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  1. As Byron Scott talks big, Lakers’ defense sinks to historic depths

    Dec 8, 2014, 10:53 AM EST

    Byron Scott

    Lakers on pace to post worst defensive rating in NBA history

  2. As Lakers-Celtics rivalry slips, Byron Scott wants changes

    Dec 6, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    Los Angeles Lakers v Boston Celtics

    Scott misses competitiveness of yore, and he’ll change the Lakers’ starting lineup to get it

  3. Damian Lillard, as stature grows, refuses to become content

    Nov 24, 2014, 11:38 AM EST

    Damian Lillard

    Trail Blazers star keeps elevating game. Will he ever level off?

  4. Byron Scott is frustrated with Lakers’ defense, threatens changes. To what?

    Nov 17, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Los Angeles Lakers

    Byron Scott may be sick of the way his team defends, but he doesn’t have other cards to play.

  5. Kobe Bryant now = Jordan with Wizards? Kobe, Byron Scott see parallels.

    Nov 7, 2014, 2:44 PM EST

    Phoenix Suns v Los Angeles Lakers

    There are parallels, but there are a lot of differences, too.

  6. Lakers’ Ronnie Price sets up Wesley Johnson for huge slam (VIDEO)

    Oct 20, 2014, 8:30 AM EST

    Utah Jazz v Los Angeles Lakers

    Wesley Johnson is at his best in transition.

  7. Lakers coach Byron Scott plans to start Nash, Boozer, bring in Young as sixth man

    Sep 11, 2014, 1:29 AM EST

    Byron Scott

    A second unit of Jeremy Lin, Nick Young and Julius Randle will be a lot of fun. It won’t defend, but it will be entertaining.

  8. Lakers give Julyan Stone second work out

    Sep 5, 2014, 3:44 PM EST

    Julyan Stone; Danny Green

    Stone also has interest from Cavaliers, Clippers, Heat, Kings and Spurs

  9. Paul George says number change to 13 (PG-13) was about coming into his own

    Aug 16, 2014, 12:05 AM EST

    Paul George

    Someday his story could make a good cheesy Disney sports movie.

  10. Let’s give a golf clap to Flip Saunders for handling Love trade well

    Aug 7, 2014, 1:05 PM EST

    Flip Saunders

    If not an outright win for Saunders, this proposed trade is as close to it as he would get.

  11. Why the Lakers shouldn’t re-sign their role players to one-year contracts

    Jun 23, 2014, 12:02 PM EST

    Chris Paul, Xavier Henry

    By the way, Lakers and Xavier Henry both want him to stay in Los Angeles next season

  12. Is Kevin Love the best player who didn’t make the playoffs in his first six seasons?

    May 22, 2014, 9:55 AM EST

    Kevin Love

    Love is the best player to spend his first six seasons on the same team without making the playoffs.

  13. Paul Pierce’s move to power forward adds twist to his career, Brooklyn Nets’ season

    Mar 8, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

    Amir Johnson; Mirza Teletovic; Alan Anderson

    BOSTON – On Paul Pierce’s first defensive possession as the Brooklyn Nets’ full-time starting power forward, Serge Ibaka backed him down on the block. Pierce bodied Ibaka, keeping him out of the paint, and Ibaka threw the ball away. On the Oklahoma City Thunder’s next possession, Ibaka posted up Pierce again. Pierce hardly yielded an…

  14. Monday night NBA grades: Masked LeBron James is a bad mutha (Shut your mouth)

    Mar 4, 2014, 3:37 AM EST

    Charlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat

    Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while watching Lionel Messi be Lionel Messi…. Masked LeBron James, Miami Heat. The rest of the teams may petition the NBA asking that LeBron not be allowed to wear any mask again. In the three games since coming back and wearing a mask he is…

  15. Lakers’ Wesley’s Johnson’s game-winning alley-oop inbounds play to beat Blazers (VIDEO)

    Mar 4, 2014, 2:57 AM EST

    Los Angeles Lakers v Portland Trail Blazers

    Portland had battled back from 14 down to take a one-point lead and it looked like they would hand the Lakers another painful loss. The Lakers hadn’t scored a field goal in the final six minutes and looked defeated. Then this happened. It’s a play the Lakers have run before (against Detroit): Jordan Farmar fakes…

  16. Dwight Howard gets booed by Lakers fans, responds with efficient 20 points in Rockets win

    Feb 20, 2014, 2:20 AM EST

    Houston Rockets v Los Angeles Lakers

    This game played out pretty much exactly as expected. Dwight Howard made his return to Staples Center and was lustily booed by Lakers fans. Then the game tipped off and the Rockets went out of their way to feed Howard in the post — he scored the Rockets first six points and had eight points,…

  17. Extra Pass: Jimmer Fredette salvaging NBA career with long 3-pointers

    Feb 13, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Jimmer Fredette

    Jimmer Fredette – the bright lights of Madison Square Garden shining on him – walked the ball up court and called out a play. Of course, Fredette has never been big on plays. His freelancing, gunning style endeared him to fans at Brigham Young, where he carried the program to unprecedented heights. Fredette noticed his…

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