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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Diagnosing Los Angeles Lakers' Remaining Roster Flaws

Optimism comes cheaply in August for followers of the Los Angeles Lakers . It should not, however, be confused with reality.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Ryan Kelly, Kendall Marshall, Julius Randle, Xavier Henry

1 hr ago | NewsBusters.org

Politico's Gerstein: Obama's 'No Strategy' Statement Just a 'Misfire'

Politico's Josh Gerstein was in top keister-covering mode last night in dealing with President Barack Obama's latest stated indication that U.S. foreign policy is adrift.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

1 hr ago | Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers 2014 Realistic Vision

FINALLY! Dr. Buss got his wish. May he rest in peace. Byron Scott aka. "Baby B" will be the man in charge of his beloved Lakers ! A great day in Lakerland indeed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Steve Nash, Ryan Kelly, Jordan Hill, Nick Young

9 hrs ago | Pippen Ain't Easy

Chicago Bulls Talk: Weaknesses Going Into The Season

Apr 29, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler , center Joakim Noah , guard D.J. Augustin and forward Mike Dunleavy huddle against the Washington Wizards in game five in the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Taj Gibson, NBA Players, Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol, Jimmy Butler, Mike Dunleavy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BleacherReport

How Much Do Chicago Bulls Need from Pau Gasol Next Season?

The 34-year-old Spaniard, and two-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers , is undoubtedly one of the top post presences of his generation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, Miami Heat

BleacherReport

Lakers' Nick Young Is Afraid That 'The Purge' Is Real

The idea of one day with no laws was the main premise of the movie The Purge , and Nick Young is afraid that the concept is real.

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

BleacherReport

Top 5 Reasons Why the Los Angeles Lakers Won't Make the Playoffs This Season

Despite acquiring a few fresh faces this summer, the Los Angeles Lakers are not prepared to qualify for playoff contention.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Robert Sacre, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Nick Young

Hardwood Paroxysm

Myth Buster: Is James Harden Capable Of Being A Plus Defender?

James Harden received a lot of flak last season for the lack of effort he gave on the defensive end of the court, and for good reason: he was a walking disaster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, James Harden, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard

BleacherReport

Who Will Win an NBA Title First: Lakers or Celtics?

With 33 championships between them, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics are without a doubt the cream of the NBA crop.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Kobe Bryant, Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart

BleacherReport

Breaking Down the Lakers' Best and Worst Fits in Byron Scott's System

Defensively, we'll start to work from day one, because that's something we have to get better at right away, and we will.

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

Boston.com

Why is Kobe Bryant Studying Paul Pierce's Game at Age 36?

Brian Robb has covered the Celtics and the NBA since the 2008-09 season. His work has appeared on NBA.com, CelticsHub.com, ESPN.com, and CBSBoston.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Big guns missing but US still tipped for Cup glory

STAR POWER: The US basketball team is missing a lot of big stars at the World Cup but can still call upon the services of Chicago Bulls talent Derrick Rose.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Summer Olympic, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Lake Show Life

Lakers work out Michael Beasley for second time

Jan 26, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward Michael Beasley during the second half against the San Antonio Spurs at American Airlines Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Xavier Henry, Nick Young, Miami Heat, Michael Beasley

The Orlando Sentinel

Clippers give Doc Rivers new contract that runs through 2019

Two weeks after acquiring the Clippers , the team's new owner gave president of basketball operations and Coach Doc Rivers a new contract that will run through the 2018-19 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, Spencer Hawes, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Jordan Farmar

BleacherReport

What to Expect from Every Los Angeles Lakers Player in 2014-15

The Los Angeles Lakers have a new look entering the 2014-15 NBA season with players such as Julius Randle, Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin officially on board.

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

The Straits Times

Basketball: Ex-NBA All-Star Horace Grant will be in town for NBA 3X in September

Grant, who has four NBA titles from spells with the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers, will hold clinics during the three-day basketball festival, which features a slam dunk contest, three-point shootout, and a skills challenge, amongst other activities.

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Lake Show Life

Carlos Boozer vs. the NBA

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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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Carlos Boozer, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers

Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

'NBA 2K15' New Trailer Shows Off Shaq As Preorders Become Available With Bonuses

Authenticity is the play that 2K Sports are trying to get with the first trailer for "NBA 2K15."

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

CBS Local

Rose Held To 3 Points As Team USA Routs Slovenia In Final Tune-Up

Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt.

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

AM 570 KLAC

One GM lists Kobe Bryant's trade value as 'zero,' which seems odd

Never be traded again, we mean, as our grandparents will tell us tale of the Charlotte Hornets dealing a 17-year old Kobester for something called a "Vlade Divac" just hours after he was drafted in the summer of 1996, but Bryant will not be traded again.

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