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  • Lakers recall Derrick Caracter from Bakersfield Jam

     
    The Lakers recalled backup forward Derrick Caracter from the Bakersfield Jam on Tuesday. The Lakers currently face injury issues in their frontcourt. Forward Pau Gasol suffered a bone bruise in his right knee and is listed as day-to-day. Lakers...
  • Lakers send Derrick Caracter to the Bakersfield Jam, again

     
    That was quick. Some may not have noticed it, but rookie backup center Derrick Caracter was on the team's active roster for its 86-85 loss Tuesday to the Utah Jazz as an insurance policy surrounding Pau Gasol's bone bruise in his right knee. But with...
  • Four ways to make up for a possibly limited Pau Gasol against Utah

     
    When Lakers forward Pau Gasol fell to the ground after Nuggets center Nene delivered a hard foul, thoughts immediately swirled in his mind. "It was a scary moment for me, but I was able to get up," Gasol said. "As I was walking, the pain was decreasing so...
  • Gasol, Bynum will play Tuesday night against Utah

     
    The starting seven-footers for the Lakers, limping two days ago after a 95-90 loss to Denver, are healthy enough to play tonight against Utah. A day ago, Gasol wasn't as certain as Bynum to play, but that changed overnight. "He came in this morning and,...
  • Lakers' injury list exacerbates concerns over play following 102-93 victory over San Antonio Spurs

     
    Folding his arms across his knees and burying his head down, Lakers center Andrew Bynum sat on the court. He had just lost his balance while trying to track down San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair, a sequence that caused his left knee to slip...
  • Breaking down the Lakers roster entering the playoffs

     
    Forward Ron Artest When he wasn't celebrating the 2010 NBA championship, Artest spent plenty of time this off-season slimming down to 250 pounds and limiting his alcohol consumption in the hopes he could keep up with speedy players such as Kevin Durant....
  • Lakers Coach Phil Jackson conflicted about team's readiness for the postseason

     
    Sitting down in his captain's chair -- something usually reserved for the sideline -- Lakers Coach Phil Jackson eyed his surroundings in the team's media workroom. Everywhere he looked, there were signs that the playoffs were approaching, with Game 1 of...
  • Lakers sign Trey Johnson and recall Derrick Caracter from Bakersfield Jam

     
    In a move to address their depleting roster, the Lakers signed Trey Johnson and recalled Derrick Caracter from the Bakersfield Jam and will be available to play in the team's season finale Wednesday against the Lakers. These movies coincide with a...
  • Lamar Odom's Sixth Man of the Year award epitomizes his selfless approach to basketball and life

     
    With tears watering his eyes, Lakers forward Lamar Odom stood at the lectern and stared at everybody watching him. He had just accepted the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award Tuesday in a gathering at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel on W. Century Blvd, shared a...
  • Lakers Q&A: Trey Johnson expresses confidence he can make an NBA team

     
    This is the seventh post in an occasional series of Q&As with a member of the Lakers organization. Below is a recent conversation with Lakers backup guard Trey Johnson, whom the Lakers recalled April 13 from the Bakersfield Jam. He is on the team's...
  • Derrick Caracter and Matt Barnes on how they stay relaxed during the playoffs

     
    Pounding music, screaming fans and expectations from millions of people in the second most populous city in the country. Talk about pressure. The Lakers' Derrick Caracter and Matt Barnes have a few tricks up their sleeve to stay calm and relaxed during...