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  • 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?

    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

    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...
  • Carmelo Anthony could be a 2014 target for the Lakers

    Carmelo Anthony could be a 2014 target for the Lakers
    Armed with massive cap room, the Lakers will go shopping in 2014. The franchise would love to lure LeBron James from Miami -- but after his second straight title, and given the craftiness of Heat President Pat Riley, it may prove a futile hope....
  • Bill Sharman, L.A. sports legend, speaks softly, carries a big heart

    Bill Sharman, L.A. sports legend, speaks softly, carries a big heart
    Bill Sharman is 87 years old. Saturday afternoon, he had a mild stroke. These things hit us like lightning bolts of reality. Los Angeles has more than its share of sports legends. We are blessed. We thought John Wooden would live forever. We were wrong....
  • NBA preview: Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and other key questions

    NBA preview: Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and other key questions
    An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre. There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
  • How the NBA's Western Conference will be won

    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. San Antonio 2012-13 finish: 58-24. Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph. Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair. Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...