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# LA Lakers

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Improve your Tuesday by watching the 10 best dunks of the NBA season
Now go outside and try your best.
Kobe Bryant on abusive Rutgers coach: 'I would've smacked the hell out of him'
The LA Lakers star had some stern words of advice for Mike Rice.
‘I’m too sexy for my cat’ — Metta World Peace gave this bizarre interview after his comeback
‘That was the Black Swan, the Black Mamba, call me whatever.’
The EXACT moment when Blake Griffin thought: 'Layup? Nah, I'm dunking this!'
Another one for Griffin’s end-of-season highlight reel.
Jack Nicholson honoured Shaq as the Lakers retired the 34 jersey last night
The former centre was celebrated at the Staples Center.
Kobe Bryant served up this dunk and a high-5 for Ari Gold last night
No sign of Turtle and Drama though.
Will Ferrell worked as a Lakers security guard and escorted Shaq from the game
Was it for a movie?
VIDEO: LA Lakers star Steve Nash shows off his soccer skills during game with Boston Celtics last night
The guy’s got game.
Steve Nash joins NBA elite with 10,000th assist -- here are 10 of his best
The man knows how to play basketball.
Snapshot: Kobe Bryant tries to kill the story about the fight with a fellow Laker... with this picture
Our money would be on Dwight Howard, for what it’s worth.
Pick 6: featuring FA Cup action an L.A story and much, much more
In which six of our writers answer the questions that nobody has even asked.
David Beckham in no rush to join new club
“David is enjoying spending quality time with his family over the holidays,” his management company says.
VIDEO: This Bobcats dunk is so good, even the Lakers bench went a little crazy
Getouttatheway, Dwight Howard!
The name of Shaquille O'Neal's new vodka brand is kind of amazing
Shaq’s vodka will come in a coconut flavour, coconut fans.
VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points
Bryant became only the fifth player to hit the milestone with his points against the New Orleans Hornets last night.
Call that commentary, THIS is commentary
Houston Rockers radio commentator puts a unique spin on his team beating the LA Lakers.
Please stand for your New Orleans... Pelicans?
Reports emerge that the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets are set to change their name to the Pelicans.
Kobe Bryant: NBA players have a great work ethic nowadays... thanks to me
Humble as ever.
VIDEO: NBA ref does a ridiculous dance after making a late pivotal call against the Lakers
Strictly come reffing.
VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000
Gerard Wallace backed down from the bet, but it looks like Kobe was up for the challenge.
Jackson accuses Lakers of 'slimy' tactics
The team’s former coach had been expected to replace Mike Brown.
Sacksville: LA Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start to NBA season
First he was a victim of Kobe’s death stare, now this.
Kobe Bryant says he's too old to explain the 'death stare' he fired at his coach
Los Angeles is in a tizzy about a look the Lakers talisman gave their coach.
Robbie Keane labelled 'unidentified fan' next to Beckham and Russell Brand at Lakers Game
Oh dear. That’s our record goalscorer, America.
Steve Nash turned up wearing this for his first NBA game with the LA Lakers
‘That one. Yeah, the salmon V-neck jumper please. I know just the dickie-bow to wear with that.’
NBA: A winning start for Miami Heat but Lakers fail to fire
LeBron James received his first championship ring before his side’s victory over the Boston Celtics.
Heat and Lakers to battle it out for NBA title
LeBron James’ Miami Heat and Kobe Bryant’s LA Lakers are the favourites as the NBA season opens on Tuesday.
Check out Kobe Bryant's brand new Ferrari 458 Spider
Seems legit.
VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard
The six-time NBA All-Star has moved to Los Angeles after a huge trade involving four teams.
NBA: Lakers out of the playoffs
Despite 42 points from Kobe Bryant, his team were beaten 106-90 by Oklahoma City Thunder.
NBA wrap: Thunder storm home, Celtics cruise
Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce inspired Boston while Kevin Durant came out on top against Kobe Bryant’s Lakers.
NBA wrap: Lakers walk into Thunder storm
In Boston, the 76ers clung on to level their Eastern Conference semis against the Celtics at 1-1.
NBA wrap: Lakers hang on to beat the Nuggets
In the Eastern Conference semis, Kevin Garnett helped the Boston Celtics to a 1-0 lead over the Philadelphia 76ers.
NBA wrap: It's goodnight Chicago as 76ers dump the Bulls out
Miss last night’s NBA playoffs? Here’s what you need to know.
VIDEO: Drunk woman makes a show of herself at Lakers game
How many times have you thought this was a good idea?
NBA wrap: injury has Bulls heading for early exit
Philadelphia, Miami, Boston and LA are each just one win away from reaching round two of the playoffs.
NBA playoffs: Rondo rages on, Lakers come up short
Rajon Rondo returned from suspension to spearhead a Celtics renaissance in Georgia, while Denver turned high altitude to their advantage against LA.
Magnificent seven game suspension for Metta World Peace
The Lakers forward will miss the most of the first round of the NBA playoffs.
VIDEO: Blake Griffin dunked on Pau Gasol's entire family tree...twice!
But the Lakers beat their LA rivals, the Clippers, 113-108 in the end.
Sports film of the week: The Announcement
Every week we’ll pick a sports documentary or movie we think we’ll all enjoy as a family.