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22 min ago | Lake Show Life

The Underdog Lakers?

The current generation of Lakers fans have been spoiled. You witnessed one of the greatest one-two punches in NBA history lead you to three titles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agent Chatter Surrounding Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Lakers finished last season with an abysmal 27-55 record, but an offseason full of changes has led to even more rumors surrounding what the franchise still may do via trade or on the free-agency market.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jeremy Lin, Wesley Johnson, Houston Rockets

8 hrs ago | Hardwood Houdini

Boston Celtics Daily Dish: Ignore The Madness Monday

Jun 4, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James during practice before game one of the 2014 NBA Finals against the San Antonia Spurs at the AT&T Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday that no deal has been reached.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Xavier Henry, Houston Rockets

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Clock ticks as Kobe tries to surpass Jordan

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant walks up court as a fan holds a sign comparing Bryant unfavorably with Michael Jordan, during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of the NBA basketball finals against the Boston Celtics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Laron Profit, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, Houston Rockets

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lake Show Life

Lakers Roster Breakdown: Shooting Guards

Dec 14, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant looks to pass as he is defended by Charlotte Bobcats forward Jeffery Taylor during the second half of the game at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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

BleacherReport

Lakers Rumors: Byron Scott Will Have to Fix LA Defense to Find Success

The Los Angeles Lakers have certainly taken their time in making a head-coach hiring, but it appears that the purple and gold may have finally settled on Byron Scott to guide the team into a new era.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NBA.com

Scott negotiating contract to coach Lakers

As a coach, Scott has been to The Finals twice. But in 11 full seasons with the New Jersey Nets, New Orleans Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers, he's had a winning record only four times.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, New Jersey Nets

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

Early Predictions for Los Angeles Lakers' Starting Lineup

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak retooled the roster during free agency by trading for Jeremy Lin, adding Carlos Boozer via waiver claim and retaining Nick Young and Jordan Hill, among other moves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Houston Rockets

Los Angeles Times

Jeremy Lin's L.A. debut: Meeting the homeless on skid row

Newly acquired Laker Jeremy Lin waits for an interview at the training facility in El Segundo Thursday.

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Lake Show Life

Ed Davis: Julius Randle's Complement

Julius Randle has been covered on LakeShowLife for well over six months. It's fortunate that he was able to fall onto the Lakers' laps as the #7 pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Ed Davis, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Robert Sacre, Xavier Henry

Examiner.com

Alternate jerseys, Rice wins 'MVP,' Young returns to Lakers

Washington Wizards PR released sneak peeks of Washington's new alternate jerseys, which will be available for purchase on October 1. Washington Wizards PR released sneak peeks of Washington's new alternate jerseys, which will be available for purchase on October 1. The Washington Wizards re-branded in 2011, with " a familiar yet modern twist " ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Glen Rice Jr., Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Otto Porter Jr.

BleacherReport

Can Jordan Clarkson Carve Out a Role with LA Lakers?:

Still, general manager Mitch Kupchak selected him with the 46th pick in the draft because he thought that, perhaps down the line, Clarkson could be a contributor for the Purple and Gold.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Jordan Hill officially re-signs with Lakers

The Lakers made the signing of free agent Jordan Hill official on Wednesday, locking in the 6-foot-10 center/power forward to an estimated two-year, $18-million contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Ed Davis, Memphis Grizzlies

Lake Show Life

Summer League: Does Kevin Murphy Make it to Training Camp?

One of the questionable roster positions on the Laker team is the small forward spot.

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Related Topix: NBA Players, Kevin Murphy, Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Tennessee Technological University NCAA, Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles NCAA Basketball, Xavier Henry

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

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

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

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