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2 hrs ago | Newsday

J.R. Smith believes Carmelo Anthony will return to Knicks

Carmelo Anthony #7 and J.R. Smith #8 celebrate after a basket during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Kenyon Martin, Los Angeles Lakers

7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Nick Young Plans to Opt out of Contract, Wants to Remain with Lakers

P" Young took to Twitter - that bastion of thoughtful discourse - to proclaim himself the best shooting guard in the NBA : Twenty-four hours later, the motivation behind his otherwise insane comment is starting to come into sharper focus, with Young declaring he will "pretty much" opt out of his forthcoming $1.2 million player option.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Nick Young

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Lakers Play Season Finale in San Antonio

Jordan Farmar #1 and Nick Young #0 may both be playing their final games with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Nick Young, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar

BleacherReport

Kobe Bryant Calls This Season 'S--t,' Says Next Year Will Be 'Epic'

The Los Angeles Lakers will not participate in the postseason for just the third time in three decades, Bryant logged only six games in an utterly lost season and on most nights, the roster featured names you'd expect to see on a middle-of-the-pack D-League team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Robert Sacre, Phoenix Suns

Los Angeles Times

Mike D'Antoni reflects on the Lakers' tough season

SAN ANTONIO -- Mike D'Antoni might coach his last game with the Lakers on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Pau Gasol, Nick Young

Lake Show Life

Nick Young Scores 41 Points

Watch how Nick Young scores. There is no outstanding quickness, no great vertical leap, and no spectacular finishes at the basket.

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Pounding the Rock

Game Preview: Los Angeles Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs

The Lakers come to San Antonio to face the semi-Spurs in game 82 of the season. After this game, the Spurs will say hello to the playoffs, while the Lakers will say goodbye to a hilarious season.

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MySanAntonio.com

Scouting the Lakers

Record: 26-55, 14th in Western Conference Last 10: 2-8 Net rating: Minus 6.2 points per 100 possessions, 27th Strength of schedule: 1st Pace: 99 possessions per game, 5th Off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Pau Gasol, NBA Players, Chris Kaman, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Nick Young, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, Xavier Henry, Memphis Grizzlies

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Why Los Angeles Lakers Need to Let Pau Gasol Walk

Saying goodbye to Pau Gasol won't be easy for the Los Angeles Lakers , so it's best if they start now and never look back.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns

BleacherReport

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Refuses to Discuss Mike D'Antoni's Future

If Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni really loves his job, he'll treat Wednesday's season finale against the San Antonio Spurs like it's Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

Forbes.com

San Antonio Leads The NBA Playoff Field - Unfortunately

Adam Silver's first playoff season as NBA Commissioner is set to get started soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, LeBron James

BleacherReport

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Complete Pre-Playoffs Projections for Round 1

The 2014 NBA draft picture was shaken up a bit lately due to certain prospects declaring for the draft and others announcing their return to the college ranks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams

Black Enterprise

Baltimore African American Festival: 10 Facts of Performer Brandy

As some of you may know, the Baltimore African American Festiva l will take place June 21st and 22nd in Baltimore, Maryland at the Camden Yards Sports & Entertainment Complex.

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BleacherReport

Why LA Lakers Should Consider Bringing Steve Blake Back

The 34 year-old guard will be a free agent at the end of the season, and the Lakers have a roster that's not really a roster, with just Kobe Bryant , Steve Nash, Robert Blake, one of the Lakers' scrappiest competitors over the course of three-and-a-half seasons, would bring a welcome second helping of leadership skills, solid defense, the ability ... (more)

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BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Latest Chatter on Lamar Odom, Jodie Meeks and More

With the NBA postseason imminent, there isn't much to speak of in the way of rumors, save for two of the Association's most celebrated franchises and their plans for the future.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Players, Jodie Meeks, Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Young Scores 43 To Lead Lakers Past Jazz, 119-104

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Derrick Favors #15 and Jeremy Evans #40 at EnergySolutions Arena on April 14, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Do Heat need title for LeBron to return?

It has been a murmur for months, background noise, like the sound of water running through a pipe underground.

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LA Daily News

Ita s time for the Lakers, Mike Da Antoni to part company

Even as Lakers losses pile up at a record pace and fans constantly point an angry finger at him, D'Antoni still won't throw his aging, injury-riddled roster under the bus or criticize the front office for handing him one of the most talent-deficient teams in franchise history.

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Los Angeles Times

Given the chance, Jordan Farmar says he'll be a Laker next season

The Lakers have two games left before they wrap a miserable regular season. Despite the team's down year, point guard Jordan Farmar said if it was up to him, he'd be back next season with the franchise.

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The Miami Herald

Los Angeles Lakers

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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