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Matt Barnes reportedly drove 95 miles to confront Derek Fisher

Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher, who spent parts of two seasons as teammates with the Lakers, were involved in a physical altercation Saturday after Barnes allegedly confronted Fisher about his relationship with Barnes’ estranged wife, according to multiple reports.

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Brandon Bass to have follow-up exam after knee X-ray is inconclusive

After an inconclusive X-ray, Lakers forward Brandon Bass' left knee will undergo further tests on Friday, according to the team.

Bass took a hard fall, banging his knee into the court in the Lakers' overtime exhibition loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night in Hawaii.

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Lakers show potential in exhibition loss, but a lot of work ahead

The Lakers get a second try against the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night in Hawaii, after falling in Sunday's preseason opener, 90-71.

Kobe Bryant was able to make a return to the court, after a shoulder injury sidelined him in January.  Coach Byron Scott played Bryant for only the first period, and he scored five points while missing four of five shots.

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Gambling website gives Lakers a projected victory total of 29 1/2 games

The Lakers will improve upon last season's 21-victory total, but not by much.

According to gambling website Bovada, the over/under for Lakers' victories this season is 29 1/2.

Bovada gave only five teams a lower mark than the Lakers, including the Philadelphia 76ers (21 1/2), Portland Trail Blazers (26 1/2), Minnesota Timberwolves (26 1/2), Denver Nuggets (27 1/2) and Brooklyn Nets (27 1/2).

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Lakers in review: Training camp opens, team loses exhibition to Jazz

The Lakers opened training camp with media day Sept. 28, followed by a flight to Hawaii where the team was set to prepare for the 2015-16 season.

With 19 players under contract, the franchise has a number of roster and rotation issues to resolve before the end of October.

A significant lingering question remains, and may continue for the entire year: Is this Kobe Bryant's final season?

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Former Laker Luke Walton named Warriors' interim head coach

Luke Walton, who helped the Lakers win two championships as a player, was named interim head coach of the Golden State Warriors on Thursday after Coach Steve Kerr took a leave of absence to recover from a second surgery to his back.

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