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Stephen A. Smith Blamed LaVar Ball For Lonzo's Terrible NBA Debut


Lonzo Ball’s NBA regular season debut for the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night was nothing short of a disaster. It doesn’t get much worse than 3 points, 4 assists, and 9 rebounds in 29 minutes per game all while shooting just 16% from the field. 413 more words

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Deflated Ball: Griffin Gets 29 Points In Clippers' 108-92 Rout Of Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 29 points, DeAndre Jordan added 14 points and 24 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers spoiled Lonzo Ball’s quiet NBA debut with a 108-92 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. 596 more words

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Patrick Beverley Had Way Too Much Fun Annoying Lonzo Ball During His NBA Debut


Right at the start of Thursday night’s Clippers-Lakers game at the Staples Center, we got this tweet from Stephen A. Smith. It featured Smith’s version of what he thought we could expect from Clippers guard Patrick Beverley on the evening. 459 more words

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Lonzo Ball Requested An Insane Number Of Tickets So His Family Could Watch His Debut


The Lonzo Ball era in Los Angeles will begin on Thursday night. The Los Angeles Lakers are nominally the home team during their season opener against the Clippers, and it’s a really intriguing game for a few reasons, chief among them is the debut of the No. 260 more words

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An Appreciation For The Uniquely Gifted, Bittersweet Talents Of Lamar Odom


Lamar Odom should have a job right now, playing basketball in the NBA. It’s mid-October, tip-off time for a league that usually starts at Halloween, the time of year where Rod Strickland used to get gigs, and the 37-year old Odom remains sensibly sidelined as training camps break. 1,021 more words

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Week 1 NBA Viewing Guide: Starting The Season With Old Foes And New Faces


The NBA season has finally arrived – and not a moment too soon – as we will finally get a chance to see how all the craziness of this offseason will play out on the court. 1,289 more words

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Rookies in Preseason

There are two rookies in the Western conference who are already making the draft critics question every decision maker in charge of an NBA team; Donovan Mitchell and Kyle Kuzma.  2,576 more words

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