This is the January 23, 2013 news archive. View today's Lakers rumors and news.
The Lakers are a mess. They know it. Lakers fans know it. And just about the entire world of sports is aware of it. One of their biggest problems is their defense and a reason for that is their lack of communication. According to the LA Times' Mike Bres…
Share TweetDwight Howard re-aggravated the torn labrum in his right shoulder late in the first half of the Los Angeles Lakers' 106-93 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night and did not return to the game.Share TweetBrook Lopez, who was averaging 18.5 points and 7.4 rebounds coming into Wednesday, has been linked to a trade for Dwight Howard since December 2011.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetIn order to move forward and turn around their disappointing season, the Los Angeles Lakers attempted to let go of their past frustrations with a team meeting Wednesday.Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill will undergo season-ending surgery on his left hip Wednesday, the team announced Tuesday after Hill received a second opinion on his injury in Nashville by Dr. Thomas Byrd.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe New York Knicks have surpassed the Los Angeles Lakers as the most valuable team in the NBA, according to Forbes' annual study.Share TweetWith first place in the West on the line, the Staples Center was as raucous as its been for a non-Lakers game in many, many, many years. (Many.) Caron Butler did his part, nearly forcing a turnover from Kevin Durant in the corner, and then sneaking in b…Source: deadspin.com
Too Good To Believe: The NBA-best Thunder continue to get better despi…Updated Jan 23 Share TweetThe NBA-best Thunder continue to get better despite trading away James Harden this offseason. A 109-97 win over the Clippers on Tuesday was the latest proof, says Lee Jenkins.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetLOS ANGELES -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have always challenged conventional wisdom -- they play in one of the smallest markets in professional sports, in a region consumed by college football, and implausibly built the best home-court advantage in the …Source: CNNSI.com
Grizzlies Hand Lakers Fourth Straight DefeatJan 23Lakers lose Dwight Howard to injury.
Lee Jenkins: Despite offseason loss, Thunder continue to growJan 23LOS ANGELES -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have always challenged conventional wisdom -- they play in one of the smallest markets in professional sports, in a region consumed by college football, and implausibly built the best home-court advantage in the …