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Peace Out, Lakers Use Amnesty Clause To Waive Veteran Forward

It is definitely “Peace Out,” for the Los Angeles Lakers, however could that apply to the entire Association? Reports from “USA Today,” Wednesday night revealed that the Los Angeles Lakers exercised their Amnesty Clause and waived veteran forward Metta World … Continue reading

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Could A Jackson-Shaw Tandem On Bench Turn Lakers Fortunes Around?

Residents of the “City Of Angels” have noticed a new odor in the air, over the past few days; adding to the stench of the smog, gasoline and diesel fumes that always permeate the city. The scent is desperation, emanating from the … Continue reading

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Panic In Los Angeles Leads To Firing Of Mike Brown As Bench Boss

Longtime observers of the NBA, know that certain teams, operate in a helter-skelter fashion; ignoring the long-term; while constantly altering their short-term goals. One year they will enter a campaign with a roster laden with veterans, only to come back the following season … Continue reading

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Lakers Pickup Option On Bynum For Next Season, Now Will They Sign Him Long-Term?

The Los Angeles Lakers had until June 30, to exercise the contract option for next season for All-Star center Andrew Bynum, however the “Los Angeles Times” reported that the team decided not to wait and officially picked up the big man’s … Continue reading

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Lakers Aftermath: Last Hurrah For Former Two-Time Champs?

After making three straight appearances in the NBA Finals and winning back-to-back NBA Titles at their last two times at the big dance; the Los Angeles Lakers have been knocked out of the Post Season in the Association in the second round … Continue reading

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Lakers Reportedly Fine Andrew Bynum To Help Keep Ego In Check

Los Angeles Lakers starting center Andrew Bynum has had the type of season the floor so far in this campaign; that the franchise envisioned when they chose him with the tenth pick of the 2005 NBA Draft. The big man … Continue reading

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What Led Up To The Lakers Players Only Meeting Monday?

  Usually when an NBA franchise holds a players only meeting, it is a signal that the end maybe near for the team’s head coach, as was the case earlier this season when the Washington Wizards held one and a … Continue reading

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Would Gilbert Arenas Help Or Hurt The Lakers?

During my years as a radio reporter in Cleveland covering the Cavaliers which lasted through the 2007 NBA Finals; I always enjoyed interviewing Gilbert Arenas who at the time was a star for the Washington Wizards. He always answered every … Continue reading

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Shaw Found Out He Did Not Get Lakers Coaching Job On TV

During this past season it appeared that Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw would succeed Phil Jackson as the bench boss of the team once Jackson retired at the end of the campaign. Although he interviewed for the position, the … Continue reading

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