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NEW YORK - That LeBron James jersey could get a little more expensive.Companies that make clothing and shoes for the National Basketball Association players are in the crosshairs of President Donald Trump's escalating China trade wars.So, the question is, ...
3 days ago
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CHICAGO - After becoming a free agent following his lone stint in Los Angeles during the 2012-13 season. the Lakers desperately sought to keep Dwight Howard.They wanted him so bad they littered America's second largest city with corny "Stay" ...
Aug 28, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) because the deal hasn' ...
Aug 24, 2019
AKRON, Ohio - LeBron James has dedicated a basketball court at the school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown.Joined by his close friends and former teammates from nearby St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, James helped unveil a multicolored outdoor ...
Aug 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS - USA Basketball opened training camp on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) for the Fiba World Cup, which starts Aug. 31 in China. Here are 10 things to know about the tournament and the Americans' quest for an unprecedented third gold ...
Aug 6, 2019
Since its introduction a couple of years ago, the "Agimat" series of LeBron James' signature shoe line with Nike has continued to strengthen the bond between the basketball superstar and his Filipino fans. The Nike LeBron Agimat sneakers have seen action in ...
Aug 1, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Zion Williamson's first NBA show was a sellout.And it ended earlier than the fans wanted.The No. 1 overall draft pick by the New Orleans Pelicans didn't keep his adoring new public waiting for his display of ...
Jul 6, 2019
THIS year's free agency frenzy might have started to subside a little bit, but hoops fans' eyes suddnely lit up after Kawhi Leonard finally made his much-awaited decision to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers alongside Paul George. ...
Jul 5, 2019
From the mail bag: "Hey Esquire, what do you think about LeBron's man bag? Cool? Not cool?" We've discussed the conundrum of the man bag before, but let us do it again because the basketball superstar started a ...
Jun 23, 2019
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D'ANGELO Russell returning to Hollywood?Reports say the Los Angeles Lakers and Russell are interested, with the team looking for big name support to LeBron James and Anthony Davis and the former No. 2 pick set for free agency.Two years ...
Jun 23, 2019
If the Purple and Gold's goal this summer was to steal the spotlight away from newly crowned NBA champs Toronto Raptors, then it's mission accomplished for Rob Pelinka and Co. The Lakers just brought Mardi Gras to Hollywood by acquiring ...
Jun 17, 2019
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THE saga is over.When this trade is done, everybody can say they won.The Lakers, the Pelicans, Rich Paul, LeBron James, they all can take a victory lap. The trade that will be official in the coming weeks sending Anthony Davis ...
Jun 16, 2019
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all.The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis to the Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh ...
Jun 16, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - There was a moment, not long before the postseason started, when Toronto coach Nick Nurse learned all that he really needed to know about Kawhi Leonard and what makes the man of few words tick.The conversation was about the ...
Jun 9, 2019
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NEW YORK - Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker also were big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced.Those guards can cash in with supermax contracts based on their selections to one ...
May 24, 2019
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EL SEGUNDO, California - Frank Vogel's determination to build "organizational togetherness" within the Los Angeles Lakers met the reality of the team's current dysfunction on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).Vogel's introduction as the Lakers' coach was ...
May 21, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - A person familiar with the search says the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach and Jason Kidd as an assistant.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) because ...
May 12, 2019
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FRANK Vogel has signed a three-year deal to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, with Jason Kidd taking on a prominent role as assistant coach, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Vogel, 45, got the Lakers ...
May 11, 2019
NEW YORK - Though LeBron James didn't make the playoffs in his first season in Los Angeles, his move to the Lakers paid off in jersey sales.The NBA announced Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that James had the most popular individual ...
Apr 26, 2019
THE King abandoned his court in Cleveland in the summer of 2018. He left behind the Cavaliers in disarray, a whole lot of losing, and an overall toxic existence. The Cavs have yet to rebuild and climb the ladder once again. As ...
Apr 25, 2019
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