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Kobe May Still Be the Answer to Turn Lakers Around

Kobe May Still Be the Answer to Turn Lakers Around

purpleandgoldblog.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
As much it is for Laker fans clamoring for the firing of Mike D'Antoni, the players have to be the ones to take the initiative to resolve the problems themselves. D'Antoni may have been showing how inept he is in coaching this team, especially this mont…
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  • Clippers' Paul out again with bruised kneecap

    Clippers' Paul out again with bruised kneecap

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul will sit out Thursday night's games against the Phoenix Suns with a bruised right kneecap.
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  • Kobe May Still Be the Answer to Turn Lakers Around

    Kobe May Still Be the Answer to Turn Lakers Around

    purpleandgoldblog.com Jan 24, 2013
    As much it is for Laker fans clamoring for the firing of Mike D'Antoni, the players have to be the ones to take the initiative to resolve the problems themselves. D'Antoni may have been showing how inept he is in coaching this team, especially this mont…
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  • Lakers' Howard (shoulder) cleared for return

    Lakers' Howard (shoulder) cleared for return

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Lakers center Dwight Howard, who aggravated his right shoulder injury, was examined Friday in Los Angeles by shoulder specialist Dr. James Tibone who confirmed there is no further damage, and that Howard has been cleared to continue to play.
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  • Duncan, Bosh headline 2013 All-Star reserves

    Duncan, Bosh headline 2013 All-Star reserves

    nba.com Jan 24, 2013
    The San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan and the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh headline the list of 14 players that have been selected by the coaches as reserves for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game, the NBA announced today. Duncan earns his 14th selection, trailing only …
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  • Pedro returning to Red Sox as a special assistant

    Pedro returning to Red Sox as a special assistant

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    BOSTON (AP) -- Pedro Martinez has returned to the Boston Red Sox.
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  • Family Affair: By acquiring Justin Upton to pair with his recen…

    Family Affair: By acquiring Justin Upton to pair with his recent…

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    By acquiring Justin Upton to pair with his recently-signed older brother B.J., the Braves might have both the game's best outfield and the best team, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • Flipping The Script: The Lakers were supposed to be the toast o…

    Flipping The Script: The Lakers were supposed to be the toast of Los A…

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Lakers were supposed to be the toast of Los Angeles. But at the midpoint of the season, it's the rival Clippers at the head of the class, says Ben Golliver, who grades every team.
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  • Lakers Rumors: Players “Go At Each Other” In Team Meeting

    Lakers Rumors: Players “Go At Each Other” In Team Meeting

    dimemag.com Jan 24, 2013
    A super-entertaining article posted on the L.A. Times web site last night by writer Mike Bresnahan describes a Lakers team meeting held before yesterday’s shootaround in Memphis, where the “guys went at each other a little bit.” The picture he paint
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  • LeBron Unleashes the Beast on the Raptors; The Lakers Lose Dwig…

    LeBron Unleashes the Beast on the Raptors; The Lakers Lose Dwight Howard

    dimemag.com Jan 24, 2013
    You know you have a good team when you can withstand five three-pointers from Jose Calderon, 36 combined points off the bench from a journeyman (Alan Anderson) and a rookie (Terrence Ross), and a turnover and missed shot from LeBron in the final minute.…
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  • Video - Dwight Howard Cleared To Play 04:23

    Dwight Howard Cleared To Play

    Jan 24
    Dwight Howard expected to play Friday night against the Jazz.
  • Video - Paul-less Clippers Fall To Suns 01:09

    Paul-less Clippers Fall To Suns

    Jan 24
    Goran Dragic scores 24 points in Suns' 93-88 win over Clippers.

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