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Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 4:34 PM
Steve Nash Didn't Practice, Kobe Bryant Ready

Steve Nash Didn't Practice, Kobe Bryant Ready

At April 1, 2013 practice, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said Steve Nash was not ruled out, but he was not likely to play on Tuesday against the Dallas Mavericks; however Kobe Bryant was good to go. Watch »

Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 at 6:22 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed
      

Lakers Practice Report: Saturday in Laker-Land

The Los Angeles Lakers practiced on Saturday, and Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Metta World Peace, Antawn Jamison, and Mike D'Antoni hit on a number of topics including World Peace's upgraded flagrant foul. Read »

Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 at 4:06 PM
Mike D'Antoni At Lakers Practice

Mike D'Antoni At Lakers Practice

Video of Coach Mike D'Antoni addressing the media at Los Angeles Lakers practice in El Segundo, Ca on March 2, 2013 Watch »

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Kobe's Slump, Clippers, All-Star Weekend

Lakers Practice: Kobe's Slump, Clippers, All-Star Weekend

The Los Angeles Lakers held practice at their El Segundo facility on Wednesday ahead of Thursday's game against the LA Clippers, and the All-Star Game was a topic of discussion. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 at 5:46 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed
      

Practice Report: Gasol Back; Will Possibly Play Heat

Pau Gasol was back at Lakers' practice on Wednesday, and he may be well enough to play against the Miami Heat on Thursday. Also, Kobe Bryant talks defense on Dwayne Wade and Lebron James, and Dwight Howard says... Read »

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 1:47 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Practice Report: Gasol Out; Kobe's Defensive Role

Practice Report: Gasol Out; Kobe's Defensive Role

At practice on Monday, the Lakers announced Pau Gasol would not play on Tuesday against the Bucks due to a concussion, meaning forward Earl Clark would be starting for the third consecutive game. Read »

Saturday, Jan 5, 2013 at 11:48 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Practice Report: Hurt Howard Doubts Chemistry

Practice Report: Hurt Howard Doubts Chemistry

At Saturday's practice, Dwight Howard questioned the Lakers' chemistry, compared them to Clippers group, and announced he has an sprained shoulder and may miss Sunday's game against the Nuggets. Read »

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:18 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Practice Report: Clippers Kickoff Tough Test

Practice Report: Clippers Kickoff Tough Test

The Lakers may be playing the Clippers on Friday, but the next week promises to be a massive test for coach Mike D'Antoni's team, and everyone was well aware of the challenge at Thursday's practice. Read »

Monday, Dec 31, 2012 at 1:22 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Earns An Expletive From Kobe Bryant On Clippers Talk

Lakers Practice Earns An Expletive From Kobe Bryant On Clippers Talk

The Los Angeles Lakers have a full week of questions regarding the Clippers to look forward to, and Sunday's Lakers practice kicked off the week-long media frenzy with Kobe Bryant and Mike D'Antoni talking... Read »

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Back: May Play Saturday

Steve Nash Back: May Play Saturday

The Los Angeles Lakers got a major boost on Thursday when Steve Nash took part in a full practice and said he might play Saturday, but admitted Christmas Day was more likely. Read »

Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 2:42 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Steve Nash is Back

Lakers Practice Report: Steve Nash is Back

Steve Nash took part in practice on Monday and hopes to be back by Christmas day, while Pau Gasol also took part in practice and hopes to play on Tuesday when the Lakers take on the Charlotte Bobcats Read »

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Vin Scully to Return for 66th Season With Dodgers

Vin Scully to Return for 66th Season With Dodgers

Baseball fans rejoice! Vin Scully will be back for another season.

ESPN Suspends Smith for Abuse Victim-Blaming

ESPN Suspends Smith for Abuse Victim-Blaming

ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack.

Lakers Legends Return For Byron Scott

Lakers Legends Return For Byron Scott

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Video: Dodgers' Kershaw Throws Baseballs at Jimmy Kimmel’s Head

Video: Dodgers' Kershaw Throws Baseballs at Jimmy Kimmel’s Head

Clayton Kershaw's attempt to knock an apple off Jimmy Kimmel's head during his appearance on Kimmel's show is both horrible and great at the same time.

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Will Change Rules

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Will Change Rules

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Magic: Scott Hiring Marks

Magic: Scott Hiring Marks "Great Day" for Lakers Fans

The Los Angeles Lakers introduce former player Byron Scott Tuesday as the team's new head coach.