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28 min ago | BleacherReport

Lakers News: Latest Buzz on Jeremy Lin, Free-Agent Signings and More

Not literally, of course, but it sure feels like it. Lakers fans are accustomed to sitting idly by as the draft rolls by after postseason contention, yet this year the franchise missed the playoffs for the first time since 2004-05 and had a lottery pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Ryan Kelly, Jordan Hill

3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Why Julius Randle Is the Los Angeles Lakers' Most Pivotal Player Next Season

Too much of the Los Angeles Lakers ' future is veiled by mystery and chance, little of which will change during the 2014-15 NBA season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Ryan Kelly, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Xavier Henry

4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Lakers News: Los Angeles Smart to Re-Sign Nick Young and Ryan Kelly

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the 2013-14 NBA regular season with an abysmal 27-55 record, but the franchise has spent the entire offseason making smart moves like re-signing Nick Young and Ryan Kelly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Wesley Johnson

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lake Show Life

A Bridge to Nowhere: The Lakers Coaching Hole

On April 30th, 2014, Mike D'antoni disastrously fell to his Lakers death. He boldly crashed into the icy terrain of failure and humiliation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Chris Bosh

AM 570 KLAC

Lakers Free-agent roundup: Bring back Henry, Johnson and Kelly

The Los Angeles Lakers continued rounding out their roster by bringing back three members of last year's dismal 27-55 squad - swingman Xavier Henry , forward Wesley Johnson and prospective stretch four Ryan Kelly .

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry

Hardwood Paroxysm

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak owns a Lakers guitar

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak can play a sweet guitar riff on his Lakers guitar.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players

Lake Show Life

Lakers' Plan B Is Not A White Flag

Mar 13, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly attempts a dunk against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant, Kendall Marshall, Xavier Henry

Recordpub.com

NBA Notebook (July 21): Sterling needs Clippers sale to reportedly pay off debts

The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties says the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players

LA Daily News

Former Lakers star Michael Cooper diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer

Former Laker Michael Cooper will take a leave of absence as the head coach of the WNBA's Atlanta Dream because of early stage tongue cancer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, WNBA Women's Basketball

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Rip City Project

Steve Blake & Mo Williams - Analytics of the Upgrade

December 1, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Nick Young celebrates after point guard Steve Blake scores a three point basket to end the first quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Steve Blake, Mo Williams, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers

CBS Local

Nick Young Signs Multi-Year Deal To Stay On Lakers Squad

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball against Steve Blake #25 of the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center on April 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Ryan Kelly, Kobe Bryant

TSN.ca

Lakers re-sign Nick Young

General manager Mitch Kupchak on Monday described Young as a "bright spot" during last year's losing season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Duke University NCAA

NBC Los Angeles

Kobe's Back: The 2014-15 LA Lakers

Fittingly, Lakers star Kobe Bryant sits in front of a sign that reads "Showtime: Brace Yourself" as Bryant speaks about a project at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Ryan Kelly, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry

BleacherReport

Are Nick Young and Jordan Hill More Than Placeholders for LA Lakers Now?

They will likely be starters next season in Los Angeles, but I can't shake the feeling that both might only be stopgap players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol

BleacherReport

Jordan Clarkson Shows He's a Steal for the Lakers in Summer League

The second-rounder went into Summer League with something to prove. Per Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News , said, "I have a chip on my shoulder from the draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kendall Marshall, Kobe Bryant, Tulsa Golden Hurricane NCAA Basketball, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, University of Tulsa NCAA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

BleacherReport

Should LA Lakers Tank 2014-15 Season?

Last season, it was in Tinseltown, where the Los Angeles Lakers quickly came to realize that Kobe Bryant wouldn't turn Dwight Howard 's departure into instant gains.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Kobe Bryant, Xavier Henry

Detroit Free Press

Ticker: Justin Verlander picked as key to Detroit Tigers' second half

Schoenfield wrote that the Tigers' Big Four rotation has been reduced to a Big Two after Doug Fister was dealt and Verlander went 8-8 with a 4.88 ERA in the first half.

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BleacherReport

Is Byron Scott the Best or Just Last Choice LA Lakers Have for Head Coach?

We'll never know if Byron Scott was the first choice of the Lakers to be their next head coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry

Sat Jul 19, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Iggy Azalea's boyfriend Nick Young comes to her defense

Nick Young is standing by his woman! The Los Angeles Lakers basketball player, 29, spoke on his girlfriend Iggy Azalea's behalf on Tuesday evening, July 15, at the ESPN Body Issue Party at L.A.'s Lure nightclub.

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BleacherReport

Kobe Bryant Admits to Being 'Afraid' of What Life Will Be Like After Basketball

Kobe Bryant may have signed a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million with the Los Angeles Lakers last November, but you better believe he's already thinking about what life will be like once he retires.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry

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