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Lakers' Blake will miss at least two more weeksLos Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake will be sidelined at least two more weeks with an abdominal strain.Share TweetSince Joe Lacob took over as owner of the Golden State Warriors, he has professed a desire to turn the franchise into a more stable, defensive-oriented club that can become a perennial playoff team and begin moving towards the upper echelon of the leagu…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Nov 28, 2012From Kobe's Facebook page: "Still not feeling well, it's a day in bed for me. Nothing like a good book to take my mind of last night's tough loss. I'm lovin this one!" The book is, per Amazon, a funny memoir of a father's descent into poverty …Share Tweetnba.com Nov 28, 2012The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned rookie center Robert Sacre to the D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders.Share Tweet
The Key Behind Brooklyn’s Early Season Successdimemag.com Nov 28, 2012Currently, the Brooklyn Nets are tied with the Knicks for the lead in the Atlantic after winning their last three games (over New York, Portland and the Clippers). Much of their success can be attributed to Brook Lopez‘s excellent post play, which has tShare TweetChauncey Billups is returning to the court for the Los Angeles Clippers against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night after being sidelined for more than nine months because of injury.Share Tweet
The ‘Bulls fan’ that traded a toilet-submerged jersey for Drew Gooden’s tickets defends his tastesyahoo.com Nov 28, 2012We realize we're getting into the sort of hard and fast Fan Dude rules that we absolutely abhor. Live in Boston and want to root for the Lakers? Go ahead. Live in Los Angeles and can't stomach the ownership for either team - pick away, you've got 28 othShare Tweetyahoo.com Nov 28, 2012Sometimes, it's hard to know just what to say about a team that's clearly in the midst of an epic struggle. After watching the Cleveland Cavaliers drop a 91-78 decision to the Phoenix Suns on Monday - the Cavs' fourth straight loss, their fourth in fiveShare Tweet
The 5 Worst Blowouts In The NBA Over The Last 30 Yearsdimemag.com Nov 28, 2012The Oklahoma City Thunder laid the smackdown on the Bobcats on Monday night, winning 114-69, and negating the positive work new head coach Mike Dunlap had done with the Bobcats to start the season. The Thunder’s 45-point rout of the Bobcats was highlighShare TweetI guess the Los Angeles Lakers didn't catch the ending of that epic Pacers-Raptors tilt on Halloween, because if they did, they'd know that you should probably try to keep George Hill out of the paint with the game winding down. They didn't on Tuesday n…Share Tweet
Referee Joey Crawford does a little dance, makes a little love, makes huge call against Lakers (VIDEO)Many NBA fans, including those of us here at BDL, consider Joey Crawford the NBA's most visible referee. Part of that has to do with the fact that he's been officiating NBA games for more than 35 years, meaning you've probably seen his cue-ball kruller …Share TweetGeorge Hill's high-arching shot over Dwight Howard went in with 0.1 seconds left, and the Indiana Pacers withstood Kobe Bryant's 40-point performance and the Lakers' last-minute rally for a 79-77 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday night.Share TweetKevin Love had 23 points and an NBA season-high 24 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves stop a five-game losing streak by beating the Sacramento Kings 97-89 on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Pistons Dominate Suns By 40Nov 28Detroit tops Phoenix for their first two-game win streak of the season, 117-77.
The Forum: Steve Nash's ReturnNov 28Brian Kamenetzky and Andy Kamenetzky on the impact Steve Nash's return will have on the Lakers.
Nuggets At Lakers FridayNov 28Antonio Davis previews Nuggets at Lakers Friday, 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Would Phil Jackson Coach The Clippers?Nov 28Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith debate whether Phil Jackson would coach the Clippers if he was offered the job.