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Orange County Register

Final: D'Angelo Russell's injury overshadows Lakers' 108-96 win over Pacers

LOS ANGELES – An injury to D’Angelo Russell overshadowed everything else in the Lakers’ 108-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, even if the result snapped their five-game losing streak. The Lakers diagnosed their second-year...

FOX Sports

Lakers recap: Los Angeles pummels Pacers in much-needed win

The latest Lakers recap holds plenty of good and bad in it.If you thought the Lakers recap of a game against Indiana was going to be extremely important, you'd end up being right. Although a great win, the team fell to the injury bug once again.This time it was point guard D'Angelo R...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Nance, Deng expected to return vs. Dallas on Sunday

The Lakers took a significant step toward returning to full strength on Friday — that is, until point guard D’Angelo Russell went down with an injury in the first two minutes of the game against Indiana. Before that, the Lakers announced that forward Larry Nance Jr., who has been out for a month...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers roll past Pacers despite loss of D'Angelo Russell to knee injury

Lou Williams scored 27 points, Nick Young made five three-pointers and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their five-game losing streak with a 108-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.  Julius Randle scored 16 points while Young and rookie Brandon Ingram added 15 apiece as the Lakers...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Luol Deng is out 'indefinitely' with sprained right wrist

The Lakers, like the Clippers, lost a starter to a hand injury on Tuesday, but the news wasn’t quite as devastating as it was for their city rivals, who lost Chris Paul for six to eight weeks after the star point guard tore a ligament in his left thumb. Lakers forward Luol Deng suffered a sprained...

Los Angeles Times

Through team struggles, Lakers Coach Luke Walton hasn't considered changing starters

During the past two months, a difficult stretch for the Lakers, they’ve remained steady with one thing: injuries aside, their preferred starting lineup hasn’t changed. And it won’t any time soon. Lakers Coach Luke Walton hasn't considered a change to that group. “I like guys getting chemistry,...

Los Angeles Times

Clippers' Blake Griffin appears to be on track for return from surgery

Clippers forward Blake Griffin has started to increase his workload as he prepares to return from right-knee surgery. Before the Clippers played the Lakers on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center, Griffin participated in sprinting and shooting drills that took him all around the court. The Clippers...

Los Angeles Times

Clippers get shot at revenge against Lakers on Saturday

For the Clippers, a blistering schedule in December, plus injuries to key players, sent the team spiraling into a six-game losing streak to end 2016. A more forgiving schedule in January has helped them rediscover their spirit with a five-game winning streak. The Lakers were one of the teams that...

D'Angelo Russell Injury | LAKERS vs CLIPPERS | January 14, 2017

D'Angelo Russell injures himself and goes down holding his head. LA Lakers vs LA Clippers. Saturday January 14, 2017. 2016/2017 NBA Regular Season basketball. - NBA Hotspot - X8N8 YouTube Channel delivering you top tier 720p high quality video at a CRISP

FOX Sports

Lamar Odom Reportedly Wants a Coaching Job With Lakers

Just 15 months after he was fighting for his life in a Las Vegas hospital, formerLakers' forward Lamar Odom could once again find himself in the National Basketball Association.While his playing days are assuredly over, a career in coaching is apparently aninterest for the former Sixth Man Of...

Los Angeles Times

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 127-100 win over the Miami Heat

Lots of drama accompanied the Lakers’ 14th win of the season.  The Miami Heat were shorthanded, missing Hassan Whiteside and Justise Winslow, both of whom had big nights against the Lakers in the teams’ first meeting. Still, neither record nor injury status has been an accurate predictor of results...

Rip City Project

Game Preview: Detroit Pistons @ Portland Trail Blazers

The Trail Blazers take on the Pistons at the Moda Center tonight. The pesky and rough Detroit Pistons come into the Moda Center in the middle of a snowstorm. The Trail Blazers recently got Damian Lillard back, as he returned from injury last game against the Lakers. His return was vital in our win against the […] Game Preview: Detroit Pistons @ Portland Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rip City Project

Blazers Get Lillard Back, Need To Improve To Beat The Lakers

The Blazers Looked Good Against Golden State, But Can Still Improve The Blazers got some good news today, as Damian Lillard will return after missing the last five games. The Weber State guard has been nursing an ankle injury and has been cleared to play against the Lakers tonight. Lillard missed last night’s against the […] Blazers Get Lillard Back, Need To Improve To Beat The Lakers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Los Angeles Times

Trail Blazers pull away from Lakers in final minutes for 118-109 victory

The peak to which D’Angelo Russell aspires presented itself on Thursday at the Moda Center, in the form of the 6-foot-3, 195-pound Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard. Back from an ankle injury that kept him out five games, Lillard wasn’t quite at his best. But he gave Portland a boost that...

Orange County Register

Lakers' Luol Deng considered questionable for tonight's game in Portland

PORTLAND – As Lakers coach Luke Walton has experimented with various lineups amid injuries and inconsistent performances, one development has not changed. Lakers veteran forward Luol Deng has started in every game. That could end, though, when the...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Tarik Black aims to be ready when called upon

To discuss Lakers backup center Tarik Black’s situation by considering how he handled losing playing time because of an injury goes a step further than Black thinks matters. “Can’t complicate it,” Black said. “That’s complicating it. You’re sitting on the sidelines. Whether you’re not healthy or...

Orange County Register

Oram: Luke Walton's patience tested as young Lakers struggle

LOS ANGELES – The losing of December carried into January. With a 123-114 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, the Lakers have lost 15 of their last 17 games. Along the way there have been ejections, flagrant fouls and injuries. Players have...

FOX Sports

Lakers rumors: Thomas Robinson likely to stick around

The latest Lakers rumors have to do with whether or not Thomas Robinson will get past the guaranteed salary deadline in early January.Thus far, the Lakers have shown that they do well when they have a spark. In contrast, due to injuries among other things, they don't do well without their big...

FOX Sports

Raptors should sit 2-Pat vs. Lakers

The Raptors suddenly have issues to deal with as they try to end this mini-slide on the road.TheToronto Raptorshave been fortunate on the injury front to date this season. While the injury to Jared Sullinger was disappointing, when it occurredthere hadn't been a huge investment made in struct...

FOX Sports

How to fix the LA Clippers' five-game losing streak

A wave of injuries is seriously hurting the LA Clippers'chances to win, but how can the team adjust to bring this five-game losing streak to a close?The LA Clippers have now lost to the New Orleans Pelicans, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets. Night a...

Los Angeles Times

Tarik Black won't be rushed back into rotation

Backup center Tarik Black, mostly recovered after suffering a sprained ankle Dec. 5, has been available to the Lakers for a few games.  But not until recently did Coach Luke Walton  see that Black was truly comfortable on the court and not impacted by the injury during practice.  It’s part of why...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers report: Larry Nance Jr. will be out four weeks

Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. was examined by the team doctor Sunday before the Lakers played the Clippers. Through the examination, the team concluded Nance has a bone bruise on his knee and is expected to miss approximately four weeks. Nance suffered the injury in the third quarter against the...

Orange County Register

Lakers' Larry Nance to miss four weeks with knee injury

LOS ANGELES – The Lakers expect reserve forward Larry Nance Jr.to be out for the next four weeks after a team physician diagnosed him on Sunday with a bone bruise in his left knee. According to the Lakers' timeline, Nance will miss the next 13...

Orange County Register

Final: Lakers cough up double-digit lead again in 115-107 loss to Heat

MIAMI – The Lakers proved they can play well enough with an injury-depleted roster. They have not proven they can play well enough to protect double-digit leads. The Lakers’ 115-107 loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday – the second straight game...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Injuries keep three Heat guards out vs. Lakers

MIAMI — The Heat were without three guards for the second consecutive game. Wayne Ellington (strained right hamstring), Rodney McGruder (sprained left ankle) and Dion Waiters (groin) missed Thursday’s home game against the Lakers. That left Goran ...

Los Angeles Times

Bone bruise in knee to keep Lakers' Larry Nance out indefinitely

Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. had an MRI exam Wednesday that showed a bone bruise, but was otherwise inconclusive because of swelling in his left knee. The Lakers have said Nance will be out indefinitely. He will be reexamined by the team doctor Sunday. Nance suffered the injury while chasing...

Kobe Bryant Surprises Young Girl, Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant makes a young girl's day when he meets with her before a game. Marina is 11 years old and has cerebral palsy. After selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery in June, she had to relearn how to walk, but she says today was the

Byron Scott on Julius Randle: 'Almost A Walking Double Double'

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott talks about Larry Nance, Jr.s knee injury, Join the Largest Lakers Fan Site in the World!