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Watch: LeBron James Injured In Lakers Christmas Rout Of Warriors

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LeBron James left with a groin injury but the Los Angeles Lakers regrouped for a 127-101 blowout win over two-time defending champion Golden State that snapped an 11-game losing streak on the Warriors’ home court. “That was our most complete game of the season,” said Lakers coach Luke Walton. “We knew they were going to go on a run and …

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James Delivers Triple-Double In First Home Win With Lakers

LeBron James had a triple-double in his first home win at Staples Center as the Los Angeles Lakers came from behind to defeat the Denver Nuggets 128-111 on Thursday. James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Lakers’ late rally against the previously unbeaten Nuggets. “We got stops. They are one of the best offensive teams …

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Last-gasp Spurs Make LeBron Pay For Missed Free Throws

An overtime fightback from the San Antonio Spurs left LeBron James waiting for his first win with the Los Angeles Lakers in a high-scoring thriller at the Staples Center on Monday. San Antonio ran out 143-142 winners after two late free throw misses from James allowed Patty Mills to drain a jump shot for the Spurs with seven seconds remaining …

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Host Of Players Suspended Following Lakers & Rockets Punch-Up

The NBA came down hard on Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram Sunday, suspending him four games while banning teammate Rajon Rondo three games and Rockets guard Chris Paul two for their roles in a fourth-quarter melee. The league said in a statement that Ingram “has been suspended for aggressively returning to and escalating the altercation and throwing a punch …

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NBA Roundup: Celtics Deny Pacers, Durant Breaks Laker Hearts

Terry Rozier’s steal and layup with 1.2 seconds remaining Monday gave Boston a 112-111 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers after the Celtics squandered a 19-point lead. Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 30 points while Al Horford scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and passed off nine assists. Jayson Tatum contributed 16 points and Marcus Smart added 15 and …

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Photos: Lakers Retire Kobe Bryant’s Jerseys At Emotional HT Ceremony

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the “greatest” Los Angeles Laker of all Monday by fellow legend Magic Johnson in a ceremony to retire Bryant’s jersey numbers. The tribute came at half-time of the Lakers’ Staples Center matchup against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, with Bryant’s Numbers 8 and 24 joining other inspirational Laker icons from the …

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NBA: Lakers To Retire Two Kobe Bryant Numbers On Monday

The Los Angeles Lakers will retire both of Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers in a lavish halftime ceremony Monday when the Lakers host the defending champion Golden State Warriors at Staples Center arena.  “As a kid growing up in Italy, I always dreamed of my jersey hanging in the Lakers’ rafters, but I certainly never imagined two of them,” Bryant said. …

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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 NBA Finals – The Weirdest Moments So Far

Game 4 of the NBA Finals was packed with all sorts of funky moments that if you saw just one of would make them instantly memorable, but to have so many was truly hilarious. The Quicken Loans arena lends itself to moments of goofyness, watching games on T.V from their it often feels like more than a religious experience than …

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How The Cavs Won Game 3 & The Adjustments GSW Must Make

Conor O’Mahony looks at how the Cavs won game three and the adjustments GSW must make.  _____ Cavs Defence On Steph Curry Watching Curry play in game 3 of the finals through the first three quarters, a thought began to form in my mind. Curry was playing like LeBron did in the 2011 NBA Finals vs the Dirk Nowitski-led Dallas …

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Warriors Win Game 1- Talking Points

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Game 1 was all kinds of amazing. However I really feel that the Cleveland Cavaliers had to win last night to have any hope of knocking off the Golden State Warriors. Lets run it back, and I’ll explain why. The Cavs Played as Well as they Can and Still Lost. LeBron played out of his mind, going off for 44 …

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NBA: Postpone the Funeral, Spurs Win Five Straight Games

Here Conor O’Mahony discusses the San Antonio Spurs’ recent return to form, which has seen them win five games in a row.  Obituaries were being written for the 2015 San Antonio Spurs two weeks ago. They had lost four games in a row, culminating in a pummelling by The Portland Trailblazers 111-95 on the 25th of February. Sports reporters, as they do whenever …

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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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