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Drunk Clippers Bro Is Very Chill About Getting Kicked Out Of Ga…

Drunk Clippers Bro Is Very Chill About Getting Kicked Out Of Game

deadspin.com Updated Apr 20 (6 days ago)
We have found the perfect rivals for the Lakers Bros . These Clippers bros say they got kicked out of Sunday’s Game 1 again the Spurs. Why? The more loquacious bro explained: “Apparently they frown upon open bottles of vodka.”Read more...
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  • After worst season ever, Lakers see hopeful signs in future

    After worst season ever, Lakers see hopeful signs in future

    nba.com Apr 16
    The worst season in the Los Angeles Lakers' history has finally ended, and the longest summer has just begun.
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  • Let Carlos Boozer Explain "Holdat" To You

    Let Carlos Boozer Explain "Holdat" To You

    deadspin.com Apr 16
    What is life like for a veteran roleplayer on a shitty NBA team? Not that bad, if the tail end of Carlos Boozer's press postmortem today in Los Angeles is any sign. The Lakers forward took his opportunity when prompted to explain exactly what he means w…
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  • Lin still considering returning to Lakers

    Lin still considering returning to Lakers

    nba.com Apr 14
    Guard Jeremy Lin hasn't ruled out a return to the Los Angeles Lakers next season despite his up-and-down first season with the club.
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  • Lakers season-ticket holders have a choice to make before the l…

    Lakers season-ticket holders have a choice to make before the lottery

    yahoo.com Apr 9
    The Lakers announced a curious renewal deadline for season-ticket holders that has some conspiracy theorists wondering whether the team is trying to get Los Angelenos to pony up big bucks before knowing just what kind of product they'll all be watching …
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  • Gary Harris Gets Ankles Demolished By Crossover, Doesn't Quit B…

    Gary Harris Gets Ankles Demolished By Crossover, Doesn't Quit Basketball

    deadspin.com Apr 9
    The Lakers played in Denver last night. By the fourth, they were losing by a zillion, which meant that both the Lakers’ Dwight Buycks and the Nuggets’ Gary Harris were matched up against each other. Read more...
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  • Byron Scott Thinks Some Of His Players Would Frag Him

    Byron Scott Thinks Some Of His Players Would Frag Him

    deadspin.com Apr 7
    It has been a remarkable year of quotes from Lakers coach Byron Scott, who has vacillated between pure delusion and brutal honesty with his words. Speaking with reporters after practice yesterday about how he is going to continue to make his very bad te…
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  • Byron Scott thinks certain Lakers might 'end up shooting me in …

    Byron Scott thinks certain Lakers might 'end up shooting me in the back' in a foxhole scenario

    yahoo.com Apr 7
    Head coach Byron Scott has not been a godsend to the Los Angeles Lakers in his first year, he’s once again presiding over a terrible defense and his offensively-minded club is only 23rd out of 30 teams on that end. He has been a godsend for those of us …
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  • Lakers fall to Clips for franchise-worst 56th loss

    Lakers fall to Clips for franchise-worst 56th loss

    ESPN.com Apr 5
    Lakers fall to Clips for franchise-worst 56th loss
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  • Bulls' Nikola Mirotic and Lakers' Jordan Clarkson named Kia Roo…

    Bulls' Nikola Mirotic and Lakers' Jordan Clarkson named Kia Rookies of the Month

    nba.com Apr 3
    The Chicago Bulls' Nikola Mirotic and the Los Angeles Lakers' Jordan Clarkson today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in March.
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  • Lakers' Ellington out for season with separated shoulder

    Lakers' Ellington out for season with separated shoulder

    nba.com Apr 2
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington will miss the rest of the season with a separated right shoulder.
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  • D-League callup Brown gets multiyear deal with Lakers

    D-League callup Brown gets multiyear deal with Lakers

    nba.com Apr 1
    Guard Jabari Brown has agreed to a multiyear contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • The NBA has a tanking problem because the NBA used to employ a …

    The NBA has a tanking problem because the NBA used to employ a lot of problems

    yahoo.com Mar 31
    On Monday evening, the Los Angeles Lakers downed the Philadelphia 76ers on a last-second shot from rookie Jordan Clarkson. Hands were rung and eyes rolled, as a significant portion of NBA fandom could hardly recall what number Clarkson wore prior to thi…
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  • The Lakers' Pyrrhic Victory Lays Bare The NBA's Flawed Incentiv…

    The Lakers' Pyrrhic Victory Lays Bare The NBA's Flawed Incentives

    deadspin.com Mar 31
    With the game tied 111-111 with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, the Lakers' Jordan Clarkson made a layup to defeat the 76ers. Clarkson was the 46th pick in the draft, sandwiched between two guys named Dwight Powell and Russ Smith. Both Powell and Smith ha…
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  • Lakers sink 76ers in OT, endanger draft pick

    Lakers sink 76ers in OT, endanger draft pick

    ESPN.com Mar 30
    Jordan Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night in a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams.
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  • Raptors clinch second straight division title

    Raptors clinch second straight division title

    ESPN.com Mar 27
    Raptors beat Lakers, clinch second straight division title
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  • Westbrook, Kanter vault Thunder by Lakers

    Westbrook, Kanter vault Thunder by Lakers

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook poured in 27 points and added 11 assists and Enes Kanter contributed 25 points and 16 rebounds as the Thunder beat the Lakers 127-117 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
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  • Nash heads into retirement after 'failure' with Lakers

    Nash heads into retirement after 'failure' with Lakers

    nba.com Mar 24
    Steve Nash played through pain and injury for essentially his entire career. Until last fall, he really thought he could do it again for the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • Scott to miss 2 games due to mother's funeral

    Scott to miss 2 games due to mother's funeral

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 22
    Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott will miss his team's upcoming road games in Oklahoma City on Tuesday and in Minnesota on Wednesday to attend funeral services for his mother Dorothy Scott, who passed away last Sunday at the age of 72.
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  • Two-time MVP Steve Nash announces retirement from NBA

    Two-time MVP Steve Nash announces retirement from NBA

    nba.com Mar 21
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash announced his retirement Saturday, quietly ending a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards.
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  • Lakers hit 50-loss mark; fifth time for franchise

    Lakers hit 50-loss mark; fifth time for franchise

    ESPN.com Mar 20
    Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, Trey Burke added 17 off the bench and the Jazz sent the Lakers to their 50th loss of the season, 80-73 on Thursday night.
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  • Lakers' Young has small fracture in knee cap

    Lakers' Young has small fracture in knee cap

    ESPN.com Mar 18
    Lakers guard Nick Young has a small fracture in his left knee cap and will be re-evaluated on a weekly basis, the team announced Wednesday.
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  • Vlade Divac says Shaquille O'Neal was really strong, not talent…

    Vlade Divac says Shaquille O'Neal was really strong, not talented

    yahoo.com Mar 17
    Centers Vlade Divac and Shaquille O'Neal spent many nights battling against each other in the late '90s and early '00s during their time with the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers, respectively, so it would seem safe to assume that both former riv…
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  • Warriors seal playoff spot, fend off Lakers

    Warriors seal playoff spot, fend off Lakers

    ESPN.com Mar 17
    Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.
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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.

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