• Preview: Lakers vs. Nets

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Feb 6, 2013
    Can the Lakers win the championship? They have to get to the playoffs first, and I think they will get there." West was speaking before the Lakers faced the Brooklyn Nets in Brooklyn without the injured Dwight Howard and the suspended Metta World Peace, and with Kobe Bryant in the lineup despite a sprained elbow. The Lakers do have enough players to compensate for both players and are certainly still have enough talent to win this game IF they stick to the gameplan and stay focused for 48 minutes. Howard missed his third consecutive game with a torn labrum in his right shoulder and Gasol, his replacement, said he felt a pop in his right foot when he went down with a little more than 4 minutes remaining.
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      It wasn't that long ago (2 weeks to be exact) when Laker fans could only guess what type of team garbed in Lakers jersey will come out of the locker room. There are nights when the Lakers are so engaged that it looks like they're starting to come around…
    • Sources: Lakers tell Howard he won't be traded

      Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has told Dwight Howard he will not be traded before the Feb. 21 trade deadline, according to league sources.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kobe, Lakers topple Nets as Howard, World Peace sit

      Kobe, Lakers topple Nets as Howard, World Peace sit
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Brooklyn Has A Massive Meltdown Against The Lakers; Houston Scores 140 Points

      As much as we want to give credit to Kobe Bryant for icing the Lakers win in Brooklyn last night, L.A. should throw the Nets a bone. Brooklyn did everything they could outside of express mailing the W to Hollywood. Down the stretch, the Nets endured a c…
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Short-handed Lakers rally for third straight win

      Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-83 on Tuesday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Jerry West believes Lakers will make playoffs

      As a consultant to the Golden State Warriors, Jerry West has no allegiance to the Los Angeles Lakers, and no interest in seeing them make the playoffs.
      Source: ESPN.com

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