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LOS ANGELES - Despite missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers are keeping alive their slim hopes of trying to avoid the play-in tournament.Kyle Kuzma's driving layup with 6.9 seconds remaining gave the short-handed ...
A day ago
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CHICAGO - Purple-and-gold smoke leaked out of the Lakers chimney today. Good news has arrived. The King is back.Per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, LeBron James is "pain-free after several days off - and able to make hard cuts and elevate. ...
3 days ago
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LOS ANGELES - Anthony Davis is playing like his superstar self again. At the same time, he's reminding everyone just how dangerous the Los Angeles Lakers can be.Davis had 42 points and 12 rebounds and the Lakers never trailed in ...
4 days ago
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LOS ANGELES - Anthony Davis had 42 points and 12 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers never trailed in a 123-110 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Alex Caruso each had 17 points ...
4 days ago
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THE Los Angeles Lakers won't have home-court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. They need help if they're going to escape the play-in tournament. Worse yet, their invitation to the postseason isn&# ...
5 days ago
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Damian Lillard had 38 points to lead Portland to a 106-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) that gave the Trail Blazers the tiebreaker over their Western Conference foe as the regular season ...
6 days ago
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CHICAGO - I haven't used the word "clobbered" in a sentence for a long time. But after watching today's marquee NBA match-up, I found an appropriate place to apply the stinging verb.Clippers 118. Lakers 94.Already without ...
May 7, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Anthony Davis scored 25 points and had key plays on both ends of the floor in the final minute as the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-89 victory over the Denver ...
May 4, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers were dealt another disappointing loss, this time by the short-handed Toronto Raptors. But seeing LeBron James head to the locker room early served as a reminder it could have been much worse.James left with ...
May 3, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - LeBron James' return to the Lakers' lineup wasn't enough to lift Los Angeles out of its slump.James scored 16 points in his first action in nearly six weeks, but the Sacramento Kings were able to ...
May 1, 2021
LEBRON Lopez' inclusion in the Gilas Pilipinas pool may raise some eyebrows, but Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin sees no reason why capable young players should be excluded from consideration."I think there's plenty of ...
Apr 30, 2021
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WASHINGTON - Still missing LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers lost for the fourth time in their past five games Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), beaten, 116-107, by the Washington Wizards, who got league scoring leader Bradley Beal's 27 points ...
Apr 29, 2021
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By John Denton ORLANDO, Florida - Dennis Schroder scored 13 of 21 points in the fourth quarter, Anthony Davis added 18 points and eight rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Orlando Magic, 114-103, on ...
Apr 27, 2021
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DALLAS - Luka Doncic had 18 points and 13 assists and the Dallas Mavericks overcame a 17-point deficit to beat Los Angeles, 108-91, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in Lakers star Anthony Davis' second game back from a long ...
Apr 25, 2021
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DALLAS - Anthony Davis is back for the Los Angeles Lakers. Now the Dallas Mavericks have to see how long they might without their big man, Kristaps Porzingis.Luka Doncic scored 30 points, leading the Mavericks to a 115-110 victory over the ...
Apr 23, 2021
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DALLAS - Luka Doncic scored 30 points, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 115-110 victory over the Lakers on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in the return of Los Angeles star Anthony Davis from a 30-game injury absence.Davis was rusty ...
Apr 23, 2021
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DALLAS - Anthony Davis is still on track to end the longest absence of the eight-time All-Star's NBA career as the Los Angeles Lakers open a four-game road trip with the first of two in Dallas.The Lakers ...
Apr 23, 2021
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CHARLOTTE - Frank Vogel isn't complaining about the Los Angeles Lakers finishing a seven-game road trip with a 4-3 record."I think all of our guys are really fatigued right now," the Lakers' second-year head coach said. "We are ...
Apr 14, 2021
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AS teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it's injuries to key players - not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 - that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race in both conferences.Still, preparing ...
Apr 13, 2021
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CHICAGO - My Easter Sunday went better than expected.I had a hearty breakfast with my wife and son. Heard mass at noon, feasted on lechon kawali for lunch before finishing the day off with a pizza dinner while watching the women' ...
Apr 5, 2021
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CHICAGO - Title-contending teams such as the Brooklyn Nets and the Denver Nuggets recently stocked up more talent in their rosters as the May 23 playoffs date approaches.The defending NBA champion Lakers, meanwhile, just kept adding to their rising stack of ...
Apr 1, 2021
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