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  • For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'

    For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'
    The Lakers won't be sweeping confetti from their hair next June. Figueroa will be bereft of purple and gold. That over-30 wins wager you made last month? Doesn't look so solid right now. These are sad times for Lakers fans who, at the risk of sounding...
  • Kobe Bryant close to passing Michael Jordan on NBA all-time scoring list

    Kobe Bryant close to passing Michael Jordan on NBA all-time scoring list
    Despite denying it, Kobe Bryant considers it highly important to pass Michael Jordan's career scoring mark. So says one of Bryant's closest ex-teammates. Bryant is only 218 points from passing Jordan for third on the NBA all-time list after scoring 27...
  • Professional athletes keep their sport close to home

     Professional athletes keep their sport close to home
    These are not your ordinary garage basketball hoops. Over-the-top homes are common among big name professional athletes, as massive contracts, competition and ego have produced awe-inducing purchases. So it should come as no surprise that the homes also...
  • Joakim Noah won't play the numbers game as he concentrates on winning

    Joakim Noah won't play the numbers game as he concentrates on winning
    LOS ANGELES — Joakim Noah's face scrunched up in a playfully exasperated manner. "C'mon, man," Noah said. "Don't even ask me that stupid (stuff). I just want to win, man." The question, which had to be repeated three times as Noah pondered the...
  • Bulls like the value and values Pau Gasol brings

    Bulls like the value and values Pau Gasol brings
    With a first-quarter assist in the Bulls' 99-90 loss to the Pacers on Saturday night, Pau Gasol joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan as the only players to record at least 16,000 points, 8,000...
  • Losing streak follows players even down to the D-League

    Losing streak follows players even down to the D-League
    The Lakers' losing ways even followed two of their players down to the Development League. Xavier Henry and rookie Jordan Clarkson were sent down for one game with the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League affiliate. Henry and Clarkson played...
  • Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience

    Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience
    By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin. The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season. The patience with a center who at times came up small. The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
  • Lakers Coach Byron Scott scolds Kobe Bryant's shooting critics

    Lakers Coach Byron Scott scolds Kobe Bryant's shooting critics
    Kobe Bryant might set another record Tuesday night, but the game won't stop and there won't be hugs from Lakers teammates amid polite applause from Memphis Grizzlies fans. Bryant is 13 missed shots from breaking John Havlicek's all-time NBA mark....
  • Kobe Bryant sets record for missed shots as Lakers fall to Grizzlies, 107-102

    Kobe Bryant sets record for missed shots as Lakers fall to Grizzlies, 107-102
    Memphis Grizzlies 107 - Lakers 102 The Lakers scrambled to overcome a 17-point deficit in Memphis on Tuesday night, but ultimately fell short in the final moments to the Grizzlies, dropping to 1-6 on the season. The Grizzlies got the best...
  • Broga Yoga, Detox Retox and more put guys' twists on yoga

    Broga Yoga, Detox Retox and more put guys' twists on yoga
    Part of the ever-growing fraternal culture of "brohood," an increasing male demand for yoga (possibly driven in part by pro basketball player advocates such as LeBron James, Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'...
  • Lakers are on the missing list in loss to Grizzlies

    Lakers are on the missing list in loss to Grizzlies
    These are the ways the Lakers are losing: Jeremy Lin thought he heard his coach say "go," but Byron Scott yelled "elbow." So Lin gave the ball to Jordan Hill near the arc instead of Kobe Bryant off to the side, and the Lakers were toast when Hill...