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Los Angeles Times

Thunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery to repair cheekbone fracture

Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook underwent surgery Saturday to repair a fracture in his right cheekbone and will not play against the Lakers on Sunday.

New York Post

Slow start dooms Nets in bad loss to Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — After knocking off the hapless Lakers and Nuggets to begin their post All-Star break schedule, the Nets traveled to the Big Easy to take on an injury-ravaged...

Los Angeles Times

Ronnie Price is done for the season

Guard Ronnie Price, whom Lakers Coach Byron Scott has considered one of his toughest players and best defenders, is done for the rest of the season after having successful surgery to remove bone spurs and bone chips from his right elbow Wednesday.

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Ronnie Price has successful right elbow surgery

The Lakers announced that Ronnie Price had successful surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs and bone chips from his right elbow.

Lakers Now | Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Nick Young out for Jazz game tonight with knee injury

Lakers Coach Byron Scott said small forward Nick Young will not play Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz because of a swollen left knee.

Lakers Nation

Lakers PG Ronnie Price Expected To Be Out For Season

Lakers point guard Ronnie Price is having surgery for a bone spur in his right elbow on Wednesday, Byron Scott says he will be out for the season. Join the Largest Lakers Fan Site in the World http://LakersNation.com | Follow http://twitter.com/LakersNat

Los Angeles Times

Lakers guard Ronnie Price to undergo elbow surgery

Lakers veteran guard Ronnie Price will undergo elbow surgery on Wednesday to remove a bone spur from his right elbow.

Orange County Register

Robert Sacre, Nick Young banged up after Lakers' overtime victory over Celtics

EL SEGUNDO – Ending their seven-game losing streak with an overtime victory didn’t come without a price for the Lakers. Robert Sacre and Nick Young sat out Monday’s practice because of injuries, leaving the Lakers shorthanded. Coach Byron Scott...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Nick Young and Robert Sacre have MRI tests

The Lakers announced Monday that Nick Young and Robert Sacre had MRI tests that didn't disclose any serious injuries.

Lakers Now | Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Nick Young, Robert Sacre miss practice with injuries

Both Nick Young and Robert Sacre were unable to practice with the Lakers Monday because of injuries.

Land O' Lakers | ESPN Los Angeles

Scott: Kobe could play a few more years

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Considering Kobe Bryant's past three seasons have all been cut short by injury, it seems unlikely that he'll be able to play a full 82-game regular season slate in 2015-16, the final year of a two-year extension he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in December 2013. Yet Lakers coach Byron Scott, a former teammate of Bryant, believes the 36-year-old Lakers star will not only be able to play next season, but perhaps beyond that, too.

Houston Chronicle

With second half looming, here’s what to look for in the NBA

The Heat without LeBron James, the Lakers without Kobe Bryant, another tough road in the Western Conference. A neck-and-neck race for the MVP title. So far the NBA season hasn’t disappointed. There have been plenty of ups and downs and an abundance of storylines to follow from surprise teams to top players to season-ending injuries. […]

Los Angeles Times

Kobe Bryant seeking career 'rebirth' next season with Lakers

For the third consecutive year, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant had his season cut short because of an injury.

Orange County Register

Oram: Dean Smith's legacy extends to Lakers

James Worthy’s rookie season had just been cut short. He lay in a hospital bed in Inglewood, groggy and enduring the pain of a broken leg. He certainly hadn’t expected the injury, but even more so he didn’t expect to see the man who stood at...

Lakers Nation

LeBron James 'Not Concened' With Lakers Future, Reacts To Kobe Bryant's Injury

LeBron James shares his reaction to Kobe Bryant's injury. Plus, says he isn't concerned about what happens to the Lakers in the future. Join the Largest Lakers Fan Site in the World http://LakersNation.com | Follow http://twitter.com/LakersNation | Becom

Lakers Nation

Are The Lakers An Option For Kevin Love In Free Agency This Summer?

Kevin Love says "no" when asked if he envisions a scenario where he could be on the Lakers next year. Plus, reacts to Kobe Bryant's latest injury. Join the Largest Lakers Fan Site in the World http://LakersNation.com | Follow http://twitter.com/LakersNat

Cleveland Cavaliers Blog | News-Herald

Game 53: Lakers at Cavs

LOS ANGELES LAKERS (13-37) at CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (31-21)Quicken Loans Arena3:30 p.m. SundayRadio: WTAM-AM 1100, WMMS-FM 100.7, La Mega-FM 97.7TV: ABC1. The Cavaliers want to get back on the winning track. They had their season-high 12-game winning streak stopped on Friday in Indiana. It was a game where they led in double figures, but just stopped executing in the late going. The ball stopped moving altogether and the Cavs reverted to one-one-one basketball.2. The Lakers are in shambles. They have two Hall of Famers out with injuries: guards Kobe Bryant (right rotator cuff surgery) and Steve...

Akron Beacon Journal

Kevin Love scores season-high 32 points, Cavs pound Lakers 120-105

CLEVELAND: Cavs forward Kevin Love scored a season-high 32 points and added 10 rebounds and guard Kyrie Irving had 28 points and 10 assists in Cleveland’s 120-105 win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. It was the Lakers’ 10th consecutive road defeat, tying a franchise record set in 1957-58 and matched in 1963-64. Love’s up-and-down week continued when he scored 17 points in the second quarter, including four 3-pointers in a span of 2:07, to reach 30 points for just the second time this season. The only other time it happened was when LeBron James was resting injuries. James...

Plain Dealer

No injuries, just stats for LeBron James in Cavaliers' win: Joe Vardon's instant analysis

LeBron James just missed on his first triple-double this season while the Cavs stomped the Lakers.

Plain Dealer

LeBron James will play today against the Lakers

Wrist and ankle injuries will not keep LeBron James off the court today.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Preview: Bucks vs. Lakers

Injuries have piled up on the Lakers, and the latest is a hip injury suffered by forward Jordan Hill. The Lakers sent Hill back to Los Angeles to be evaluated after he was injured in Sunday’s road loss to the New York Knicks.

San Jose Mercury News

NBA All-Star roster expansion has Silver's interest

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver favors exploring an expansion to the All-Star roster after Oakland native and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was a notable snub. Lillard was bypassed when Silver selected Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins as the injury replacement for Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant.

Land O' Lakers | ESPN Los Angeles

Hill (hip) doubtful for remainder of trip

Los Angeles Lakers starting forward Jordan Hill will miss his team's Wednesday matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks and perhaps several more games after suffering a Grade 1 hip flexor strain, the team announced Tuesday. Hill suffered the injury during the Lakers' loss Sunday to the Knicks in New York, the first of a four-game road trip for the Lakers. He then flew to L.A. to be examined by the Lakers doctors, who diagnosed him on Tuesday. The Lakers are listing Hill as doubtful for the remaining three games of their road trip, but he is expected to rejoin the team in Milwaukee so that he...