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Rondo and Paul will face each other for first time since brawl

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers' Rajon Rondo and Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will share the Staples Center court on Thursday night in their first meeting since they came to blows on Oct. 20 during the Lakers' regular-season…
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Lakers’ Rajon Rondo and Rockets’ Chris Paul will face each other for first time since brawl

The Lakers’ Rajon Rondo and Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will share the Staples Center court on Thursday night in their first meeting since they came to blows on Oct. 20 during the Lakers’ regular-season home opener. The contentious relationship between the two spilled over after Rondo spit...
Feb 13, 2019

Duke's Mike Krzyzewski has no knowledge of rape allegations against Corey Maggette

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski told the Associated Press that he has “no knowledge” of a woman's allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Corey Maggette, a former Blue Devils basketball player who is now a Clippers broadcaster, and the Hall of Fame coach believes the school should and will investigate....
Feb 13, 2019

Luke Walton's Lakers coaching job is safe in wake of loss to Hawks

There have been no internal discussions about Lakers coach Luke Walton’s job status in the wake of the team’s loss to the lowly Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night, according to people with knowledge of the situation not authorized to speak publicly on the sensitive matter. Walton “will definitely finish...
Feb 8, 2019

Magic Johnson to meet with Lakers players in wake of Anthony Davis trade saga

Sensing that the Lakers have been weighed down by the persistent trade rumors over the last few weeks, Magic Johnson, the Lakers’ president of basketball operations, plans to meet with the team this weekend in Philadelphia, according to two people with knowledge of the situation not authorized...
Feb 6, 2019

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 136-94 loss to the Indiana Pacers

Here are five takeaways from the Lakers’ 136-94 loss to the Indiana Pacers. 1. They are the youth of the NBA and social media is their prime source of communication, a platform they seemingly rarely escape. And so now that young Lakers Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram and Ivica...
Feb 6, 2019

Lakers acquire Reggie Bullock, send Svi Mykhailiuk to Detroit

The Lakers, in need of outside shooting, have agreed in principle to acquire Reggie Bullock from the Detroit Pistons for rookie Svi Mykhailiuk, according to two people with knowledge of the situation not authorized to speak publicly. The Lakers will also send a second-round draft pick to the Pistons...
Feb 5, 2019

Lakers pull out of Anthony Davis trade talks amid 'outrageous' requests by Pelicans

The Lakers have “pulled out” of any more conversations in trying to acquire New Orleans All-Star Anthony Davis because of the Pelican’s “outrageous” trade requests, according to a person with knowledge of the situation not authorized to speak publicly. Magic Johnson, the Lakers president of basketball...
Feb 1, 2019

Lance Stephenson's newest dance and daring elbow hot topics after Lakers beat Clippers

Lance Stephenson was dancing again, his rhythmic motions on display over and over and over again, with his Lakers teammates enjoying every moment of it during their 123-120 victory over the Clippers on Thursday night at Staples Center. He even added a new move to his staple air guitar routine. ...
Jan 31, 2019

Lakers and Pelicans open dialogue on Anthony Davis trade

Magic Johnson, the Lakers’ president of basketball operations, and New Orleans General Manager Dell Demps had conversations regarding All-Star forward Anthony Davis, who has requested a trade, with Johnson wanting to know how to proceed and what the process would take to make a deal, according...
Jan 30, 2019

Five takeaways from the Lakers’ 121-105 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers

Five takeaways from the Lakers’ 121-105 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers: 1. LeBron James is supposed to practice today with the Lakers, leaving many to wonder if the small forward will play Thursday night against the Clippers after missing the last 17 games with a strained groin. Lakers coach Luke...
Jan 28, 2019

Anthony Davis trade would cost Lakers Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma and more

The New Orleans Pelicans are open to trading Anthony Davis to the Lakers – but it’ll come at a hefty price. According to sources unauthorized to speak publicly on the deal, a Lakers offer for Davis would have to start with Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, Ivica Zubac and a first-round pick. Davis requested...
Jan 27, 2019

Clippers rookie Jerome Robinson is impressing coach Doc Rivers

Jerome Robinson has made the most of his playing time with the Clippers’ development league team, and Doc Rivers said the rookie has been impressive when called upon. Robinson played his 14th game with the Clippers on Sunday against Sacramento, scoring four points in 12 minutes. “He’s been playing...
Jan 25, 2019

Lakers' Kyle Kuzma struggling with hip injury but wants to tough it out

Lakers coach Luke Walton noticed how Kyle Kuzma’s body movement looked restricted and removed his young forward to determine how much longer and effective Kuzma could be against the physical play of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kuzma acknowledged after Thursday night’s game that he’s been “dealing...
Jan 25, 2019

Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Timberwolves

Five takeaways from the Lakers’ 120-105 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night at Staples Center. 1. The Lakers have another injury to deal with after Kyle Kuzma said he was slowed by a “little hip strain” that has bothered him since last Saturday night’s game against the Houston...

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