1. Lakers vs. Celtics Game 4: Big Baby Davis Has a Big Night in NBA Finals Game 4

    With his mouth wide open sucking air and slobber running down his chin, Glen “Big Baby” Davis was not a pretty sight, unless you happen to be a Boston Celtics fan...

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  2. Andrew Bynum Has Become a Man

    Andrew Bynum is no longer a kid. The Lakers’ 22-year-old center has been hobbled by injuries and immaturity the past three years...

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  3. Just Another Day in the Pac-10

    Yep, just another day in the Pac-10. The Pac-10 just gained another school, the University of Colorado, and probably half of the Big 12. The Oregon Ducks lost Jermiah Masoli...

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  4. Just Another Day in the Pac-10

    Yep, just another day in the Pac-10. The Pac-10 gained another school in the University of Colorado, and probably half of the Big 12 right along with it The Oregon Ducks lost Jeremiah ...

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  5. Lakers-Celtics Game Three: Kevin Garnett Explodes, but Derek Fisher Closes

    After relegating himself to the jump shooter role in the first two games, Kevin Garnett finally went to the basket early and often to explode for 25 points...

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  6. Lakers vs. Celtics Game 2: Rajon Rondo Does it All To Lead Boston

    After Game 1 with all the media hypsters saying that the Lakers had out-toughed the Celtics, Phil Jackson expected the Celtics to pound the Lakers inside. Jackson had D.J...

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  7. A Follow Up To Pau Gasol's Comments on Kevin Garnett

    First let me apologize to all of you who commented on my article “Is Pau Gasol Out of His Mind?” for not responding individually to all of your comments...

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  8. NBA Finals Game 2: Is Pau Gasol Out of His Mind?

    If you want to beat the Celtics and win the NBA Championship, you don’t go giving them bulletin board material. It doesn’t matter what question a reporter asks...

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  9. 2010 NBA Finals: Not in Our House!

    The Lakers pounded the boards and dominated the front court, scoring 48 points in the paint and out-rebounding the Celtics 42 to 31, 12 on the offensive board...

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  10. 2010 NBA Finals: Lakers' Dream Matchup or Nightmare?

    Well, it's finally here, the NBA dream matchup - the Lakers vs. the Celtics. Many have said it is a matchup made in Heaven, which, in this case, is located in David Stern’s office at NBA headquarters in New York...

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  11. Lakers Confound You With Their Inconsistency

    It couldn’t have happened a game too soon. Ron Artest, a strong defender all year for the Lakers, and throughout his NBA career, finally found his offensive range against the Suns in the closeout game of the Western Conference finals...

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  12. Los Angeles Lakers Eclipse the Suns in Game One

    Although you won’t find any record of it at Cal Tech or the Jet Propulsion Lab, tonight some 20,000 NBA fans witnessed a total eclipse at the Staples Center as the Lakers torched the Phoenix Suns 128-107...

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  13. Lakers vs. Celtics for NBA Title: Is It Possible?

    Of course, it’s possible. In the NBA, where amazing happens, anything is possible. And could 2010 be the year of the Lakers’ Revenge? They now have the opportunity to avenge their 2006 and 2007 playoff losses to the Suns...

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  14. Pau Gasol Leads Lakers To Sweep of Jazz

    The Lakers are Kobe Bryant’s team, but tonight this was Pau Gasol’s game. His 33 points, 14 rebounds, and two blocks led the Lakers to a 111-96 win over the Jazz and a sweep of their Western Conference semifinal series...

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  15. Lakers Steal a 3-0 Lead Over the Jazz

    The Lakers have now played the Utah Jazz in the NBA Playoffs three years in a row. In all three years, the Lakers have won the first two games at the Staples Center...

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  16. The Lakers Are Haunted By Separation Problems

    In only one of their eight playoff games so far have the Lakers been able to create any separation. That was Game Five against the Oklahoma City Thunder, which the Lakers won by 24 points, 111-87...

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  17. Lakers' Phil Jackson Cuts the Team's Vacation Short Against Jazz

    The Lakers’ Western Conference Semifinal series with the Utah Jazz was supposed to be a vacation compared with their opening round series with the Oklahoma Thunder...

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  18. USC Spring Game: Tale of Two Halves

    Head coach Lane Kiffin said it all in his postgame interview. “The first half was defensive dominated more than any other scrimmage or practice had been," said Kiffin...

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  19. USC's Lane Kiffin: “ We Are a Long Ways from a Championship Team"

    That was first-year head coach Lane Kiffin’s assessment at Friday’s presser prior today’s scrimmage at the Coliseum to conclude spring practice. Kiffin pointed out that the running game has not been as consistent as he would like...

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  20. When Will the Lakers Play a Full Game?

    They put in the time—48 minutes. They put in the sweat and toil. They battled and even played tough defense...

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  21. The Lakers' Magic Number Is Eight, Not 16

    For this year’s version of the Lakers, forget about the number 16 in the playoffs (the amount of victories a team needs to take the NBA title), the important number is eight...

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  22. It's Playoff Time and the Los Angeles Lakers Need to Face Up

    As you read this, try not to imagine that a baby pink elephant is standing in the room where you are. Don’t even think about the strangely-colored pachyderm...

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  23. Is This the Real Lane Kiffin?

    Who are you? If any of us have any doubts how to answer this question, we can open our wallets and check our driver’s licenses. At the very least, that will give us a name...

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  24. For the Lakers, Patience Is the Word

    What this team needs, maybe as much if not more than leadership, is patience. And that goes for Lakers fans as well. Scrambling around and shouting, “The sky is falling!” has never gotten anyone anywhere—ever...

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  25. Pete Carroll Raids the USC Staff...Again!

    He’s baaack! It’s Petey once again taking a hatchet to the USC staff. No, he didn’t slice Monte or Coach O or Aaron Ausmus from Lane Kiffin’s staff. They’re still with us—for now...

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