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Theo Ratliff

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  • The value of doing nothing before the trade deadline

     
    Plenty of concerns surrounded the Lakers as the trade deadline approached. Worries over the team's complacency and health remained ongoing issues. And fans clamored for the team to add speed, particularly to their backcourt. The Lakers did nothing, a...
  • The ultimate NBA career stat: Money

     
    There were two smart stories in The Times on Tuesday about NBA players and money: Mike Bresnahan’s piece on NBA Players' Assn. president Derek Fisher, and Jerry Crowe’s profile of former Trojans star Harold Miner. Because of a possible lockout...
  • Lakers maintain optimism about playing status of Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum

     
    The Lakers believe both Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum will play Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers...
  • Physical play defines Lakers' 110-82 victory over Dallas Mavericks

     
    One shove sparked the Lakers' ire, united the team and sent a message across the league that no one should mess with them. One win drastically affected the Western Conference standings, continued the Lakers' dominant play and left everyone else...
  • Lakers Chat: Lakers vs. Mavericks

     
    Tweetable items from Lakers Coach Phil Jackson On Dirk Nowitzki: "He can shoot his shot out of a wheelchair. That guy is going to play forever. He's such a great shooter, but he definitely runs with a limited gate. He's got to work at that run. You can...
  • Lakers recall Derrick Caracter from Bakersfield Jam

     
    The Lakers recalled backup forward Derrick Caracter from the Bakersfield Jam on Tuesday. The Lakers currently face injury issues in their frontcourt. Forward Pau Gasol suffered a bone bruise in his right knee and is listed as day-to-day. Lakers...
  • Lakers send Derrick Caracter to the Bakersfield Jam, again

     
    That was quick. Some may not have noticed it, but rookie backup center Derrick Caracter was on the team's active roster for its 86-85 loss Tuesday to the Utah Jazz as an insurance policy surrounding Pau Gasol's bone bruise in his right knee. But with...
  • Lakers vow to change flipping-the-switch mentality

     
    A half hour passed and Lakers assistant Chuck Person still remained on the practice court talking with Andrew Bynum, Pau Gasol and Theo Ratliff. They often stood in a semicircle pointing out in various directions on the floor. In one sequence, Person went...
  • What the Lakers need to get out of the four remaining regular season games

     
    So much for chasing San Antonio. The tangible ramifications in the Lakers' current three-game losing streak makes it mathematically impossible for the Lakers (55-23) to surpass San Antonio (60-19) in the Western Conference standings, a carrot that...
  • Lakers' injury list exacerbates concerns over play following 102-93 victory over San Antonio Spurs

     
    Folding his arms across his knees and burying his head down, Lakers center Andrew Bynum sat on the court. He had just lost his balance while trying to track down San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair, a sequence that caused his left knee to slip...
  • Breaking down the Lakers roster entering the playoffs

     
    Forward Ron Artest When he wasn't celebrating the 2010 NBA championship, Artest spent plenty of time this off-season slimming down to 250 pounds and limiting his alcohol consumption in the hopes he could keep up with speedy players such as Kevin Durant....