is the ability to simulate a near-infinite amount of NBA scenarios with painstaking detail, and then feeling your jaw slowly drop to the floor at the absurd results. And yet, if I told you two summe…
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  • Julius Randle returns to Lakers' lineup after 3-game absence

    Julius Randle returns to Lakers' lineup after 3-game absence

    nba.com Nov 29
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Julius Randle is in the lineup for the Los Angeles Lakers against the New Orleans Pelicans following a three-game absence.
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  • Lakers host pickup games for LAPD, South Central youth at pract…

    Lakers host pickup games for LAPD, South Central youth at practice facility

    yahoo.com Nov 29
    The Lakers were one of many NBA teams to lock arms in a show of unity during the national anthem early this season. (AP) Prior to the 2016-17 NBA season, there was much discussion about how players might channel social activism efforts in the wake of a …
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  • Behind The Bench: Experiencing The Baby Lakers’ Multiple Person…

    Behind The Bench: Experiencing The Baby Lakers’ Multiple Personalities Up Close

    dimemag.com Nov 29
    Getty Image Comedian Chris Trew is a Pelicans superfan who has a single season ticket directly behind the visitors’ bench inside New Orleans’ Smoothie King Center, where he chats with and listens to the opposing team. The Pelicans’ opponent in this colu…
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  • Could ‘Posse-Gate’ Cause Phil Jackson To Return To The Lakers A…

    Could ‘Posse-Gate’ Cause Phil Jackson To Return To The Lakers After This Season?

    dimemag.com Nov 28
    Getty Image I love the smell of napalm and fresh NBA rumors in the morning. Over the weekend, the Orange County Register’s Mark Heisler inspired a doozie of a rumor that is sure to pick up steam as the season progresses, especially if things continue to…
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  • Dwight Howard Confronts Shit-Talking Fan

    Dwight Howard Confronts Shit-Talking Fan

    Dwight Howard hears it from fans every time he returns to Los Angeles to play against the Lakers, and last night was no different:Read more...
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  • Lakers' second unit emerging as first-rate performers

    Lakers' second unit emerging as first-rate performers

    ESPN.com Nov 28
    Lakers' second unit emerging as first-rate performers
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  • Humphries shatters backboard at Hawks practice

    Humphries shatters backboard at Hawks practice

    nba.com Nov 26
    Hawks reserve Kris Humphries shattered a backboard with a dunk during practice Saturday at Santa Monica (Calif.) High School.
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  • Lakers' D'Angelo Russell wants to be '100 percent' before retur…

    Lakers' D'Angelo Russell wants to be '100 percent' before returning

    ESPN.com Nov 26
    Lakers' D'Angelo Russell wants to be '100 percent' before returning
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  • Steph Curry Hilariously Missed A Breakaway Dunk And Blamed It O…

    Steph Curry Hilariously Missed A Breakaway Dunk And Blamed It On Thanksgiving

    dimemag.com Nov 26
    No one has ever considered Steph Curry a thunderous dunker, but we’ve seen him throw down before, so we know he’s capable of getting the job done. He had the opportunity to add to his dunking resume on Friday against the Lakers, as he got the ball in tr…
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  • Shootaround (Nov. 26): 'Awful' Warriors move to top of Western …

    Shootaround (Nov. 26): 'Awful' Warriors move to top of Western Conference

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 26
    Warriors less 'awful' than Lakers | Record night for 3-pointers | Lee shows Celtics what could have been | Hornets' roster, record take hits
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  • Warriors' Draymond Green, Ian Clark leave game after scary coll…

    Warriors' Draymond Green, Ian Clark leave game after scary collision

    nba.com Nov 26
    All-Star power forward Draymond Green and Warriors teammate Ian Clark left Friday night's game against the Lakers after being hurt on the same play under the basket late in the third quarter in Los Angeles.
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  • The Warriors made sure the Cavs' season-high in points only las…

    The Warriors made sure the Cavs' season-high in points only lasted a few hours

    yahoo.com Nov 24
    The Warriors overwhelmed the Lakers with an unreal offensive display. (Associated Press) The Golden State Warriors entered Wednesday with the NBA’s season-high point total of 133. They began their late home game against the Los Angeles Lakers without it…
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - The D'Antoni Revolution 06:54

    The D'Antoni Revolution

    Mar 20
    Mike D'Antoni changed the game with rapid ball movement and spacing players on the court. The game has changed accordingly, but the man that brought this about is no longer coaching in the NBA.
  • Video - Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers 01:15

    Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers

    Mar 19
    Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points in the Jazz's 80-73 win over the Lakers.