NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers

Nick Young needs more time 

March, 30, 2015
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UPDATE: According to the Los Angeles Times, Young still needs at least another week for the left fractured knee cap to heal. Young has now missed 17 games and with just over two weeks remaining on the 2014-15 regular season schedule, he probably won't return before it ends. -------------------- Nick Young has been dealing with a sore left knee since Feb. 22 and Wednesday the Los Angeles Lakers revealed he has a small fracture to the knee cap. The plan is to have him meet with a doctor weekly to have the knee checked out to see how much it is healing. A return to the court for some part of the final four weeks of the season is uncertain.

Robert Sacre's future with Lakers 

March, 28, 2015
Mar 28
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The Los Angeles Lakers have one of the worst records in the NBA and as they look to remake the roster, several players currently on the teams won't be returning next season. Center Robert Sacre is one of the players who could be let go in the summer. If it's up to him, he prefers to stay in LA.

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Wesley Johnson's final weeks with Lakers? 

March, 26, 2015
Mar 26
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Wesley Johnson is in the latter portion of his second season with the Los Angeles Lakers and 2014-15 has been as inconsistent as 2013-14. With that said, he is hoping to re-sign with the Lakers in the summer.

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Why Scott benched Boozer, Hill 

March, 25, 2015
Mar 25
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Carlos Boozer is averaging 24.5 minutes this season and 23.5 minutes in March, however his time on the floor will be drastically reduced for the duration of the regular season. Just three weeks remain on the schedule and for the final games head coach Byron Scott wants to give the time to the younger players.

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Why Byron Scott promoted Jeremy Lin 

March, 24, 2015
Mar 24
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There is only a few weeks remaining on the 2014-15 NBA regular season and that is good news for a team like the Los Angeles Lakers who are heading for one of the worst records in the league. While some teams will just play out the season, head coach Byron Scott views it as a chance to experiment with his backcourt. Beginning with Tuesday's game against Oklahoma City, the Lakers head coach is planning to run with a backcourt of Jeremy Lin and rookie Jordan Clarkson. Lin has not started since Jan. 19.

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More days for Jabari Brown? 

March, 20, 2015
Mar 20
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The 10-day contract signed by guard Jabari Brown expired on Thursday and when asked, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott voiced his wish that the rookie should stay for a least another 10 days.

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Is Ronnie Price right for Lakers? 

March, 17, 2015
Mar 17
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Ronnie Price is set once again to join the free agent market in July after signing his one-year, veteran minimum contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Price's season ended too early as he needed to have bone spurs removed from his right elbow, but he played enough to know he wants to re-sign with the Lakers.

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CT scan next for Nick Young 

March, 16, 2015
Mar 16
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Nick Young has missed the last 10 games due to a sore left knee and his return to the Los Angeles Lakers active roster remains uncertain. Young did not travel with the team up to Oakland for Monday's game against the Warriors as he will have a CT scan to check out his knee.

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Kobe Bryant's plans for next season 

March, 11, 2015
Mar 11
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Even though it should have never been in doubt. Kobe Bryant sternly stated on Tuesday that he will play in 2015-16, his 20th season in the NBA and all with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Lakers need for a 16th man 

March, 10, 2015
Mar 10
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UPDATE: The Lakers finally added the extra player to the roster on Tuesday as they signed guard Jabari Brown to a 10-day contract.

Brown has been playing for the Lakers D-League team, the Los Angeles D-Fenders, and is averaging 24.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists.

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The Los Angeles Lakers lost backup point guard Ronnie Price last week for the rest of this season due to the surgery to remove a bone spur in his right elbow.

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Updating Julius Randle's progress 

March, 10, 2015
Mar 10
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Rookie power forward Julius Randle has been rehabbing his right leg since early November as he suffered a broken tibia on Oct. 28. Randle continues to work hard and Monday the Los Angeles Lakers announced he has been given the go-ahead to practice in full weight-bearing, non-contact basketball activities.

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Ryan Kelly's best postion 

March, 6, 2015
Mar 6
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Byron Scott has started Ryan Kelly at small forward for 19 games to see if he can perform at that spot as the head coach evaluates what's best looking to next season. What is Kelly's best spot, small forward or power forward?

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Wesley Johnson's future with Lakers 

February, 28, 2015
Feb 28
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Wesley Johnson is in the latter portion of his second season with the Los Angeles Lakers and 2014-15 has been as inconsistent as 2013-14.

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Jordan Hill's uncertain future with Lakers 

February, 18, 2015
Feb 18
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The NBA trade deadline is Thursday and Jordan Hill was asked his thoughts about the possibility of getting moved.

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Ed Davis' player option 

February, 6, 2015
Feb 6
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Ed Davis owns a player option worth the veteran minimum of $1.1 million for 2015-16 and as expected he says it will be declined so he can join the free agent market in July.

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