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purpleandgoldblog.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
The Lakers (9-10) are 1-1 in this initial 3-game road trip before heading back home for a pit stop on Sunday against Utah. Tonight's opponent is by far the toughest team they'll face away from Staples Center yet. The purple and gold got their 2nd road w…Upvote Share Tweet
Minnesota Timberwolves president David Kahn is pouring cold water on the seemingly endless speculation surrounding the team's interest in Los Angeles Lakers big man Pau Gasol.Upvote Share Tweet
Howard shuns FT pointers; Kobe sees rootESPN.com Dec 7, 2012Though Dwight Howard is shooting 46.9 percent from the foul line this season, the Lakers center said he's had enough of people giving him advice.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Dec 7, 2012Yesterday was an off day in Oklahoma City for the Lakers, so to bring the scuffling 9-10 team together, they had a boys' night out at the theater. On the program: Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. The ancipation led Pau Gasol to offer perhaps the best and mos…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron James has a late night workout after another Miami Heat loss, admits the Knicks ‘kicked our ass’yahoo.com Dec 7, 2012You might recall a Miami Heat win over the Los Angeles Lakers from back in March of 2011, one that saw Kobe Bryant decide to take to an impromptu postgame shooting session in full view of reporters after a poor performance in that game's fourth quarter.…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers-Thunder PreviewDec 7Stephen A. Smith breaks down the top storylines for Friday night's matchup between the Lakers and Thunder.
Highlight Of The NightDec 7Kevin Durant scores 36 as Thunder hold off Lakers, 114-108.
Westbrook Lift OffDec 7Russell Westbrook soars past Dwight Howard for the slam.
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.