September 22, 2020 NBA Playoff Recap: Denver scores a must win in Game 2 of the Western Finals

Who Got it Done pt rb ast Jamal MurrayDEN vs. LAL 28 8 12   2 stl LeBron JamesLAL @ DEN 30 10 11   Triple-double Jerami GrantDEN vs. LAL 26 3 1   10-12 ft Nikola JokićDEN vs. LAL 22 10 5 Anthony DavisLAL @ DEN 27 2 1 Monte MorrisDEN vs. LAL 14 1 1 K. Caldwell-PopeLAL @ DEN 12 3 1 Michael Porter Jr.DEN vs. LAL 9 6 2   2 stl Kyle KuzmaLAL @ DEN 11 1 1 Rajon RondoLAL @ DEN 9 2 8   3 stl Yesterday’s Scores Los…

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September 20, 2020 NBA Playoff Recap: AD brings it home for the Lakers

Who Got it Done Three words: Anthony freaking Davis. pt rb ast Nikola JokićDEN @ LAL 30 6 9   11-12 ft Anthony DavisLAL vs. DEN 31 9 2   2 blk Jamal MurrayDEN @ LAL 25 6 4   2 stl , 2 blk LeBron JamesLAL vs. DEN 26 11 4   2 blk Michael Porter Jr.DEN @ LAL 15 4 0 Alex CarusoLAL vs. DEN 9 2 2   2 stl Danny GreenLAL vs. DEN 11 5 1   3 stl Monte MorrisDEN @ LAL 9 1 0 K. Caldwell-PopeLAL vs. DEN 11 2…

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Damian Lillard out for Game 5

An already daunting task has been made even more difficult as the Portland Trail Blazers will be with out their best player as they fight to continue their season in game 5 against the Los Angeles Lakers. Damian Lillard had an initial MRI on Monday that came back inconclusive but a subsequent on Tuesday confirmed the strain on the right knee. Lillard apparently suffered the injury in the third quarter game 4 when he planted the leg while attacking the basket.

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Anthony Davis will play against Clippers

All-world Los Angeles Lakers power forward Anthony Davis will take the court against the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday night. According to the Los Angeles Times’ Andrew Greif, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said Davis would be in the starting lineup. Davis was poked in the eye in the team’s scrimmage against the Orlando Magic and sat out the team’s subsequent dress rehearsal against the Washington Wizards.

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Anthony Davis could miss season re-opener

Anthony Davis left with 2:09 to go in the first quarter of the Lakers exhibition against the Orlando Magic when he was inadvertently hit across the face by the Magic’s Khmer Burch while battling for the rebound and did not return. Davis was re-evacuated Sunday and sat out the team’s next scrimmage against the Washington Wizards with eye discomfort. Mike Trudell reported that Lakers head coach has alluded to the possibility of Davis missing the team’s re-opener on Thursday. Per league rules, Davis’ status will have to be updated by…

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Lakers will be able to sign AD

Whether anyone in the purple and gold will admit it or not, re-signing Anthony Davis has been the elephant in the room all season long. This season is a trial run for Davis to see if he wants to run for the Lake Show for the next several seasons. As the sting from being shunned by Dwight Howard 7 years has still left a bad taste in the team’s mouth. This season everyone has to be on their best behavior, as they have to convince Davis, and potentially future free…

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George Mikan: Defining NBA Star Power

More than any other professional team sport in America, the NBA has maintained a symbiotic relationship with its stars. The NBA–or “The League”, as it’s known by many–has been widely recognized as a star-driven league. Whether you’re a fan of the NBA, or just a casual observer, you can’t help but to identify the National Basketball Association with some of the greatest and entertaining players to ever have earned an NBA paycheck. Just in case you’re wondering about how long this star-driven system has been in place, we have to…

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Los Angeles Lakers plan to reopen facilities in mid-May

It seems that the dominoes are beginning to be put in place to clear a path to NBA basketball returning. Following the news of the Trail Blazers, Nuggets and Rockets re-opening their team facilities on Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers announced their intent to open their facilities May 16, according to reporting from The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania. Other teams will likely announce their plans in the coming days.

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Lakers say all players corona symptom-free

According to USA Today’s Mark Medina, the Los Angeles Lakers announces all their players are symptom-free following their 14-day home quarantine. Two Laker players tested positive for COVID-19 shortly after the NBA suspended the season. Anthony Davis ,who tested negative for the infection, had this to say, per Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times: “It’s kind of tricky because some guys, you feel fine and you could have it, asymptomatic. And some guys you have all the symptoms. I felt fine and I felt great. I still do. [At…

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Los Angeles Lakers injury report versus Brooklyn Nets

The Los Angeles continue their coast swing with a trip to Brooklyn to take on the Nets. Dwight Howard will make first start of the year for JaVale McGee ( illness). Anthony Davis (glute) is expected to play, as are Rajon Rondo (finger) and Kyle Kuzma (ankle). The game tips off on TNT at 8:00 p.m. EST.

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