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Share TweetAngels first baseman Albert Pujols, recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, may not be getting into Spring Training games until mid-March.Source: MLB.com
Preview: Celtics vs. LakersUpdated Feb 20 Share TweetIt's anybody's guess why the Lakers (25-29) have yet to find that motivation to go out and lay everything on the floor to help themselves win games. The passing of the legendary Dr. Jerry Buss Monday morning could be that push they need to make a histor…Source: purpleandgoldblog.com
Del Negro: Clips likely to stand pat at deadlineUpdated Feb 20 Share TweetThe Los Angeles Clippers do not expect to make any trades before Thursday's NBA trade deadline, Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro said on Wednesday.Share TweetFor weeks, with his Los Angeles Lakers continuing to underperform and his prized offseason acquisition struggling both on the court and, reportedly, off it, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has held firm on one point - that the purple-and-gold wouldShare TweetTwo relievers brought in to upgrade the Angels bullpen are getting a little closer to being ready, manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday.Share TweetIt's anybody's guess why the Lakers (25-29) have yet to find that motivation to go out and lay everything on the floor to help themselves win games. The passing of the legendary Dr. Jerry Buss Monday morning could be that push they need to make a histor…Source: purpleandgoldblog.comShare TweetWhen the Los Angeles Lakers take the court on Wednesday night to play their longtime rivals, the Boston Celtics, in their first game after the death of Dr. Jerry Buss, they'll do so wearing special jersey patches honoring the late legendary owner. The t…Source: yahoo.com
Joe Johnson Gets Huge Buckets; The Warriors Are In TroubleUpdated Feb 20 Share TweetDespite the convenience to call the post-All Star period the NBA’s second half, the playoffs are right around the corner. This is a sprint in the final two months with the Heat having to play the most games before the playoffs with 32 (the Lakers: 26).Source: dimemag.com
Mr. Russell's House: Bill Russell and Bill SimmonsUpdated Feb 20 Share TweetNBA legend Bill Russell tells Bill Simmons about the time he was coaxed out of retirement to play for the Lakers, the racial tension he felt in Boston...Source: grantland.com
Dr. Jerry Buss TributeFeb 20Lakers pay tribute to Dr. Jerry Buss before hosting the Celtics Wednesday night.
Dwight, Lakers A Bad Fit?Feb 20Henry Abbott and David Thorpe discuss whether a change of scenery is in order for Dwight Howard?
Have Lakers Misused Dwight Howard?Feb 20Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Phil Jackson's comments about how the Lakers have used Dwight Howard.
Celtics Trade RumorsFeb 20Chris Broussard, Tim Legler and Tom Penn discuss the latest trade talk involving the Boston Celtics.
Adande: Lakers-Celtics game just can't compare to a passing greatFeb 20The Celtics-Lakers game felt secondary to everything after the death of Jerry Buss.