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  1. After benching, Lin just happy to play again

    Baxter Holmes

    LOS ANGELES -- Jeremy Lin was just happy to be out there again. "I'm thankful I played," the Los Angeles Lakers reserve point guard said Sunday after a 99-87 loss to the Houston Rockets at Staples Center. "A DNP will change your perspective...

    Blog | January 25, 2015
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  4. NBA - Can Portland Blazers survive losing LaMarcus Aldridge?

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton projects how the Trail Blazers will fare without LaMarcus Aldridge, who is sidelined for up to eight weeks. Pelton writes that the NW division is now up for grabs, with the Thunder likely to make up ground.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  5. NBA - Why the Golden State Warriors are the title favorites

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton breaks down why the Golden State Warriors must be considered the odds-on favorite to win the 2014-15 NBA title.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2015
  6. Cavs not done with drama after win in L.A.

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Such is the state of the 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers that after what should have been a pretty meaningless win against a struggling Los Angeles Lakers team, our time is better spent analyzing what's become of the identity of this 20-20...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  7. Shut him down? If asked, Kobe would sit

    Baxter Holmes

    LOS ANGELES -- If the Los Angeles Lakers ultimately decide to shut down Kobe Bryant at some point this season, the 36-year-old Lakers star won't be happy with the decision but said he will comply. "I will do what they ask of me, but it's very, v...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  8. No plans to shut Kobe's season down ... yet

    Baxter Holmes

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott said there haven't been any discussions with management or Kobe Bryant about shutting down the star guard for the rest of the season. So far. "I'm pretty sure if we're [not in] playoff ...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  9. Preservation plan a new challenge for Kobe

    Baxter Holmes

    LOS ANGELES -- The plan was to sit Kobe Bryant so that his body could recover from the dump truck-sized minutes load that he never should have been carrying earlier in the season. All that mandated R & R came in big chunks: The Los Angeles Lakers...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  10. Scott not dwelling on Kobe minutes mistake

    Baxter Holmes

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant has sat out three of the Los Angeles Lakers' past four games and six of their past 11 -- all in the name of rest after playing far too many minutes earlier this season. Lakers coach Byron Scott admits Bryant's hea...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  11. Scott: Slumping Young must pitch in on D

    Baxter Holmes

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- So far, 2015 has been a year to forget for Nick Young. The Los Angeles Lakers' reserve shooting guard is shooting a paltry 28 percent (21-for-74) from the field in January, down from 40 percent in December. "He's in a big slu...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  12. Draymond Green, Jusuf Nurkic rising; Kobe Bryant, Jeff Green fall...

    Brian McKitish

    Brian McKitish updates his top-130 fantasy basketball rankings and identifies players on the rise and those trending down over the past week of NBA action.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2015
  13. Life without Kobe is new normal for Lakers

    Jovan Buha

    LOS ANGELES -- What started as a temporary reality is becoming the new normal for the Los Angeles Lakers. The initial plan was to reduce Kobe Bryant's practice and shootaround time. Then it became cutting back his minutes from the mid-to-high 30s ...

    Blog | January 11, 2015
  14. Young (knee) expects to play vs. Magic

    Baxter Holmes

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young sat out practice Thursday with a sore right knee after tweaking it in Wednesday's 114-89 blowout loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. After having an X-ray, Young said he believed his knee is...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  15. Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle has surgery to fix prior ...

    Baxter Holmes

    The Lakers announced that rookie forward Julius Randle had right foot surgery Tuesday morning to fix an issue dating back to high school that reportedly led to him falling in the 2014 NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  16. Young: Lakers missed Kobe down stretch

    Baxter Holmes

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- On Sunday night, the Los Angeles Lakers counted on Kobe Bryant to close out a close game, and the star shooting guard delivered, scoring their final nine points to seal a win. But one day later, against the Portland Trail Blazers...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  17. Julius Randle's foot surgery

    Nick Borges

    Leading up to the 2014 NBA draft, there was a lot of talk that Julius Randle could drop due to concerns that he would need to have surgery to fix an issue with his right foot. Well, he didn't fall that far as the Los Angeles Lakers took him at No. 7....

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  18. More rest helps Kobe deliver in clutch

    Baxter Holmes

    LOS ANGELES -- It had been a while. In fact, until Sunday, Kobe Bryant had missed all five of his potential go-ahead shots with 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter or overtime this season. In other words, a star long known for being clutc...

    Blog | January 05, 2015