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Tough Road Ahead: Can the Lakers' season get any worse? Just take a…CNNSI.com Jan 5, 2013Can the Lakers' season get any worse? Just take a look at their treacherous upcoming schedule. Rob Mahoney examines five Western Conference teams with difficult roads ahead.Share Tweet
After benching, Gasol says he won't seek tradeESPN.com Jan 5, 2013After he endured his fourth benching in the fourth quarter since Mike D'Antoni was hired as coach, there is no denying Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol is having a hard time fitting in with the team he once helped win two championships.Share Tweet
Chris Paul Holds Off Kobe In An Instant L.A. Classic; Kyrie Irving Has Ice In His Veinsdimemag.com Jan 5, 2013We were going to write about how seldom games truly live up to the hype but then we had a thought — has there been a Clippers-Lakers game since Chris Paul‘s vetoed trade that hasn’t been satisfying? There have only been five between these two sinceShare Tweet
Preview: Lakers vs. Clipperspurpleandgoldblog.com Jan 5, 2013After 31 games, the Lakers (15-16) are still suffering through the same struggles they've been having the entire season. They looked to have answered a lot of their problems after posting their season-best streak of 6 wins to end the month of December, …Share Tweet
NBA - It's too late for Los Angeles Lakers to take solace in their fourth-quarter surge against Los Angeles ClippersESPN.com Jan 5, 2013It's too late for Lakers take solace in their fourth-quarter surge against Clippers.Share Tweet
Pau Gasol's Role With The LakersJan 5Stephen A. Smith discusses why Pau Gasol has been struggling in Mike D'Antoni's system.