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Let Luke Walton explain to you why he went with a crazy starting lineup against Utah

Let Luke Walton explain to you why he went with a crazy starting lineup against Utah

Why the heck did Luke Walton run that starting lineup against Utah? He has an answer for you. The Los Angeles Lakers are dealing with a host of injuries, mostly in their backcourt, but nobody was prepared for the starting lineup that head coach Luke Walton put together. Brandon Ingram, Metta World Peace, Luol Deng, Julius Randle and Timofey Mozgov would never play together in our wildest of dreams, but that was the call Monday night against the Utah Jazz. That group played a total of eight minutes together and it was agonizing to watch. They couldn’t score, averaging just 49.1 points...
Lakers' Metta World Peace tells teammates 'not to be entitled'

Lakers' Metta World Peace tells teammates 'not to be entitled'

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Lakers News: Metta World Peace says Ivica Zubac will be a top-five center in two years

Los Angeles is going to be putting up a new statue soon. Ivica Zubac started for the Los Angeles Lakers in one game this season, but otherwise hasn't played a ton. Between his limited court time, as well as preseason and Las Vegas Summer League, however, the young center has developed a cult following. That cult evidently now includes teammate Metta World Peace: I'm talking about Zubac. He will be top 5 centers in the NBA in two more years. pic.twitter.com/SiNVSlQPyA— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) November 12, 2016 When looking at Zubac's numbers, it's hard to argue. Thd...
Mavericks' Rick Carlisle likes Metta World Peace's coaching potential

Mavericks' Rick Carlisle likes Metta World Peace's coaching potential

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Metta World Peace posted a weird photo to praise D’Angelo Russell’s leadership with the Lakers

Oh, Metta. D’Angelo Russell hasn’t gotten off to quite the explosive start to the season many hoped for. The sophomore point guard leads the team in scoring with 15.9 points per game, but has done so while shooting just 35.6 percent from the field and and assist to turnover ratio of 1.62. Those aren’t necessarily “bad” numbers, but many fans of the Los Angeles Lakers were hoping for a bit more efficiency from the young guard. But getting outside of the numbers, Russell seems to be hitting all of the right notes. The young guard spent all offseason praising the addition of head...
NBA scores 2016: Luke Walton is helping the Lakers love basketball again

NBA scores 2016: Luke Walton is helping the Lakers love basketball again

Plus: the Nuggets score a surprise blowout win, Gordon Hayward picks up where he left off and more. Five days ago, Metta World Peace did something we originally assumed to be a rouge, quirky act. As he stepped to the free-throw line to replace the injured Timofey Mozgov against the Pacers, World Peace shouted “I LOVE BASKETBALL” to nobody in particular.

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