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  • Former busts are busting out with Lakers

    Former busts are busting out with Lakers
    They were four players everybody wanted, and then almost nobody did. Jordan Hill was considered one of the mightiest power forwards in his draft … only to be nudged to the back of the big-man class in New York and Houston. Xavier Henry was a...
  • Lakers' Jordan Hill is one option at power forward, but no lock

    Lakers' Jordan Hill is one option at power forward, but no lock
    Among the many questions about the Lakers' lineup: Who's going to play power forward? Pau Gasol will take over at center, leaving a gap down low that might be filled by Jordan Hill. Might. The eighth pick in the 2009 draft worked on his outside shot...
  • Lakers' Chris Kaman always has his own spin on things

    No matter how dreadful the upcoming season might be, Lakers fans don't have to hold their breath. Chris Kaman will do it for you. He can stay submerged in water for 2½ minutes thanks to years of free diving in the ocean. No, Kaman isn't your normal...
  • Lakers are routed by the Warriors

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  • Clippers turn rout of Lakers into a romper room

    Clippers turn rout of Lakers into a romper room
    The Lakers would have been so incredibly happy Thursday if NBA games lasted only six minutes. They would have beaten the Clippers by three after charging to a quick lead and getting DeAndre Jordan in early foul trouble. Predictably though, reality...
  • Players' lack of long-term security could help or hinder Lakers

    Players' lack of long-term security could help or hinder Lakers
    Good news for the Lakers: Almost everybody on their team is in a contract year. Bad news for the Lakers: Almost everybody on their team is in a contract year. Such players have incentive to deliver with an added hunger, according to the long-held...
  • Lakers third in the NBA in three-point field-goal percentage

    Lakers third in the NBA in three-point field-goal percentage
    The Lakers are one of the top three-point shooting teams in the NBA. Prior to Tuesday night's games, the Lakers were third overall at 40.2% from three-point range -- behind the Golden State Warriors (41.7%) and Portland Trail Blazers (41.5%). The...
  • Lakers' Ryan Kelly works to secure a spot on the team and in league

    Lakers' Ryan Kelly works to secure a spot on the team and in league
    The Lakers aren't going anywhere this season, and Ryan Kelly might not be either. For Kelly, that would be a good thing. It would mean he's still in the NBA. A late second-round pick out of Duke in last year's draft, the 6-foot-11 power forward wasn't...
  • Preview: Lakers at Portland Trail Blazers

    The Portland Trail Blazers (41-18) have been one of the best teams in the Western Conference all season. The Lakers, at 20-39, have not. On Monday night, the Lakers will look to build a rare two-game win streak when they visit the Blazers. All-...
  • Lakers treading water with disjointed offense

    Lakers treading water with disjointed offense
    ATLANTA — Despite a shrinking payroll and aging roster, Kobe Bryant made it clear he still wanted to win a championship, come hell or high water. So of course the latter actually happened, the Lakers' El Segundo offices flooding because of a...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans (3-4) visit the Lakers (3-5) on Tuesday night at Staples Center, just a few days after the Pelicans pulled away late for a 96-85 victory on Friday in New Orleans. Second-year forward/center Anthony Davis finished with a career...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant won't play Friday against Sacramento

    Lakers' Kobe Bryant won't play Friday against Sacramento
    The guessing game took another turn Wednesday when it was revealed that Kobe Bryant would not play against Sacramento on Friday. Bryant practiced for a second consecutive day and Steve Nash also took the court, but Bryant wasn't ready for game action....