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  • Clippers point guard Chris Paul selected as an All-Star reserve

    Clippers point guard Chris Paul selected as an All-Star reserve
    Clippers point guard Chris Paul made the All-Star team for the eighth consecutive year, it was announced Thursday. The other Western Conference All-Star reserves, as selected by coaches, are Houston Rockets guard James Harden, Golden State Warriors...
  • Kobe Bryant's contract extension was '100%' right thing, Kupchak says

    Kobe Bryant's contract extension was '100%' right thing, Kupchak says
    It was a simple question, and it went directly to the center of a struggling franchise and its rapidly aging megastar. Did the Lakers do the right thing by giving Kobe Bryant that two-year, $48.5-mlllion contract extension in November 2013? “...
  • Thursday's matchup: Bulls at Lakers

    Thursday's matchup: Bulls at Lakers
    TV/radio: 9:30 p.m. Thursday; CSN, TNT, WMVP-AM 1000. Storylines: The Bulls see old friend Carlos Boozer but not old foe Kobe Bryant, who underwent surgery Wednesday to repair his torn rotator cuff. The Bulls are tied with the Hawks for the league's...
  • Dragic scores 20, Tucker has big 4th in Suns' win over worn-out Washington Wizards 106-98

    When the Phoenix Suns' big lead was fading away fast in the fourth quarter, P.J. Tucker put a stop to the collapse. The Suns' forward, not usually a big part of the high-scoring team's offense, scored 10 of his 12 points and grabbed seven of his 10...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant expected to need 9 months to recover from surgery on torn rotator cuff

    Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers also made it official that their superstar doesn't believe his career is finished. Bryant is expected to need nine...
  • Byron Scott says Pau Gasol should get a 'standing ovation' from fans

    Byron Scott says Pau Gasol should get a 'standing ovation' from fans
    What reception should Pau Gasol get Thursday when he plays against the Lakers at Staples Center for the first time since leaving them? “Standing ovation,” Lakers Coach Byron Scott said Wednesday. “This is a guy that was here that...
  • Sports On The Air: Thursday

    BASKETBALL 2 p.m.: DePaul at Providence. FS1 7 p.m.: Western Kentucky at Louisiana Tech. CBSSN 7 p.m.: Maryland at Ohio State. ESPN 7 p.m.: Dayton at Massachusetts. ESPNU 7 p.m.: Women's college, Oklahoma at Texas. FS1 7 p.m.: Knicks at...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant has shoulder surgery, to be out about nine months

    Kobe Bryant will be sidelined about nine months after undergoing surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff, the Lakers announced. The surgery was performed by doctors Neal ElAttrache and Steve Lombardo of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic....
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Washington Wizards

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Washington Wizards
    The Lakers (12-34) dropped their ninth straight game Tuesday night, falling to the Washington Wizards (31-15).  Here are five takeaways from their 98-92 loss at Staples Center. 1. Wayne Ellington and Jordan Clarkson had tremendous nights against the...
  • Lakers' Nick Young is nursing an ankle injury

    Nick Young didn't play Tuesday night because of a sprained right ankle, the small forward becoming yet another of the Lakers going down because of an injury. Young had an MRI test on the ankle Tuesday, which was negative. "It was good," Young said...
  • Lakers blow 19-point lead, lose 98-92 to Wizards

    Lakers blow 19-point lead, lose 98-92 to Wizards
    The Lakers got career nights from Wayne Ellington and Jordan Clarkson, but John Wall and the Washington Wizards were too much to handle. After building a 19-point lead in the first half, the Lakers saw their advantage gradually shrink to nil. The...