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  • Metta World Peace does the weather, talks Lakers season

    Metta World Peace does the weather, talks Lakers season
    Metta World Peace joined Liz Habib on the KTTV-TV (Channel 11) news broadcast Friday night to talk sports and do the weather with meteorologist Pablo Pereira. "I came to L.A. because of Phil Jackson, Kobe [Bryant] reminded me of [Michael] Jordan,...
  • Shorthanded Lakers no match for Spurs in Game 3

    Shorthanded Lakers no match for Spurs in Game 3
    Spurs 120, Lakers 89 (final) The San Antonio Spurs dominated the Lakers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff matchup to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series with a 120-89 victory on Friday night at Staples Center. The Lakers...
  • Lakers season wrap: Coach Mike D'Antoni worthy of blame or credit?

    Lakers season wrap: Coach Mike D'Antoni worthy of blame or credit?
    In a year defined by injury, Coach Mike D'Antoni became a lightning rod for criticism, despite leading the Lakers (45-37) team to a 28-12, seventh-place finish. In the closing moments of the Lakers' sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, the familiar chant...
  • Lakers waive forward Metta World Peace under amnesty provision

    Lakers waive forward Metta World Peace under amnesty provision
    The Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the NBA's so-called amnesty provision Thursday, a cost-cutting move that could save them about $15 million in luxury taxes. When Dwight Howard bolted for Houston last week as a free agent, it ensured a roster spot...
  • Spurs sweep Lakers out of the playoffs

    Spurs sweep Lakers out of the playoffs
    Spurs 103, Lakers 82 (final) The Lakers' season finally came to a close on Sunday in a game that symbolized the year.  Injuries were the defining factor in the team's 45-37 regular season and the postseason was no different. The Lakers had to play...
  • Lakers in limbo while awaiting free agent Dwight Howard's decision

    Lakers in limbo while awaiting free agent Dwight Howard's decision
    A.C. Green left the Lakers for Phoenix exactly 20 years ago this summer, perhaps the only important player they ever lost to free agency. It so irritated Jerry Buss that he appealed to his players a few months later at training camp with an...
  • Kurt Rambis not sure Lakers are ready to run next season

    Kurt Rambis not sure Lakers are ready to run next season
    Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis hopes to help improve the team's defense, but he also had some thoughts to share on the offense. "The [Lakers] still have big people and I think you have to take advantage of the big people," said Rambis in a phone...
  • Chris Kaman joins Lakers; will Metta World Peace be leaving?

    Chris Kaman joins Lakers; will Metta World Peace be leaving?
    The Lakers found themselves a center, one with a familiar name to Los Angeles sports followers. Chris Kaman agreed to a one-year, $3.2-million deal with the Lakers three days after Dwight Howard spurned them to go to Houston. Kaman, 31, averaged...
  • Phil Jackson humorously wishes ex-Laker Dwight Howard well as 'Astro'

    Phil Jackson humorously wishes ex-Laker Dwight Howard well as 'Astro'
    Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard's departure. It wasn't as rough as Shaquille O'Neal's assessment, but there was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach Sunday. "He left...
  • Dwight Howard's departure from Lakers met with disbelief

    Dwight Howard's departure from Lakers met with disbelief
    Anger. Betrayal. Confusion. That trio of emotions seemed to be shared by most Lakers fans in the Staples Center area Friday evening — because they didn't expect center Dwight Howard to jump ship for the Houston Rockets. "He's not going to get...
  • Metta World Peace tweet: Lakers vs. Rockets in conference finals

    Metta World Peace tweet: Lakers vs. Rockets in conference finals
    Lakers forward Metta World Peace likes the new Houston Rockets. After all, the Rockets landed his former teammate, center Dwight Howard, who will sign with the team on July 10. But World Peace still believes in his squad, at least according to his...