NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers need for a 16th man 

March, 4, 2015
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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.

Wesley Johnson's future with Lakers 

February, 28, 2015
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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
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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
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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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No market for Jeremy Lin 

February, 6, 2015
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Jeremy Lin has struggled this season with the Los Angeles Lakers as he doesn't appear to be a good fit in Byron Scott's system. Will Lin finish out the season with the Lakers?

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Updating Jordan Hill's status 

February, 3, 2015
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UPDATE: After meeting with the doctor in Los Angeles on Tuesday, the Lakers are listing the big man as "doubtful" for the remaining games of their road trip, reports ESPNLosAngeles.com.

Hill's injury is a Grade 1 hip flexor strain, per the Lakers, and he may not play again until next week.

Tarik Black will likely assume Hill's starting spot until he returns to the active roster.

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Jordan Hill lasted just seven minutes on Sunday against the New York Knicks as he sustained a strained right quadriceps. The pain was bad enough on Monday that the Los Angeles Lakers training staff sent him back home to Southern California to undergo some tests.

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No cap relief if Kobe's season is done 

January, 23, 2015
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Kobe Bryant suffered a right torn rotator cuff as he went up for a dunk during Wednesday's game in New Orleans. There is a chance Bryant's season will be over after visiting with the team doctor.

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Kobe to be shutdown after AS break? 

January, 12, 2015
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Head coach Byron Scott continues to rest Kobe Bryant after admitting that he played the future Hall-of-Famer too many minutes early in the season. Bryant has been "rested" six of the last 11 games and while Scott says there has been no talk of shutting down the shooting guard, that may ramp up once we get to the All-Star Game in mid-February.

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Jim Buss on the clock says Jeanie Buss 

January, 7, 2015
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Back in April, Jim Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers executive vice president of basketball operations, said he would resign in three years if the team wasn't back to being a contender at that time. His sister, Jeanie Buss, the Lakers President and Governor, says she will hold Jim to that guarantee.

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Julius Randle's foot surgery 

January, 5, 2015
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Leading up to the 2014 NBA draft, there was a lot of talk that Julius Randle could drop due to concerns that he would need to have surgery to fix an issue with his right foot. Well, he didn't fall that far as the Los Angeles Lakers took him at No. 7. Randle is out for the season after breaking his right leg, so the decision has been made to take care of the foot, too.


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Ryan Kelly ready to move on from injury 

January, 2, 2015
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly has missed most of this season, all but three games, due to a hamstring issue and finally he's ready to rejoin the active roster. Kelly declared himself fit for Friday's game after Thursday's practice.

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Kobe Bryant one more and done 

December, 31, 2014
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Kobe Bryant, 36, needed a break recently due to fatigue. He was asked if he may retire after this season, instead of completing his contract, which expires after 2015-16.

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What Tarik Black brings to Lakers 

December, 29, 2014
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When the Houston Rockets released center Tarik Black on Friday, many teams believed he would be claimed off waivers and that speculation was correct as he was designated to the Los Angeles Lakers, reports ESPN.com's Marc Stein. A few teams had interest, however the Lakers got him as they had the worst record among those that put in a claim. So, what will Black bring to the Lakers?

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Time to sit Kobe Bryant? 

December, 22, 2014
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The idea of lowering Kobe Bryant's minutes has been up for discussion since the start of the season since this is his 19th year in the NBA and now head coach Byron Scott may actually follow through with that plan. In fact, he may sit Kobe Bryant for entire games moving forward, according to The Orange County Register.

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Kobe to get some run at PG? 

December, 11, 2014
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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott is considering all options to help the team become more efficient to win games and that could mean we see Kobe Bryant playing a lot at point guard.

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