April 17th, orange juice, and hope for the Lakers

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The Lakers have five games remaining in their season and are on the outside of the playoffs yet again. They'll make it though, because they're the Los Angeles Lakers. Right?

Clippers sweep Lakers, 109-95

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It was a historic afternoon in STAPLES Center Sunday, as the Clippers won their first ever Division title and also swept the Lakers for the first time in almost 40 years.

Clippers-Lakers open thread

The Clippers are chasing home court in the playoffs and the Lakers are hoping to make the playoffs at all, but only one of them can win this showdown.

Lakers at Clippers preview: Sink them with defense

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The Lakers hit the road as they travel to... Los Angeles... and face the Clippers. A great measure for their defense, but a game where the presence of Metta World Peace will be missed.

Clippers-Lakers preview: The L.A. Sweep

81

The Clippers have a chance to sweep the Lakers for the first time in almost 40 years. The Lakers need a win to maintain their hold on the eighth playoff spot, but the Clippers need it to try to get...

Vinny Del Negro's job safe? Maybe not

84

In his Weekend Dime, Marc Stein hints that Vinny Del Negro's job as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers may not be safe after all: Could a deep playoff run save him? Even that might not be enough...

Lakers play defense, win Grizz, final score 86-84

213

The Lakers won a glorious, physical game of basketball and their defense looked good while holding the Grizzlies under 90. A work in project, but a project that is showing work is being done.

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