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Rulebook Saves Lakers From Playing 4-On-5 To Finish Cavs Game

Rulebook Saves Lakers From Playing 4-On-5 To Finish Cavs Game

The Los Angeles Lakers’ injury woes continued on Wednesday night, resulting in one of the most bizarre finishes in NBA history. The Lakers came into Cleveland with only eight players healthy, as Steve Nash did not dress in order to rest in the second le…
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  • Depleted Lakers snap skid in bizarre finish

    Depleted Lakers snap skid in bizarre finish

    ESPN.com Feb 5
    The depleted Los Angeles Lakers had to keep Robert Sacre on the court after he fouled out in the fourth quarter of a 119-108 victory at the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
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  • The Lakers literally ran out of players and still held on to be…

    The Lakers literally ran out of players and still held on to beat the Cavaliers by 11

    yahoo.com Feb 5
    Heading into Wednesday's matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Los Angeles Lakers had only eight heathy players. Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol will be out for a couple more weeks. Steve Nash was a scheduled scratch for the second game of a back-to-back …
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  • Chris Kaman Just Doesn't Give A Shit

    Chris Kaman Just Doesn't Give A Shit

    deadspin.com Feb 5
    Empty seats on the bench mean that Chris Kaman gets to lie down for a second during the Lakers-Cavs game. He fouled out after 14 minutes of action. The bench-couch looks comfortable, honestly.Read more...
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  • Nash, Meeks out for Lakers

    Nash, Meeks out for Lakers

    nba.com Feb 5
    Lakers guards Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks sat out Los Angeles' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
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  • What is Andrew Bynum’s “Ninja Workout?”

    What is Andrew Bynum’s “Ninja Workout?”

    dimemag.com Feb 5
    Former NBA player-turned assistant coach, Darvin Ham, spoke with the Indianapolis Star‘s Candace Bucker about the newest Pacer, Andrew Bynum. After training with Bynum during his lone All-Star season in 2011-12 with the Lakers, Ham disagreed with the po…
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  • Video - Short-handed Lakers Survive In Cleveland 03:52

    Short-handed Lakers Survive In Cleveland

    Feb 5
    The depleted Lakers, with only eight players available and two suffering injuries and two fouling out, held on to defeat the Cavs 119-108.
  • Video - LA Hot Button: Trade Pau Gasol? 01:05

    LA Hot Button: Trade Pau Gasol?

    Feb 5
    ESPN NBA Analyst P.J. Carlesimo answers this week's LA Hot Button: Is now the time for the Lakers to trade Pau Gasol?
  • Video - Lakers Win Despite Odd Finish 01:44

    Lakers Win Despite Odd Finish

    Feb 5
    Doris Burke, Jalen Rose and Avery Johnson discuss the weird finish to L.A.'s win over Cleveland.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Clips come up short vs. champs

    Feb 5
    The Clippers gave the champs a good shot but still came up short
  • Ian Thomsen: Carter-Williams silencing skeptics, including his coach

    Feb 5
    Brett Brown was watching the NBA draft last June as an assistant with the Spurs amid speculation that he would soon be leaving San Antonio. There were rumors that he could become the new head coach of the 76ers, but he had yet to interview with Philadel…