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Feb 13

LaVar Ball says son Lonzo will leave Lakers if they don’t sign his two brothers

We almost got halfway through February before LaVar Ball made an eye-opening comment that put his son Lonzo in a presumably unwelcome spot.

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Feb 08

Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas to Lakers for Larry Nance Jr., Jordan Clarkson

A person familiar with direct knowledge of the trade says the Cleveland Cavaliers are dealing guard Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Jan 09

The Lakers had a chance to stand up to LaVar Ball and defend Luke Walton. They chose not to.

Over the past 48 hours, LaVar Ball has done what he does best: create plenty of fire and fury.

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Jan 08

LaVar Ball tells ESPN that Luke Walton has lost the Los Angeles Lakers

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle responded angrily Sunday after LaVar Ball’s claim that the Los Angeles Lakers no longer want to play for coach Luke Walton.

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Jan 04

Lakers’ chances of signing Paul George looking worse as Thunder keeps rolling

For more than a year, the Los Angeles Lakers have targeted Paul George as part of a free agent class in 2018 that they hope can turn around their moribund franchise.

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Jan 01

Chris Paul helps Rockets to 148-142 win over Lakers in double OT

With James Harden in the locker room with a hamstring injury and the Houston Rockets desperate to end their losing streak, Chris Paul came to the rescue.

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Dec 19

Twice as nice: Lakers retire Kobe Bryant’s 8 and 24 jerseys

Although Kobe Bryant has been asked many times, he still isn’t sure who would win a game of one-on-one between the young Kobe in his No. 8 Lakers jersey and his older self, who wore No. 24.

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Dec 18

Lonzo Ball is the face of the Lakers, but he strives to be more LeBron James than Kobe Bryant

Ball’s choice of favorite player isn’t Kobe Bryant, the smooth superstar just a short drive (well, at least in terms of miles) down Route 60. It is LeBron James, whose jerseys from his days with both the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers were worn by Ball as a kid.

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Dec 03

The Morning After: 8 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ win over Los Angeles Lakers

The short-handed Denver Nuggets pieced together their lineup, then finished strong in a 115-100 victory Saturday night against the Los Angeles Lakers before a six-game road trip.

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Dec 03

Short-handed Denver Nuggets pull away late from Los Angeles Lakers

Late in the first quarter, the Denver Nuggets deployed a lineup of Emmanuel Mudiay, Will Barton, Richard Jefferson, Darrell Arthur and Trey Lyles.

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Dec 02

Nikola Jokic expected to miss “next couple games” for Denver Nuggets, coach Michael Malone says

The Nuggets begin a six-game road trip Monday in Dallas. Malone said Jokic will travel with the team, but that returning to the floor on the second half of that trip is “probably, right now, the best-case scenario.”

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Dec 01

Everything you need to know about Los Angeles Lakers against Denver Nuggets

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

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Dec 01

Nikola Jokic to miss Denver Nuggets’ Saturday game against Los Angeles Lakers with ankle sprain

Denver Nuggets standout center Nikola Jokic will not play Saturday against the Los Angeles Lakers due to a sprained left ankle, the team announced Friday afternoon.

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Nov 30

Lonzo Ball’s passing ability isn’t enough to overcome his historically bad shooting

His 30.9 percent field goal percentage, if it doesn’t improve, would be the fifth-worst performance by a rookie since 1979, the year the NBA adopted the three-point line.

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Nov 21

Michael Malone’s suspension against Sacramento highlights bizarre day for Denver Nuggets

Nuggets coach Michael Malone has been suspended one game without pay for “entering the court, halting play and making contact with a game official” during Denver’s Sunday-night loss at the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA announced Monday afternoon.

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Nov 20

The Morning After: 7 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ loss at Los Angeles Lakers

The Denver Nuggets’ road struggles continued with a 127-109 loss at the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night in a game in which coach Michael Malone and star center Nikola Jokic were ejected.

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Nov 20

Michael Malone, Nikola Jokic ejected as Denver Nuggets unravel in loss at Los Angeles Lakers

The defeat extended Denver’s road woes so far this season, dropping it to 2-5 away from the Pepsi Center. The Nuggets are 9-7 overall heading into Monday’s contest at Sacramento on the second night of a back-to-back.

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Nov 19

Denver Nuggets briefs: Richard Jefferson reunited with Luke Walton

Denver Nuggets reserve forward Richard Jefferson recently exchanged text messages with Luke Walton, his college teammate and close friend who also happens to be the Los Angeles Lakers’ head coach.

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Nov 16

Lakers’ master plan had Lonzo Ball being an instant success. It hasn’t happened yet.

Everything the Los Angeles Lakers have done for the past several months has been with one goal in mind: landing one or more stars — and, specifically, LeBron James — in free agency next July.

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Nov 09

Lonzo Ball says ongoing shooting issues “just in my head”

BOSTON — Lonzo Ball is in a shooting slump, and he thinks he knows where the problem is.

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