List of Articles by Nicholai R. Roska
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.NBA -- Silver linings in the purple-and-gold's gloomy season
17 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers' franchise-worst regular season ended the way it began --- with a loss. This time, it was a 23-point beating at the hands of the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
NBA --Grizzlies handle Clippers for 19th road win
15 Mar 2013
LOS ANGELES -- While the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers continue to make noise around the NBA, the Memphis Grizzlies quietly notched their sixth straight victory and defeated the Los Angeles Clippers, 96-85, Wedne
NBA -- Celtics score season-high 116, bury Lakers
09 Feb 2013
LOS ANGELES -- With a five-game win streak on hand, the Boston Celtics have been playing good basketball since point guard Rajon Rondo was lost for the rest of the season with a partially torn ACL. But they saved their b
NBA -- Suns whack Lakers, 92-86
01 Feb 2013
LOS ANGELES -- With their margin for error getting smaller and smaller with each passing game, the Los Angeles Lakers' slim playoffs hopes suffered another serious blow Wednesday night when they bowed to the lowly 16-30 Phoe
NBA -- Warm L.A. welcome for D-Wade
18 Sep 2012
LOS ANGELES -- Every time Dwyane Wade and his loathed Miami Heat stop by this town to play the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center, fans only have jeers and the thorns of contempt for him and his reigning NBA champion teammates
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Lakers open postseason with a bang
30 Apr 2012
LOS ANGELES -- Unlike their previous campaigns, when they were heavy favorites to win it all, the LA Lakers are a mere No.3 seed in the Western Conference of this year's NBA playoffs.
But the back--to-back 200
NBA - Jazz eclipse Suns, nail last playoffs berth
25 Apr 2012
LOS ANGELES -- The Utah Jazz nailed the 8th and final playoffs berth in the Western Conference Tuesday night by beating the Phoenix Suns, 100-88, at the Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Utah hosted the hom
CLIPPERS VS SUNS: Blake Griffin overshadows point guard duel
29 Mar 2012
LOS ANGELES -- It was billed as a match-up between two of the top point guards in the NBA. A duel between cagey veteran and two-time MVP Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns versus the young lion in Chris Paul of the LA Clippers
Lakers come from behind to stun Celtics
13 Mar 2012
LOS ANGELES -- When Ray Allen swished a 3-pointer off a Kevin Garnett assist with 2:41 left to play against the Lakers, the Celtics sat on what seemed like a comfortable 94-89 lead.
But as the guys in green foun
Lakers unmask Heat's lack of size
05 Mar 2012
LOS ANGELES -- A week after sustaining a broken nose at the All-Star Game in Orlando, Kobe Bryant continues to wear a protective facial gear as he and the Lakers toil through the second half of this lockout-shortened NBA