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Disparity in TV Rights Deals Further Demonstrates huge gap between Lakers and Clippers in L.A.

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The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers play in the same city, share the same home arena and play in the same division of the same National Basketball Association; that is where the similarities end.

The Clipper have been, and continued to be, dwarfed in popularity and interest in the city of Los Angeles by that of their hometown counterparts.  Continue reading

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Lakers Still Have a Glaring Hole at the Small Forward Position

The main parts of the Los Angeles Lakers roster appears to be set with only a few questions remaining, a few of them being how many roster spots will they carry, 14 or the maximum 15, and which players on non-guaranteed deals will earn those final spots.  Continue reading

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A few observations from Lakers 68-61 win over 76ers

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Saturday’s Summer League match-up between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers pinned the number 2 pick, Lakers guard D’Angeleo Russell, and the 76ers’ center Jahlil Okafor, the 3rd pick who many had expected the Lakers to take. Both players but on a good show for the summer league audience who packed the Thomas and Mack center in Vegas to watch the match-up.

The Lakers used a 41 to 28 2nd half to pull away from the 76ers and take the game 68-61 to even up their summer league record to 1-1.

A few observations from the game:  Continue reading

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A few observations from Lakers 81-68 loss to Wolves in Summer League

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The much anticipated debut of the recently drafted rookies for the Los Angeles Lakers finally took place today in Las Vegas as the NBA Summer League kicked off in Sin City. The Lakers with their number two overall pick, D’Angelo Russell, took on the Minnesota Timberwolves and their number one overall pick, Karl-Anthony Towns.  Continue reading

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Roy Hibbert Removes all Doubt About Trade to Lakers

After DeAndre Jordan reneged on his verbal agreement to sign with the Dallas Mavericks and instead sign with the Los Angeles Clippers many in the media began throwing the idea around that it could affect the  Lakers trade with the Pacers to acquire Roy Hibbert. Continue reading

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