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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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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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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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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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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BOSTON — Lonzo Ball is in a shooting slump, and he thinks he knows where the problem is.
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Monday marked the start of the fourth week of the NBA season, enough time to begin seeing trends around the league.
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If there was one takeaway from Lonzo Ball’s first training camp and preseason, it was this: He doesn’t sound like his dad.
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The Denver Nuggets moved to 2-0 in the preseason with a 113-107 victory at the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night.
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One retired jersey number just isn’t enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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