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purpleandgoldblog.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
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…Upvote Share Tweet
Dwight 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.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 23, 2013Brook 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.Upvote Share 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.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 23, 2013Los 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.Upvote Share TweetLos Angeles Dodgers reliever Scott Elbert had elbow surgery for the second time in five months, the team announced Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetThe New York Knicks have surpassed the Los Angeles Lakers as the most valuable team in the NBA, according to Forbes' annual study.Upvote Share Tweet
Handing out awards at NBA's midway pointCNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013With the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …Upvote Share TweetThings seemed to be going well for the Los Angeles Clippers in the early going of their Tuesday night matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder. I mean, not perfectly - All-World point guard and leader Chris Paul wasn't in the lineup, which, even if you loUpvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 23, 2013With 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Too Good To Believe: The NBA-best Thunder continue to get better despi…CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
We Went There: Thunder-Clippersgrantland.com Jan 23, 2013Kevin Durant is now method branding. You may be familiar with this new "KD IS NOT NICE," or ("#KDISNOTNICE" for my Twitterati) Nike campaign. I can't ...Upvote Share Tweet