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Joe Smith (basketball)

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  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 102-98 victory over Philadelphia 76ers

     
    Game stories --The Times' Broderick Turner details the Lakers' ugly effort in their 102-98 victory New Year's Eve against the Philadelphia 76ers. --The Orange County Register's Janis Carr explains why the Lakers needed to work harder for their win over...
  • Things to watch in Tuesday night's Lakers-Pistons matchup

     
    1. How will the Lakers' effort look? It'd be easy to presume that following the team's fourth loss in six games and a long and intense practice that the team will show more focus and desire Tuesday at Staples Center against the Detroit Pistons (11-23)....
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers examine their latest struggles

     
    --The Times' Mike Bresnahan explores the Lakers' views on how they want to run their offense. --The Times' Kevin Baxter details Joe Smith's debut with the Lakers. --The Orange County Register's Janis Carr highlights Phil Jackson's clarified comments...
  • Phil Jackson brings changes to practice sessions

     
    Every few seconds, the shrill sound of a whistle reverberated throughout the Lakers' facility in El Segundo. Because the practice session was closed to the media, it remained unclear what prompted Coach Phil Jackson or perhaps his assistants Jim Cleamons,...
  • Five things to take away from Lakers' 108-83 victory over Detroit Pistons

     
    1. The Lakers' 108-83 victory Tuesday over Detroit meant very little, but at least it's a start. The Staples center crowd gave the Lakers a standing ovation as the game came to a close. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant chatted courtside with actor Tom Hanks in...
  • Lakers vs Cleveland: Lakers rout Cavaliers

     
    Lakers 112, Cavaliers 57 (final) It was the easiest of games for the Lakers, a game in which they made it into the team's record books. The fewest points the Lakers had allowed in the shot-clock era starting in the 1954-55 season was 66. That was until...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 112-57 victory over Cleveland Cavaliers

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan documents the historical night the Lakers put on in their 112-57 victory Tuesday over the Cleveland Cavaliers. --The Plain Dealer's Mary Schmitt Boyer details everything that has caused the Cavaliers to hit rock...
  • Breaking down the Lakers roster at the halfway point of the season

     
    Forward Ron Artest Outlook: His preseason performances suggested Artest showed a stronger understanding of the triangle and that slimming down to 250 pounds improved his mobility to guard quicker scorers. It turned out it was a mirage. Artest has appeared...
  • Things to watch in Lakers-Nets matchup

     
    1. The return of Sasha Vujacic and Jordan Farmar It'll be a homecoming of sorts for both as Vujacic plays against the Lakers for the first time since being traded Dec. 15 for Joe Smith while Farmar, who departed as a free agent, is returning to Staples...
  • Lakers' 100-88 victory over New Jersey Nets concludes easier portion of schedule

     
    The Lakers left the court at Staples Center, Coach Phil Jackson entered the press-confernce room and players either stood or sat by their lockers with the same stoic demeanors. Their 100-88 victory Friday over the New Jersey Nets marked the team's seventh...
  • Theo Ratliff works nearly a full practice

     
    Lakers backup center Theo Ratliff participated in most of the team's practice Sunday in full-court, half-court and transition drills, Lakers Coach Phil Jackson said. It was the most practice time for Ratliff since he underwent arthroscopic surgery with...
  • Lakers' Game 7 NBA Finals victory over Boston provides many applicable lessons

     
    The on-court celebration, the Champagne bath and the glowing offseason that followed after the Lakers secured the 2010 NBA championship over the Boston Celtics are becoming a distant memory in Lakerland. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant said he hasn't watched a...