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2 hrs ago | Lake Show Life

Can The Lakers Develop Its Young Players While Playing Boozer, Lin, and Johnson?

Mar 29, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott reacts during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USA TODAY Sports While the Lakers have built a respectable roster this season, considering their long term wishes for flexibility, the team faces a dilemma.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WebProNews

Jeremy Lin Says He's Working Hard On Defense

Jeremy Lin has been working hard all summer and says that he is ready to show everyone what he's got on the court. Many Lakers fans have questioned his skills and ability as a point guard, but Lin says he isn't worried and know that he has what it takes to help bring his team to victory.

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USA Today

Watchability: Does Van Gundy have next Dwight?

The Pistons return from a disappointing season with the same starting lineup, but Stan Van Gundy is sure to spice things up. He's one of the reasons Detroit comes in at No.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Bulls brass says stats belie Derrick Rose's FIBA success

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will enter the gold-medal game of the FIBA World Cup against Serbia on Sunday shooting 15-for-55 , including 1-for-17 from beyond the three-point line. He has averaged 5.4 points per game.

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Lake Show Life

1 on 1 with Wesley Johnson: TWC Sports Net Interview Quotes

Apr 13, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson dunks on a break away during the second quarter action the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports It's been a rough-and-tumble 12 months for our former draft outcast, Wesley Johnson.

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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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Pippen Ain't Easy

Chicago Bulls Rumors: Boy You Can't Coach 7 Feet

February 9, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers center Ryan Hollins dunks to score a basket against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of the 123-78 victory at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Welcome back Pippen Peoples to another episode of Chicago Bulls Rumors! I am your esteemed host, Ronald Agers.

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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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Pippen Ain't Easy

Chicago Bulls Rumors: Kevin MartinDo We Need Him?

Mar 19, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy during the first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Bulls defeated the Sixers 102-94.

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Silver Screen and Roll

Lakers work out Pooh Jeter, Ronnie Price, Wayne Ellington, Jeremy Tyler and James Nunnally

The Los Angeles Lakers have space to work with before opening up training camp and are still hosting workouts to decide on who they want to give a long look at. The latest roundup of players working out for the Lakers includes Pooh Jeter, Ronnie Price , Wayne Ellington , Jeremy Tyler and James Nunnally , according to HoopsHype .

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Wiz of Awes

NBA Southeast Division Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Feb 19, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap is fouled by Washington Wizards point guard John Wall in the second half at Philips Arena. The Wizards won 114-97.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

NBA legend's old isle getaway on market

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's onetime getaway in Kilauea, Kauai, features a 50-foot lagoon-style pool and spa; a nearby private trail leads to Secret Beach and its waterfall. The original home, with vaulted interiors and 8-foot doorways, was built in 1980 and expanded a decade later.

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Lake Show Life

NBA 2K15 ratings for Lakers leaked

Apr 1, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; The NBA game ball on the court during the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center. Trail Blazers won 124-112.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Silver Screen and Roll

Shaq and Kobe Lakers featured in new NBA 2K15 trailer

The hype train for NBA 2K15 continues to barrel on it's path to an Oct. 7 release, and 2K Sports released a brand new trailer for the game highlighting the MyTeam feature of the game. Shaquille O'Neal narrates the entire trailer, which is focused on the historical "what if's" around the NBA.

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Silver Screen and Roll

Nick Young's son dominates Pop-a-Shot game

Nick Young is back to his regularly scheduled life after an eventful trip to New York during Fashion Week, and back to fatherhood duties. This includes taking Swaggy Jr. to get up some shots at a Pop-a-Shot game, as seen on Young's Instagram feed .

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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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USA Today

Downey Jr.'s son pleads guilty in drug case

The son of actor Robert Downey Jr. pleaded guilty on Friday to cocaine possession and was sentenced to a drug diversion program that could result in his conviction being dismissed. Robert Downey Jr.'s son pleads guilty in drug case The son of actor Robert Downey Jr. pleaded guilty on Friday to cocaine possession and was sentenced to a drug diversion program that could result in his conviction being dismissed.

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BleacherReport

Ranking the Top 10 Most Underrated Los Angeles Lakers Players of the Past Decade

The American Heritage Dictionary defines " underrated " as "To rate too low; underestimate." In other words, rating the most underrated Los Angeles Lakers of the past decade is less of a science and more of a subjective exercise.

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Brandon Sun

A brief history of escalating military effort to battle Islamic State militants

The escalating U.S. military involvement in the Middle East is a dramatic reversal for U.S. President Barack Obama, who was elected on a plan to withdraw from that region. Now he's launching a long-term operation against fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in two countries, Iraq and Syria.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Lakers' Byron Scott always has had good timing www.utsandiego.com...

Byron Scott is blessed. Now we must hang around the NBA parish for a while to see if he remains anointed, if the luster can remain on the bright halo he once wore with many other Lake Showmen in Tinseltown.

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