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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprised one of the greatest athlete movie cameos of all time
# NBA
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# NBA

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprised one of the greatest athlete movie cameos of all time

Mar 4th 2014, 10:43 PM 4,863 Views 10 Comments

The Lakers legend stars in a new ad.

NBA player definitely meant this over-the-backboard circus shot
# Fluke?
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# Fluke?

NBA player definitely meant this over-the-backboard circus shot

Feb 20th 2014, 12:06 PM 4,857 Views 0 Comments

Or it might just have been a fluke.

The Lakers beat the Cavaliers thanks to an obscure rule even the players didn't know existed
# Hoops
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# Hoops

The Lakers beat the Cavaliers thanks to an obscure rule even the players didn't know existed

Feb 6th 2014, 2:16 PM 4,785 Views 0 Comments

So that’s what happens!

Chicago Bulls without Derrick Rose for another season after knee injury
# Thorny Issue
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# Thorny Issue

Chicago Bulls without Derrick Rose for another season after knee injury

Nov 25th 2013, 7:53 PM 2,953 Views 5 Comments

Over in Los Angeles, meanwhile, Kobe Bryant has signed up with the Lakers for two more years.

You can stop counting the votes, the NBA Dunk of the Year happened last night
# Slammin'
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# Slammin'

You can stop counting the votes, the NBA Dunk of the Year happened last night

Nov 13th 2013, 2:48 PM 5,707 Views 3 Comments

Xavier Henry throws down a powerful dunk.

5 reasons we can't wait for the NBA to return
# NBA
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# NBA

5 reasons we can't wait for the NBA to return

Oct 28th 2013, 11:01 AM 2,063 Views 9 Comments

From Derrick Rose to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Man meets Kobe Bryant, cries like Justin Bieber fan
# No More Tears
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# No More Tears

Man meets Kobe Bryant, cries like Justin Bieber fan

Aug 8th 2013, 9:59 AM 1,819 Views 0 Comments

So THIS is why you shouldn’t meet your heroes.

Steve Nash has probably been involved in better TV interviews
# Awkward
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# Awkward

Steve Nash has probably been involved in better TV interviews

Jul 21st 2013, 10:37 AM 4,572 Views 5 Comments

This is just car crash TV from start to finish.

Improve your Tuesday by watching the 10 best dunks of the NBA season
# Boomskakalaka
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# Boomskakalaka

Improve your Tuesday by watching the 10 best dunks of the NBA season

Apr 23rd 2013, 3:10 PM 1,413 Views 0 Comments

Now go outside and try your best.

Kobe Bryant on abusive Rutgers coach: 'I would've smacked the hell out of him'
# Pity Da Fool
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# Pity Da Fool

Kobe Bryant on abusive Rutgers coach: 'I would've smacked the hell out of him'

Apr 10th 2013, 8:16 PM 1,463 Views 0 Comments

The LA Lakers star had some stern words of advice for Mike Rice.

‘I’m too sexy for my cat’ — Metta World Peace gave this bizarre interview after his comeback
# Hoops
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# Hoops

‘I’m too sexy for my cat’ — Metta World Peace gave this bizarre interview after his comeback

Apr 10th 2013, 3:40 PM 1,050 Views 0 Comments

‘That was the Black Swan, the Black Mamba, call me whatever.’

The EXACT moment when Blake Griffin thought: 'Layup? Nah, I'm dunking this!'
# Ball So Hard
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# Ball So Hard

The EXACT moment when Blake Griffin thought: 'Layup? Nah, I'm dunking this!'

Apr 8th 2013, 5:08 PM 2,334 Views 0 Comments

Another one for Griffin’s end-of-season highlight reel.

Jack Nicholson honoured Shaq as the Lakers retired the 34 jersey last night
# Legends
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# Legends

Jack Nicholson honoured Shaq as the Lakers retired the 34 jersey last night

Apr 3rd 2013, 11:12 AM 2,270 Views 2 Comments

The former centre was celebrated at the Staples Center.

Kobe Bryant served up this dunk and a high-5 for Ari Gold last night
# Entourage
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# Entourage

Kobe Bryant served up this dunk and a high-5 for Ari Gold last night

Mar 4th 2013, 6:31 PM 2,503 Views 1 Comment

No sign of Turtle and Drama though.

Will Ferrell worked as a Lakers security guard and escorted Shaq from the game
# Hoops
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# Hoops

Will Ferrell worked as a Lakers security guard and escorted Shaq from the game

Feb 13th 2013, 1:57 PM 7,895 Views 0 Comments

Was it for a movie?

VIDEO: LA Lakers star Steve Nash shows off his soccer skills during game with Boston Celtics last night
# Ballin'
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# Ballin'

VIDEO: LA Lakers star Steve Nash shows off his soccer skills during game with Boston Celtics last night

Feb 8th 2013, 12:30 PM 2,829 Views 1 Comment

The guy’s got game.

Steve Nash joins NBA elite with 10,000th assist -- here are 10 of his best
# Play Maker
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# Play Maker

Steve Nash joins NBA elite with 10,000th assist -- here are 10 of his best

Jan 9th 2013, 12:47 PM 1,107 Views 1 Comment

The man knows how to play basketball.

Snapshot: Kobe Bryant tries to kill the story about the fight with a fellow Laker... with this picture
# Fight Club
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# Fight Club

Snapshot: Kobe Bryant tries to kill the story about the fight with a fellow Laker... with this picture

Jan 7th 2013, 9:54 PM 2,860 Views 0 Comments

Our money would be on Dwight Howard, for what it’s worth.

Pick 6: featuring FA Cup action an L.A story and much, much more
# Pick 6
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# Pick 6

Pick 6: featuring FA Cup action an L.A story and much, much more

Jan 4th 2013, 6:50 PM 1,266 Views 0 Comments

In which six of our writers answer the questions that nobody has even asked.

David Beckham in no rush to join new club
# Destination Unknown
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# Destination Unknown

David Beckham in no rush to join new club

Dec 27th 2012, 5:58 PM 1,219 Views 0 Comments

“David is enjoying spending quality time with his family over the holidays,” his management company says.

VIDEO: This Bobcats dunk is so good, even the Lakers bench went a little crazy
# Trampoline
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# Trampoline

VIDEO: This Bobcats dunk is so good, even the Lakers bench went a little crazy

Dec 19th 2012, 10:30 PM 2,226 Views 0 Comments

Getouttatheway, Dwight Howard!

The name of Shaquille O'Neal's new vodka brand is kind of amazing
# Baller
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# Baller

The name of Shaquille O'Neal's new vodka brand is kind of amazing

Dec 19th 2012, 6:13 PM 2,735 Views 0 Comments

Shaq’s vodka will come in a coconut flavour, coconut fans.

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points
# Milestone
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# Milestone

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points

Dec 6th 2012, 10:14 AM 564 Views 0 Comments

Bryant became only the fifth player to hit the milestone with his points against the New Orleans Hornets last night.

Call that commentary, THIS is commentary
# The Voice
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# The Voice

Call that commentary, THIS is commentary

Dec 5th 2012, 4:30 PM 891 Views 1 Comment

Houston Rockers radio commentator puts a unique spin on his team beating the LA Lakers.

Please stand for your New Orleans... Pelicans?
# What's In A Name?
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# What's In A Name?

Please stand for your New Orleans... Pelicans?

Dec 5th 2012, 2:00 PM 520 Views 0 Comments

Reports emerge that the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets are set to change their name to the Pelicans.

Kobe Bryant: NBA players have a great work ethic nowadays... thanks to me
# Ballin'
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# Ballin'

Kobe Bryant: NBA players have a great work ethic nowadays... thanks to me

Dec 1st 2012, 11:54 AM 718 Views 0 Comments

Humble as ever.

VIDEO: NBA ref does a ridiculous dance after making a late pivotal call against the Lakers
# NBA
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# NBA

VIDEO: NBA ref does a ridiculous dance after making a late pivotal call against the Lakers

Nov 28th 2012, 2:46 PM 1,314 Views 0 Comments

Strictly come reffing.

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000
# Ballin'
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# Ballin'

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000

Nov 21st 2012, 6:25 PM 2,280 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Wallace backed down from the bet, but it looks like Kobe was up for the challenge.

Jackson accuses Lakers of 'slimy' tactics
# NBA
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# NBA

Jackson accuses Lakers of 'slimy' tactics

Nov 14th 2012, 10:58 AM 765 Views 0 Comments

The team’s former coach had been expected to replace Mike Brown.

Sacksville: LA Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start to NBA season
# L.a History
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# L.a History

Sacksville: LA Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start to NBA season

Nov 10th 2012, 9:11 AM 418 Views 0 Comments

First he was a victim of Kobe’s death stare, now this.

Kobe Bryant says he's too old to explain the 'death stare' he fired at his coach
# Evils
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# Evils

Kobe Bryant says he's too old to explain the 'death stare' he fired at his coach

Nov 9th 2012, 3:20 PM 1,590 Views 0 Comments

Los Angeles is in a tizzy about a look the Lakers talisman gave their coach.

Robbie Keane labelled 'unidentified fan' next to Beckham and Russell Brand at Lakers Game
# Hollywood Story
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# Hollywood Story

Robbie Keane labelled 'unidentified fan' next to Beckham and Russell Brand at Lakers Game

Nov 1st 2012, 12:48 PM 10,608 Views 11 Comments

Oh dear. That’s our record goalscorer, America.

Steve Nash turned up wearing this for his first NBA game with the LA Lakers
# Fashion Police
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# Fashion Police

Steve Nash turned up wearing this for his first NBA game with the LA Lakers

Oct 31st 2012, 1:58 PM 2,019 Views 0 Comments

‘That one. Yeah, the salmon V-neck jumper please. I know just the dickie-bow to wear with that.’

NBA: A winning start for Miami Heat but Lakers fail to fire
# Bling Kings
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# Bling Kings

NBA: A winning start for Miami Heat but Lakers fail to fire

Oct 31st 2012, 10:00 AM 457 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James received his first championship ring before his side’s victory over the Boston Celtics.

Heat and Lakers to battle it out for NBA title
# Preview
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# Preview

Heat and Lakers to battle it out for NBA title

Oct 29th 2012, 4:15 PM 870 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James’ Miami Heat and Kobe Bryant’s LA Lakers are the favourites as the NBA season opens on Tuesday.

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Check out Kobe Bryant's brand new Ferrari 458 Spider

Oct 6th 2012, 7:18 AM 1,096 Views 0 Comments

Seems legit.

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard
# Superman
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# Superman

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard

Aug 14th 2012, 5:18 PM 716 Views 0 Comments

The six-time NBA All-Star has moved to Los Angeles after a huge trade involving four teams.

NBA: Lakers out of the playoffs
# Overnight
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# Overnight

NBA: Lakers out of the playoffs

May 22nd 2012, 9:30 AM 218 Views 2 Comments

Despite 42 points from Kobe Bryant, his team were beaten 106-90 by Oklahoma City Thunder.

NBA wrap: Thunder storm home, Celtics cruise
# Ballin'
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# Ballin'

NBA wrap: Thunder storm home, Celtics cruise

May 17th 2012, 9:50 AM 125 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce inspired Boston while Kevin Durant came out on top against Kobe Bryant’s Lakers.

NBA wrap: Lakers walk into Thunder storm
# Ballin'
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# Ballin'

NBA wrap: Lakers walk into Thunder storm

May 15th 2012, 11:33 AM 131 Views 0 Comments

In Boston, the 76ers clung on to level their Eastern Conference semis against the Celtics at 1-1.