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No Chris Paul, No Problem: Blake Griffin Can Do It All

After six seasons of the same story, the Los Angeles Clippers have switched gears. In trading away Chris Paul to Houston, they gained an ally. His name is peak-Blake Griffin, and he's putting the league on notice. It's been only six games, but in those six, we've seen it all. Griffin is back to dunking monstrously (though not over KIA's), facilitating, and most notable--three-point shooting. He's led the Clippers to
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NBA: Laker For Life, Kobe Inks 2-Year, $48.5 Million Extension

Whatever the Los Angeles Lakers’ future plans are, they included Kobe Bryant front and center. The longtime Lakers’ star signed a two-year contract extension Monday, making sure the face of the franchise for most of the past two decades remains the same.  The business became official earlier this morning in Los Angeles, when Bryant signed the extension, worth a reported $48 million (per ESPN’s Chris Broussard) at Lakers headquarters. ESPNLosAngeles.com’s
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2013 NBA Free Agency : Dwight Howard’s Potential Suitors

Another NBA offseason, another few months of the annoying question, “Where will Dwight Howard play next?”. The 6’11” former Orlando Magic star is a free agent and is rumored to be looking to sign with teams that are only in the NBA title hunt. Currently there are five teams lined up to meet with him including the LA Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, and Atlanta Hawks. In
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NBA: Doc Rivers To Los Angeles Clippers Deal Falls Through

Earlier today, Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers seemed poised to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers when discussions of a package deal between the two organizations seemed to heat up. However, as of now it appears that Rivers to Boston will not happen. According to a tweet LA Times' Los Angeles Clippers beat writer Brad Turner, the team is "moving forward" without Rivers in their plans,
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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers In Trade Talks With Boston Celtics To Send Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett To L.A.

According to multiple sources, including Yahoo Sports, the Boston Celtics are in trade negotiations with the Los Angeles Clippers to send Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles, along with Boston head coach Doc Rivers. The final obstacle to getting a deal done is the Clippers' willingness to send point guard Eric Bledsoe to Boston as part of the blockbuster trade. As it currently stands, Los Angeles would send
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NBA: What Free Agent PG Will Bynum Could Bring To The Los Angeles Lakers

According to NBC Sports.com's Pro Basketball Talk, the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks are interested in free agent point guard Will Bynum. Bynum should definitely be a target for the Lakers when the 2013 NBA Free Agency Period begins July 1. The Lakers have a glaring weakness at point guard depth, with an inconsistent Steve Blake and talented but minutes-deprived PG Darius Morris being the first two
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Los Angeles Lakers: Mike D’Antoni Should Be To Blame For Kobe Bryant Achilles Injury

The Los Angeles Lakers began the night in the thick of the playoff chase for the eighth and final seed in the Western Conference. With the Lakers leading the Utah Jazz by a half games for the eighth spot, all eyes were focused on earning a crucial victory tonight against an always tough Golden State Warriors squad. By the end of the night, with victory sealed, the Lakers' mindset shifted