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Lakers’ LeBron James is ‘day-to-day’ with ankle injury

James has missed three of the last eight games, and Coach Darvin Ham says they’ll figure out his status for Friday’s home game against San Antonio, the second night of a back-to-back set, on Friday morning.

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This Day In Lakers History: Shaquille O’Neal Leads The Way As L.A. Extends Winning Streak

The Los Angeles Lakers entered the 1999-00 season with championship aspirations after the hiring of Hall of Fame head coach Phil Jackson...

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This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson, James Worthy Lead Team To Sixth Straight Victory

The 1988 Los Angeles Lakers were on a mission. After head coach Pat Riley guaranteed that they would repeat as...

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Darvin Ham: Lakers Can Compete At ‘High Level’ As Currently Constructed Despite Inconsistencies

Second year head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Darvin Ham has experienced a fair share of challenges in his short tenure...

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Knicks Bulletin: Injury updates, podcasts, Breen and Clyde on broadcasting...

Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Straight Outta Sources. When Knicks and Lakers play a game, you know you’re going to get the full the full coverage of that matchup and then some. Even with both franchises hooping two days ago on Saturday, we’re still getting some fresh quotes and soundbites from those appearing and coaching in that game, as well as the gentlemen entertaining us from the booth then and nightly on MSG broadcasts fo the New York Knicks. Here are some new golden nuggets from Coach Thibs, Jalen & Josh, Isaiah Hartenstein, and the legendary duo of Mike...

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Lakers News: Taurean Prince Believes Playing With Second Unit Allowed Him To Be More Aggressive

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham made another starting lineup change for Saturday's game against the New York Knicks...

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Lakers News: Darvin Ham Explains Decision To Start Rui Hachimura Over Taurean Prince

Due to various injuries and overall inconsistency, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham has been forced to change...

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Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla Rejects ‘Disrespectful’ Takeaway From Loss Vs. Lakers

BOSTON — Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla embraced the uncomfortable truth behind a brutal Thursday night in the office. Without LeBron James or Anthony Davis active to play, the Lakers comfortably took down the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics. Los Angeles took full advantage of a constant repeat of mistakes made, taking a strong 60-46 lead at […]

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How Kristaps Porzingis, Jaylen Brown Reacted To Benching In Loss To Lakers

Joe Mazzulla wasn’t happy with his team’s effort against an undermanned Los Angeles Lakers squad Thursday night and wanted to make some sort of statement early in the second half with the Boston Celtics down double digits. So, the Celtics head coach elected to bench three starters in Kristaps Porzingis, Jaylen Brown and Jrue Holiday […]

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Target practice: Celtics take advantage of mismatch against Austin Reaves

Photo by Brian Fluharty/ The Lakers guard is the weakest link in LA’s defense. Thursday night’s loss to the shorthanded Lakers wasn’t the outcome the Celtics wanted, but as head coach Joe Mazzulla has stressed all year, sometimes, it’s process over results. To wit, in an interview with The Athletic’s Jay King, Jaylen Brown stressed the importance of not just being the most talented team, but the smartest, too. That’s meant a more “deliberate” focus on the offensive end and forcing and taking advantage of mismatches. “Attention to detail,” Brown...

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Lakers News: Darvin Ham Responds To Christian Wood’s ‘Lol’ Tweet

Things are not improving for the Los Angeles Lakers and head coach Darvin Ham as they have fallen below .500 again...

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Lakers Rumors: Hawks Head Coach Quin Snyder Lobbying To Keep Dejounte Murray

With just over a week to go until the annual NBA trade deadline, Atlanta Hawks guard Dejounte Murray feels like the biggest name...

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D’Angelo Russell: Deciding When To Take Lakers Players Out Of Blowout Is ‘Coach’s Decision’

Coming off a double overtime thrilling win against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, D'Angelo Russell and the Los Angeles Lakers...

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Lakers News: Darvin Ham ‘Thankful’ To Be Able To Coach LeBron James

It is getting harder and harder to describe Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James' greatness as he continues to defy Father Time...

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Lakers Rumors: Darvin Ham’s Job Likely Safe For Remainder Of 2023-24 Season

There has been plenty of noise surrounding Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham and his safety at the helm of the roster...

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Darvin Ham Explains Why Last Year’s Lakers Starting Lineup With Jarred Vanderbilt Has Hardly Played Together

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham has played with the starting lineup consistently during the 2023-24 season...

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Lakers News: Clippers Head Coach Tyronn Lue Discusses How Kobe Bryant Impacted His Career

For a moment in the summer of 2019, it seemed like Tyronn Lue would get to coach his former team the Los Angeles Lakers...

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Darvin Ham Identifies Offensive Rebounding As Point Of Emphasis For Lakers Going Forward

It has been a rocky tenure for Los Angeles Lakers head coach Darvin Ham as the regular season has presented some serious challenges...

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This Day In Lakers History: Pat Riley Becomes Fastest Coach In NBA History To 500 Career Wins

Pat Riley is a basketball lifer who has succeeded at basically every level of the sport, from his playing career, to his...

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 ✔