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Grading Los Angeles Lakers’ Steve Blake Trade

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The Los Angeles Lakers have traded veteran point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for guards Kent Bazemore and Marshon Brooks. Lakers 101 analyzes the trade and discusses the pros and cons.

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Shawne Williams to 10-Day Contract

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The Los Angeles Lakers have signed stretch forward Shawne Williams to a 10-day contract due to an injury-riddled squad. Will the Lakers extend Williams' contract for the remainder of the season?

Who Should Replace Injured Kobe Bryant on Western Conference All-Star Squad?

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While Los Angeles Lakers' star Kobe Bryant has been selected to his 16th All-Star game, Bryant is reportedly returning after All-Star weekend from his injury. Lakers 101 examines Kobe's potential replacements for the All-Star game, and suggests that Goran Dragic should be chosen to play in New Orleans on February 16.

Los Angeles Lakers Show Good Signs on Road Trip

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The Los Angeles Lakers fought hard through their road trip, and more wins should be coming at home.

Los Angeles Lakers Fight, Fall Short to Miami Heat

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The Los Angeles Lakers' second half comeback attempt was denied by the Miami Heat.

Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Voted to NBA All-Star Team

Los Angeles Lakers' superstar Kobe Bryant has been selected to his 16th NBA All-Star team, but the Hall of Fame shooting guard may not play the game in February. While the Western Conference is consisted of Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Blake Griffin, Stephen Curry and Bryant, the Eastern Conference starting five is Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George and Kyrie Irving.

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Manny Harris to 10-Day Contract

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The Los Angeles Lakers sign Manny Harris to a 10-day contract due to an injury-riddled backcourt of Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar, Steve Blake and Xavier Henry. Harris will continue to come off the bench as a backup guard, and will look to provide a boost to a short-handed squad.

Nick Young Taking on Scoring Role for Los Angeles Lakers

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Nick Young is making the most of his opportunity to star for a fighting Los Angeles Lakers squad.

Los Angeles Lakers Waive Shawne Williams

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The Los Angeles Lakers have waived forward Shawne Williams to reduce their roster to 14 players, one under the league maximum. Williams averaged 5.2 points per game while shooting 37.7 percent from the floor.

Examining Kendall Marshall’s Emergence with Los Angeles Lakers

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Los Angeles Lakers' point guard Kendall Marshall has been excellent in a starting role, and has given the team a pass-first mentality with Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant's absences. Can Marshall maintain his play, and live up to those draft expectations?