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  • Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?

    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season. The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
  • Five takeaways from the Clippers' 112-101 Game 2 loss to the Thunder

    Five takeaways from the Clippers' 112-101 Game 2 loss to the Thunder
    Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ 112-101 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals that evened the series at one game apiece: 1. This outcome was...
  • Former Laker Dwight Howard and Rockets eliminated by Trail Blazers

    Former Laker Dwight Howard and Rockets eliminated by Trail Blazers
    Former Lakers center Dwight Howard and his Houston Rockets teammates were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs, 99-98, on Friday night when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard made a three-point shot on an inbounds play at the...
  • Next Lakers coach? Sports book gives Steve Kerr, Derek Fisher the edge

    Next Lakers coach? Sports book gives Steve Kerr, Derek Fisher the edge
    Who will be the next coach of the Lakers? According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites. Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
  • Friday's local college multi-sport roundup: Cavs' Fisher hits winning double off Heisman QB Winston as No. 1 U.Va. beats No. 5 FSU

    Baseball: Derek Fisher doubled in two runs to break tie in the 10th inning, doing so against the pitching of Heisman Trophy-winning Jameis Winston, as No. 1 Virginia (36-7, 17-5 ACC) beat No. 5 Florida State 5-3 in a series opener in Tallahassee....
  • Virginia remains atop baseball rankings, despite season-long scoring funk

    Virginia remains atop baseball rankings, despite season-long scoring funk
    There is much to recommend about Virginia baseball this season, witness the Cavaliers' extended stay atop the national polls. From the weekend starters to the everyday closer, the pitching is historically good. Led by the infield, the defense is airtight,...
  • Derek Fisher may have played his final game against Lakers in L.A.

    Derek Fisher may have played his final game against Lakers in L.A.
    Derek Fisher made what may have been his last appearance on the Lakers' home floor at Staples Center, playing with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday afternoon in a 114-110 loss to the home team. Fisher, in his 18th season, has vowed to retire after...
  • Jodie Meeks' career-high 42 points lead Lakers past Thunder, 114-110

    It's a little unclear what happened the past week to the Lakers. Probably best to just recap: They beat Portland, lost to New Orleans, the Clippers and Denver by a combined 63 points, and then beat Oklahoma City. What? It made no sense but became...
  • Jordan Hill's career game carries Lakers to 114-99 win over Pistons

    Jordan Hill's career game carries Lakers to 114-99 win over Pistons
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  • Lakers are screened out by ESPN and NBA

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Lakers have spent plenty of time in the TV glare over the years, continually logging the maximum number of games allowed by the NBA on national TV. But this week they got a cold, hard stare from the NBA and ESPN, who decided...
  • Lakers' Xavier Henry has a torn ligament in left wrist

    Lakers' Xavier Henry has a torn ligament in left wrist
    Xavier Henry suffered a torn ligament in his left wrist in Friday's game, an MRI exam revealed Saturday. He will see a specialist to determine the severity of the injury. Henry might have been injured when he made a layup and stopped himself using the...
  • Billy Hunter claims Kobe Bryant meddled in NBA labor negotiations

    Former NBA players' union executive director Billy Hunter has claimed that Lakers star Kobe Bryant and agent Rob Pelinka, acting on behalf of union president Derek Fisher, meddled with his efforts to end the 2011 lockout. In a Los Angeles Superior Court...