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  • Lakers fade in second half of 145-130 loss to Rockets

    The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130. Nash climbed to 10,335,...
  • Falling Lakers need to let go of Pau Gasol

    It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance: Ciao, Pau Gasol. Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
  • Clippers' DeAndre Jordan to face friend Dwight Howard of Houston

    Clippers' DeAndre Jordan to face friend Dwight Howard of Houston
    They are close friends, but Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will be foes Monday night. They both faced adverse circumstances last season, but Jordan and Howard are in better situations now. Jordan does say it will...
  • Steve Blake's three-pointer lifts Lakers to upset over Rockets

    Steve Blake's three-pointer lifts Lakers to upset over Rockets
    LakersĀ 99, RocketsĀ 98 (final) Steve Blake hit a game-winning three-point shot with 1.3 seconds left to help the Lakers upset the Houston Rockets on the road despite playing without Kobe Bryant. In a confusing finish with the Lakers down two and 10.9...
  • Lakers to start Chris Kaman in place of Shawne Williams tonight

    HOUSTON -- The Lakers will start Chris Kaman instead of Shawne Williams in an effort to match up better against a brawny Houston team Thursday. Kaman will join Pau Gasol in the frontcourt against the Rockets, who start Dwight Howard and 7-footer Omer...
  • Lakers' Week 2 in review

    Lakers' Week 2 in review
    The Lakers finished Week 2 with a single, last-second win on Thursday in Houston, dipping to 3-5 on the year. Starting the week in 10th place in the Western Conference, the Lakers ended Week 2 in 12th. The Lakers were bombarded on the road by the...
  • How Lakers might be able to rebuild during Kobe Bryant's last years

    Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations. "It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
  • Clippers' DeAndre Jordan a defensive dynamo

    Mr. Smiley Face came to town, providing DeAndre Jordan and the Clippers a chance to do their usual thing against the Houston Rockets. Have a nice day. Dwight Howard actually didn't look happy for most of the Rockets' 101-93 loss Wednesday night at...
  • Rose returns, and he still won't find a second star

    Rose returns, and he still won't find a second star
    Derrick Rose is coming back to play his first real game in 18 months. But he is not bringing another superstar with him. Drive home safely, Chicago. Rose has looked terrific in exhibition games, attacking the basket as fearlessly as we remember and...
  • Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings

    Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings
    Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game. The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
  • NBA free agents: Updates on Class of 2012

    <b>NBA free agents:</b> Updates on Class of 2012
    An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available: Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...