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Preview: Lakers vs. Suns

Preview: Lakers vs. Suns

purpleandgoldblog.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
For several weeks now, Steve Nash has been reiterating to the media that the Lakers (36-32) just need time together on the floor to develop that team chemistry to turn the season around. So far, he's right. Since the All-Star break, the Lakers have won …
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  • Preview: Lakers vs. Suns

    Preview: Lakers vs. Suns

    purpleandgoldblog.com Mar 18, 2013
    For several weeks now, Steve Nash has been reiterating to the media that the Lakers (36-32) just need time together on the floor to develop that team chemistry to turn the season around. So far, he's right. Since the All-Star break, the Lakers have won …
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  • Lakers' Bryant to rest ankle again vs. Suns

    Lakers' Bryant to rest ankle again vs. Suns

    The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Kobe Bryant for the second game in a row when they face the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Mar 18, 2013
    Notable N.B.A. games this week include Miami at Boston, Denver at Oklahoma City, and Utah at Houston.
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  • Create-a-Caption: Dwight Howard’s powers are returning, y’all

    Create-a-Caption: Dwight Howard’s powers are returning, y’all

    yahoo.com Mar 18, 2013
    After a super successful trip back to Orlando, consecutive wins following Kobe Bryant's severe ankle sprain, 14 straight games with at least 12 rebounds and a clear defensive resurgence that's helped pace the Los Angeles Lakers' 11-3 post-All-Star-break…
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  • No Kobe, no problem as Lakers trump Kings

    No Kobe, no problem as Lakers trump Kings

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    Antawn Jamison scored 27 points, Metta World Peace added 22, and the Los Angeles Lakers won without Kobe Bryant, beating the Sacramento Kings 113-102 Sunday night for their sixth victory in seven games.
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  • Video - NBA Star Players Suffering Injuries 03:29

    NBA Star Players Suffering Injuries

    Mar 18
    Chris Mullin on the injuries to Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony.
  • Video - What May Fall 05:41

    What May Fall

    Mar 18
    Sam Bowie on the fragility of an NBA career.
  • Video - Suns Win, Hold Lakers To 76 Points 01:03

    Suns Win, Hold Lakers To 76 Points

    Mar 18
    Big fourth quarter leads Suns past Lakers.

Sports Columnists

  • Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls should sit rest of season

    Mar 18
    The Heat is too great for a Derrick Rose return this season.