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LA Declares Aug. 24 Kobe Bryant Day

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council has declared Wednesday as Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles as a way of thanking him “For his single-minded dedication to excellence, the fans and the entire city and the region.” The date, 8-24, commemorates the two uniform numbers he wore during his legendary career. 151 more words

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Lakers' Timofey Mozgov suffers groin injury while playing friendly game for Russia

by Zach Harper @talkhoops   

The Los Angeles Lakers invested a lot of money in big man Timofey Mozgov this summer. In one of the first free agency deals to be agreed to after the floodgates opened this summer, Mozgov and the Lakers came to terms on a four-year, $64 million contract to bring the Russian center from the world champion Cleveland Cavaliers to Los Angeles. 100 more words

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August 14, 1959: Birth of LA LAKERS Great Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Yesterday August 14, 2016 was NBA LA Lakers Super Star Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s 57th Birthday. As his birthday came and went, I was thinking back to the time I was lucky enough to see the 1988 NBA Finals; LA Lakers versus the Detroit Pistons. 1,424 more words

Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram Bought His Parents A New House

By Ryan Mayer

Rookies in any professional sport find themselves in a unique position that many other young people don’t find themselves in after signing their first professional contract. 102 more words

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Prediction: The Los Angeles Lakers WILL Compete For Playoff Spot This Year (Yes, THIS Year)...Here's Why:

Tabrin Gulley – 08.08.2016

The Lakers endured their worst season in franchise history last year. Their finishing record of 17 – 65 was bad enough to secure them the 2nd worst record in the entire NBA. 1,554 more words

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