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Anthony Davis Seeks Trade From Pelicans As Lakers Talk Heats Up

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has asked to be traded to an NBA contender before the league’s February 7 transfer deadline, according to multiple reports Monday. The 25-year-old from Chicago, a five-time All-Star forward and member of the 2012 London Olympic gold medal squad, won’t sign a contract extension, his agent Rich Paul told ESPN Monday. “Anthony wants to be …

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LeBron James To Miss A Further Three Games For LA Lakers

LeBron James injury

NBA superstar LeBron James, who has already missed four games with a strained left groin, will miss at least three more before being re-evaluated, the Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday. James suffered the injury on December 25 when the Lakers beat defending NBA champion Golden State 127-101. The Lakers have dropped three of four games without the four-time NBA Most Valuable …

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Sacramento Crowd Lose Their Minds As Lakers Sunk By Buzzer Beater

Bogdan Bogdanovic made a three-pointer at the buzzer and the Sacramento Kings rallied from a 15 point deficit in the final quarter to stun Los Angeles 117-116 in the Lakers’ first game this season without LeBron James. Four-time MVP James missed the contest with a groin injury, ending his consecutive games played streak at 156. James was injured during the …

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LeBron & Lonzo Record Historic Twin Triple-Doubles In Lakers Win

Lonzo Ball joined LeBron James in elite territory Saturday as their twin triple-doubles lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 128-100 NBA victory over the Hornets in Charlotte. James, a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, scored 24 points with 11 assists and 12 rebounds while Ball, the second overall selection in the 2017 draft, added 16 points, 10 assists and …

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LeBron James To Join Lakers In Four-Year $154 million Deal

LeBron James is to join the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-year $154 million deal, his agents said Sunday, ending months of frenzied speculation about the NBA superstar’s next career move. The blockbuster contract sends the 33-year-old four-time NBA Most Valuable Player to one of the league’s most iconic clubs, adding to the legacy of such legends as Kobe Bryant …

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LeBron Triple-Double Sees Cavaliers Trump Lonzo’s Lakers

Cleveland star LeBron James tied Larry Bird for sixth all-time in NBA triple-doubles Thursday as the Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-112. “King” James scored 25 points with 12 rebounds and 12 assists for the 59th triple-double of his 15-season career, and spoke afterwards of Bird’s legacy. “He’s one of the greatest players to ever play the game,” James …

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The Lakers Are Horrendously Bad, But That’s A Good Thing

The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the worst teams in the NBA, but fear not Laker fans that’s actually a good thing. It’s been a tough few years for Lakers Nation. Cast into the barren playoff-less wilderness, time has not been too good for the storied franchise since the highly publicised Steve Nash trade. Since Mike D’Antoni’s failure to unite …

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Kobe Bryant Overtakes Michael Jordan In Scoring List

It was a historic night for in Minnesota for Kobe Bryant, as he overtook the great Michael Jordan to move into third in the NBA’s all-time scoring list. Kobe needed just nine points to achieve the feat (32,292)but finished the game with 26, leading the Lakers to a six-point win over the Timberwolves. It is a much welcomed positive in a negative …

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Kobe Bryant – Career Left To Records, Not Rings

Garbhan Madigan looks at Kobe Bryant’s career as he continues to break NBA records, while winding down towards a cruel ending with the Los Angeles Lakers. I met ‘Kobe Bryant’ when I was in my basketball infancy. As a child playing basketball games on various game consoles in the early 2000’s, we strove to find out more information so as …

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Mamba As Potent As Ever: Kobe Bryant Reaches 30k Pts, 6k Assts

Kobe Bryant made  history last night when he became the first NBA player to reach 30,000 points and 6,000 assists, pipping greats like Michael Jordan and Karl Malone. The Black Mamba came into the Lakers’ clash with the Raptors knowing that nine assists would see him etch his name into the history books. But, Kobe being Kobe, he went gung-ho and …

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Horror Start For The Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers’ injury woes continued last night when top prospect Julius Randle broke his leg in the season opener with Houston. The blow was another dark moment in a pitch black few years that have seen the Lakers’ key men struck down by horrific injuries. With Kobe Bryant having just returned from a stop-start horror two seasons, there …

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NBA Cult Heroes: Robert Horry

As part of a new Pundit Arena series that looks at Cult Heroes of the NBA, John Cronin gives an insight into the career of Robert Horry. In game one of the 1995 Western Conference finals there were seven seconds left on the clock, the Houston Rockets were down by one to the San Antonio Spurs. Robert Horry was just …

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LA Lakers fight back from 25pts down

The Los Angeles Lakers displayed a heroic brand of resilience to fight back from 25 points down in New Orleans, with Kobe Bryant in peerless form. Kobe Bryant put in a virtuoso performance in New Orleans on Wednesday night, as helped the Los Angleles Lakers overturn a 25-point deficit and beat the Hornets 108-102. Bryant recorded 42 points, 12 assists …

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