ARLINGTON, Texas - Clayton Kershaw's glittering career lacked two of the most satisfying accomplishments: a win deep in the World Series and a championship ring.He took the mound on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) with the Los Angeles Dodgers shaken, and ...
Oct 26, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Police and California Highway Patrol officers shut down ramps leading to the Los Angeles downtown area after the Lakers won the NBA Finals on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Thousands of people gathered outside the Staples Center after the team ...
Oct 12, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The ultimate anguish. The ultimate joy.This season, for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, had it all. And it ended in the only fashion that they deemed would be acceptable, with them back atop the basketball ...
Oct 12, 2020
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CHICAGO - The names and faces have changed, so have the uniforms. But some things stay the same. These new-look L.A. Clippers seem to be honoring their inglorious past and are rehashing old, familiar habits. Choking. Freezing. Brain farting. Or whatever ...
Sep 14, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Anthony Davis had 31 points and 11 rebounds and the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from an opening loss to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-88 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in Game 2 ...
Aug 21, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - LeBron James never took it for granted, no matter how routine it became.He never counted on playing even one playoff game in a season, even long after it became viewed as a failure if he didn't ...
Aug 18, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The Los Angeles Lakers' path to a 17th championship looks awfully perilous from the outset, and not just because the Western Conference's top seeds have struggled in the bubble.Damian Lillard by himself is enough to make ...
Aug 17, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - This is the land of in-between for the Los Angeles Lakers.Games right now matter, in the sense that only three contests are left to build momentum for the postseason. And games right now don't matter, ...
Aug 7, 2020
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CHICAGO - I was a virtual fan during last night's first game of the official NBA restart in Orlando. Watching but not necessarily paying attention.Except for keeping track of Jordan Clarkson's minutes and production, the Utah Jazz versus ...
Jul 31, 2020
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Rajon Rondo broke his right thumb in practice with the Los Angeles Lakers in Florida.The veteran point guard will be out for six to eight weeks, the Lakers said on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time). Rondo will have surgery ...
Jul 13, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson while leading the Los Angeles Lakers to their sixth straight victory, 118-109 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time). ...
Feb 26, 2020
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CHICAGO - With 16 championships attached to a glamorous name, the Lakers can always lay claim to Los Angeles as "their" city. But on one star-studded night, as the NBA opened for it's 2019-20 season, the Clippers emerged from ...
Oct 23, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - Kawhi Leonard hit seven straight shots in one stretch, creating a run for the Clippers that his new teammates quickly joined."It's a great sign of leadership," coach Doc Rivers said. "He talks with his game."Leonard began ...
Oct 23, 2019
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CHICAGO - The best team in the upcoming 2019-20 NBA season is in Los Angeles. And it's not the Lakers.The best player is also in Los Angeles. And it's neither LeBron James nor Anthony Davis.It' ...
Oct 21, 2019
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CHICAGO - After a miserable past 15 games in which the team went 5-10 and fell from fourth place all the way down to ninth place in the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Lakers finally caught a little break on Saturday (Sunday, ...
Jan 27, 2019
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CHICAGO - The hysteria of the NBA's impending free-agency season just got so sleazy and salacious you might need to take a shower after reading this piece.Of the multiple scenarios laid out there, this is what tickles the captive ...
Jun 13, 2018
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Chris Paul warmly greeted Andre Ingram when the 32-year-old guards both arrived at the Staples Center scorers' table to check in. Although they were born six months apart, Paul was in his 892nd regular-season game, while ...
Apr 11, 2018
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant has created a wealth of memories, overcome a host of setbacks and reached a multitude of milestones during his 20-year NBA career, which ends Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time0 at Staples Center. Here are 12 key moments ...
Apr 13, 2016
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LAS VEGAS - Authorities are retracing Lamar Odom's $75,000 visit to the brothel where he was found unconscious as the former NBA and reality TV star remains hospitalized and the Kardashian team spars with the brothel's owner over ...
Oct 16, 2015
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EL SEGUNDO, California - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Lou Williams, forward Brandon Bass and second-round draft pick Anthony Brown.The Lakers announced the signings Thursday (Friday, Manila time), the first day to formally sign new NBA contracts.Williams and ...
Jul 10, 2015
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