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NBA Non-Playoff Run: The Basketball Gods are coming

By: Will Stevenson

With the end of the NBA regular season coming to an end, the actual basketball coverage continues to dwindle. We have teams at the top of the standings that are just hoping to get to the playoffs without any injuries, teams in the middle jockeying for home court, teams at the bottom still fighting to stay in the playoffs, and the teams trying kinda-sorta to keep their lottery pick. 1,184 more words

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Buss Siblings End Legal Dispute Over Lakers Ownership: Report

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A family feud over the ownership of the Los Angeles Lakers appears to be over.

The Buss siblings – Jeanie, Jim, and Johnny – have asked a Los Angeles County judge to issue an order that Jeanie serve as controlling owner of the team as long as the Lakers are owned by the family, according to the Los Angeles Times. 112 more words

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Blazers Beat Lakers, Tie Denver For Final Spot In West

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 22 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-81 on Sunday night to pull even with Denver in the race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. 280 more words

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This Shaq Mixtape Reminds Us How Unstoppable He Was With The Lakers

Shaquille O’Neal was immortalized on Friday in Los Angeles as a 1,900 pound statue of his signature Lakers dunk was unveiled outside of Staples Center. Among those on-hand to honor Shaq was his former teammate and… 281 more words

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Lakers Turn Back Timberwolves In OT, 130-119

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Clarkson had career highs of 35 points and eight 3-pointers, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-119 in overtime Friday night to snap a six-game skid. 432 more words

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Fans, Lakers Royalty To Attend Shaq Statue Unveiling At Staples Center

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A nine-foot 1,200-pound bronze statue of Hall of Fame Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal will be unveiled Friday outside Staples Center.

Several Laker greats along with plenty of fans will be on hand for the debut of the statue, which will be connected to the Staples Center building and hang 10 feet above the ground in Star Plaza, according to Michael Roth of AEG, the sports and… 227 more words

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Kobe Bryant Heaped Praise On Shaq For Making Him A Better Leader

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal‘s relationship deteriorated over the course of their eight years together with the Lakers, but time has apparently healed any old wounds… 360 more words

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