'Bad Boys' to be featured in ESPN '30 for 30' doc
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The Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s wore the tag of "Bad Boys" with pride and if you didn't like them, well, you were likely to get a shove in the back of the head. Has the NBA ever had a more interesting cast of characters on one team? From…Upvote Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook’s Coast-To-Coast Dash For The Jamdimemag.com Updated 6 hours agoAfter ripping down the rebound following a Pau Gasol miss, Russell Westbrook took off up court. With little to slow him down, he turned on the jet engines and accelerated past the rest of the Lakers poor transition defense to flush it over Kent Bazmore.…Upvote Share Tweet
Tony Romo And Jason Garrett Are Duke Fans. Of Course They Are.deadspin.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Cowboys? Check. Duke? Check. This means they probably have Yankees and Lakers gear laying around the house, too. Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Ty Lawson Drops Jodie Meeks With The Killer Crossoverdimemag.com Updated Mar 8 (3 days ago)It’s so nice to have Ty Lawson back for the Nuggets. The 5-11 bundle of energy was conspicuously absent during the recent nine games he missed recovering from a rib injury, and on Friday night the Lakers found out why. Lawson was electric on his way to …Upvote Share Tweet
Faried-led Nuggets dispatch skidding LakersESPN.com Updated Mar 8 (3 days ago)Kenneth Faried scored a career-high 32 points, Ty Lawson had 30 and the Nuggets beat the skidding Lakers 134-126 on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetAfter a series of discussions following a stretch of historically bad losses this week, the Los Angeles Lakers do not believe that an in-season coaching change will help the team and remain inclined to support Mike D'Antoni over the final 19 games of th…Upvote Share Tweet
Blake Griffin's Dunk Sums Up The State Of Los Angeles Basketballdeadspin.com Updated Mar 7 (4 days ago)This video from @CJZero is a beautiful microcosm of the current state of Los Angeles basketball. Sure, the Lakers have farted along all year while the Clippers are a high-scoring playoff contender, but Blake Griffin's dunk and the following reactions re…Upvote Share Tweet
Clips' Crawford, Dudley sit out vs. LakersESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (4 days ago)Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford will miss his third straight game with a strained left calf and forward Jared Dudley will miss his first game of the season with back spasms Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers.Upvote Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: Crawford still out for the Clippersnba.com Updated Mar 6 (4 days ago)? The Clippers won't be as short-handed as the Lakers have been this season, but they'll be close when the teams meet tonight at Staples Center in a home game for the Lakers. Clippers coach Doc Rivers announced before the game that Jamal Crawford will m…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Mar 6 (4 days ago)Everybody wants to know what Carmelo Anthony is doing this summer. Will he re-sign with the Knicks after opting out? Will he surprise everyone by opting in on the final year of his deal before unfettered free agency in the summer of 2015? Will he go to …Upvote Share Tweet
The Lakers are likely keeping Steve Nash, which means no big 2014 free agentsyahoo.com Updated Mar 5 (5 days ago)This season, NBA fans have been treated to the rare sight of seeing the Los Angeles Lakers flounder. The most consistently successful franchise in the history of the league has only missed out on the playoffs five times (one of which happened when they …Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Mar 5 (5 days ago)It’s unclear when the Lakers forgot that Anthony Davis is a human pogo stick almost seven feet in length, capable of catapulting over any ol’ defender in front of him to smash a teammate’s errant shot. We don’t want to blame Pau — we’ll leave that for L…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 5 (6 days ago)Anthony Davis had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Gordon also scored 28, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 on Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Davis leads Pels over Lakers in high-scoring affairCNNSI.com Updated Mar 5 (6 days ago)Davis leads Pels over Lakers in high-scoring affairUpvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Mar 4 (6 days ago)? The Lakers can match their longest winning streak of the season at three games when they host the struggling Pelicans tonight at Staples Center. L.A. won three straight from Nov. 17-24 but hasn't won more than two in a row since. The Pelicans haven't …Upvote Share Tweet
Mannix: Knicks, Lakers, 76ers at crossroadsCNNSI.com Updated Mar 4 (6 days ago)On Tuesday's SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Chris Mannix discusses the best and worst case scenarios for the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, and Philadelphia 76ers.Upvote Share Tweet
What It Was Like Being The Only Virgin On Magic's Hypersexed Lakersdeadspin.com Updated Mar 4 (6 days ago)The following is excerpted from Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s, which is available now on Amazon.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Bryant to doubters: Revenge 'sweet, quick'ESPN.com Updated Mar 4 (6 days ago)Kobe Bryant plans to use the Los Angeles Lakers' dismal year as motivation next season. And he's hoping his teammates will do the same.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Robin Lopez Posterize Robert Sacredimemag.com Updated Mar 4 (6 days ago)We already showed you the ending to that crazy Blazers-Lakers game, but it wasn’t just Johnson’s lob that you have to see. Offseason acquisition Robin Lopez got a nice opportunity to smash the ball on Lakers center Robert Sacre. A baseline pass from Nic…Upvote Share Tweet
Book excerpt: Bird-Cooper rivalry in 'Showtime'CNNSI.com Updated Mar 4 (6 days ago)No one gave Michael Cooper and the Showtime Lakers more trouble (or trash talk) than Larry Bird.Upvote Share TweetThe Los Angeles Lakers have found many ways to lose this season, entering Monday's road game against the Portland Trail Blazers having gone 6-31 from December 21 through February 26. Even so, Monday night's road game against the Portland Trail Blazers t…Upvote Share Tweet
Nash likely won't play before season endsESPN.com Updated Mar 3Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni thinks we've already seen the last of Steve Nash on the court for the 2013-14 season.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Mar 3Basketball has evolved into more than a sporting game; it is a source of entertainment. The late and great owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dr. Jerry Buss, envisioned the platform and reach of basketball as much more than a sport. Thus, “Showtime” was c…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers' Henry set to rejoin lineup after injuryESPN.com Updated Mar 2After missing more than two months of game action because of a right knee injury, Xavier Henry will make his return when the Los Angeles Lakers go on the road to play the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Meeks, Lakers Topple ThunderMar 9Despite a triple-double from Kevin Durant, Jodie Meeks scored 42 points and the Lakers snapped a three-game slide with a 114-110 win over the Thunder.
Thunder StrikeMar 9Thunder force the Laker turnover and Russell Westbrook finishes with the dunk in transition
Bazemore Circus ShotMar 9Kent Bazemore hits a circus shot over 2 Thunder defenders
Sources: Lakers Talk State Of Team After RoutMar 7Dave McMenamin discusses the state of the Lakers following their big loss to the Clippers.
Joakim Noah leads way for Chicago Bulls against Miami HeatMar 9Led by an emotional Joakim Noah, the Bulls managed to beat the Heat in another regular-season game but know an NBA King isn't dethroned in March, Michael Wilbon writes.
Daily Dime: LeBron's goes cold, Heat lose againMar 9After starting with a 61-point outburst Monday, LeBron capped the week with a third straight loss
Miami Heat sign DeAndre Liggins to second 10-day contractMar 8The Miami Heat signed forward DeAndre Liggins to a second 10-day contract.
NBA: Indiana Pacers growing frustrated during first slump of seasonMar 7After a blowout loss in Houston, the East-leading Pacers are in their first slump of the season and their star players are searching for answers.