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Pau Gasol: 'There'd have to be significant changes' for me to r…

Pau Gasol: 'There'd have to be significant changes' for me to return to Lakers in free agency

yahoo.com Updated 23 hours ago
After suffering through a dismal 27-55 season that ranked as the worst since the move from Minneapolis made them the Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol is now a man with options. This was the final season of the three-year, $57 million extension he signed in…
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  • Iggy Azalea's The New Classic: Not That Terrible, Not That Clas…

    Iggy Azalea's The New Classic: Not That Terrible, Not That Classic

    deadspin.com Apr 22 (2 days ago)
    Nick Young looks to be having the time of his life right now. The cocky L.A. shooting guard's style and humor were a bright spot for the struggling Lakers all season, and the artist otherwise known as Swaggy P finally made up for last month's hilarious …
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  • Sources: Kobe begins new training regimen

    Sources: Kobe begins new training regimen

    ESPN.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant began an intense six-month training program with an early-morning workout Monday, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.
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  • 10 Players Under The Most Pressure In The Playoffs

    10 Players Under The Most Pressure In The Playoffs

    dimemag.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    Just over two years ago, had you asked me whom I considered to be the NBA’s elite players, I would have given you three names: Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade. Fresh off an NBA Finals run in which his Mavericks took down Kobe’s Los Angeles La…
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  • D'Antoni, Lakers to meet soon to discuss future

    D'Antoni, Lakers to meet soon to discuss future

    nba.com ESPN.com Apr 18 (6 days ago)
    Mike D'Antoni was still the Los Angeles Lakers' coach when he left their training complex to spend the Easter weekend out of town with his family.
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  • Nick Young Didn’t Waste Any Time To Start Enjoying His Offseaso…

    Nick Young Didn’t Waste Any Time To Start Enjoying His Offseason

    dimemag.com Apr 18 (7 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers finished with the second worst record in the Western Conference, and Nick Young was a large reason they escaped without the worst record when he dropped a season-high 41 points against the Conference-worst Jazz on Monday night. Th…
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  • Nash, Gasol uncertain about Lakers future

    Nash, Gasol uncertain about Lakers future

    ESPN.com Apr 17 (7 days ago)
    As Steve Nash and Pau Gasol pondered their NBA futures following exit interviews with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, both expressed uncertainty about the months to come.
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  • Kobe takes next starring role in documentary

    Kobe takes next starring role in documentary

    ESPN.com Apr 17
    A documentary on the life and career of Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will air this fall on Showtime.
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  • Kobe Bryant went to France before the Lakers finale, refers to …

    Kobe Bryant went to France before the Lakers finale, refers to season as 's---'

    yahoo.com Apr 16
    This Los Angeles Lakers season was always going to be a trying one full of challenges, but the reality has been something akin to a worst-case scenario. L.A.'s most popular squad enters Wednesday night's season finale at the San Antonio Spurs with a 26-…
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  • Sources: Kobe to begin workouts after trip

    Sources: Kobe to begin workouts after trip

    ESPN.com Apr 16
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has been cleared to resume running and shooting and will begin an intense, six-month training program next week upon his return from a short family trip to Europe, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.
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  • Gregg Popovich 'really impressed' with Spurs putting aside Fina…

    Gregg Popovich 'really impressed' with Spurs putting aside Finals flameout, soaring to No. 1 seed

    yahoo.com Apr 16
    If the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers in their regular-season finale on Wednesday, they will finish the year at 63-19, tying a franchise record for wins. Even if they don't, they will enter the postseason this weekend as the No. 1 overall…
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  • Kobe Bryant Says Fuck It, I'm Starting My Vacation Now

    Kobe Bryant Says Fuck It, I'm Starting My Vacation Now

    deadspin.com Apr 16
    The L.A. Times reports that Kobe Bryant has already jetted off to France for a family vacation, even as the Lakers prepare to play the final game of the regular season tonight in San Antonio. That was news to a team spokesperson.Read more...
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  • Lakers coach D'Antoni uncertain about future

    Lakers coach D'Antoni uncertain about future

    ESPN.com Apr 16
    The Los Angeles Lakers play their final game of the worst season in franchise history on Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs. Will it also be the final game of Mike D'Antoni's tenure with the team? The coach says his future is still undetermined.
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  • Measuring the layers of Rick Adelman's greatness

    Measuring the layers of Rick Adelman's greatness

    CNNSI.com Apr 15
    Few greats have gone more unacclaimed than Rick Adelman, who may be nearing the end of his run.
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  • Young scores 41 as Lakers snap slide at 7

    Young scores 41 as Lakers snap slide at 7

    ESPN.com Apr 14
    Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
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  • Nick Young’s Swaggy 360-Degree Reverse Layup

    Nick Young’s Swaggy 360-Degree Reverse Layup

    dimemag.com Apr 14
    The Lakers were not able to invite the Grizzlies to the Players Haters Ball on Sunday night. Nick Young and the Lakers had a chance to put another wrench in a Western Conference playoff picture with Memphis battling Phoenix for the final spot in the Wes…
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  • Grizzlies top Lakers, improve playoff chance

    Grizzlies top Lakers, improve playoff chance

    ESPN.com Apr 13
    Mike Conley scored 24 points and Memphis pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-90 on Sunday night, moving the Grizzlies a game ahead of idle Phoenix in the race for the final Western Conference playoff berth.
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  • Lakers' Young: No benefit in tanking games

    Lakers' Young: No benefit in tanking games

    ESPN.com Apr 12
    Lakers guard Nick Young said there is no motivation for him and his teammates to purposely fold in the final days despite their slow limp toward the finish line.
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  • Lakers are looking for a 'peaceful' way to part ways with ex-Kn…

    Lakers are looking for a 'peaceful' way to part ways with ex-Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni

    You don’t need Phil Jackson to tell you that Mike Woodson leads the list of NBA coaches who will likely be fired after the Knicks’ season ends this week. Then there are the coaches who are going to the playoffs but could be out of a job if their teams d…
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  • Curry-led Warriors into postseason with win

    Curry-led Warriors into postseason with win

    ESPN.com Apr 12
    Stephen Curry had 30 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors clinched a playoff berth with a 112-95 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
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  • Young: 'Obvious' Lakers will make changes

    Young: 'Obvious' Lakers will make changes

    ESPN.com Apr 10
    Nick Young, who can opt out of his contract with the Lakers this summer, said he anticipates a lot of upheaval in the team's future.
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  • Lakers sign GM Kupchak to multiyear extension

    Lakers sign GM Kupchak to multiyear extension

    Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has agreed to a multiyear contract extension late in one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
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  • Steve Nash passes Mark Jackson for 3rd-most assists in NBA hist…

    Steve Nash passes Mark Jackson for 3rd-most assists in NBA history (Video)

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has had a rough past two seasons, suffering through various ailments and looking like a shadow of his former self. Entering Tuesday night's home game against the Houston Rockets, Nash had played in only 14 games…
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  • Rockets' Harden, Jones score 33 each in win

    Rockets' Harden, Jones score 33 each in win

    ESPN.com Apr 9
    Terrence Jones and James Harden scored 33 points apiece, and the Houston Rockets kept up their playoff push with their third straight victory, 145-130 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - 'Swaggy P' Throws Horrible First Pitch 00:14

    'Swaggy P' Throws Horrible First Pitch

    Apr 24
    The Lakers' Nick Young threw out the first pitch at the Dodgers game on Wednesday night, but the ball flew far over the catcher's head.
  • Video - The Forum: Kobe's Future? 04:22

    The Forum: Kobe's Future?

    Apr 23
    Mark Willard and Arash Markazi debate how many years left that they think Kobe Bryant has as an elite player in the NBA.
  • Video - The Forum: Can't Count On Nash? 04:32

    The Forum: Can't Count On Nash?

    Apr 23
    Mark Willard and Arash Markazi discuss whether the Lakers can count on Steve Nash next season in light of Nash saying the Lakers "can't rely on me."
  • Video - Kobe's Secret Weapon 03:36

    Kobe's Secret Weapon

    Apr 21
    Judy Seto is the only female carrying the title of head physical therapist in men's professional sports, and a therapist Kobe Bryant wants exclusively.

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