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The Los Angeles Lakers don't rebuild. Instead of undergoing the arduous process of taking one step back to take two steps forward, the purple-and-gold simply reload.
Andrew Wiggins will win Rookie of the Year. Nikola Mirotic is making an impact for a playoff team, and Elfrid Payton is stuffing the stat sheet. But no first-year player's success has been more surprising than that of Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson.
Reminder: That's a point guard.
Steve Nash is a future Hall-of-Famer, but that doesn't mean the two-time MVP played the game without flaws. And former teammate and close friend Dirk Nowitzki has a far more simplistic take on reasons for Nash's shortcomings than most of us.
The 41-year-old Nash announced his official retirement in a piece he wrote for "The Players' Tribune." We'll miss his foppy tresses.
You'd think the Lakers coach would be focused on more important things than Young's tresses.
If a playmaking wizard like Steph Curry needed binoculars to get a better look at his teammate's dime, the play in question must have been altogether mesmerizing. Instead, Shaun Livingston's no-look, lefty dime to Andre Iguodala was just mighty impressive.
Maybe if Jeremy Lin had played this type of defense all season long, he wouldn't have been relegated to the bench by Byron Scott. Of course, big chase-down blocks aren't exactly commonplace for the Los Angeles Lakers' defense-averse point guard – which is exactly why this one is so, so awesome.
Pat Riley has been blessed. Not just with basketball talent as a player, coach, or executive, but the Miami Heat president has also been lucky enough to count himself as a member of arguably the NBA's three glitziest franchises.
Los Angeles Lakers fans hate Steve Nash. If only they'd known from the beginning how much the 41 year-old future Hall-of-Famer has sacrificed to give the Buss Family's team a chance to improve.
The purple-and-gold were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs on Wednesday night after the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Brooklyn Nets. With 21 games in the regular season, 2014-2015 marks the earliest Los Angeles has been denied a postseason possibility in history of the franchise.
We all know Nick Young from his on-court antics and his high-profile fling with Iggy Azalea, but a new video shows how he became Swaggy P.
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Welp, it was either a slippery court, or Parsons buzzed Ryan Kelly something fierce in Dallas' 100-93 win at Staples last night.
Jeanie Buss isn't happy with the Laker's current struggles, and is threatening changes if things don't improve.
You've got to hand it to Shaquille O'Neal.
Kobe Bryant was on Jimmy Kimmel last night, and the host played him the Lakers' videobomb after an OT win over the Celtics: Kobe stone face.
Kobe reacts to the Lakers victory celebration from Sunday.
On Sunday, Kobe Bryant spoke with Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose about whether the Thunder are now Russell Westbrook's team. He largely ignores his parallels with Shaq.