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Reserves Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes each scored 16 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers easily routed the Memphis Grizzlies 99-73 Monday night with Chris Paul missing his first game this season because of a bruised right kneecap.
Share TweetThe Lakers have turned to none other than Kobe Bryant to spearhead that defensive turnaround.Share TweetFormer major leaguer Enzo Hernandez has died in an apparent suicide.Source: CNNSI.com
Lakers' Gasol to miss fifth game with concussionUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetPau Gasol is expected to miss his fifth straight game for the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night while he recovers from a concussion.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetSigned were outfielders Deivy Castillo and Ariel Sandoval; shortstop Ravel Hernandez; and right-handed pitcher Miguel Urena. Each player is 17 years old.Source: MLB.com
Cleveland Cavaliers may target LeBron James in 2014 free agency, according to reportUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetAfter a Sunday night loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers sit at 9-30, owners of the second-worst record in the NBA and, outside of the transcendent Kyrie Irving, possessed of relatively little that's likely to stoke fans' interest. I…Source: yahoo.com
Top prospect Cowart among 21 invited to campUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetThe Angels announced 21 non-roster players who will be joining those on the 40-man roster in Spring Training next month.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Lakers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 20-point win over the last-place Cavaliers, thanks in large part to the return of Dwight Howard from a shoulder injury. But the real star of the show was Metta World Peace, who, with reporters gathered …Source: deadspin.com
Best N.B.A. Games of the WeekUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetBest N.B.A. games this week pit the Lakers and Bucks, the Rockets and Pacers and the Warriors vs. the Spurs.Source: nytimes.com
McMenamin: Still plenty of questions for LakersUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetDespite return of Howard and a victory over lowly Cavs, L.A. remains unsettledSource: ESPN.com
A Hungry Carmelo And Chris Copeland Will The Knicks Over New Orleans; The Lakers Get Dwight And A WinUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetOn Sunday, the Knicks were looking to Chris Copeland (22 points) to guide them early harder than someone lost looks for the North Star. The “other” guy in the Knicks’ recent starting five hit his first three threes in rapid fire to keep his team aflSource: dimemag.comShare TweetDwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds in his return from a three-game injury absence, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their six-game losing streak with a 113-93 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.Source: ESPN.com
Importance Of Lakers Beating HeatJan 14Antonio Davis discusses the Lakers' Thursday game against the Heat.
NFL mailbag -- Running QBs have leg up, for nowJan 14The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, reader questions.
Peter King: Offensive outburst, meeting of legends set up conference final…Jan 14DENVER -- Ray Lewis was sick Saturday night, 90 minutes after the Ravens had stunned the Broncos here, and he was waiting in a stadium anteroom to be connected with Deion Sanders for an NFL Network interview. "Flu?'' someone asked him. He nodded in…