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Lakers coach Darvin Ham’s 2-word reaction to Patrick Beverley vs. Dennis Schroder starting spot race

Patrick Beverley is going to be back in action for the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday when they take on the Portland Trail Blazers. The 34-year-old has already served his three-game suspension for his altercation with Phoenix Suns star Deandre Ayton, and he’s fully expected to be back in the lineup against Portland. The question […] The post Lakers coach Darvin Ham’s 2-word reaction to Patrick Beverley vs. Dennis Schroder starting spot race appeared first on ClutchPoints.

OC Register

Lakers still collapsing in close games: ‘It just takes effort’

Coach Darvin Ham took the blame for Monday’s stunning loss to the Pacers, but Anthony Davis says their repeated failures are effort-related: “Transition and rebounding – that takes no skill,” Davis says.

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Darvin Ham hints at major Lakers starting lineup shakeup

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham is considering a notable change to his starting lineup — and, no, he won’t be moving Russell Westbrook back into it. Following Lakers’ practice on Tuesday, Ham was asked if Patrick Beverley — who started 14 games prior to his three-game suspension, which is now over — would […] The post Darvin Ham hints at major Lakers starting lineup shakeup appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Crazy stat makes Pacers’ buzzer-beater vs. LeBron James, Lakers much sweeter

Everything that can go right for the Indiana Pacers against the Los Angeles Lakers went right, leading to an epic buzzer-beater that certainly won’t be forgotten any time soon. Even better for Coach Rick Carlisle and co., it’s actually something that fans haven’t seen for nearly eight years now. Pacers rookie Andrew Nembhard banked the […] The post Crazy stat makes Pacers’ buzzer-beater vs. LeBron James, Lakers much sweeter appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers are disrespecting LeBron James, Anthony Davis by not pulling trigger on trade

The Los Angeles Lakers started 2022-23 on a sour note. LeBron James was injured in the 11th game of the season, and they were one of the worst teams at one juncture due to a 2-10 record. Newly hired head coach Darvin Ham had a plethora of problems from the onset despite the elite star […] The post Lakers are disrespecting LeBron James, Anthony Davis by not pulling trigger on trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Darvin Ham & LeBron James Believe Dennis Schroder Is Still Finding His Rhythm

With starting point guard Patrick Beverley being suspended for three games, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham turned...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich Commends LeBron James For Dealing With Scrutiny

The life of an NBA superstar comes with money, glamour and prestige but also an unimaginable amount of public scrutiny...

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Lakers coach Darvin Ham reveals which prominent ex-NBA coach is helping him behind the scenes

The Los Angeles Lakers have been on a bit of a roll of late. They just saw their three-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday courtesy of the Phoenix Suns, but it’s hard not to see that this team appears to now be turning a corner after their rough start to the season. Darvin Ham has […] The post Lakers coach Darvin Ham reveals which prominent ex-NBA coach is helping him behind the scenes appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Max Christie Expected To Return Against Spurs After Clearing COVID Protocols

With the Los Angeles Lakers searching for any answers during their slow start to the season, head coach Darvin Ham turned to...

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Gregg Popovich gets 100% real on what makes Lakers star LeBron James so great

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has nothing but respect and admiration for Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, who has thrived over the years despite the intense scrutiny he has faced. Before the Spurs played the Lakers on Sunday, Popovich didn’t let LeBron’s injury absence stop him from honoring the NBA veteran. He […] The post Gregg Popovich gets 100% real on what makes Lakers star LeBron James so great appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Russell Westbrook being evaluated for thumb injury, per Darvin Ham

Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook will have his right thumb evaluated on Monday after suffering a potential injury during his team’s 123-92 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night at Crypto.com Arena, Lakers head coach Darvin Ham said in his postgame remarks. It’s unclear precisely at what point during the game Westbrook […] The post Russell Westbrook being evaluated for thumb injury, per Darvin Ham appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pounding The Rock

San Antonio at Los Angeles, Final Score: Lakers demolish struggling Spurs, 92-123

Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via The Silver and Black go winless on their grueling five-game Western Conference road trip. The San Antonio Spurs fell to the Los Angeles Lakers in a relentless rout, 92-123, losing their fifth straight game while slipping to 6-12. Head coach Gregg Popovich wasn’t on the sidelines as he dealt with an illness tonight, but even the legendary play-caller probably could have done little to stop one of the worst shooting performances of the season. Devin Vassell led the Silver and Black with 17 points, four rebounds, and four assists, as...

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich misses game, but supports LeBron James’ record chase

James missed his fourth straight game with what the Lakers have called a left adductor strain while Popovich was a late scratch with an unspecified illness.

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Lakers coach Darvin Ham spills tea on Russell Westbrook’s bench role acceptance

Despite the fact that they still aren’t winning too many games, it’s hard to deny that the Los Angeles Lakers are looking like a better team right now than they were when they started the season. This has a lot to do with the significant improvement of Russell Westbrook since he was moved to the […] The post Lakers coach Darvin Ham spills tea on Russell Westbrook’s bench role acceptance appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers getting much-needed Dennis Schroder, Thomas Bryant boost vs. Pistons

Reinforcements are on the way for the Los Angeles Lakers. According to head coach Darvin Ham — confirming expectations over the past week — point guard Dennis Schroder and center Thomas Bryant will make their 2022-23 debuts on Friday night against the Detroit Pistons at Crypto.com Arena. Schroder and Bryant have both been out since […] The post Lakers getting much-needed Dennis Schroder, Thomas Bryant boost vs. Pistons appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Darvin Ham Calls It A ‘Joy’ To Coach Anthony Davis

Head coach Darvin Ham said before the season that Anthony Davis would be the key to the success of the Los Angeles Lakers...

NetsDaily

Nets hit Sacramento for matchup with Kings

Photo by Steven Ryan/ DraftKings preview of Brooklyn Nets vs. Sacramento Kings on TNT Tuesday Night. For the first time since Kyrie Irving’s hiatus from the team, as well as Jacque Vaughn’s official hiring as coach, the Brooklyn Nets flat-out didn’t play well on Sunday night in Los Angeles. They fell to a Lakers team missing LeBron James - making James’ next opportunity to matchup with Kevin Durant for the first time since Christmas Day 2018 in 2023. The Lakers held Brooklyn at bay from beginning to end, the only real signs of life shown during a 16-3 run during...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Darvin Ham Thankful For Support From Jeanie Buss & Rob Pelinka

Despite a disappointing start to the 2022-23 season, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham isn't panicking...

The Salt Lake Tribune

The time Lakers coach Darvin Ham stole Quin Snyder’s van

In the latest "How ’Bout This Jazz newsletter," the Lakers' visit to Vivint Arena allowed Lakers coach Darvin Ham to finally respond to a joking accusation from friend and ex-Jazz coach Quin Snyder. Plus, Jordan Clarkson reveals the "easy" hoops skill he wasn’t good at until this season.

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3 Russell Westbrook trade destinations that could actually use rejuvenated Lakers star

The scapegoat of the Los Angeles Lakers has always been the reason why the fans are pissed at their organization. Last year, Frank Vogel was the one yanked from his position as the team’s head coach, and this season it seems that Russell Westbrook is the individual receiving the most criticism and bashing from the […] The post 3 Russell Westbrook trade destinations that could actually use rejuvenated Lakers star appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nets’ Jacque Vaughn gives encouraging injury updates on T.J. Warren, Yuta Watanabe

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn provided injury updates on Yuta Watanabe and T.J. Warren at practice Friday. Watanabe turned in a limited practice after spraining his ankle Monday during Brooklyn’s loss at Dallas. Vaughn said Watanabe will miss the Nets’ back-to-back against the Lakers and Clippers this weekend but is “trending in the right […] The post Nets’ Jacque Vaughn gives encouraging injury updates on T.J. Warren, Yuta Watanabe appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Swanson: Lakers’ Darvin Ham finds beauty amid challenge

The Lakers' new coach remains defiantly upbeat despite an ill-conceived roster that's started the season losing nine of the first 11 games

Lakers Nation

Lakers Injury Update: Thomas Bryant & Dennis Schroder Still A ‘Ways Out’ From Returning

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham has already faced his fair share of tribulations as the team struggles...

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LeBron James gets concerning injury update ahead of Lakers-Kings game

According to Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham, an MRI on Thursday revealed that LeBron James has a strained left adductor. He will be day-to-day moving forward and will be listed as doubtful on the injury report for Friday’s home game against the Sacramento Kings. LeBron left the Lakers’ loss to the Los Angeles […] The post LeBron James gets concerning injury update ahead of Lakers-Kings game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Los Angeles Times

LeBron James has strained adductor, doubtful for Lakers vs. Kings

Lakers coach Darvin Ham says LeBron James is doubtful for the game Friday against Portland because of a strained adductor muscle in upper left leg.

Clipperholics

The Clippers stun the Lakers once again behind George’s scoring clinic

Following a hard-fought win against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the LA Clippers got the job done in their cross-town rivalry. Head coach Tyronn Lue orchestrated a near-perfect game plan which resulted in the team’s seventh win of the season. Additionally, the Clippers did not show any signs of slowing down behind the contributions from the two-way […] The Clippers stun the Lakers once again behind George’s scoring clinic - Clipperholics - Clipperholics - LA Clippers News, Rumors, Scores and More

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Fake LeBron, Schefter accounts among those tweeting non-news

So if Twitter is to be believed, LeBron James wants to leave the Los Angeles Lakers, Adam Schefter says Josh McDaniels is done as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, Aroldis Chapman is sticking with the New York Yankees, and Connor McDavid has been traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the New York Islanders.

OC Register

Lakers start Nunn, not Westbrook, with Beverley ill

Coach Darvin Ham prefers to bring Russell Westbrook off the bench, a role in which he has been more effective, averaging averaging 18.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.5 assists.

Frank Vogel says he's 'gotten really comfortable' with Jason Kidd | BS or Real Talk | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Kevin Arnovitz, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin play "BS or Real Talk," reacting to Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel saying he's "gotten really comfortable" with assistant Jason Kidd as they enter the 2019-20 NBA season with LeBron J

Steve Kerr calls AD trade request 'bad for the league,' but it's not the first demand | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin react to Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr calling the Anthony Davis trade request -- which got him sent from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers -- "bad for the league." #TheJump ✔

Kendrick Perkins: Steve Kerr’s Anthony Davis comments are ‘hypocritical’ | First Take

Kendrick Perkins calls out Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr for saying Anthony Davis forcing his way to the Los Angeles Lakers is “bad for the league.” #FirstTake ✔