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Matt Bonner, San Antonio Look to Go Up 2-0 on the Lakers Tonight

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Some felt that the Los Angeles Lakers got themselves into a pretty good matchup when the start of the playoffs shook out and they drew the San Antonio Spurs in the first round. The Spurs, however, quickly dispatched the Lakers in Game 1 of their first-round series. The two teams ...

Mike D’Antoni Says He Is Focused On Adjusting for Game Two, Not What Kobe Bryant Is Tweeting

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their first playoff game on Sunday. But during the game, the focus wasn't on how L.A. could stop Tony Parker or Tim Duncan. It wasn't about what the Lakers could do to eliminate their turnovers. It wasn't on the Lakers awful shooting performance. The focus ...

David Stern Talks All Things NBA, Including Addressing Team Owners About Too Much Player Resting

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

This is David Stern's final postseason as NBA commissioner, but he's not necessarily viewing it as his last postseason ever. He knows it won't be that way, and says he'll still be involved in keeping the league great. To that tone, in this interview he discusses the biggest topics in ...

Kobe Bryant’s Trainer Tim Grover Says Bryant Can Come Back Better Than Ever

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Kobe Bryant. Michael Jordan. Dwyane Wade. Those are just some of the greats in NBA history that have worked with legendary trainer Tim Grover. What he does is take some of the greatest talents and make them ever better. As the Bryant attempts his recovery from a torn Achilles, it ...

Mitch Kupchak Doesn’t Believe Kobe Bryant’s Increased Minutes Led to His Achilles Injury

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

This season began with championship aspirations for the Lakers, but not much has gone according to plan. The Lakers have dealt with a lot of adversity that has threatened to derail those hopes. Changing coaches. Drama. Numerous injuries. It looked like getting to the playoffs would be an improbable task. Through it ...

Charles Barkley: Brittney Griner “Can’t Play with Men”

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Could the NBA become the first of the major American professional sports leagues to have a female player? Mark Cuban has suggested that could be the case by stating that he'd consider drafting Baylor star Brittney Griner. But Charles Barkley is having none of it. Charles Barkley joined The Dan Patrick ...

Jamal Crawford Sees Some Chris Paul in Michigan Point Guard Trey Burke

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Jamal Crawford's had a good year. Not only are his Los Angeles Clippers division champions and en route to the playoffs with big expectations, but Crawford's Michigan Wolverines went on their first Final Four run since the Fab Five era, falling just short of a national title last night in ...

Steve Nash Says Lakers Have Been “A Coach’s Nightmare in a lot of Ways”

Monday, April 8th, 2013

It's been a trying season for the star-studded Los Angeles Lakers. Veteran Steve Nash joined the team in the summertime because he thought he'd have a chance to make a title run in L.A., but Nash and his talented teammates are just fighting now to make the playoffs. Nash isn't ...

Metta World Peace Believes the Lakers Can Get By Without Him

Monday, April 1st, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers' playoff hopes took a hit last week when they lost Metta World Peace for four to six weeks and then Kobe Bryant was dinged up as well. Bryant played Saturday and the Lakers are actually 2-1 since World Peace went down, but they're neck and neck ...

Dwight Howard on His Relationship With Kobe Bryant: “We’re Not Best Friends but We’re Pretty Much on the Same Page”

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

This season hasn't been at all like Dwight Howard expected when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Magic were ready to move on, Howard wanted out of Orlando and the center wanted a new coach and a fresh start. He got that in L.A. It seems like ...