Kobe Bryant went to France before the Lakers finale, refers to season as 's---'
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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-…Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Kobe to begin workouts after tripESPN.com 9 hours agoLos 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Gregg Popovich 'really impressed' with Spurs putting aside Finals flameout, soaring to No. 1 seedyahoo.com 9 hours agoIf 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant Says Fuck It, I'm Starting My Vacation Nowdeadspin.com 10 hours agoThe 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers coach D'Antoni uncertain about futureESPN.com 11 hours agoThe 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.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 15 (yesterday)Few greats have gone more unacclaimed than Rick Adelman, who may be nearing the end of his run.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 14 (2 days ago)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.Upvote Share Tweet
Nick Young’s Swaggy 360-Degree Reverse Layupdimemag.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 13 (3 days ago)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.Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers' Young: No benefit in tanking gamesESPN.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)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.Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers are looking for a 'peaceful' way to part ways with ex-Knicks coach Mike D'Antoninydailynews.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)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…Upvote Share Tweet
Curry-led Warriors into postseason with winESPN.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)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.Upvote Share Tweet
Young: 'Obvious' Lakers will make changesESPN.com Apr 10 (6 days ago)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.Upvote Share TweetLakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has agreed to a multiyear contract extension late in one of the worst seasons in franchise history.Upvote Share TweetLos 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Rockets' Harden, Jones score 33 each in winESPN.com Apr 9Terrence 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Tuesdaynba.com Apr 8? The Rockets will be without Dwight Howard for a sixth straight game and ninth in the last 11 when Houston pays a visit to the injury-riddled Lakers at Staples Center tonight. Howard first missed time March 17 against the Jazz, a day after a one-point …Upvote Share TweetAfter hearing the rumor that swirled Monday night that John Calipari would be replacing him on the sidelines next season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni actually felt sympathy for the Kentucky coach.Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers' Bazemore has torn tendon in foot; out for seasonnba.com Apr 8Los Angeles Lakers guard/forward Kent Bazemore, who was injured in yesterday's game against the Clippers, had an MRI exam this morning that showed that he has a torn peroneus longus tendon in his right foot. Bazemore will miss the remainder of the seaso…Upvote Share Tweet
Clippers obliterate Lakers for third straight timeCNNSI.com Apr 6Clippers obliterate Lakers for third straight timeUpvote Share Tweet
Paul, Griffin lead charge as Clips roll LakersESPN.com Apr 6Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scored 23 points apiece, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung another rout on the Lakers, winning 120-97 Sunday to take three of four games this season from their beleaguered Staples Center co-tenants.Upvote Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Sundaynba.com Apr 6? New Orleans had won five in a row before losing four straight going into tonight's game. The Pelicans are going without their 2-3-4 scorers in Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon and Jrue Holiday, plus reserve center Jason Smith, all missing due to injury. &qu…Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs top Lakers, strengthen playoff positionESPN.com Apr 5Dirk Nowitzki had 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks strengthened their hold on a playoff position with a 107-95 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers' Nash back in likely last game of '14ESPN.com Apr 4Steve Nash will likely play in his last game of the season -- and possibly his career -- on Friday against the Dallas Mavericks.Upvote Share Tweet
Pau Gasol facing unceremonious exit from LakersCNNSI.com Apr 4Pau Gasol's time with the Lakers is likely coming to an unceremonious end. What's next?Upvote Share Tweet
Same Old SpursApr 16Bruce Bowen discusses how the Spurs keep on winning season after season.
Kobe To Begin Training After VacationApr 16ESPNLosAngeles.com's Ramona Shelburne breaks down Kobe Bryant's plan to start his training program after a trip to Europe.
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