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  • 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...
  • Lakers to start Chris Kaman in place of Shawne Williams tonight

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

    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,...
  • How Lakers might be able to rebuild during Kobe Bryant's last years

    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...
  • Draft lottery could affect Lakers' potential chase of Kevin Love

    Draft lottery could affect Lakers' potential chase of Kevin Love
    Will the Minnesota Timberwolves trade Kevin Love? "Not by the draft," said Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor on Sunday, according to StarTribune.com. Love has two years left on his contract with the Timberwolves, although he's expected to opt out of...
  • Carmelo Anthony opts out of final year of contract with Knicks

    Carmelo Anthony opts out of final year of contract with Knicks
    In a move that was widely expected, Carmelo Anthony has informed the New York Knicks that he will opt out of the final year of his contract so that he can be wooed in free agency, according to multiple reports. The frontrunners for the high-scoring...
  • LeBron James has options after opt-out

    LeBron James has options after opt-out
    Four years after LeBron James sat in a director's chair across from Jim Gray and picked the Miami Heat as a nation held its breath/stuck a finger down its throat, get ready for "The Decision: 2014!" James presumably won't announce his intended...
  • Report: Rockets to send Asik to Pelicans

    Report: Rockets to send Asik to Pelicans
    The Houston Rockets plan to trade center Omer Asik and send $1.5 million to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first-round pick, according to multiple reports Wednesday night. The draft pick the Rockets receive in the deal could be a late lottery...