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Jeremy Lin’s Defense Far Better than Reported

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If you read most accounts of Jeremy Lin’s game from those that cover basketball, most of the praise, if not all, will be emphasized on the offensive side of the ball, such as his propensity and great ability to drive to the rim, good passing skills, high basketball IQ, great touch around the basket and above average outside shooting. When discussing Lin’s defense those same accounts would usually rate his defensive ability as below average. Most will not go as far to say he is horrible, although some do, but they will note that definitely lacking the lateral foot speed and overall quickness to defend his position well.  Continue reading

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Milwaukee Bucks Successfully Claim Kendall Marshall off Waivers

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The Milwaukee Bucks were awarded the contract of Kendall Marshall after putting in a claim for the third year point guard who was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers two days ago.  Continue reading

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Lakers re-sign Wesley Johnson and Ryan Kelly

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The Los Angeles Lakers bought back two other members of last season’s squad, inking Wesley Johnson and Ryan Kelly to deals.  Continue reading

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Lakers sign Xavier Henry and Waive Kendall Marshall

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The Los Angeles made a few moves today, bringing back shooting guard Xavier Henry, and waiving point guard Kendall Marshall.  Continue reading

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Lakers win bid to claim Carlos Boozer off Waivers

The Los Angeles Lakers added another piece to their 2014-15 squad by acquiring former Chicago Bulls, Carlos Boozer via a waiver claim. The Bulls had amnestied Boozer to make room for the signing of Pau Gasol.  Continue reading

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Lakers sign former Lottery Pick, Ed Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to fill out their roster by picking up forward Ed Davis Wednesday as reported by Yahoo Sports.  Continue reading

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