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  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' overtime win over the Boston Celtics

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' overtime win over the Boston Celtics
    The Lakers (14-41) ended their seven-game losing streak on Sunday night, outlasting the Boston Celtics (20-33) in overtime.  Here are five takeaways from their 118-111 victory at Staples Center: 1. With a three-point lead, Coach Byron Scott chose once...
  • Magic dominate in the paint, hold on to beat the 76ers 103-98

    Magic dominate in the paint, hold on to beat the 76ers 103-98
    After six games, what James Borrego will emphasize as the Orlando Magic's interim coach is becoming clearer. His defense will attempt to build a barrier around its paint. On Sunday night, the Magic took advantage of the Philadelphia 76ers' shortage of...
  • Lakers' Byron Scott: Carlos Boozer shouldn't take benching personally

    On Saturday, after not playing Carlos Boozer during Friday night’s game, Lakers Coach Byron Scott said he spoke with his power forward to let him know that his not playing wasn’t “personal.” Scott said he reassured Boozer that he...
  • Lakers end seven-game losing streak by beating Celtics in overtime

    Lakers end seven-game losing streak by beating Celtics in overtime
    The Lakers ended their seven-game losing streak with an emotional, overtime victory over the rival Boston Celtics. Despite blowing a nine-point lead with a minute and a half left in the fourth quarter, the Lakers pulled away in the extra session on a...
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao, 'Dumb and Dumber To' and other pop culture events that took place too late

    Mayweather-Pacquiao, 'Dumb and Dumber To' and other pop culture events that took place too late
    Floyd Mayweather confirmed on Friday that his highly anticipated fight with rival Manny Pacquiao is finally happening – albeit a couple years too late. Mayweather and Pacquiao were in their early 30s when the fight was first schedule for 2010 but...
  • ASK IRA: Is Dragic as a rental a legitimate concern?

    ASK IRA: Is Dragic as a rental a legitimate concern?
    Q: If the price was right, he will stay. After what the Suns did to Goran Dragic, I doubt he trusts any team right now. -- Will. A: But the question had to be asked, and based on the way Dragic answered it, it will continued to be asked. Look, there...
  • If Lakers lose out, they're guaranteed a 2015 first-round pick

    If Lakers lose out, they're guaranteed a 2015 first-round pick
    With the Minnesota Timberwolves (12-42) defeating the Phoenix Suns (29-26) on Friday night, along with the Lakers (13-41) falling to the Brooklyn Nets (22-31), the Lakers gained an advantage in the race to the bottom of the standings. The Lakers...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. Boston Celtics

    Preview: Lakers vs. Boston Celtics
    Losers of seven consecutive games, the Lakers (13-44) host the Boston Celtics (20-32) on Sunday night at Staples Center. Point guard Isaiah Thomas, fresh off a deadline trade from the Phoenix Suns, is expected to make his Celtics' debut against the...
  • Looming TV deal affects contract extensions; Cavs headed toward $100 million payroll next season

    NEW YORK Lost in the flurry of a record 39 players traded among 17 teams on Thursday's NBA deadline day was this: Five players from the first round of the 2011 draft class have been dealt in the past two months. Included in that figure is Iman Shumpert,...
  • More like sibling revelry as NBA All-Stars Pau and Marc Gasol face off

    More like sibling revelry as NBA All-Stars Pau and Marc Gasol face off
    Advantage: Older brother. The Gasol vs. Gasol story line ended in slight favor of Pau, who had 10 points and 12 rebounds while Marc had six points and 10 rebounds Sunday. They were the first brothers to start an NBA All-Star game; Sunday's...
  • Lakers' deal for Goran Dragic called unlikely

    Lakers' deal for Goran Dragic called unlikely
    The NBA trade deadline is Thursday at noon PST and various media reports said the Lakers are one of several teams interested in acquiring Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic. Dragic is unhappy on a Suns team loaded with point guards and said he...