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  • Lakers vs. Houston: Lakers have first four-game losing streak since acquiring Gasol

     
    Nothing comes easy for the Lakers these days, not even a game against the injury-racked Houston Rockets. The Lakers missed their last seven shots and lost, 109-99, experiencing their first four-game losing streak since trading for Pau Gasol in February...
  • Five things to take away from Lakers' 109-99 loss to Houston Rockets

     
    1. The Lakers should feel embarrassed for losing 109-99 on Wednesday to the Houston Rockets There are so many reasons and just so no stone is left unturned, I'll list them all: The Lakers (13-6) lost their fourth consecutive game for the first time...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to the Lakers' 109-99 loss to the Houston Rockets

     
    Here's one sign the Lakers have an even-keel approach. Lakers forward Ron Artest prank-called a postgame Rockets radio show pretending he was Rockets forward Luis Scola. Game stories --The Times' Broderick Turner details that Lakers forward Pau Gasol...
  • Stan Van Gundy: “I thought we did a lot of things well” (video)

     
    HOUSTON — Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy found plenty of positives after his team defeated the Houston Rockets 118-104 Saturday night in a game that was much more lopsided than the final score indicates....
  • Sighting: 'Playboy Club' cast at Hub 51

     
    Jenna Dewan attends Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood 2011's kick off with Chrysler Celebrating "The Fighter" held at the District on Sunset on February 21, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Several "Playboy Club" cast members...
  • Lakers informal poll reveals their belief Portland and Memphis would give them biggest challenge in first round

     
    The question left some players squirming, politely declining to answer no matter if I quoted them publicly or protected their thoughts in anonymity. Lakers Coach Phil Jackson immediately expressed his disinterest in the topic saying, "We've talked about...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Monday, April 18

     
    The Orlando Magic will work at practice today to look for ways to improve on both offense and defense after Saturday's demoralizing loss to the Atlanta Hawks. We get into what exactly they're work on and more in today's links. 1. Magic's ‘Superman'...
  • Question of the Day: Will the San Antonio Spurs make it to the next round of the NBA playoffs?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether the Spurs will still be playing in the Western Conference semifinals. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Baxter Holmes,......
  • Pau Gasol trade to Lakers spurred Grizzlies' current playoff success

     
    The reactions swung from pure elation in Los Angeles to confusion and head-scratching around the NBA. The Lakers had just acquired Pau Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies for Kwame Brown, Aaron McKie, Javaris Crittenton, two first-round picks and the...
  • What will Magic do with salary-cap exception?

     
    Although the looming lockout could change the NBA's salary-cap rules and pay structure, let's go on the premise that the mid-level exception will resemble what it does now. And it means that teams over the cap can sign a player for about $5.5 million to...
  • Big potential for ODU's big man Frank Hassell

    Big potential for ODU's big man Frank Hassell
    There's little question Frank Hassell has come a long way. Old Dominion's 6-foot-9, 260-pound power forward, who averaged 15.1 points and 9.4 rebounds as a senior, is night-and-day different from the lumbering freshman who first arrived in Norfolk,...
  • Heat apologize for announcer Mike Baiamonte's 'extinguisher' comment

    Heat apologize for announcer Mike Baiamonte's 'extinguisher' comment
    One lapse in judgment apparently led to another during the Miami Heat's opening-round NBA playoff series against the New York Knicks. A week after Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire injured his left hand when he struck it against a fire-extinguisher...