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Following rumors of locker room turmoil, the Lakers announced that both Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol are out indefinitely, putting Los Angeles in a tough spot, says Ben Golliver.Upvote Share Tweet
Why Lakers Fans Must Calm Downdimemag.com Jan 7, 2013We’re only a week into 2013 and already Lakers fans are bugging out. The team has lost all of its games in the new year, including last night’s disappointment to the Denver Nuggets at home, which dropped them to 10-8 at the Staples Center (not countinUpvote Share Tweet
Create-a-Caption: ‘And now, we do the Dance of Joy’yahoo.com Jan 7, 2013OK, maybe they're not perfect strangers, but Denver Nuggets forwards Andre Iguodala and Danilo Gallinari sure seemed pretty psyched after they each did their part - Iggy with some behind-the-back wizardry, Gallo with a game-sealing triple - to vanquisUpvote Share TweetIt's been a difficult, acrimonious season for just about everybody associated with the Los Angeles Lakers, but perhaps nobody's borne the brunt of a disappointing 15-18 start to the season more than Pau Gasol. After spending his summer with the Spanish …Upvote Share Tweet
JaVale McGee Goes Up And Over Two Of His Own Teammates For A Putback Dunkdeadspin.com Jan 7, 2013See, this is why we love JaVale McGee: he'll forego the smart play for the spectacular play. Late in the first half of yesterday's win over the Lakers, a missed Kosta Koufos layup bounced right in the middle of three Nuggets. Rather than yell "same…Upvote Share Tweet
Danilo Gallinari’s Dagger Drives The Lakers Lower; Dirk Questions Dallas’ Futuredimemag.com Jan 7, 2013The wheels were already coming off in Los Angeles for the Lakers, but now it seems like an axle just gave way. A 112-105 home loss to Denver drops L.A. to 15-18, which is three games worse (as ESPN’s J.A. Adande perfectly pointed out) than the ’04-’Upvote Share Tweet
Daily Dime: Lakers-NuggetsESPN.com Jan 7, 2013The Lakers' latest loss reveals a team not headed for a quick turnaround, J.A. Adande writes.Upvote Share Tweet
What Happens Now is Up to the Lakerspurpleandgoldblog.com Jan 7, 2013The Lakers are 15-18. They are currently 3 1/2 games below the 8th seed in the west. They head into Houston to try to snap a 3-game skid without their top 3 big men, who are all lost to injuries for at least a week. Mind you that the team is still strug…Upvote Share TweetThe Lakers are 15-18. They are currently 3 1/2 games below the 8th seed in the west. They head into Houston to try to snap a 3-game skid without their top 3 big men, who are all lost to injuries for at least a week. Mind you that the team is still strug…Upvote Share Tweet
Analyzing the Lakers' Injury Apocalypsegrantland.com Jan 7, 2013The word indefinite has become the go-to recovery-time descriptor for NBA teams understandably wary of providing a specific timeline, and it is a ve...Upvote Share Tweet
Jalen Rose on the Lakers' Downfallgrantland.com Jan 7, 2013Jalen Rose on how Kobe Bryant is right to question the current Lakers roster and why the team is too old and slow to compete in the Western Conference...Upvote Share Tweet
Daily DownloadJan 7Cary Chow runs down the latest Los Angeles sports news, including Dwight Howard's injury and the Kings' salary cap situation.
Heated Exchange Between Kobe And Howard?Jan 7ESPNLA.com's Ramona Shelburne discusses the NY Daily News' report that Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard had a heated exchange following the Lakers' loss to 76ers.