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The Banged-up Los Angeles Lakers Look to Get First Win of the Series Tonight at Staples Center
April 26th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers have had some bad luck this season. Dealing with injuries has been an issue all year and the playoffs have been no different. Starting PG Steve Nash has been battling a right hip/hamstring injury for the better part of the past month and the pain is so...

Los Angeles Lakers PG Steve Blake to Return to Action Tuesday
January 28th, 2013 at 12:10 PM
***PHOTO1***Lakers backup PG Steve Blake has been cleared to return to the court for Tuesday's game against the New Orleans Hornets. Blake has missed the last 37 games after tearing an abdominal muscle back on November 11. Blake underwent surgery, took injections of platelet-rich plasma, and cortisone shots to deal...

Los Angeles Lakers Host Denver Nuggets Tonight at Staples Center
January 6th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to stop a two-game skid tonight against the visiting Denver Nuggets. The matchup will be the third of the season between the two teams, with Denver taking the last game 126-114 at the Pepsi Center two weeks ago. The game kicks-off a difficult week...

3 Players the Los Angeles Lakers Should Trade for to Improve Their Roster Before February Trade Deadline
January 2nd, 2013 at 6:19 PM
  ***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers fell to 15-16 last night in a 103-99 loss at home to the Philadelphia 76ers. Los Angeles is now 9-9 since coach Mike D’Antoni took over the team. D’Antoni deserves some of the blame for the Lakers below-average play since he arrived but at some point...

Game Preview: Los Angeles Lakers Host Charlotte Bobcats; Pau Gasol Returns to Starting Lineup
December 18th, 2012 at 2:01 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers (11-14) are looking to push their win streak to three games tonight against the visiting Charlotte Bobcats (7-16). The Lakers are coming off their best two games in weeks, with two road wins over Washington and Philadelphia. Pau Gasol will return to action tonight after missing...

Game Preview: Los Angeles Lakers Take on Team with NBA’s Best Record, the Oklahoma City Thunder
December 7th, 2012 at 2:44 PM
 ***PHOTO1***The Lakers (9-10) travel to Oklahoma City tonight to face the 15-4 Thunder. It’s a tale of two completely different teams, with the Los Angeles having a 2-5 record on the road and the Thunder being 9-2 at home. The game will pit the NBA’s top two leaders in scoring...

Los Angeles Lakers Travel to Houston to Take-On Rockets
December 4th, 2012 at 12:25 PM
 ***PHOTO1***Put simply, nothing is going right for the Los Angeles Lakers right now. Los Angeles (8-9) is still trying to figure out the new D’Antoni offense, and injuries continue to prevent the Lakers from developing any on-court chemistry. With news that Pau Gasol will not play tonight surfacing, Antawn Jamison...

Lakers PF Pau Gasol to Miss Tonight’s Game (Tendinitis)
December 4th, 2012 at 11:39 AM
***PHOTO1***Pau Gasol will not play in the Lakers' road matchup with the Houston Rockets tonight. Gasol has tendinitis in both knees and will be replaced by Antawn Jamison in the starting lineup. The play of Gasol has been inconsistent this season, averaging 12.6 points and 8.8 rebounds a game. Gasol...

Lakers PG Steve Blake to Undergo Surgery, Out Six to Eight Weeks
December 3rd, 2012 at 2:56 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers can’t seem to catch a break. Today, they announced that injured point guard Steve Blake will need surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle, missing the next six to eight weeks. The surgery, termed laparoscopic surgery, will be performed by Dr. Craig Smith. Blake sustained an...

Los Angeles Lakers Bench Improving Game by Game
November 26th, 2012 at 2:35 PM
  ***VIDEO1***In the last three games for the Los Angeles Lakers, they are 1-2 but coach Mike D’Antoni and the Lakers are encouraged by the improved play of the bench. With key injuries to guys like Steve Nash, Steve Blake, and Jordan Hill the Lakers’ bench has seen much more playing...

Regardless of Conflicting Reports on Steve Nash’s Expected Return, Lakers Should Sit Nash for a Month
November 5th, 2012 at 5:32 PM
***VIDEO1***Steve Nash was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture in his shin on Saturday, but multiple media outlets have reported different return times for Nash. Originally, the Lakers announced that Nash would miss one week. However, after the win over the Detroit Pistons last night, the LA Times reported that Nash...

Battle Los Angeles: Previewing Tonight’s Lakers Vs. Clippers Game
November 2nd, 2012 at 4:55 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers are heading into Friday night’s matchup with the Clippers with a 0-2 record and without starting point guard Steve Nash. Oppositely, the Clippers are 1-0, coming off of a 101-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. With the media in a frenzy over the Lakers’ slow start,...

3 Things to Watch for in Tonight’s Final Preseason Game for the Los Angeles Lakers
October 25th, 2012 at 4:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Lakers take on the Sacramento Kings tonight at 7 pm at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The Lakers are still winless this preseason but a win isn’t what the Lakers’ coaching staff is concerned with. Watch for these three things in tonight’s matchup: 1.       Who...

Los Angeles Lakers Look for First Win of Preseason Tonight Against Jazz
October 16th, 2012 at 4:16 PM
 ***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers’ multiple injuries and lack of production from the bench have resulted in a 0-3 start to the preseason. The Lakers are looking to change that tonight when they take on the Utah Jazz for a second straight game. The Jazz won Saturday night at Staples Center...

3 Things We Learned from the Los Angeles Lakers First Preseason Game
October 8th, 2012 at 5:55 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  1. The Lakers have yet to master the Princeton Offense. The Lakers had only five days of practice in the Princeton Offense before their first preseason game Sunday night. The starting five looked impressive against the Warriors but once head coach Mike Brown put in the backups, the offense struggled. This...

Los Angeles Lakers’ 2012-2013 Position Preview: Point Guard
September 3rd, 2012 at 1:44 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  The Los Angeles Lakers have had a serious deficiency at the point guard position for a decade. Finally, the Lakers’ front office has made a move to bring in one of the best point guards of all time, Steve Nash. Nash has 9,916 career assists (5th in NBA history) and...