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3 hrs ago | Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers season preview: Jeremy Lin's moment is now

It's time for Jeremy Lin to come into his own, silencing narratives and letting his play on the court do the talking. Without a single minute as a Los Angeles Laker under his belt, Silver Screen & Roll has already dedicated literally thousands of words to Jeremy Lin.

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

4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Ranking the Los Angeles Lakers' Offseason Acquisitions

The Los Angeles Lakers added several new pieces to their roster over the summer, exploring every possible avenue of bringing in talent. They selected Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson in June's NBA draft, traded for Jeremy Lin, signed Ed Davis outright in free agency and won the amnesty auction for Carlos Boozer .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Chicago Bulls

5 hrs ago | Rip City Project

Chris Kaman's offense to revitalize bench, aid teammates

Apr 1, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum and center Robin Lopez guard Los Angeles Lakers center Chris Kaman during the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports With the addition of Chris Kaman in free agency, the Portland Trail Blazers made an obvious effort to shore up their bench for the upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Chris Kaman, NBA Players, Robin Lopez, Thomas Robinson, Nicolas Batum

10 hrs ago | International Business Times

Bill Duffy: Klay Thompson Has Unseated Kobe Bryant As Best Shooting Guard In The NBA [VIDEO]

Things are on the up and up. He just proved his worth amongst the NBA's best players, tallying 12 points a game in the tournament second only to team leader James Harden.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Houston Rockets, Kobe Bryant, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Klay Thompson, NBA Players

10 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

Los Angeles Lakers: Analyzing the new schedule

The NBA season is right around the corner with players entering training camps at the end of September. With a new coach, new defensive philosophy, and the return of Kobe to a team in transition, the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the teams with the biggest question mark entering the season.

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Confessions of a rock-star sex addict

LIZ Taylor, Susan Sarandon, Mick Jagger... it seems everyone's had a cocaine-fuelled romp with David Bowie, if a new tell-all is to be believed. FOR years there have been rumours about John Travolta's sexuality.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nick Young, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

BleacherReport

Breaking Down Atlanta Hawks' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

Last year's starter, Kyle Korver, is back for another season with the team. Korver's dead-eye three-point shooting ability will provide Atlanta's first string with the spacing necessary to run its offense well.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Thabo Sefolosha, DeMarre Carroll, Cartier Martin, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Kent Bazemore

BleacherReport

Byron Scott's Championship Talk a Double-Edged Sword for Los Angeles Lakers

't exactly a scarce commodity in the world of professional sports. If anything, it's a prerequisite for any championship-caliber psyche - the mental pillar on which the world's best athletes and coaches will inevitably lean in times both boom and bust.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

BleacherReport

5 Free-Agent Fliers Los Angeles Lakers to Gamble on Entering Next Season

After striking out on the home run hitters of the 2014 crop, the storied franchise shifted its focus to the superstar targets slated to hit the market over the coming years. Maintaining future flexibility has taken precedence above all else although the purple and gold still hope to put a competitive product on the floor in the present.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Nick Young, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat

Lake Show Life

The Lakers Working Hard: Clarkson and Sacre in the Gym

Apr 13, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Memphis Grizzlies center Kosta Koufos blocks a shot attempts by Los Angeles Lakers center Robert Sacre during fourth quarter action at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports The Laker team has started their workouts very early.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Robert Sacre, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Julius Randle

NEWS.com.au

Thicke: 'I was too drunk to write Blurred Lines'

ROBIN Thicke has admitted in court that he lied about writing his hit song Blurred Lines, blaming the fact he was too high and too drunk. IN A bid to cheer up after her sex tape scandal, Iggy Azalea has celebrated her first anniversary with NBA player Nick Young by shopping at Target.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nick Young, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Los Angeles Times

Lakers linked to center Ryan Hollins, other free agents

The Lakers have considered adding on Ryan Hollins -- according to the free agent center, who visited the "Bottom Line Sports Show" over the weekend. As tweeted by Sirius/XM NBA Radio, Hollins said, "he's been in talks with the [Miami] Heat, [Sacramento] Kings, [Chicago] Bulls, Lakers, [and San Antonio] Spurs, among others."

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Robert Sacre, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Los Angeles Clippers, Ryan Hollins, Dallas Mavericks

Silver Screen and Roll

Nick Young celebrates anniversary with Iggy Azalea

Nick Young continues a strong summer of social media, this time making sure to wait until just after midnight PT last night to post an Instagram photo celebrating his one year anniversary with Iggy Azalea. How was he able to woo the mainstream-hit artist? With a date to Target , of course: Story book origin to one of the greatest romances of our generation, no? Swaggy P dug deep, got a little fancy , and nailed the first date.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Nick Young

Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers season preview: Steve Nash's final chapter is his own to write

It's all coming to an end for Steve Nash, and he deserves a fair chance to end his career the way he wants. Steve Nash's time with the Los Angeles Lakers has been an outright failure, there's no way around it.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, NBA Players, Jeremy Lin, Jordan Clarkson, Houston Rockets

Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers Season Preview: Steve Nash profile

The good: As mentioned above, not only is Nash a maestro of the pick-and-roll, he is also a shooting savant. The former two-time MVP is one of only two players with multiple entries into the 50-40-90 club .

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

Seeking Alpha

What Under Armour Should Have Learned From Its Attempt To Sign Durant

Rumor had it that Under Armour was close to a ground-breaking basketball shoe contract with superstar Kevin Durant. Durant's seven year $60 million contract with Nike was set to expire.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Cleveland Cavaliers

Lake Show Life

Can The Lakers Develop Its Young Players While Playing Boozer, Lin, and Johnson?

Mar 29, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott reacts during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USA TODAY Sports While the Lakers have built a respectable roster this season, considering their long term wishes for flexibility, the team faces a dilemma.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Xavier Henry, Houston Rockets

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WebProNews

Jeremy Lin Says He's Working Hard On Defense

Jeremy Lin has been working hard all summer and says that he is ready to show everyone what he's got on the court. Many Lakers fans have questioned his skills and ability as a point guard, but Lin says he isn't worried and know that he has what it takes to help bring his team to victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeremy Lin, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

USA Today

Watchability: Does Van Gundy have next Dwight?

The Pistons return from a disappointing season with the same starting lineup, but Stan Van Gundy is sure to spice things up. He's one of the reasons Detroit comes in at No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Jodie Meeks, D.J. Augustin

Chicago Sun-Times

Bulls brass says stats belie Derrick Rose's FIBA success

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will enter the gold-medal game of the FIBA World Cup against Serbia on Sunday shooting 15-for-55 , including 1-for-17 from beyond the three-point line. He has averaged 5.4 points per game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

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