1. Lonzo, LaVar Ball Say It'd Be a 'Blessing' to Join Lakers on ESPN's 'First Take'

    Former UCLA star and NBA prospect Lonzo Ball said he would love to play for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers during an interview on ESPN's First Take on Monday. "At the end of the day, I'll play for any team," he said on the show...

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  2. Jeanie Buss Remains Lakers Controlling Owner, Brother Jim Removed as Co-Trustee

    The Buss family asked a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Monday to enact an order keeping Jeanie Buss as the controlling owner of the Los Angeles Lakers and retaining ...

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  3. 5 Offseason Options to Address Los Angeles Lakers' Center Problem

    The Los Angeles Lakers placed a healthy Timofey Mozgov on ice in mid-March, a fact that speaks volumes about their center problem. The giant Russian hadn't played much for a month prior to that...

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  4. Warriors Pay for Airfare, Tickets to Game for 6-Year-Old Fan and His Mother

    On March 6, Isaiah Simpson, a six-year-old Stephen Curry fan from Snellville, Georgia, and his mother thought they were going to watch the Golden State Warriors live...

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  5. Stephen Curry Puts on a Dribbling Clinic Against Grizzlies, Leads to Open 3

    Even without Kevin Durant , the Golden State Warriors still tout the NBA 's most dangerous offense. With Stephen Curry 's court vision, handle and shooting range leading the way, there isn't much other teams can do to stop them...

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  6. Brandon Ingram Out vs. Trail Blazers with Knee Injury

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram will miss Sunday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers due to patellar tendinitis, the team announced on Twitter...

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  7. Devin Booker Is 6th Player in NBA History to Score at Least 70 Points in a Game

    Fact: Devin Booker scored 70 points against the Boston Celtics on Friday night. The Phoenix Suns guard became the sixth player in NBA history to score at least 70 points ...

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  8. Devin Booker Scores Historic 70 Points vs. Celtics

    The Phoenix Suns may have lost to the Boston Celtics 130-120 Friday night, but at least one player still had plenty to celebrate. 2015 first-round pick Devin Booker made history by racking up 70 points for Phoenix during the game...

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  9. Devin Booker Scores 70 Points vs. Boston Celtics, Sets Suns Franchise Record

    Devin Booker put himself in the history books with 70 points against the Boston Celtics on Friday night at TD Garden, setting a franchise record for the Phoenix Suns for points in a game...

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  10. Lakers to Wear Shaquille O'Neal-Themed Socks in Honor of Staples Center Statue

    Shaquille O'Neal 's Staples Center statue will be unveiled when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Minnesota Timberwolves at 10:30 p.m. ET Friday night. On the court, the Big Aristotle's former team will rock Shaq-themed Stance socks...

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  11. Warriors to Host 'Stop Fraud Night' After Many Fans Get Scammed on Tickets

    The Golden State Warriors are cracking down on ticket scams. According to a press release, the Dubs are going to host a "Stop Fraud Night" at Oracle Arena when the Memphis Grizzlies come to town Sunday...

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  12. Shaq Sculpture Designer: Why the Diesel Is 10 Times Stronger Than Michael Jordan

    When wondering how I might die one day, the image typically involves my body being swallowed up by a mountain of empty pizza boxes or fast-food wrappers. Now, I'm forced to consider the notion of a 1,500-pound Shaquille O'Neal falling on my head...

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  13. When Push Comes to Shove in NBA, Everyone's Under the Microscope

    LOS ANGELES — The NBA has had zero chill over the last week. Last Friday, Lakers veteran Nick Young kicked off Hold-Me-Back Week when he shoved Milwaukee Buck Greg Monroe...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 days ago 22,827 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Power Rankings: Can Warriors or Cavs Reclaim Top Spot Before Playoffs?

    It's musical chairs time for the NBA 's elite, with major movement again occurring inside the top 10. There's even a new team occupying the No. 1 spot...

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  15. What's Your Pick for the Best Backcourt in the NBA?

    The NBA is filled with talented, entertaining backcourt duos, but four stick out as the playoffs approach...

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  16. Matt Barnes Says He's 'Trying to Kill' Kings in Matchup with Warriors

    The Sacramento Kings waived Matt Barnes in February to open a roster spot and complete a blockbuster deadline deal, and the veteran forward has vowed to exact revenge against his former employer...

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  17. Jerry West, Warriors Reportedly Had Talks About Potential Contract Extension

    The Golden State Warriors and executive board member Jerry West are reportedly in discussions about extending his contract...

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  18. 10 Preseason NBA Predictions We Got Way Wrong

    Predictions can be and often are tricky things. Just ask the meteorologists who anticipated a historic blizzard would strike New York City in mid-March, only to see Winter Storm Stella drop a sane seven inches of powder on Central Park...

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  19. Every NBA Team's Biggest Flight Risk in 2017 Free Agency

    As rule No. 896, subsection 17, bullet point Q, paragraph 24 of the NBA 's fandom handbook stipulates: Always mentally prepare for all your favorite team's free agents to skedaddle...

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  20. After All Their Progress, Clippers Find Themselves at a Dangerous Crossroads

    LOS ANGELES — DeAndre Jordan stood alone in the paint at Staples Center, as usual, serving as the last line of defense while the Los Angeles Clippers shot free throws at the other end...

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  21. Kevin Durant Reportedly on Track to Return in Regular Season from Knee Injury

    The Golden State Warriors are hopeful that Kevin Durant can return before the end of the regular season, according to Marc Stein of ESPN, given the progress he's made in his ...

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  22. Metrics 101: The Top 5 NBA Defenders at Every Position

    Don't test these guys. Though offense often reigns supreme in today's NBA , especially with the ceaselessly expanding use of three-point jumpers, some players can slow down almost anyone...

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  23. Steve Kerr Says He'd Be Open to Less Pay for Reduced NBA Schedule

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr proposed reducing the NBA regular season from 82 games to 75 Tuesday and stated he'd be willing to take a pay cut to make it happen...

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  24. David Nwaba, Lakers Agree to Multiyear Contract

    The Los Angeles Lakers signed guard David Nwaba to a multiyear deal following two 10-day contract stints with the Purple and Gold, the team announced Tuesday...

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  25. Since 2014-15, Golden State Has Gone 10-1 in the Regular Season Against OKC

    Fact: The Warriors beat the Thunder 111-95 on Monday. Since Steve Kerr took over as head coach in 2014-15, they have gone 10-1 in the regular season against Oklahoma City, including five consecutive wins by double digits...

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