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Lakers receive $4.85M injury exception for Nash

Lakers receive $4.85M injury exception for Nash

The NBA has awarded the Lakers a diabled player exception worth $4.85 million to compensate for the absence of Steve Nash, who will miss the season with recurring nerve issues in his back. The Lakers may use the exception to sign or trade for a...
Golden State Of Mind 11 hours ago
Warriors vs. Heat final score: Miami has no answer for balanced Golden State attack

Warriors vs. Heat final score: Miami has no answer for balanced Golden State attack

After getting off to a hot start, the Heat were put on ice by Steph Curry & Company as the Warriors played well on both sides of the ball, en route to their 11th win of the season. The Golden State Warriors have improved to 8-0 this season when holding opponents under 100 points with a 114-97 victory over the Miami Heat Tuesday night. Stephen Curry paced the Warriors offensively, scoring 40 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field, including 8-of-11 from behind the three-point line. It was one of those nights for Steph Curry, where words alone can not quite capture the full beauty of some...
Sun Herald 10 hours ago

Undermanned Kings still top Pelicans, 99-89

NEW ORLEANS-The Sacramento Kings were shorthanded, but won their third consecutive game, 99-89, over the New Orleans Pelicans Tuesday night at Smoothie King Center.

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Kobe Bryant empathizes with Xavier Henry over Achilles' tendon tear

Xavier Henry's Achilles' tendon injury in the Lakers' practice on Monday brought Kobe Bryant right back to his own 2013 injury.

Kobe Bryant's latest opponent: Fatigue in his legs

Kobe Bryant’s shot keeps falling short, especially in the second half of recent games. He’s well aware of it.
Los Angeles Times 21 hours ago

Clippers praise DeAndre Jordan's defense in win over Hornets

DeAndre Jordan had 11 points and 12 rebounds in the Clippers' 113-92 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday. He also held Al Jefferson, who averages 20.7 points a game, to 16,

Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash express outrage on Ferguson decision

On the heels of Monday's grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., not to charge a white police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, two Lakers took to Twitter to express their outrage.

Kobe empathizes with injured Henry

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- When Los Angeles Lakers reserve swingman Xavier Henry ruptured his left Achilles tendon on Monday, Kobe Bryant had flashbacks. "It took me right back to that place again," Bryant said after practice Tuesday. Bryant ruptured his left Achilles in April 2013, costing him the rest of that season. Henry had surgery Tuesday to repair his Achilles, which will cost him the rest of this one. Henry's injury occurred during a non-contact drill in Monday's practice.

Kobe working to stay fresh through season

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant has been feeling fatigued and his shots have been falling short. The veteran Los Angeles Lakers star hopes a change up his routine to help fix that issue and to also keep him fresh during the course of a long season. After consulting with Lakers strength and conditioning coach Tim DiFrancesco, Bryant said he'll focus more on taking ice baths on some days and on extra lower body weightlifting on others. And on some non-game days, such as Tuesday, he'll do almost nothing.

Bogut, Barbosa expect to return vs. Miami; Lee still out

Head coach Steve Kerr said he expects center Andrew Bogut and Leandro Barbosa to play Tuesday night against Miami, two days after they were injured in the first quarter of Sunday’s win over Oklahoma City. Bogut, who has a right orbital contusion after taking an elbow from Kendrick Perkins, and Barbosa, who hyperextended his right knee after a hard foul while trying to score a fastbreak layup, both participated in Tuesday morning’s shootaround. Power forward David Lee (hamstring) will not play. “If Andrew does not play, I’ve made the decision to start (assistant coach) Jarron...
San Jose Mercury News Nov 25, 2014

Warriors' Andrew Bogut, Leandro Barbosa expected to play against Miami

While the Heat will be without Dwyane Wade, the Warriors expect to have center Andrew Bogut and guard Leandro Barbosa Tuesday against Miami, coach Steve Kerr said

Warriors’ Andrew Bogut, Leandro Barbosa expected to play at Miami

MIAMI – Warriors center Andrew Bogut and guard Leandro Barbosa are expected to play Tuesday at Miami after leaving the previous game with injuries, coach Steve Kerr said. Bogut (orbital contusion) and Barbosa (knee sprain) participated in shootaround and “seemed… Continue Reading →The post Warriors’ Andrew Bogut, Leandro Barbosa expected to play at Miami appeared first on Inside the Warriors.
Sun Herald Nov 25, 2014

Sacramento Kings (8-5) at New Orleans Pelicans (7-5), 8 p.m. (ET)

The two best young big men in the NBA will be showcased Tuesday night when DeMarcus Cousins leads his Sacramento Kings into the Big Easy to take on Anthony Davis…
Los Angeles Times Nov 25, 2014

Blake Griffin gets most rebounds since February against Hornets

Blake Griffin looked like a completely different player between Sunday and Monday.

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    Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash express outrage on Ferguson decision

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    Stephen Curry

    Warriors 114, Heat 97: Stephen Curry torches Miami with 40 points, leaves it to teammates to talk him up for MVP

  • 2 DeMarcus Cousins

    DeMarcus Cousins

    Cousins, Kings beat Pelicans 99-89

  • 1 Marreese Speights

    Marreese Speights

    Game 13: Warriors 114, Miami 97

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    Leandro Barbosa

    Warriors vs. Suns pre-game: Klay Thompson out with sprained right hand

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