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  1. 'Drew' legend Young looks forward to season

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Nick Young's popularity around the NBA has grown thanks in part to his self-appointed "Swaggy P" nickname. But long before that handle became synonymous with Young's high-scoring, light-hearted exploits, he has been known as "I Am Lege...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. Rockets-Trail Blazers Preview

    Rockets-Trail Blazers Preview

    Preview | May 01, 2014
  3. How the Lakers can rebuild - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle breaks down how Mitch Kupchak and the Los Angeles Lakers can rebuild. One possibility, he writes, is to trade Steve Nash for future assets.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  4. Dwight Howard introduced by Houston Rockets

    Dwight Howard says he's looking forward to a "fresh start" with the Rockets.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013
  5. Jimmy Butler of Chicago Bulls not Kobe Bryant stopper

    Jimmy Butler helped limit Kobe Bryant to 16 points in another loss for the reeling Los Angeles Lakers, but the Chicago Bulls swingman said Tuesday he's no "Kobe Stopper" as his teammates called him after the game.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  6. Kobe, Dwight can learn from Heat duo

    Dave McMenamin

    When the principal pieces of the current iteration of the Miami Heat came together, they were given that convenient "Big Three" nickname to recognize Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh making Miami their mutual free-agency destination. But t...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  7. Jazz-Nuggets Preview

    Jazz-Nuggets Preview

    Preview | November 08, 2012
  8. Los Angeles Lakers waive Andrew Goudelock; roster trimmed to 15

    Ramona Shelburne

    The Los Angeles Lakers waived second-year guard Andrew Goudelock on Saturday, trimming their roster to 15 players.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2012
  9. Nuggets-Lakers Preview

    Nuggets-Lakers Preview

    Preview | April 28, 2012
  10. Los Angeles Lakers coach calls play by Blake Griffin 'dangerous'...

    Dave McMenamin

    Some media outlets referred to the Lakers' game against the Clippers on Saturday as "Battle: L.A." and the game lived up to the nickname.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  11. Quiz: Can you guess several of Shaquille O'Neal's nicknames from ...

    Quiz: Name some of Shaquille O'Neal's most notable nicknames.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  12. Shaquille O'Neal announces his retirement after 19 seasons

    Jackie MacMullan

    Shaquille O'Neal, the man with four rings, 28,596 career points and scores of nicknames, has finally decided to call it quits, ending one of the most colorful careers in NBA history that will surely culminate with a Hall of Fame induction.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  13. Power Rankings: Miami Heat rise to No. 1

    Marc Stein

    In Marc Stein's Week 10 Power Rankings, the Spurs reclaim the No. 1 spot.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  14. 2010 NBA Finals: Los Angeles' greatest player? It's Paul Pierce

    Arash Markazi

    Paul Pierce grew up in Inglewood in the shadows of Showtime, and even Angelenos can't deny his accomplishments.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2010
  15. Man or Machine? Vujacic both in Game 3

    John Hollinger

    Sasha Vujacic's marksmanship allowed the Lakers to stay in the series, writes John Hollinger.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2008
  16. Lakers-Suns Preview

    Lakers-Suns Preview

    Preview | February 19, 2008