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Sep 13

Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant’s 2 jersey numbers in December

One retired jersey number just isn’t enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Aug 31

Lakers fined $500,000 for tampering with Paul George

The NBA fined the Lakers $500,000 for tampering involving forward Paul George, in what the league said was the largest fine in its history for such a punishment. The NBA alleged in a statement that General Manager Rob Pelinka spoke with George’s agent,…

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Aug 21

Whicker: Punishing the Lakers over Magic Johnson’s comment would be a late-night joke

Tampering is an NBA problem, no doubt. Particularly when the tamperers and tamperees are one and the same.Paul George made it known, through the many media outlets and “industry sources” at his and his agent’s disposal, that he wanted out of Indiana an…

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Aug 20

NBA investigating Lakers amid Paul George tampering allegation

The NBA is investigating whether the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with All-Star forward Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers.

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Aug 15

Lakers schedule: Lonzo Ball’s rookie season features 35 national TV games

Rookie Lonzo Ball and the Lakers are scheduled to appear on national television an astounding 35 times next season, including Nov. 15 against Markelle Fultz and the Philadelphia 76ers in the first matchup between the top two picks in June’s draft.After…

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Aug 10

NBA’s Zach Randolph of Sacramento Kings arrested in Watts in connection with marijuana possession for sale

NBA star Zach Randolph of the Sacramento Kings was one of two people arrested Wednesday night while a crowd formed in the Nickerson Gardens housing project in Watts and vandalized six police cars.36-year-old Randolph, a former Los Angeles Clipper, was …

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Aug 07

Ontario rolls out welcome mat for Clippers

ONTARIO >> The first step for the Clippers’ new G-League team, the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario, was to introduce themselves to the community with its Tip-off Party on Monday.

Mayor Paul S. Leon and the community welcomed team president Heath Bennett and the organization with open arms.

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Jul 31

Chris Paul provides memorable Drew League appearance

WATTS >> The line snaked around King-Drew Magnet school as early as 8 a.m. on Sunday. Nearly 10 hours later, over 1,500 people filled the gym. About 500 people were left standing outside eager to catch a glimpse.

All the anticipation centered around Houston Rockets and former Clippers guard Chris Paul.

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Jul 30

Lakers move to new HQ brings back ‘bittersweet’ memories

The Lakers had one more offseason move to make last week, and it had nothing to do with finding a back-up point guard. By the close of business Friday, green bins lined the halls of their El Segundo practice facility and headquarters, ready to be truck…

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Jul 28

How will Jordan Clarkson adjust to Lakers roster changes?

LOS ANGELES >> As the host of his own summer camp, Jordan Clarkson served as the main attraction for children eager to meet and interact with the Lakers’ fourth-year guard. That changed when Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson directed the camp on Wednesday with the same authority that defined his time as point guard for the “Showtime” Lakers of the 1980s.

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Jul 25

Lakers reach deal with Tyler Ennis

The Lakers decided to bolster their backcourt by retaining a player they had liked. They agreed to a one-year minimum deal with Tyler Ennis, according to league sources familiar with the situation. The Lakers also have a team option on his second year….

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Jul 25

Julius Randle in better shape — so might be the Lakers

The game looked easy for Julius Randle, as he bullied his opponents both with drives to the basket and blocks at the rim.Granted, Randle performed these duties in recent pickup games at the Drew League, a local pro-am league that features various playe…

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Jul 23

Jeanie Buss is No. 1 of 50 Most Powerful in Southern California Sports after seizing control of Lakers

Amid constant change to the Southern California sports landscape, there is a nostalgic feel to its current state.Decades of anticipation delivered Los Angeles inundation with professional football, landing its second team in as many years. With the cha…

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Jul 23

Jeanie Buss: The Lakers’ Wonder Woman

Jeanie Buss recently flipped through a photo album that belonged to her father, the late Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss. On the hunt for pictures that could appear in a documentary she is helping produce about the Showtime-era Lakers, she paused on a page…

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Jul 22

Report: Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving request a trade

Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself.Cleveland’s All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Friday. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, said the…

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Jul 22

Miller: When it comes to generating buzz, Lakers’ Lonzo Ball already among the NBA leaders

Dismissing the performances was easy, the nature of the competition suggesting that what happened in Vegas would, indeed, stay in Vegas.Portland general manager Neil Olshey brought the most brutal assessment regarding the NBA’s recently concluded Summe…

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Jul 22

Why the Lakers have considered Brandon Ingram untouchable in trade talks

By Mark Medinammedina@scng.com @MarkG_Medina on TwitterThe phones stayed attached to their hands or ears. Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka hoped one of their many calls would turn into a franchise-…

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Jul 20

Lakers to meet with Derrick Rose today

A day after introducing their lone free-agent signing in Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the Lakers are narrowing in on their next possible acquisition.The Lakers plan to meet with veteran guard Derrick Rose today, according to league sources familiar with t…

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Jul 20

Trash the negativity; Lakers are finally poised to take a big step forward

Three years ago a national basketball writer came to the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo to get a glimpse of a team that had won 27 games the year before and was universally expected to finish at the bottom of the Western Conference.After a few…

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Jul 19

Why Magic Johnson doesn’t think he’s putting too much pressure on Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball

EL SEGUNDO >> The smile disappeared from Magic Johnson’s face. The Lakers’ president of basketball operations did not exactly like a reporter depicting him as someone who is prone to hyperbole.

“I’m not a hypeman,” Johnson said. “I just tell the truth.”

Hence, Johnson refused to hold back when he gushed about Lonzo Ball’s potential in his rookie season.

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