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Lakers look to move forward without Nash

Lakers look to move forward without Nash

nba.com ESPN.com deadspin.com yahoo.com Updated 17 hours ago
When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began distributing the ball to the likes of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol.
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  • Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    nba.com 10 hours ago
    The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight's preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets. The t…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Sacramento Kings

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Sacramento Kings

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    When the Maloofs graciously accepted $535 million from an ownership group led by Vivek Ranadivé, it meant Sacramentans could stop worrying about their hometown team being wrested away, and get back to just watching the Sacramento Kings play. What a puni…
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  • Watch Blake Griffin & Chris Paul Star In Jordan Brand’s “BG…

    Watch Blake Griffin & Chris Paul Star In Jordan Brand’s “BGCP3TV In HD” Premier

    dimemag.com 21 hours ago
    Last night, at 12:12 a.m. ET on the Adult Swim network the Jordan Brand sponsored “BGCP3TV in HD” sketch comedy show premiered. Say what you want about the Clippers teammates and Jordan Brand NBA all-stars failing to reach the Western Conference Finals …
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  • Excellent Rookie Hazing At Warriors Open Practice

    Excellent Rookie Hazing At Warriors Open Practice

    dimemag.com 23 hours ago
    Rookie hazing in the NBA is light years from the aggressive forms of torture rookies have undergone in the NFL, but it’s still a rite of passage however tame. The Golden State Warriors, especially, seem to delight in silly costumes and forced renditions…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Phoenix Suns

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Phoenix Suns

    yahoo.com 23 hours ago
    The Arizona desert turned up a UFO crash in 1953, purple alien eggs just last year and Lord knows what else in the 60 years between. It’s only natural the Phoenix Suns add another wrinkle to their own weird science experiment, turning a two-headed snake…
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  • GIF: Josh Childress Levels Jesse Wagstaff With Airborne Elbow

    GIF: Josh Childress Levels Jesse Wagstaff With Airborne Elbow

    dimemag.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Former Hawks and Suns forward Josh Childress, who spurned an NBA contract to sign a $20 million contract in July of 2008 to play in Greece, is now playing for the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League (NBL) in Australia. During a game against t…
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  • Dwight Howard On Return To Full Health: “I’m Getting There”

    Dwight Howard On Return To Full Health: “I’m Getting There”

    dimemag.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Dwight Howard’s goofy personality, oft-ugly post game, and contentious departures from the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers make it easy to forget that he’s still suffering ill-effects from 2012 back surgery. Recent praise from Houston Rockets teamm…
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  • Suns rookie Warren out with broken thumb

    Suns rookie Warren out with broken thumb

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Phoenix Suns rookie forward T.J. Warren has a small crack in a bone in his left thumb.
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  • Jeanie Buss Says Anyone Afraid To Play With Kobe Is “Probably A…

    Jeanie Buss Says Anyone Afraid To Play With Kobe Is “Probably A Loser”

    dimemag.com deadspin.com ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Fallout from ESPN’s excellent, sprawling, and scathing report on the ill-effects of Kobe Bryant’s presence with the Los Angeles Lakers continues. In response to the story quoting a source close to the team opining that Bryant’s ego is “scaring off free …
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Los Angeles Lakers

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Los Angeles Lakers

    yahoo.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    What are the Los Angeles Lakers even trying to do? With Kobe Bryant coming off a six-game season, the Lakers entered the offseason looking to assemble a roster and coaching staff able to carry the team to the postseason through their icon's massive two-…
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  • Chris Douglas-Roberts Is Bringing Short Shorts Back To The NBA

    Chris Douglas-Roberts Is Bringing Short Shorts Back To The NBA

    deadspin.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Chris Douglas-Roberts signed a one-year deal with the Clippers, and is taking advantage of the opportunity to inflict untold horrors on the basketball-loving public. Douglas-Roberts asked for medium-sized shorts. Functionally, those are short shorts.Rea…
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  • Old Clippers Fan Mauls Young Clippers Fan In Brawl During Game

    Old Clippers Fan Mauls Young Clippers Fan In Brawl During Game

    deadspin.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Button-up man took on T-shirt man at Wednesday night's Suns-Clippers game to determine whose style of shirt was superior. Or, maybe they were fighting for a dumber reason. Who knows.Read more...
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  • Eric Bledsoe's crossover makes Clippers' Jared Cunningham jog o…

    Eric Bledsoe's crossover makes Clippers' Jared Cunningham jog off the court, toward the stands (Video)

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    While the Phoenix Suns and Eric Bledsoe found themselves embroiled in a negotiating standoff this summer, the offseason drama had more to do with the vagaries of restricted free agency than any lack of interest on Phoenix's part in keeping the 24-year-o…
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  • Eric Bledsoe Shook Some Poor Scrub Right Off The Damn Court

    Eric Bledsoe Shook Some Poor Scrub Right Off The Damn Court

    deadspin.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Preseason basketball isn't really worth much of anyone's time, but there is value in the fact that it allows the game's best players ample opportunity to humiliate end-of-the-bench scrubs in live game action. That's how we ended up with Suns point guard…
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  • Video - Not Top Plays 01:24

    Not Top Plays

    Oct 24
    Watch the week's worst plays on "SportsCenter."
  • Video - Steve Nash To Miss Entire Season 03:59

    Steve Nash To Miss Entire Season

    Oct 23
    Ramona Shelburne discusses the Lakers announcing Steve Nash will miss the entire NBA season.
  • Video - Jeanie Buss Defends Kobe Bryant 03:41

    Jeanie Buss Defends Kobe Bryant

    Oct 23
    Lakers president Jeanie Buss discusses the recent criticism of Kobe Bryant, the challenges of landing free agents and competing with fiance Phil Jackson for Carmelo Anthony.
  • Video - Jeanie Buss Calls Out Kobe Haters 00:23

    Jeanie Buss Calls Out Kobe Haters

    Oct 23
    Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss voiced her opinion on "SportsCenter" regarding free agents and Kobe Bryant.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles Lakers

    Oct 23
    With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
  • Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas III

    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.