NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers

Kobe to get some run at PG? 

December, 11, 2014
Dec 11
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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.

Why Scott benched Carlos Boozer 

December, 9, 2014
Dec 9
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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott made a decision on Sunday to move Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin to the bench and promote Ed Davis and Ronnie Price to the first unit. As expected, Boozer and Lin are not thrilled with Scott's decision. Scott felt he needed to change the starting group to improve the defense.

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Kobe done after 2015-16 season? 

December, 9, 2014
Dec 9
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Kobe Bryant's current contract will expire in June of 2016 and there has been speculation that he will retire at that time, while other reports have suggested he might sign another deal. As far as general manager Mitch Kupchak is concerned, he feels Bryant will retire after 2105-16, his 20th season in the NBA.

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Lakers allow exception to expire 

December, 8, 2014
Dec 8
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The Los Angeles Lakers are without Steve Nash (back), Julius Randle (leg) and Xavier Henry (Achilles) with season-ending injuries and Ryan Kelly (hamstring) who is sidelined for a few more week. The Lakers petitioned the league office for a hardship exception and it was granted, but it went unused, reports the Los Angeles Times.

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Jeremy Lin one-and-done in LA? 

December, 5, 2014
Dec 5
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The Los Angeles Lakers have played 19 regular season games and starting point guard Jeremy Lin is still trying to find what works best playing next to Kobe Bryant. For that reason, his production is not what the Lakers expected when they acquired him in the summer from the Houston Rockets.

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Julius Randle DPE to go unused? 

November, 12, 2014
Nov 12
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The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted a Disabled Player Exception after losing rookie Julius Randle (broken leg) for the season, but there is a good chance they won't use it, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Lakers to check out Miller, Majok 

November, 12, 2014
Nov 12
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At the start of the month there was a report suggesting the Los Angeles Lakers could be the "leading suitor" to sign free agent forward Quincy Miller and that might be the case. According to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, the same person who was behind the first report, Miller is set to work out with the Lakers later this week.

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Will Kobe play beyond 2015-16? 

November, 10, 2014
Nov 10
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Kobe Bryant reiterated on Sunday that he has no plans to ask for or accept a trade from the Los Angeles Lakers despite a season that will likely bring a lot of losses.

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Lakers to target Rajon Rondo? 

November, 6, 2014
Nov 6
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Rajon Rondo will be an unrestricted free agent come July 1 and several teams in need of an upgrade at the point guard position will try to land him via a signing or trade. According to Chris Mannix of SI.com, the Lakers are likely one of those teams.

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Lakers: Ryan Kelly's first game 

November, 4, 2014
Nov 4
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Forward Ryan Kelly has missed all the preseason games and the first four of the 2014-15 regular season due to issues with his hamstrings. Kelly has been practicing and if he has no setbacks during Tuesday's shootaround, he should be available later in tonight when the Lakers take on the Phoenix Suns.

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Lakers without Steve Nash 

October, 24, 2014
Oct 24
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The Los Angeles Lakers have lost Steve Nash for all of the 2014-15 season, which doesn't come as a surprise when talking about a 40-year old with back issues.

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Why Ronnie Price will stick with Lakers 

October, 22, 2014
Oct 22
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The Los Angeles Lakers are currently carrying four point guards and they will probably keep all of them when they name their opening regular season roster. When Ronnie Price signed his make-good contract on Sept. 24 it was thought that the nine-year NBA veteran would not make the team, but that thinking has changed due to the injuries to the other three point guards.

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Tyler off to China; Lakers roster set? 

October, 20, 2014
Oct 20
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The Los Angeles Lakers have yet to make any cuts ahead of the NBA regular season, but they could start on Monday. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Lakers are set to release Jeremy Tyler so he can sign a contract with a team in China.

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Lakers without 'Swaggy P' 

October, 4, 2014
Oct 4
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The Los Angeles Lakers were decimated by injuries last season and they have already lost a player for a good amount of time before the first preseason game of 2014. Nick Young, aka 'Swaggy P', will miss the next six to eight weeks after suffering a complete tear of the radial collateral ligament in his right thumb.

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Will Ronnie Price make the cut? 

October, 3, 2014
Oct 3
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The Los Angeles Lakers have 19 players on their preseason roster and a veteran point guard signed to a make-good contract is impressing the coaching staff early on. That player is Ronnie Price.

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