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  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' season-opening loss to Houston Rockets

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' season-opening loss to Houston Rockets
    It couldn’t get any worse for the Lakers, trailing Houston in a season opener by 27 points, but then it somehow did. Rookie Julius Randle planted awkwardly on a drive, collided with two Rockets players, sustained a broken right tibia and is probably...
  • Lakers lose, Julius Randle breaks his leg on a bleak opening night

    Lakers lose, Julius Randle breaks his leg on a bleak opening night
    The present-day Lakers weren't looking so great against the Houston Rockets, and then fate messed with their future. Rookie Julius Randle sustained a broken tibia in his right leg and was carted off on a stretcher after a collision with two Rockets...
  • Dwight Howard frustrated by 'stupid' question about Kobe Bryant

    Dwight Howard frustrated by 'stupid' question about Kobe Bryant
    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard struck a defiant tone after the game when he was asked about the altercation between him and Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, saying the question about the situation was “stupid.” After being asked if he...
  • Lakers' Byron Scott: Kobe Bryant is the 'last of a dying breed'

    Lakers' Byron Scott: Kobe Bryant is the 'last of a dying breed'
    Kobe Bryant is back, ready or not. He's closer to the former than the latter, his exhibition play steadily improving from his first game a few weeks ago, but the real analysis starts Tuesday night with the Lakers' season opener against Houston at...
  • It's the age of Kobe Bryant, but how much does Laker, 36, have left?

    Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my...
  • NBA preview: Western Conference

     NBA preview: Western Conference
    (in predicted order of finish) 1. Spurs 2013-14: 62-20. Coming: Kyle Anderson. Going: No one of significance. Despite all of their sustained success, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In fact they never had reached the NBA Finals...
  • Jordan Clarkson may get time as Lakers backup point guard

    The Lakers start the regular season on Tuesday night, hosting the Houston Rockets at Staples Center. They'll do so without point guard Steve Nash, who is out for the season with chronic back issues.  Veteran guard Ronnie Price is questionable, after...
  • Lakers to play host to Rockets on Tuesday in season opener

    VS. HOUSTON When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: TNT; Radio: 710, 1330. Records (2013-14): Lakers 27-55; Rockets 54-28. Record vs. Rockets (2013-14): 1-3. Update: The Lakers stunned Houston in November, 99-98, on Steve Blake's...
  • NBA: Players with Virginia connections on opening-night rosters

    NBA: Players with Virginia connections on opening-night rosters
    Here’s a list of players with Virginia connections on NBA rosters as the regular season begins: Cleveland Cavaliers: 12 Joe Harris (SG, 6-6, U.Va.) Indiana Pacers: 22 Chris Copeland (SF, 6-8, U. of Colorado, Hermitage High) Milwaukee Bucks: 5...
  • Lakers project to finish outside of top eight in west -- again

    Lakers project to finish outside of top eight in west -- again
    The Lakers finished the 2013-14 season in 14th place in the Western Conference, with a 27-55 record -- a franchise worst since moving to Los Angeles. Kobe Bryant played in just six games with knee and Achilles injuries.  He's healthy heading into the...
  • Lakers: Week 1 predictions

     Lakers: Week 1 predictions
    The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a difficult first week, playing four games in five nights against three teams that made the playoffs last season. The Phoenix Suns are the exception, just barely missing out on the postseason with a 48-34 record....