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Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Reggie Evans #30 of the Brooklyn Nets at Staples Center. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Hang Tough With Lakers, But Ultimately Fall Short In D’Antoni’s Debut

Kobe Bryant scored six of his 25 points in the final two minutes, and the Lakers hung on for a 95-90 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night in Mike D’Antoni’s sideline debut.

11/21/2012

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Schmeelk: D’Antoni Is The Right Choice For Lakers

The benefits gained from the Lakers hiring Mike D’Antoni are endless.

11/13/2012

Phil Jackson and Mike D'Antoni. Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hartnett: D’Antoni Hire Makes Little Sense For Lakers

Now that the dust has settled, the Lakers’ decision to hire Mike D’Antoni over proven winner Phil Jackson isn’t any less shocking.

11/13/2012

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Lakers Pass On Phil Jackson, Hire Ex-Knicks Coach Mike D’Antoni

D’Antoni’s reputation as an innovative coach wasn’t helped by his tenure in New York. Now he has a chance to rebound in Los Angeles.

11/12/2012

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Hartnett: Lakers Are Ready-Made For Phil Jackson

The Lakers handed Mike Brown the pink slip after 5 games and will undoubtedly turn to Phil Jackson as their first choice replacement.

11/09/2012

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Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 Loss

Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.

05/22/2012

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Thunder Comeback Again To Take 3-1 Lead Against Lakers

Russell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday night.

05/21/2012

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Durant Misses 3-Pointer In Final Seconds As Lakers Take Game 3

Kobe Bryant didn’t miss on 18 free throws and scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied late for a 99-96 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 3 on Friday night, cutting the Thunder’s second-round series lead to 2-1.

05/21/2012

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Lakers Collapse In Final Minutes To Hand Thunder 2-0 Series Lead

Kevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night.

05/17/2012

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Liguori: Time For Another Name Change For Metta World Peace

I don’t care how “competitive” you are, how “passionate” you are or “what bad timing” it was. Nice try, but blaming that elbow on “two powerhouses colliding” is a lame excuse.

04/26/2012

Clippers Hand Lakers The Pacific Division After Losing To Hawks

With the Clippers losing, the Los Angeles Lakers win the Pacific Division and clinch the 3rd spot in the Western Conference.

04/25/2012

Glen Grunwald of the New York Knicks (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Grunwald The Right Man For The Knicks

Glen Grunwald has seen the bad days with the Knicks, and I think he has learned from them. Knicks fans should be very happy he is the guy steering their basketball ship.

04/25/2012

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