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Byron Scott Compares Jordan Clarkson to Russell Westbrook

Rookie Jordan Clarkson is inspiring some big praise from his head coach. Lakers head coach compared rookie starting guard Jordan Clarkson to MVP candidate Russell Westbrook during his pregame media availability in Toronto. Well, sort of, as Mike Bresnahan of the LA Times transcribed: Byron just compared Clarkson to Russell Westbrook. Sort of. Said Clarkson "nowhere near" Westbrook as a player but has similar athleticism. — Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) March 27, 2015 Scott is right that Clarkson is not on Westbrook's level in terms of talent or production, but the rookie has been...
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Jordan Clarkson Dunk Makes the Raptors Extinct

Jordan Clarkson has not had his best game thus far, but he just sent Toronto's scoring run into the ice age with this fast break dunk:

DC Sports Bog: The Lakers have more Twitter followers in D.C. than the Wizards

A few weeks back, Twitter Analytics put out a nifty map showing which NBA teams have the most Twitter followers in which parts of the country.The map was dominated by purple, representing the Lakers. This shouldn’t be surprising; the Lakers have more than 4.2 million Twitter followers, far more than the second-place Heat (2.96 million) or third-place Bulls (2.05 million).Read full article >>

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Lakers vs. Toronto Raptors: quarter-by-quarter updates

Raptors 71, Lakers 66 (end of third quarter)
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

Lakers vs. Toronto Raptors: quarter-by-quarter updates

Lakers 24, Raptors 17 (end of first quarter)

Lakers Coach Byron Scott returns to team

Byron Scott had one emotional letdown that he could remember -- Monday morning in the Bay Area, the day the Lakers played Golden State.

Lakers at Toronto Raptors preview

The Lakers (19-51) are looking for their third win in four tries on Friday night when they visit the Toronto Raptors (42-30).

3 Points: On Steve Nash's legacy

Each week, ESPN.com Lakers beat writer Baxter Holmes, along with ESPN.com NBA writers Ramona Shelburne and Arash Markazi, will weigh in on three questions that are on the minds of Los Angeles Lakers followers. 1. Will Steve Nash's tenure with the Lakers influence how you will remember his career? Holmes: Not really. He was hurt, and it didn't work out. But Nash will be defined as one of the greatest point guards ever to play the game, a player who beautifully ran a revolutionary Phoenix Suns offense that many teams today try to mimic in ways big and small.
Los Angeles Times Mar 26, 2015

Lakers' Julius Randle is getting in shape for summer-league basketball

The arena had barely started to fill up in Minnesota, but Julius Randle provided a status update with one little basketball movement.

Both Lakers and Timberwolves benefited from key missed call Wednesday

The Lakers (19-51) defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves (16-55) in overtime on Wednesday night, 101-99, in a wild finish that saw Jordan Clarkson draw a foul with 0.3 left on the clock for a pair of game-winning free throws.
Los Angeles Times Mar 26, 2015

Lakers' overtime win is no help in lottery

Kobe Bryant hugged history the last time the Lakers were here, moving past Michael Jordan into third on the NBA's career scoring list.
Los Angeles Times Mar 26, 2015

Lakers' Wesley Johnson faces 'frustrating' free agency again

Wesley Johnson was back, yet again, in the city where he was originally drafted with such high hopes.

Lakers blow late lead before beating Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99

Jordan Clarkson sank a pair of free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to give the Lakers a 101-99 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night in Minnesota.
Orange County Register Mar 25, 2015
Clarkson scores eight in OT to lift Lakers over Timberwolves

Clarkson scores eight in OT to lift Lakers over Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS - Jordan Clarkson hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to send the Lakers past the Minnesota Timberwolves, 101-99 on Wednesday night. Clarkson scored eight points in overtime and finished with 20. Jeremy Lin added 19...

Lakers vs. Timberwolves: quarter-by-quarter updates

Lakers 90, Minnesota Timberwolves 90 (end of fourth quarter)

Lakers start first Asian-American backcourt

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Though it would end up just another loss in a trying season, the Los Angeles Lakers made history in Wednesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The duo of Jordan Clarkson and Jeremy Lin became the first-ever Asian-American starting backcourt in the NBA. Proud to make history tonight with @jclark5on...first ever starting Asian-American backcourt in the NBA!! Proud of rook for that 30-piece too! #asianinvasion #halfasiancounts A photo posted by Jeremy Lin (@jlin7) on Mar 24, 2015 at 8:23pm PDT Lin, whose parents immigrated from Taiwan, is of Chinese descent.

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