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Lakers’ Defensive Push in Second Half Thwarts Pelicans 112-95
January 16, 2021
In their fourth game this week, the Los Angeles Lakers are still winning. After executing the longest road-game winning streak to start the season in franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers return to the Staples Center to oust the New Orleans Pelicans 112-95.   ... read more »
Harden headed to Nets in blockbuster 4-team deal
January 14, 2021
James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give the Nets a potent trio featuring some of the NBA’s highest scorers. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Matt Bradley
January 14, 2021
Junior guard Matt Bradley, has been a key contributor to the University of California Golden Bears men’s basketball team. In a span of nine games, Bradley has averaged 17.8 points and 4.7 rebounds. ... read more »
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Sparks Guard Te’a Cooper Focuses On The Bigger Picture
January 13, 2021
There could not be a better time for athletes to utilize their platforms to make a difference in the communities. Cooper strives to use her voice, and she is inspired by her leader and teammate Ogwumike, who is also the WNBPA President. She said, “The world is so crazy. I was able to be on a team with [Nneka], president of the WNBPA. She is awesome. Being in the bubble, many people supported her and her ability to speak up and be the forefront of us standing together as a league. To watch that and see what they have done, it was very motivating and encouraging to do the same. I have hopes for change in the future.” ... read more »
Lakers Survive Sharp Shooting Bulls
January 9, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers lived by the three to defeat the Chicago Bulls 117-115. The Lakers shot 12 three-point shots to survive a battle that lasted all 48 minutes. Despite giving away 17 points in turnovers, the reigning champions made up for it by sinking 23 of 27 free throws. ... read more »
Players and Coaches React to Capitol Riots, Jacob Blake Shooting News During Lakers vs Spurs Game
January 8, 2021
It has been a tough week in social justice in America. On January 5, Kenosha County Wisconsin District Attorney Mike Graveley announced that he will not charge the officers involved in the Jacob Blake shooting. The next day, a hoard of pro-Trump extremists broke into and raided the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. ... read more »
Lakers Persevere Through Injuries During First 2021 Season Road Trip
January 7, 2021
The reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers created a winning streak after playing three games in six days. Their rebounding, shooting accuracy, and ball movement are their most lucrative qualities. ... read more »
The Highs and Lows of Sports in 2020
December 31, 2020
Big sports stories during an unprecedented year ... read more / view gallery »
 
2020 Top Student-Athletes of the Year
December 31, 2020
Highlights of exceptional students in 2020 ... read more / view gallery »
UCLA Women’s Basketball Commits To Building A Better Community
December 30, 2020
The UCLA Women's Basketball team is committed to helping build the community. When they played Stanford, both teams displayed unity by coming together and holding their match up. ... read more »
Boston Celtics Hall of Famer K.C. Jones dies at 88
December 29, 2020
Basketball Hall of Famer K.C. Jones, an Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champion who won eight straight NBA titles during the Celtics’ Bill Russell era and then coached the Boston teams with Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish to two more championships in the 1980s, has died. He was 88. ... read more »
Lakers Defeat Timberwolves 127-91 with a Team Effort
December 28, 2020
Although forward Anthony Davis was sidelined with a right calf contusion, the Los Angeles Lakers ousted the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-91. The game flaunted the depth and speed of the Reigning NBA champions as Los Angeles scored 20 fast break points. ... read more »
Lakers Defeat Mavericks on Christmas
December 26, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers overwhelmed the Dallas Mavericks with their offense resulting in a 138-115 victory. ... read more »
HOUSTON’S HARDEN FINED
December 26, 2020
Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been fined $50,000 for violating the league’s Health and Safety Protocols, which among other things prohibit attending indoor social gatherings of 15 or more people or entering bars, lounges, clubs or similar establishments, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations. ... read more »
NBA AND NBPA ANNOUNCE COVID-19 TEST RESULTS
December 26, 2020
Of the 558 players tested for COVID-19 since Dec. 16, two new players have returned confirmed positive tests. ... read more »
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