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NBA notes: Carmelo Anthony says his free-agency decision was a tough one

Carmelo Anthony's free agency decision wasn't exactly a slam dunk, and the Knicks superstar said he legitimately was torn on where he wanted to spend the prime years of his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks

Fri Jul 25, 2014

ESPN

'Fortunate' Lakers introduce forward Boozer

"Fortunately for us and unexpectedly for us, our bid was the highest bid and we were awarded Carlos," Kupchak said Friday during Boozer's introductory news conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Olympics

Ledger-Enquirer.com

LA Lakers re-sign Xavier Henry to 1-year deal

Henry averaged career highs with 10.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in the swingman's first season with the Lakers despite numerous injuries that limited him to 43 games.

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The Cardboard Connection

Los Angeles Lakers Collecting and Fan Guide

The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the premier NBA teams. Part basketball dynasty and part pop culture spectacle, the Lakers made winning basketball an A-list event.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Julius Randle, Shaquille O'Neal

BleacherReport

How a Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin Backcourt Can Work for LA Lakers

With nagging nerve issues plaguing both Steve Nash's productivity and activity, it's been a long time since the Los Angeles Lakers had a backcourt as skilled as the newly formed Kobe Bryant -Jeremy Lin tandem.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Steve Nash

The News Journal

Lakers make offer to potential head coach

Los Angeles Lakers offer Byron Scott head-coaching job Byron Scott was a starter for the Lakers in the 1980s and has coached three teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jason Kidd

Lake Show Life

Sources: Lakers offer Byron Scott head coach role

Mar 10, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott and guard Shaun Livingston during a break in the action against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors

International Business Times

Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose Will Dominate in Return - Taj Gibson

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has been training hard to get back to shape after another season-ending knee injury last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, Nikola Mirotic, Pau Gasol

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, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

Raptors Republic

Re: Jonas Valanciunas' Roadmap to NBA Legitimacy

Do you need a dominant big man to win the NBA title? The Heat's two titles say otherwise, but they remain an exception due to having LeBron James, much like Michael Jordan's Bulls who won with Luc Longley in the middle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Jonas Valanciunas, NBA Players

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Jeremy Lin suggests he wona t bring a Linsanitya to Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers introduce newest player Jeremy Lin to the gathered media at the Toyota Sports Center training facility in El Segundo, Calif., on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Xavier Henry

Marin Independent Journal

Jeremy Lin using Linsanity jersey number with Lakers

It was No. 17 that Lin wore in his breakout season with the New York Knicks. In the lockout shortened 2011-12 season, he went from relative unknown to phenom.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

BleacherReport

How Steve Nash Can Still Play a Valuable Role for Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers fans never got to see the real Steve Nash donning the Purple and Gold, and at this point, they probably never will.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant, Jordan Hill, Houston Rockets

MassLive.com

NBA rumors 2014: Los Angeles Lakers reportedly deny waiting to see if ...

We've almost reached the end of July and the Los Angeles Lakers do not have a coach.

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ABS-CBN News

The Lost Home Stand

Who do we blame? It's an ugly human trait, something that Filipinos are often accused of doing way too often rather than admit guilt.

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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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NBA.com

Lakers re-up with Hill

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward/center Jordan Hill to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, David Vanterpool, Derek Fisher, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Final Call

Trayvon Martin family marks one-year anniversary of verdict working for peace, healing

Trayvon Martin's mother, father, their attorneys, celebrities, community leaders, and youth marked the one-year anniversary of the verdict freeing their son's killer with a Peace Walk and Peace Talk at Crenshaw High School.

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The Daily Breeze

Ed Davis believes he will have bigger opportunity with Los Angeles Lakers than Memphis Grizzlies

The Lakers quickly added free agent forward Ed Davis , providing some much-needed depth to their thin frontcourt.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Memphis Grizzlies, Ed Davis

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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