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Throwback Thursday: Kobe Bryant Scores 47 Points In Must-Win Game Over Blazers
April 6th, 2017 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** [embedded content] Kobe Bryant always had a knack for playing the most minutes he could, while still performing at a high level. On April 10, 2013, he played all 48 minutes and scored 47 points in an 113-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. His performance garnered "MVP!" chants in...

Magic Johnson’s hiring showcases Lakers’ lack of imagination
February 2nd, 2017 at 3:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers have operated and showcased themselves as the utmost brand in the NBA, which has been fine as, for the vast majority of its existence, that's been true. Those are, however, days of the past. Magic Johnson's arrival is...

Grading Los Angeles Lakers’ Steve Blake Trade
February 27th, 2014 at 9:50 PM
About a week ago, the Los Angeles Lakers traded veteran point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for guards Kent Bazemore and Marshon Brooks. ***PHOTO1*** After multiple reports suggested that big men Pau Gasol, Jordan Hill and Chris Kaman may be traded, the Lakers ultimately decided to part ways with...

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Shawne Williams to 10-Day Contract
February 9th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
A familiar face has rejoined the Purple and Gold.   ***PHOTO1*** After being waived on January seven before his contract would have become fully guaranteed, the Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Shawne Williams to a 10-day contract due to an injury-riddled squad. ***PHOTO2*** Even with the signing of Williams, the Lakers only had...

Los Angeles Lakers Fight, Fall Short to Miami Heat
January 24th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers played tough against the Miami Heat, but ultimately fell short by a final count of 109-102. ***PHOTO1*** In the first half the Lakers looked out of sorts on the defensive end of the floor, which has been the case all season. Countless layups for the Heat contributed...