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44 min ago | Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers season preview: Jeremy Lin's moment is now

It's time for Jeremy Lin to come into his own, silencing narratives and letting his play on the court do the talking. Without a single minute as a Los Angeles Laker under his belt, Silver Screen & Roll has already dedicated literally thousands of words to Jeremy Lin.

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44 min ago | Los Angeles Times

Lakers' training camp less than two weeks away

The Lakers are then to host the Denver Nuggets on Oct. 6 at the Valley View Casino Center for the team's first preseason game. Coming off their worst record since moving to Los Angeles , the Lakers expect to rebound in the 2014-15 season, starting on Oct. 28 at home against the Houston Rockets.

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2 hrs ago | Townhall

America at the Tipping Point

The CIA reported this past Thursday that the number of Islamic State fighters is actually three times what previous government estimates were, according to Fox News. A spokesperson for the intelligence agency explained that the radical Islamic group boasts between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria.

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6 hrs ago | International Business Times

Bill Duffy: Klay Thompson Has Unseated Kobe Bryant As Best Shooting Guard In The NBA [VIDEO]

Things are on the up and up. He just proved his worth amongst the NBA's best players, tallying 12 points a game in the tournament second only to team leader James Harden.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Byron Scott's Championship Talk a Double-Edged Sword for Los Angeles Lakers

't exactly a scarce commodity in the world of professional sports. If anything, it's a prerequisite for any championship-caliber psyche - the mental pillar on which the world's best athletes and coaches will inevitably lean in times both boom and bust.

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Examiner.com

Lakers Rumors: Free agent center Ryan Hollins has been in talks with Lakers

APRIL 07: Ryan Hollins #15 of the Los Angeles Clippers slam dunks the ball over Antawn Jamison #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of the NBA game at Staples Center on April 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Media day for the Los Angeles Lakers is quickly approaching on September 29 as the team enters the season with new head coach Byron Scott and 13 players under contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Robert Sacre, Antawn Jamison, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers

BleacherReport

5 Free-Agent Fliers Los Angeles Lakers to Gamble on Entering Next Season

After striking out on the home run hitters of the 2014 crop, the storied franchise shifted its focus to the superstar targets slated to hit the market over the coming years. Maintaining future flexibility has taken precedence above all else although the purple and gold still hope to put a competitive product on the floor in the present.

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Lake Show Life

The Lakers Working Hard: Clarkson and Sacre in the Gym

Apr 13, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Memphis Grizzlies center Kosta Koufos blocks a shot attempts by Los Angeles Lakers center Robert Sacre during fourth quarter action at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports The Laker team has started their workouts very early.

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Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers announce Media Day hosted on Sept. 29 at 4 p.m.

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially announced Media Day will be held on Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. PT.

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Lake Show Life

In the Name of Kobe Bryant

Oct 8, 2013; Ontario, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and Jordan Farmar react during the game against the Denver Nuggets at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Perhaps he was ahead of his time.

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Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers Season Preview: Steve Nash profile

The good: As mentioned above, not only is Nash a maestro of the pick-and-roll, he is also a shooting savant. The former two-time MVP is one of only two players with multiple entries into the 50-40-90 club .

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Seeking Alpha

What Under Armour Should Have Learned From Its Attempt To Sign Durant

Rumor had it that Under Armour was close to a ground-breaking basketball shoe contract with superstar Kevin Durant. Durant's seven year $60 million contract with Nike was set to expire.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Liar in Chief Obama was Awarded Four More Pinocchios from The Washington Post

During an interview in the White House on 07 January 2014, President Barack Hussein Obama claimed ISIS did not pose a serious threat at was comparable to a JV sports team and not really a danger to anyone at that time. Q [Remnick]: You know where this is going, though.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lake Show Life

Do the Lakers have a Bench Mob?

Mar 31, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is blocked out by Memphis Grizzlies forward Ed Davis and forward Tayshaun Prince during the first half at Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports This provides an opportunity for Nick Young and Kobe Bryant to get minutes at the small forward position.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS Local

'Sharla Rae' Wins $93K Barretts Debutante Stakes At Los Alamitos

Lakers vs. FC Barcelona The Los Angeles Lakers face off with Pau Gasol's former team and European Champions FC Barcelona on October 7, 2010. Nike's House of Hoops In Barcelona and Basketball Clinic Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol go against Ricky Rubio and Juan Carlos Navarro on a 2-on-2 game Lakers Travel To London Pilots hold up a Lakers flag before the Los Angeles Lakers travel to London at LAX on September 30, 2010, in Los Angeles, California.

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USA Today

Watchability: Lakers need Kobe more than ever

Los Angeles Lakers: No. 25 in NBA Watchability Rankings Kobe Bryant is back for what could be his penultimate NBA season.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

MSNBC

Shaquille O'Neal: 'What if I had stayed in L.A.? How many ...

In the latest trailer for the newest version of NBA2K, Shaquille O'Neal can be heard over and over again asking the question, "what if?" The most interesting, of course, is the one where he wonders out loud what might have happened if he had managed to set egos aside and stay in Los Angeles to play alongside Kobe Bryant - not because it's more important to the Lakers fan base than that of the Pistons or the Knicks where the theoretical adding of superstar talent is concerned, but because O'Neal winning titles with Kobe was already rooted in reality, and likely would have had a pretty good chance of continuing for years to come.

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GantDaily.com

Guard Darius Morris continues diligence to find spot in NBA

New York, NY, United States - Former Los Angeles Lakers point guard Darius Morris continues to work hard to find where he belongs in the NBA. Entering just his fourth season, he already is a league journeyman with his previous stints for six teams in the NBA and the D-League.

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Lake Show Life

Kobe Bryant: The Great Debate of 24 vs. 8

Feb 16, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant speaks during a press conference before the 2014 NBA All-Star Game at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports With Kobe Bryant entering the final 2 years of his career as an NBA player, some questions come to mind; will he go out as productive has he has been his entire career? Will the Lakers be playoff contenders? Will he be in a position to win his 6th ring? Only time can answer those questions.

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Examiner.com

Lakers Jordan Clarkson raising eyebrows in purple and gold

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed rookie point guard Jordan Clarkson from the University of Missouri, a second-round draft pick, 46th overall purchased for $1.8 million from the Washington Wizards. The purple and gold signed the 6-foot-5 combo guard to a fully guaranteed minimum salary contract at $507, 336 for 2014-15 and a non-guaranteed contract at $845, 059 for 2015-16.

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