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C.A. Clark

  • joined Apr 13, 2009
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
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Shaq's fun, bizarre, jersey retirement

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From Kobe Bryant's tepid introduction speech to the "We Want Phil" chants to Shaq's bizarre list of thank yous, the retirement of Shaq's jersey was a surreal experience.

Final Score: Lakers grind Kings, 103-98

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After giving up 37 points and losing Steve Nash for the game in the 1st quarter, Kobe Bryant and the Lakers settled in and grinded their way to a crucial victory. Kobe, who was questionable to even...

Make Dwight Howard the "Stretch 4"

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The results have not been pretty when Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard have taken the court at the same time. Last night, briefly, the Lakers tried out a strategy that might be the answer.

Final Score: [Bucks] tire Lakers, 113-103

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The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Los Angeles Lakers in a carbon copy of every game the Lakers ever play on the second night of a back to back.

Lakers - Bucks Preview: Crazy Eights

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The Los Angeles Lakers face off tonight against their counterpart, the Eastern Conference 8th seed Milwaukee Bucks.

Kobe's hypocrisy knows no bounds

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With his latest comments regarding the Lakers' defensive strategy, Kobe Bryant has graduated from defensive burden to outright hypocrite. Even if what he said was 100% true, Kobe has no business...

Is Kobe to blame for Lakers' complacency?

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The Los Angeles Lakers have had trouble with complacency for as long as Kobe Bryant has been a member of the team. So why don't we ever look his way in trying to figure out what might be the problem?

Lakers - Wizards Preview: No more setbacks

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The Los Angeles Lakers have dealt with an obscene amount of setbacks, detours, and obstacles. Tonight, for the first time in a long time, they will be made whole. They can not afford any more...

Antawn Jamison is more than an X-factor

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How badly do the Los Angeles Lakers need a stretch 4? Just take a look at how they do when they have one.

Final Score: Lakers surpass Kings 113-102

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The Los Angeles Lakers rode a strong team effort and a superb performance by their very short bench to victory against the Sacramento Kings.

Pau Gasol suffers setback

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Pau Gasol experienced some pain in his foot after a workout on Saturday. He will have his foot re-examined by a specialist and may not return as quickly as expected

Roundtable: What is the Lakers identity?

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Today, we take a look as a group at what the Lakers have been doing offensively, and where they go from here.

Lakers - Magic Preview: Hornet's Nest

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Tonight, the Los Angeles Lakers will likely play in an environment more uniquely hostile than any they have ever experienced. How they react will dictate the game.

Final Score: Lakers disband Bulls, 90-81.

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The Los Angeles Lakers vaulted into a playoff spot by taking advantage of a team's weaknesses in beating the undermanned Chicago Bulls.

Lakers - Raptors Preview: Threshold

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The Los Angeles Lakers have been fighting an uphill battle with the .500 mark the entire season. Tonight, they have a chance to finally put it in the rear view mirror for good.

Final Score: Hornets resuscitate Lakers 108-102

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The Los Angeles Lakers have not had a successful season, but they've once again proven extremely resilient when facing a death knell.

Final Score: Thunder out-execute Lakers 122-105

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The Los Angeles Lakers put forth a gritty, gutty performance that had them within reach of victory against an Oklahoma City Thunder team having a historic night, but they went cold and ran out of...

The NBA's instant replay failure

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It's been nearly four years since the NBA started allowing instant replay to determine close out of bounds calls late in games, and the system is still very much broken.

Should Jamison be starting?

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Antawn Jamison has been playing well, providing the Los Angeles Lakers with much needed scoring punch off the bench. It just so happens the people in front of him on the depth chart haven't been so...

Lakers - Nuggets Preview: Mulligan

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Tonight, the Los Angeles Lakers will face the Denver Nuggets and, um, they are probably going to lose.

Final Score: Lakers outlast Mavs 103-99

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The Los Angeles Lakers, led by a magical performance from Kobe Bryant, made just enough plays down the stretch to fend off a valiant effort from Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks.

Holding on to the magic of Dr. Buss' farewell

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On an emotional night, the Los Angeles Lakers came together to give Dr. Jerry Buss the farewell he deserved. Can they capture the magic of this game and turn it into a more fitting long term tribute?

The Dwight Howard Conundrum

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Last year, the variables involved with trading Dwight Howard were very simple. He had only one preferred destination and was willing to leave in free agency if he ended up anywhere else. This year,...

Don't mourn Dr. Buss. Celebrate him.

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It's a sad event when anybody who affects your life passes from this world, but Dr. Buss should not be mourned. He lived a life worthy of ten men, and he gave the city of Los Angeles more than...

ASG Preview: Enjoy the distraction

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There will be a basketball game today, and there will be members of the Los Angeles Lakers involved, and the best part about the game is that there is no way it can disappoint you.

Final Score: Clippers drub Lakers 125-101

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The Los Angeles Lakers were down double digits before anybody not in the arena even had a chance to watch the game, and after a brief Lakers run, things kept going downhill from there.

Kobe Bryant is the master of his craft

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Nobody has spent more time devoted to learning the art of basketball than Kobe Bryant. He is the master of his craft.

Lakers' only progress is in the win column

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The Los Angeles Lakers have managed to string together a few victories, but those victories are hollow because the Lakers continue to play with little urgency.

Final Score: Heat suppress Lakers 107-97

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For nearly three quarters, the Los Angeles Lakers put up a strong fight against the defending champions, but Miami kicked the intensity up a notch and the Lakers wilted down the stretch.

Lakers - Celtics: A war of attrition

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The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics both come into tonight's game in similar situations: With positive momentum battling against a rising body count.

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