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  1. NBA coaching moves

    Scoop Jackson

    When it comes to NBA coaches, awards mean nothing. Titles mean everything.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  2. The book on ... Gregg Popovich

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty ImagesGregg Popovich: The collaborative general. Name: Gregg Popovich Birthdate: January 28, 1949 Is he an emotional leader or a tactician? First and foremost, Popovich is a tactician, an exquisite strategist who has d...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  3. Steve Blake of Los Angeles Lakers and wife receive threats on Twi...

    Dave McMenamin

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was the unsung hero of his team's first round series victory over the Denver Nuggets, pumping in 19 points in Game 7.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  4. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Los Angeles Lakers not bothered by compact p...

    Dave McMenamin

    The Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets in seven games to advance to the second round to face the Oklahoma City Thunder.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  5. Doubts about Andrew Bynum as Lakers' future

    Jemele Hill

    Andrew Bynum was having such a spectacular year, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that trading him was out of the question. Given his actions in the first round of the playoffs, it shouldn't be.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  6. NBA Playoffs 2012: Los Angeles Lakers have uphill battle vs. Okla...

    Arash Markazi

    If you thought the Nuggets were tough on the Lakers, wait till you see the Thunder.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  7. The Lakers and the energy tax

    J.A. Adande

    Did you see that New York Times story about how the exorbitant cost of higher education is burdening a generation of college graduates with a collective $1 trillion of debt? That's what the Los Angeles Lakers reminded me of late in Game 7 Saturday ni...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  8. Blake a Lakers legend for one night

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Close-out games in a playoff series have a way of turning paupers into princes overnight. There was the 37-year-old Steve Kerr, playing in his 15th and final season for the San Antonio Spurs when he came off the bench to hit all of ...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  9. Pau Gasol worth weight in purple, gold for Los Angeles Lakers

    Ramona Shelburne

    Pau Gasol was worth his weight in purple and gold for the Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2012
  10. Mike Brown of Los Angeles Lakers says Magic Johnson's criticism d...

    Dave McMenamin

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown says criticism heaped on himy by Lakers legend and ESPN analyst Magic Johnson doesn't bother him.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  11. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Los Angeles Lakers' Metta World Peace return...

    Dave McMenamin

    After serving the suspension levied by the NBA for the James Harden hit, Metta World Peace is set to return for Game 7 of the Lakers' first-round series against the Nuggets.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  12. NBA playoffs -- The Lakers' Game 6 disaster was a matter of nobod...

    J.A. Adande

    The Lakers' Game 6 demise was led by a host of Lakers who weren't violently ill earlier in the day, writes J.A. Adande.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  13. Nuggets dominate ill Kobe Bryant, Lakers to force Game 7

    Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  14. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Kobe Bryant misses Los Angeles Lakers shoota...

    Dave McMenamin

    Kobe Bryant didn't let a stomach bug stop him from playing in Thursday's Game 6 between the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  15. 2012 NBA Playoffs -- Denver Nuggets prove to Los Angeles Lakers c...

    Dave McMenamin

    Going into Game 5 of the Los Angeles Lakers' first-round series against the Denver Nuggets, center Andrew Bynum said close-out games in the NBA playoffs are "actually kind of easy."

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  16. Denver survives late comeback attempt by Kobe Bryant, Lakers

    Andre Miller scored 24 points, including two free throws with 12.8 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets survived Kobe Bryant's late scoring barrage, avoiding playoff elimination with a 102-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 08, 2012