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48 min ago | 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, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Nick Young

3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

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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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Nick Young, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Chris Bosh

BleacherReport

Can Jeremy Lin Be the Long-Term Point Guard for Los Angeles Lakers?

For a guy who has been beloved at every stop in his brief career, Jeremy Lin has had a hard time finding an NBA home.

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

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, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant, Kendall Marshall, Xavier Henry, Nick Young

Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers Summer League Recap: Embracing the Future

The Lakers emerged from summer league with a much better idea of what their two rookies can do, and despite very uneven coaching from Mark Madsen and Larry Lewis, managed to locate a handful of targets for possible camp invites.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canada.com

NBA Raptors to train in Burnaby

The Toronto Raptors will spend part of their preseason hang time in Burnaby, as part of the National Basketball Association's team objective to extend their marketing reach to Canada's Pacific shores.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Seattle SuperSonics, Toronto Raptors, Steve Nash, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant

BleacherReport

Can Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin Coexist in Los Angeles Lakers' Backcourt?

Jeremy Lin and Kobe Bryant might just be the Western Conference's starting backcourt for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, but the Los Angeles Lakers are looking for something more than champions of popularity.

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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, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, Nick Young

Examiner.com

The Los Angeles Lakers era of uncertainty

The Los Angeles Lakers look like a patron at an extreme water park slide standing on a Plexiglas floor and waiting for it to drop out from under them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Jordan Hill

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins

The Cleveland Cavaliers plan to sign No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract this week, according to ESPN.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons

BleacherReport

Can Julius Randle Be LA Lakers' Next Star?

Perhaps he has what it takes, but the jury is still out. The Lakers saw enough of him during his freshman season at Kentucky to select him with the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies

Lake Show Life

Who Will Start at PG for the Lakers?

Apr 30, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin celebrates after making a three-pointer during the fourth quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers in game five of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Jeremy Lin, Patrick Beverley

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SFGate

Clippers' future on line as probate trial resumes

In this Dec. 19, 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles.

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BleacherReport

Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Shouldn't Move Julius Randle for Eric Bledsoe

Let's all say it together - the idea of the Los Angeles Lakers shipping away Julius Randle in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns for Eric and the Lakers front office have a plan in place, sure, but it does not include surrendering the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Jordan Hill, Phoenix Suns

Raptors Republic

Ushering in the Golden Generation of Canadian Basketball

With names like Tyler Ennis, Tristan Thompson, Andrew Nicholson, Kelly Olynyk, Nik Stauskas, Anthony Bennett and Andrew Wiggins selected in the first round of the NBA draft over the last three years, it's hard not to be excited for Canada's basketball future.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Boston Celtics, Andrew Nicholson, Anthony Bennett, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson, Steve Nash, Carl English

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, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Nick Young

BleacherReport

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios of Lakers Hiring Byron Scott

Considering a couple of the contracts they have on the books, you can't blame the Los Angeles Lakers for being afraid of buyer's remorse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jason Kidd

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