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It may have been providence last night for the Suns and free agent acqusition Isaiah Thomas. The 5-9 point guard was in the perfect spot to knock down a 20-foot jumper and send the Lakers-Suns preseason game into overtime right in front of undefeated bo…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 6 hours agoKobe Bryant, speaking to media after an ESPN The Magazine piece suggested he played a significant role in the Lakers' recent slide, said it wasn't the first critical article focused on him and wouldn't be the last.Upvote Share Tweet
Video Finally Surfaces Of Willis Reed Fighting The Entire Lakers Teamdeadspin.com 12 hours agoEverybody knows about Knicks center Willis Reed's legendary walk onto the court for warmups before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals, a game he wasn't supposed to play. Reed only made two shots in 27 minutes, but as Bob Ryan said in the linked SportsCentury…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 12 hours agoLakers point guard Jeremy Lin returned in a 114-108 preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday after missing more than a week with a sprained left ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Paul George, Flea, Phil Jackson Defend Kobe Bryant Amid Media Scrutinydimemag.com 16 hours agoIt hasn’t been a great past few days for Kobe Bryant. After getting absolutely fooled by a sick crossover from Alec Burks, the Los Angeles Lakers legend awakened to media scrutiny unlike most any he’s faced throughout his 18 years in the NBA on Monday m…Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe hoping to create new identity for storied franchisenba.com 21 hours agoByron Scott realizes he got his dream coaching job at a time when the Los Angeles Lakers are much closer to their absolute worst than their hallowed best.Upvote Share TweetESPN has dropped a feature on Kobe Bryant in the latest issue of ESPN: The Magazine, and it's a doozy. The title "Is Kobe Bryant the reason for the Los Angeles Lakers' downfall?" seems misleadingly non-committal, as author Henry Abbott clearly…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers waive Keith Appling, Jeremy Tylernba.com Oct 20 (yesterday)The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Keith Appling and forward Jeremy Tyler, reducing their training camp roster to 17 players.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Ronnie Price Get Steal, Go Behind-Back To Wes Johnson For Huge Slamdimemag.com Oct 20 (yesterday)The 2014-2015 Los Angeles Lakers might not be Kobe Bryant, a crippled Steve Nash, Julius Randle, and a bunch of cast-off, re-treads after all! Well, not really. But this is still a fun highlight. In a clip emphasizing just how talented even middling NBA…Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe On Julius Randle Having Him As A Mentor: “It Means He Can’t F**k It Up”dimemag.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)The Lakers stormed back from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat the Utah Jazz at home last night, 98-91. Kobe Bryant‘s 26 points and Ronnie Price‘s defense were the biggest reasons why. Rookie Julius Randle had a decent game, too, with eight points, fi…Upvote Share Tweet
Alec Burks crosses up Kobe Bryant somethin' fierce during Jazz preseason loss to Lakers (Video)yahoo.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)He's not exactly a household name, but Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks established himself last season as one of the league's most potent reserve scorers, a 6-foot-6 wing with a knack for getting to the rim. During Sunday's preseason matchup with the Los Ang…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers' Henry (knee) out rest of preseasonESPN.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)Lakers guard Xavier Henry will miss the rest of the preseason as he seeks further treatment on his balky right knee.Upvote Share Tweet
Nash: Health issues less severe this seasonESPN.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)Lakers guard Steve Nash says his health issues are not as severe as they were last season.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Dante Exum turned heads early at Las Vegas Summer League before struggling down the stretch. And while most assumed the 19 year-old Australian star would be a key fixture for his country at the FIBA World Cup, Exum was instead relegated to bit player. S…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Carlos Boozer Flexes After And-1 Layup…Down 21dimemag.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)The Lakers are frightful to watch, with new coach Byron Scott putting an emphasis on avoiding three-pointers, they’re attempting even more mid-range jumpers than ever before — as inefficient a shot as there is in basketball. Plus, their defense is laugh…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime While On His Behinddimemag.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)We were still stuck in the id phase of development when Magic Johnson was leading LA’s Showtime Lakers at the Old Forum under coach Pat Riley. That doesn’t mean we didn’t beg our parents for VHS tapes of him when we hit the ego stage of sentience. We re…Upvote Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has missed his third straight practice after injuring his back while carrying bags.Upvote Share TweetKobe Bryant is nuts, you all know that right? He’s fantastic and talented and his longevity will make him the best shooting guard of the post-Michael Jordan run – which may make Kobe and Dwyane Wade the last dominant shooting guards ever, if you think a…Upvote Share Tweet
The Lakers Will Play Terrible Basketball, On Purposedeadspin.com Oct 15Byron Scott gave an interview last week following the Lakers' first preseason game; it went largely ignored, because preseason is stupid and no one cares. But with the Lakers looking like one of the more conspicuous disasters going so far—without any pl…Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe: Players overpaid, but so are ownersESPN.com Oct 14A week after posting his thoughts on the NBA's new television contract on Twitter, Kobe Bryant expounded on the subject Tuesday after the Los Angeles Lakers' practice, going to far as to say that players "are overpaid, but so are the owners."Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers using snubbed roster as rallying pointnba.com Oct 14What a star-studded lineup the Lakers could have: Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash as future Hall of Famers, Carlos Boozer as an All-Star and U.S. Olympian, international attraction Jeremy Lin with the ability to get to the basket and put up scoring numbers, …Upvote Share Tweet
Is Kobe Bryant Destroying The Lakers?Oct 21Henry Abbott discusses how Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is destroying the franchise from within.
Kobe Crossed Up By BurksOct 19Lakers star Kobe Bryant got crossed up by Jazz guard Alec Burks in their preseason game.
Jazz Rout LakersOct 17Kobe Bryant had 27 points and five rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Jazz beat the Lakers 119-86 in preseason action.
Expectations For Kobe This SeasonOct 16#NBArank rated Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as the 40th-best player in the NBA this season. Chris Broussard discusses his expectations for Bryant this season.
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Windhorst: Cavs, Bulls look like East rivalsOct 20In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.