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Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat starts against Los Angeles Clippers Updated Nov 14, 2012
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will play in Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers despite a sprained left foot.
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  • Bogut to rehab in L.A. during Warriors' road trip Nov 14, 2012
    Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut will be in the Los Angeles area during part of the team's upcoming road trip to rehabilitate his surgically repaired left ankle.
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  • Kobe Bryant visits with Los Angeles homeless in new web miniseries (VIDEO) Nov 14, 2012
    Pretty much every elite professional athlete in the world supports a charitable cause, whether by setting up a personal foundation or joining forces with a preexisting group. Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant, via the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Fo…
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  • NBA players union still appealing Cousins' suspension Nov 14, 2012
    The NBA players' association is continuing its appeal on behalf of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins even after he has served his suspension.
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  • Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Knicks did in May, took a pass on the coach with 11 rings

    At least the Lakers gave Phil Jackson a courtesy call. The Knicks didn’t even pick up the telephone last May to gauge whether the Zen Master had any interest in possibly winning title No. 12 with Red Holzman’s old club.
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  • Create-a-Caption: ‘I mean … maybe this time, *you* take the shot’ Nov 14, 2012
    Listen, people can freak out all the want about whether Mike D'Antoni is the right coach to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a title, whether the Buss family or Phil Jackson and his representatives were to blame for the disintegration of an alleged handsh…
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  • The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA Season Nov 14, 2012
    Yes, we know the season is still young. There are a lot of games left to be played in what should be a great year, but still, it seems there’ll be a surprise for us waiting around every corner. This season has already given us some unexpected gut-punche
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  • The Spurs' Final Play Was Brilliant. The Lakers' Final Play Was A Hot Mess. Nov 14, 2012
    The Spurs' 84-82 win over the Lakers came down to a pair of plays in the waning seconds. San Antonio's relied on the element of surprise, an unlikely shooter, everyone knowing their roles. Los Angeles's consisted of Pau Gasol shooting a three. This is w…
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  • Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A Show Nov 14, 2012
    Pau Gasol, we hope you surround yourself with protection tonight. You might turn up along the rocks in the Pacific Ocean tomorrow morning, courtesy of a crazed Kobe Bryant. Down two on the last possession last night against the Spurs, Gasol couldn’t fin
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  • Barack Obama's Advice for the Clippers Nov 14, 2012
    Barack Obama offers his advice to Chris Paul and asks him to relay a message to Blake Griffin about his jump shot.
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  • About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All the Marlins Get Traded Nov 14, 2012
    Pretty much every morning, About Last Night provides you with the essential sports headlines that you need to know. This is not one of those mornings....
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  • Video - Magic Johnson Questions Lakers Ownership 01:44

    Magic Johnson Questions Lakers Ownership

    Nov 14
    Magic Johnson on how the Lakers went about hiring Mike D'Antoni.
  • Video - Heat-Clippers Preview 01:59

    Heat-Clippers Preview

    Nov 14
    Jonathan Coachman and Tim Legler preview the Heat vs. Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity 08:28

    TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity

    Nov 14
    David Thorpe loves Mike D'Antoni's offense, and he loves the Lakers' top players, but he doesn't see a match between coach and roster. Plus Coach Thorpe's favorite rookie.
  • Video - The Forum: State Of The Lakers 04:34

    The Forum: State Of The Lakers

    Nov 14
    Brian Kamenetzky and Andy Kamenetzky discuss the current state of Lakers after a wild week.