Lakers C Dwight Howard cleared for full-contact practice

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The Los Angeles Lakers announced that All-Star center Dwight Howard has received clearance for full-contact practices. Howard’s minutes will be limited as he ramps up his participation in five-on-five scrimmages. Howard, 26, underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in April […]

Los Angeles Lakers PG’s Steve Blake, Chris Duhon Compete For Backup Role

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  Steve Nash is the Los Angeles Lakers starting point guard but as for who will back him up, that’s still a question as we get closer to the 2012-2013 NBA season. Lakers head coach Mike Brown says that Steve Blake has the edge becoming the backup because […]

Lakers point guard Steve Nash excited about running the Princeton offense

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  After 16 seasons and two MVP awards, Los Angeles Lakers’ point guard Steve Nash is learning a new way to play. The Lakers are coming into to this season running the Princeton offense. With new teammates and a new city, it’s been a […]

Andray Blatche signs with Brooklyn Nets

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The Brooklyn Nets announced on Wednesday that Andray Blatche officially signed with the team. It’s a one-year, non guaranteed contract that could be worth the veteran’s minimum. Blatche will also earn $7.1 million this season after the Wizards amnestied him […]

Los Angeles Lakers to unveil Kareem statue during the upcoming season

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The Los Angeles Lakers will unveil a statue of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar during the upcoming 2012-2013 NBA season. The statue of Abdul-Jabbar will be unveiled in Staples Center’s Star Plaza on Nov.16, joining statues of Magic Johnson, Jerry West and broadcaster […]

Brooklyn Nets talking NBA Championship

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The Brooklyn Nets have yet to play a single game as a Brooklyn franchise or even unveil their uniforms but they’re already targeting a championship in year number one. Newly resigned center Brook Lopez believes the Nets can compete for a […]

Lakers bench upgrades during the off-season

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The worst bench in the NBA production-wise has greatly improved during the offseason. The Los Angeles Lakers‘ bench, considered one of the worst in the 2011-2012 season after averaging a league-low 15.6 points a game, has added some fire power by […]

OKC Thunder agree to 4-year extension with Serge Ibaka

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have reached an agreement with forward Serge Ibaka on a four-year extension. The deal is for four-years, $48 million. The 6-foot-10 Ibaka, who just completed his third season, averaged 9.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.6 blocks this […]

Lakers introduce Dwight Howard

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Superman has finally landed in Los Angeles. The team held a press conference Friday to introduce Dwight Howard, one day after it acquired the All-Star center from the Orlando Magic in a mega four-team trade. Howard becomes the latest high-profile center to […]

Free agent Jodie Meeks agrees to two-year deal with Lakers

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Shooting guard Jodie Meeks has accepted a two-year deal worth about $3 million to play for the Lakers. Meeks’ second year is a team option. The move hardly warrants the same headlines as the Lakers’ other blockbuster offseason moves in acquiring Steve Nash […]

With Dwight Howard on board, will an NBA title follow for Lakers?

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In a stunning move that will now push Kobe Bryant that much closer to an elusive sixth championship, the Lakers are on the verge of completing a trade for superstar center Dwight Howard from the Orlando Magic in a blockbuster, […]

Dwight Howard to Lakers trade rumors resurface

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After more than two weeks of silence in the Dwightmare saga, another Dwight Howard trade scenario that’s being discussed was revealed Thursday. The latest news has the Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers joining in the talks between the Orlando Magic and the […]