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Inside the Lakers | Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers’ Brandon Ingram to miss Tuesday’s game against Wizards with right knee injury

EL SEGUNDO — After rarely showing any signs of fatigue during his rookie season, Lakers forward Brandon Ingram will miss his second consecutive game on Tuesday against the Washington Wizards because of patellar tendinitis in his right knee. Ingram will …

Cavaliers Blog | Akron Beacon Journal

Cavs 125, Lakers 120: Marla's 33 shots from Beyond the Arc on Tristan's teeth, putting on a show

Notes, quotes and observations from the Cavaliers’ 125-120 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday night at Staples Center. 1. Before I get to Tristan Thompson’s apparently gruesome injury to his two front teeth, some pointed post-game criticism from Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. 2. Lue knew the Lakers have the second-worst record in the league and have shut down ex-Cavs Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng for the rest of the season to develop their young players. But Lue still expected the Lakers to take the game seriously and come to play. And he knew the Cavaliers would not. 3. “We...

Plain Dealer

Tristan Thompson latest victim in weird dental injuries for Cavaliers this season

Tristan Thompson caught an elbow from the Lakers' Julius Randle and nearly lost his two front teeth.

Akron Beacon Journal

LeBron, Kyrie Irving defend Cavs’ decision to rest stars against Clippers on Saturday night

LOS ANGELES: After Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving addressed the criticism the Cavaliers received for them sitting out in Saturday’s nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Clippers.With Kevin Love playing just his second game Sunday after arthroscopic knee surgery and Irving feeling tightness in his left knee Thursday against the Detroit Pistons, the only healthy scratch was James.“I don’t think the NBA can do anything about it,” James said. “At the end of the day, it s**** at times where certain guys have to rest, but certain...

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers notebook: Coach Tyronn Lue apologizes to ABC as he sits the Big Three vs. Clippers

LOS ANGELES: Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue actually apologized to ABC.For the second consecutive Saturday, the television network’s featured NBA game was missing half its stars.Injury issues prompted Lue to sit the Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love against the Los Angeles Clippers. He said the trio will instead play Sunday night against the Lakers, also at Staples Center.The Eastern Conference leaders sent out a lineup of Deron Williams, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert, Channing Frye and Tristan Thompson against the Clippers, tied for fifth in the West going into the day’s...

Cavaliers Blog | Akron Beacon Journal

Cavs resting Big 3 vs. Clippers, James, Irving, Love to play vs. Lakers Sunday

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue will rest the Big 3 of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in Saturday night's nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center. Lue said he wanted to maintain rhythm, so the trio will play together Sunday night against the LA Lakers. The Cavs aren't allowing Love to play on back-to-back nights after he returned from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee one game ago. Irving sat out the fourth quarter of Thursday night's home victory over the Utah Jazz with stiffness in his left knee, so it made sense for him to sit, Lue...

Denver Post

Nuggets continue to battle injuries down the stretch of postseason run

The Nuggets entered Monday night's late game against the Los Angeles Lakers having won five of their last seven games, appearing to inch closer to finding a consistent rhythm on both ends of the floor.

Connor Letourneau | SF Chronicle

How Jose Calderon signing with Atlanta helps Warriors

NEW YORK — Point guard Jose Calderon signed Saturday with Atlanta, offering the Warriors some payroll relief in the process. After deciding to use its final roster spot this week on Matt Barnes in the wake of Kevin Durant’s left knee injury, Golden State made good on its previous verbal agreement with Calderon. The Spanish national team member was signed and waived within two hours Wednesday so he could receive the roughly $415,000 he would have earned had he stayed for the remainder of the season. Joe just goes, ‘The guy took a $400,000 pay cut to leave the Lakers. The Warriors...

Spurs Nation | San Antonio Express-News

Spurs say they are injury-free for Pelicans game

NEW ORLEANS – The Spurs on Thursday reported no injuries for Friday’s game against the Pelicans, meaning point guard Tony Parker could return to action. Parker sat out Wednesday’s 100-99 win over Indiana with a right quad contusion he suffered in Sunday’s win at the Lakers. It’s unclear, though, whether Parker will return because the


NBA Rumors: Former Lakers Player To Sign With Hawks After Warriors Pay Him $415K

In the most recent NBA news and rumors, it is starting to look like one of the Eastern Conference teams will benefit from the Los Angeles Lakers’ moves to clear up space. The Atlanta Hawks are being said to be the new destination for point guard Jose Calderon. He was recently waived by the Lakers not long ago, then joined the Golden State Warriors. However, the top team in the Western Conference chose to part ways with Calderon, and recently signed Matt Barnes after Kevin Durant went down with an injury.Click here to continue and read more...

Connor Letourneau | SF Chronicle

Warriors’ Steve Kerr misses shoot-around, hopes to coach vs. Bulls

In addition to being the Warriors’ first game since Kevin Durant suffered a left knee injury in Tuesday’s loss to the Wizards that will sideline him at least four weeks, it is their first outing with Matt Barnes, who joined the club Thursday morning in Chicago. The 2008-09 NBA Coach of the Year with Cleveland, he led Golden State after Kerr was ejected in the third quarter of the Warriors’ Feb. 4 overtime loss to the Kings. Luke Walton, serving as the interim head coach, guided the Warriors to a 39-4 record in that stretch. The showing helped him get hired as the Lakers’ head coach...

D'Angelo Russell After 1st NBA 10 Assist Game: 'Proud Of Myself'

Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell after his return from knee injury, has first 10 assists night of his NBA career, plus 22 points. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4

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