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PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns plowed through the regular season in impressive fashion, breaking an 11-year playoff drought by finishing with the second-most wins in the entire league.Their postseason reward: A first-round date with the defending NBA champion Los ...
May 23, 2021
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NEW ORLEANS - LeBron James looked to be in playoff form when he hit deep 3s, delivered an accurate, no-look, behind-the-back pass out of a double team to Alex Caruso under the basket, or flipped an alley-oop lob to ...
May 17, 2021
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NEW ORLEANS - LeBron James scored 25 points before he appeared to mildly aggravate a right ankle injury and the Los Angeles Lakers closed out the regular season with a 110-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night (Monday, Manila ...
May 17, 2021
DURING her acceptance speech on behalf of her late husband during Kobe Bryant's enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Vanessa Bryant provided a key insight into Kobe's gritty hardcourt perseverance.The late Lakers legend famously never let little things ...
May 16, 2021
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CHICAGO -- Frank Vogel is cut from the same cloth as Ryan Gregorio. Smart, articulate, always well put together, and oh so easy to like.But on the eve of his team's trip to play out the remaining two games of ...
May 15, 2021
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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 ...
May 13, 2021
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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. ...
May 11, 2021
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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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CHICAGO - There used to be just three. Mark Cuban. Luka Doncic. Draymond Green.Thanks to LeBron James, the carpool lane in the expressway of grievances just got a little crowded. And noisier, too.After the Lakers fell to Toronto today, 121-114, ...
May 3, 2021
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CHICAGO -- It was 7:30 pm in Los Angeles when the ball tipped off at Staples Center to mark the final game of a busy Friday night in the association.But for the defending champion Lakers, it was desperation time.Without their ...
May 1, 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
THE CHINATOWN Market x Converse four-pack has just dropped, and Lakers or Bulls fans looking for a colorful nod to franchise history should consider taking a look.The Converse collab with the famed streetwear brand cloaks a Chuck 70 in two ...
Apr 27, 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
KYLE Kuzma stepped out into a Lakers pre-game with a fit that was instantly polarizing. Was it fire? Was it a fail? Opinions seemed split. You could even say that it reflected a lot of commenters' own fashion opinions back at ...
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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LOS ANGELES - Andre Drummond left his Lakers debut with a bruised right toe, and Jrue Holiday scored 28 points in the Milwaukee Bucks' 112-97 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and ...
Apr 1, 2021
HE'S made custom jewelry and stained-glass backboards for the world's biggest basketball players. Now, the guy Men's Journal calls the "NBA's go-to artist" has made a brand-new creation: an Instagram filter. ...
Mar 25, 2021
MARCH 16 is unofficially Stone Cold Steve Austin day, as the date echoes the WWE legend's famous "Austin 3:16 says I just whipped your ass!" quote.It was a line that helped launch the Texas Rattlesnake's wrestling career (and ...
Mar 17, 2021
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CHICAGO - A typical NBA charter plane is packed with players, coaches, training staff, medical personnel, PR people and reporters covering the local team market.On their next road trip, it might not be a bad idea for the Los Angeles Lakers to ...
Mar 16, 2021
WHILE we expectantly wait for the trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy to drop, Entertainment Weekly ran a lengthy feature on the upcoming feature film for its new issue.The story confirmed some of the wildest rumors circling the new movie, ...
Mar 5, 2021
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