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Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Point Guard Position

Preseason discussion about a lack of leadership at the point guard position is nothing new for the Los Angeles Lakers .

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lake Show Life

Nick Young ready to be Robin to Kobe Bryant's Batman

Mar 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young celebrates after a 3-point basket against the Phoenix Suns at Staples Center.

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Hardwood Paroxysm

Serving Gods of Lakers Past, Present, and Future, Or, How the Los...

When the Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year, $48-million deal that would keep him a highly-paid player through his age-37 season, they showed a commitment not necessarily to the stylistic idea of "Showtime," but rather to the commitment of staying Hollywood by squeezing every tiny ray of light out of the fading star of Kobe Bryant.

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Swarm and Sting

How the Charlotte Hornets Match Up Against: The Los Angeles Lakers

Dec 14, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker drives past Los Angeles Lakers guard forward Wesley Johnson 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, Steve Nash, New Orleans Hornets, Jordan Hill

Wed Jul 30, 2014

International Business Times

Los Angeles Lakers Looking to Tap Michael Beasley

Lakers continue their rebuilding efforts in the 2014 offseason after inviting Michael Beasley to work out with the squad on Wednesday.

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BleacherReport

Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Michael Beasley, Shawn Marion and More

While the Los Angeles Lakers were unsuccessful in landing big prizes like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony this offseason, they have been busy over the past several weeks to say the least.

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

Los Angeles Times

Lakers use balance of 'room exception' on Xavier Henry

For the first time since 1996, the Lakers this summer went under the salary cap, using their spending power to acquire Jeremy Lin in trade from the Houston Rockets and sign Nick Young to a four-year, $21.3-million contract.

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BleacherReport

Early Win-Loss Predictions for Los Angeles Lakers Next Season

Saying they struck out may be a bit harsh, as they did scrape some decent value out of the bargain bin - let's call it a bloop single.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Laguna Niguel News

Lakers introduce Byron Scott as new head coach

Surrounded by some of the legendary players with whom he helped brand the Showtime-era of Lakers basketball, new coach Byron Scott vowed Tuesday that the Lakers will establish a defense-first style of play and that being in contention for championships isn't that far away.

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Lake Show Life

The Starting Lineup Revealed

Jul 24, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak introduces Jeremy Lin during a press conference at Toyota Sports Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Robert Sacre, Jeremy Lin, Houston Rockets

BleacherReport

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Los Angeles Lakers' 2014-15 Season

Byron Scott's back. Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Xavier Henry and Ryan Kelly are, too.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lake Show Life

The Lakers "Small Forward" Carlos Boozer Problem

Apr 16, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer wipes his head during a time out during the first half of the game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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