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STAPLES CENTER & MICROSOFT THEATER OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
October 7, 2021
STAPLES Center and Microsoft Theater will continue to follow the protocols established by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) ... read more »
BCA Revived, Raising Awareness Around Black Coaches in Officiated Sports
September 30, 2021
Basketball requires unity under the hoop and along the sidelines. International basketball player, Pooh Jeter, understands the need to win as a whole team, which includes the person holding the clipboard.  Resurrecting the energy of diversity within coaching, Jeter is seeking more support for Black coaches by reenergizing the Black Coach Association (BCA).  Jeter spoke exclusively with the Los Angeles Sentinel, providing the play-by-play as he dissected the reasons athletes need to see their likeness in their coaches and the demand for the collective community to look out for each other.  ... read more »
Lakers say they’re building a vintage championship contender
September 30, 2021
Nine of the Lakers’ 14 current players are 32 or older, including including eight of their 11 new additions — and Anthony Davis is a high-mileage 28. Depending on any late moves, the Lakers’ average age is likely to be nearly 31, which would be two years older than any other NBA roster. ... read more »
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NBA releases protocols to teams for virus safety this season
September 30, 2021
The NBA released tentative health and safety protocols to its teams Tuesday, detailing how unvaccinated players will be tested far more often than their vaccinated colleagues and face a slew of other restrictions. ... read more »
LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2021-22 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE PRESENTED BY DELTA AIR LINES
August 20, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 regular season schedule was announced today. The Lakers open the season as hosts to the Golden State Warriors on October 19, followed by a matchup with the Phoenix Suns on October 22. ... read more »
What’s next for the USA Basketball men’s program
August 9, 2021
For USA Basketball's men's national team, the next item on the to-do list isn't the 2024 Paris Olympics. It's not even the 2023 World Cup, which will end in the Philippines. ... read more »
US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends
July 25, 2021
The U.S. missed its final nine shots, five of them coming in a 21-second span in the final minute shortly after Fournier — who led all scorers with 28 points — made the go-ahead 3-pointer. ... read more »
Scripps National Spelling Bee Champ Zaila Avant-garde is a Promising Student Athlete
July 15, 2021
After correctly spelling the word “Murraya,” Zaila Avant-garde, a 14-year-old Harvey, Louisiana native won the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Avant-garde is the first African American student to win the National Spelling Bee. ... read more »
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Las Vegas Aces Oust Sparks 99-75
July 1, 2021
The shorthanded Los Angeles Sparks continue to struggle after falling to the Las Vegas Aces 75-99. They lost despite four starters scoring in the double digits. ... read more »
LEBRON JAMES NAMED TO ALL-NBA SECOND TEAM
June 15, 2021
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been named to the All-NBA Second Team, it was announced today. ... read more »
Lakers Credit Injuries to Early Playoffs Exit
June 4, 2021
The defending champions, the Los Angeles Lakers, struggled with injuries all season and injuries ultimately ended their season six games into the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. ... read more »
Lakers Battle Injury Dilemma in Playoffs
May 31, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers hit a snag in their playoffs run as forward Anthony Davis was sidelined with a groin strain during their game three bout against the Phoenix Suns. Davis played for 19 minutes and scored six points. ... read more »
Lakers bring Physicality in Game Three Win
May 28, 2021
Forward Anthony Davis scored 34 points in the Los Angeles Lakers game three battle against the Phoenix Suns. A major catalyst to the Lakers’ win was their performance in the second half. ... read more »
L.A. Lakers Adapted to Warriors’ Small-Ball to Win 103-100
May 20, 2021
Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry hit a buzzer beating three-pointer to give them a 55-42 lead at halftime. Forward Draymond Green defended Lakers forward Anthony Davis intensely, guard Dennis Schroder only scored two points. ... read more »
Clippers Sweep Season Series over Lakers in 118-94 Victory; Move into No. 3 Spot in West
May 8, 2021
With less than two weeks until the NBA playoffs get underway, both Los Angeles teams have been desperate to see their groups at full strength. ... read more »
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