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New-Look Lakers Just Going Through Growing Pains

The final preseason game televised by “ESPN” before the 2007-2008 campaign, was a contest between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. Cleveland had represented the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals the previous June, while the Celtics had undergone … 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 Battle Past Thunder 99-96, Trail 2-1 In Series

Following the Los Angeles Lakers loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder by a final score of 119-90 to open their seven game match-up, a reporter asked Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant if his team was capable of guarding the Thunder. … Continue reading

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Thunder Stage Late Rally Beat Lakers 77-75, Take 2-0 Series Lead

After attempting to pull away from the Oklahoma City Thunder since they grabbed the lead midway through the third quarter; the Los Angeles Lakers seemed confident when center Andrew Bynum hit a shot seven feet from the hoop giving them … Continue reading

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Hot Shooting Thunder Blast Lakers 119-90, Lead Series 1-0

Any fans of the Oklahoma City Thunder that were afraid their club would be a little rusty due to the long period of inactivity before the Thunder hosted the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, would … Continue reading

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Gasol Racks Up Double-Double As Lakers Win Series, Defeat Nuggets 96-87

Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol was called out by both his head coach Mike Brown and his teammate Kobe Bryant after his embarrassing performance as he scored three points in the Lakers loss to the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi … Continue reading

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Nuggets Rally Falls Short, Lakers Win 104-100 Lead Series 2-0

The Denver Nuggets attempted to come back from a 13 point deficit with 7:09 remaining in their second game of their Post Season match-up against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center on Tuesday night. The visitors were able … Continue reading

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Kobe Knocks Down 31 Points As Lakers Breeze Past Nuggets 103-88

The days off down the stretch of the regular season apparently did Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant a world of good as he scored 31 points on Sunday leading the Lakers past the Denver Nuggets by a  score of … Continue reading

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Bryant And Bynum Help Lakers Slip Past Celtics 97-94

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers met on the hardwood of the Staples Center on Sunday for the second and final time during the regular NBA season and once again, the contest was a battle to the end with … Continue reading

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Lakers Shut Down Shorthanded Heat 93-83 For Third Win In A Row

Lakers fans at the Staples Center on Sunday, did not have to ask “Just who was that masked man” as Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant was recognizable just from his performance on the court as he led his club to … Continue reading

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