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Jeremy Lin Didn’t Take Kindly To Bojan Bogdanovic ‘Running Up The Score’ In Los Angeles’ Loss To Brooklyn

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The leading team brashly running up the score when a game is out of reach – even in professional sports – is never a good look. But if the losing squad continues to compete at something resembling peak levels, what are the eventual winners to do? Lay down? Allow their opponents to narrow gap? Give up?

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Kobe Bryant Confirms Next Season Will Be The Last Of His Hall-Of-Fame Career

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Kobe Bryant revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that he's hanging up the Nike's after the 2015-16 season, when he'll retire from the NBA.

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Report: Goran Dragic Wants Out Of Phoenix Even If Isaiah Thomas Is Dealt; Dragic Desires Knicks, Heat Or Lakers In Trade

The Suns started shopping Isaiah Thomas at Goran Dragic's request, but now Dragic's agent has told them he won't re-sign next summer.

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Nick Young Says Jeremy Lin “Could Focus On Passing A Little More”

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The dreary Los Angeles Lakers are comprised of many players with notable shoot-first tendencies, but none are known for chucking more than Nick Young. Not that he realizes that depressing reality, of course. But who can blame a man who calls himself Swaggy P for lacking self-awareness?

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Injured Kobe Bryant Hopes For ‘Same Rebirth’ As San Antonio Spurs

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Don't worry, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Not only will Kobe Bryant play in 2015-2016 despite undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery last month, but he also has hopes of leading the purple-and-gold to heights they haven't reached in years.

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Charles Barkley On The Time He Was Traded To The Lakers, NBA Analytics, And Liking Republicans

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Over the All-Star break, Charles Barkley sat down with SI's Richard Deitsch and was a willing participant in a wide range of topics, including basketball analytics, the 2016 Presidential race, and the time during the middle of the 1992 season when he was traded from the 76ers to the Lakers.

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Video: Nick Young Sends Steve Blake To The Floor With Filthy Step-Back

Watch Lakers shooting guard Nick Young brake the ankles of Blazers backup Steve Blake with a filthy behind-the-back step-back move.

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Video: Kyrie Irving Puts Jeremy Lin On Skates

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The story of Cleveland's dominating 120-105 win over the Lakers on Sunday afternoon will undoubtedly rest with Kevin Love, who had one of his best games of the season for the Cavs, knocking down 7-of-8 from beyond the arc for a season-high 32 points.

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Watch Kobe Bryant Recall Making Beer Run With Jimmy Fallon As Teenager

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Just think if Kobe Bryant had been comfortable showing this side of his personality throughout his storied career.

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Video: Airborne Jeremy Lin Throws Ball Off Teammate To Regain Dribble

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This is about the type of highlight we expected from today's depressing matinee between the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers.

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Nike Officially Unveils The Kobe X (Photos)

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Today Nike officially announced the tenth signature sneaker in Kobe Bryant's line.

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Kobe Bryant On Returning For Lakers Training Camp: “That’s The Plan”

This isn't surprising, but that doesn't mean it's not extremely heartening for basketball fans across the globe.

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GIF: Joakim Noah’s Behind-The-Back Dime To Pau Gasol

The Bulls lost to a frisky Lakers team still missing both Kobe Bryant -- out for the year -- and Nick Young.

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Pau Gasol Says “It’s Huge Not To Have To Think About” Getting Traded

A lot of NBA fans (and trade machine aficionados) think of players like commodities to be bought and sold, or faceless cogs in the machine that is their favorite basketball team.

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Kobe Bryant Says He Longed To Join Michael Jordan, Wizards In Early 2000s

It's easy and convenient to forget now, but there was a time that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant didn't "bleed purple and gold." In a sprawling story by Michael Lee of the Washington Post, Mamba confirms that he longed to team with idol Michael Jordan on the Washington Wizards in the early 2000s.

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GIF: Let’s All Watch Nick Young Nod Off On Defense

Say what you want about Kobe Bryant and his shot-happy gunning, but he carries a lot of respect, so he expects his teammates to play their hearts out in order to keep pace.

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Watch Kobe Bryant Learn Of Shoulder Diagnosis In Players’ Tribune Video

This is a strange combination of heartbreaking and heartwarming.


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