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  • 76ers improve to 3-0 with win over Bulls

    76ers improve to 3-0 with win over Bulls
    Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls, 107-104, at Philadelphia on Saturday night....
  • Kobe Bryant to get $24,363,044 from Lakers on Friday

    Kobe Bryant to get $24,363,044 from Lakers on Friday
    Most players in the NBA receive their salary throughout the year -- but then Kobe Bryant is not a typical NBA player. Negotiated as part of his specific contract, Bryant receives a balloon payment on Nov. 1.  On Friday, the All-Star guard will receive...
  • Phil Jackson says he's concerned about former Laker Lamar Odom

    Phil Jackson says he's concerned about former Laker Lamar Odom
    Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson says he's concerned about Lamar Odom and his life after basketball. "We thought the Kardashian arrangement, or marriage, was a terrific thing for him because it's a family, a structure, something that would give him...
  • Oddsmakers give Lakers a slim chance of success this season

    Oddsmakers give Lakers a slim chance of success this season
    The Lakers opened the season with one impressive win and one impressive loss. Expectations by and large are low for the franchise.  Oddsmaker MyTopSportsBooks.com gives the Lakers 40-1 odds to win the 2013-14 NBA championship. Pregame.com isn't...
  • Kobe Bryant says 'born a Laker,' looks 'forward to dying one'

    Kobe Bryant says 'born a Laker,' looks 'forward to dying one'
    Kobe Bryant is in the final year of his contract, but he certainly sounds like a player looking to re-sign and finish his career with the Lakers. "I was born a Laker, so I look forward to dying one," Bryant tells Kevin Frazier on Wednesday night's...
  • NBA general manager concedes he's playing for shot at Andrew Wiggins

    NBA general manager concedes he's playing for shot at Andrew Wiggins
    One NBA general manager has finally admitted it: The goal for his sad sack team is Andrew Wiggins, not Larry O’Brien. The anonymous executive told ESPN The Magazine that his team is going all in on increasing its odds of drafting Wiggins, the...
  • Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash to assist in pursuit of Dwight Howard

    Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash to assist in pursuit of Dwight Howard
    Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles. Bryant and...
  • Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like best bet in a soft NBA draft

    Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like best bet in a soft NBA draft
    Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury. Now he's the likely No. 1 pick. Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
  • Why Lakers' hiring of Mike D'Antoni is bad, in 7 seconds or less

    Why Lakers' hiring of Mike D'Antoni is bad, in 7 seconds or less
    The new Lakers coach famously wants his players to shoot in seven seconds or less. I’m not going to require that long to list the reasons that hiring Mike D'Antoni was yet another Buss blunder. He's never taken a team to an NBA Finals. He has a...
  • Lakers' All-Stars left seeing stars after Dallas knocks them dizzy

    Lakers' All-Stars left seeing stars after Dallas knocks them dizzy
    There were so many people standing and taking photos with their phones, I couldn't see the Lakers warming up. There were so many people cheering the procession of All-Stars hopping and dancing on to the floor, I couldn't hear the Lakers introductions....
  • Lakers midseason report card: Kobe Bryant putting together MVP-caliber season

     
    This is the first in a series of posts awarding midseason grades to some members of the Lakers. Player: Kobe Bryant How he performed: Averaged a league-leading 28.7 points per game on 43.5% shooting, 5.8 rebounds, 4.9 assists. The good: Bryant...