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Kupchak: No talks on Dwight-for-Rondo trade

Kupchak: No talks on Dwight-for-Rondo trade

ESPN.com Updated Feb 15, 2013
General manager Mitch Kupchak denied reports that the Lakers and Boston Celtics were in preliminary talks to trade Dwight Howard for Rajon Rondo.
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  • Different looks for Heat, Lakers at All-Star break

    Different looks for Heat, Lakers at All-Star break

    nba.com Feb 15, 2013
    If Kobe Bryant's season seems tough, imagine what Dwyane Wade went through five years ago.
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  • Watch Kobe Bryant Call Someone A "Fucking Asshole" Du…

    Watch Kobe Bryant Call Someone A "Fucking Asshole" During Last Night's Game

    deadspin.com Feb 15, 2013
    Here's Kobe Bryant, well on his way to suffering through yet another blowout, driving into the lane and making a nice kick-out pass during last night's Clippers-Lakers game. Unfortunately for Kobe, this play was canceled out by a three-second violation …
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  • Bad To Worse: The Lakers' season hit a low point on Thursday wi…

    Bad To Worse: The Lakers' season hit a low point on Thursday wi…

    CNNSI.com Feb 15, 2013
    The Lakers' season hit a low point on Thursday with news of Jerry Buss' illness. Kobe Bryant has a special connection with the franchise's longtime owner, writes Lee Jenkins.
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  • Lee Jenkins: Kobe, Lakers owner confronted with their own baske…

    Lee Jenkins: Kobe, Lakers owner confronted with their own basketball mortality

    CNNSI.com Feb 15, 2013
    LOS ANGELES -- In this, the 35th year of his life and 17th in the NBA, Kobe Bryant has opened up. Blank stares have been replaced by broad smiles, one-word answers by unforgettable sound bites.
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  • Clippers dominate Lakers in battle of L.A.

    Clippers dominate Lakers in battle of L.A.

    ESPN.com Feb 15, 2013
    Chris Paul had 24 points and 13 assists, Blake Griffin scored 18 of his 22 points in a spectacular first quarter, and the Clippers cemented their supremacy in Los Angeles with a 125-101 victory over the Lakers on Thursday night.
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  • Video - ESPNLA.com Daily Download 05:17

    ESPNLA.com Daily Download

    Feb 15
    Doug Kezirian recaps the day in Los Angeles sports that saw the Clippers rout the Lakers, Jerry Buss hospitalized, and Mike Trout giving his thoughts on 2013.
  • Video - LeBron Not Fazed By Jordan Comments 00:24

    LeBron Not Fazed By Jordan Comments

    Feb 15
    LeBron James isn't worried about Michael Jordan picking Kobe Bryant over James.
  • Video - Lakers' Playoff Meter 01:55

    Lakers' Playoff Meter

    Feb 15
    Stephen A. Smith weighs in on the Lakers' playoff chances.
  • Video - The Real L.A. Kings 01:22

    The Real L.A. Kings

    Feb 15
    Cary Chow talks with players at the NBA All-Star game to find out which Los Angeles basketball team reigns supreme

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Houston's breakout star, other All-Star storylines to watch

    Feb 15
    Here are the talking points for All-Star Weekend as the NBA converges on Houston ...
  • Lee Jenkins: Kobe, Lakers owner confronted with their own basketball morta…

    Feb 15
    LOS ANGELES -- In this, the 35th year of his life and 17th in the NBA, Kobe Bryant has opened up. Blank stares have been replaced by broad smiles, one-word answers by unforgettable sound bites.
  • The Sports Guy dusts off a time-tested hypothesis

    Feb 15
    Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.