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  • D’Angelo Russell, right, gestures upward as he is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after the Los Angeles Lakers selected Russell with the second pick in the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
    Lakers swing for the fences, draft guard D’Angelo Russell with 2nd overall pick

    By Brian Han The hours leading up to the draft were filled with two themes in regards to the Los Angeles Lakers and the team’s second overall pick. “Lakers leaning toward drafting Jahlil Okafor,” the Los Angeles...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Jeremy Lin, left. and Jordan Clarkson are the first ever pair of Asian American guards to start on an NBA team.
    Lakers’ Lin and Clarkson team up as NBA’s first Asian American starting backcourt

    By Brian Han Not many people actually know that Jordan Clarkson is half-Filipino, but when he and Jeremy Lin started for the Lakers Tuesday against the Oklahoma City Thunder, they became a part of something that had...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • A light snow falls on pedestrians, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 in New York. The National Weather Service says accumulations of 18 to 24 inches are possible by Tuesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Snow forces NBA to postpone Knicks, Nets games

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has postponed home games for both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets because of a snowstorm expected to batter the area. The Knicks were to have hosted the Sacramento Kings...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe sets all-time NBA mark for missed field goals

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — On a night when Kobe Bryant set the record for most missed field goals in an NBA career, the Memphis Grizzlies extended their winning streak at home. Mike Conley scored 23 points and...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Lakers' guards Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin led the charge as both scored a team-high 21 points against the Charlotte Hornets in the teams first win of the season. (Korea Times)
    Lakers get 1st win

    By Brian Han LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers finally won a game after five straight losses to open the season. In a 107-92 victory  over the Charlotte Hornets (3-4) Sunday night at Staples Center, Lakers’ shooting guard...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
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  • Last year, Kobe Bryant, right, made a shooting guard out of Steve Nash, one of the best point guard in NBA history. It will be interesting to see if Jeremy Lin can succeed in a similar role alongside Kobe this season. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Paul Rodriguez)
    Start the Linsanity!

    Jeremy Lin to start in Lakers’ season opener Tuesday Jeremy Lin will start as the Los Angeles Lakers’ point guard on Tuesday’s season opener against his former team, the Houston Rockets. Apparently, he doesn’t feel entirely sure...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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    5’5″ Japanese player is the talk of NBA Summer League

    Japanese basketball player Yuki Togashi may not win a spot on the Dallas Mavericks’ roster, but he has won a place fans’ hearts. Standing just over 167 centimeters (5-foot-5) tall, the 20-year -old point guard became a...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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