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All articles by Nicholai R. Roska
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Displaying articles 31 to 40.Pau Gasol: To keep or not to keep, that is the question
Tue, 28 Jun 2011
LOS ANGELES -- In the still of the NBA postseason, when the news is slow and the rumors are fast, the Los Angeles Lakers are making a lot of noise. Trade noises, that is.
Although the talks involve Lamar Odom and a handful of d
Mike Brown wins Lakers jackpot
Thu, 26 May 2011
WE HAVE a winner. In the sweepstakes that is the Lakers coaching search, Mike Brown owns the lucky ticket.
ESPN broke the news late Wednesday that the Los Angeles Lakers will name Brown the 22nd head coa
This man of stature deserves his statue
Tue, 24 May 2011
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers, dethroned and swept out of this year's NBA playoffs, appears to have a lot of fight left in them. Sadly, though, this fight is just against each other.
The ongoing brouhaha betwe
Knock, Knock: What's in the backpack?
Sun, 22 May 2011
Kevin Durant and his backpack are as inseparable as hamburger and French fries.
The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Oklahoma City Thunder forward is lighting up the ongoing Western Conference finals with a two-game combined total of 6
ALL QUIET ON THE LAKERS FRONT
Wed, 18 May 2011
LOS ANGELES. The only major thing to report about the Lakers is that there is nothing to report.
Coach Phil Jackson is off to retirement, counting both his blessings and his money. The Zen Master plans to split his time between fishing in Montana and visiting LA, where four of his five chil
The search for LA's next icon
Sun, 15 May 2011
LOS ANGELES -- It's not "American Idol." And it ain't "America's Got Talent."
But it's a search, nonetheless. One that will go far and wide looking for the next bench superstar. Killer vocals are not required. Ditto with dancin
NO LAKERS THIS JUNE: LOOKING AHEAD
Fri, 13 May 2011
LOS ANGELES -- Everytime I flip my calendar and stare at the month of June, I think about blushing brides and happy weddings. I think about sunny days and sweltering summer nights.
I also think about the Lakers playing in
My 2011 NBA Playoffs Odyssey
Fri, 06 May 2011
LOS ANGELES -- A basketball fan for life, I have followed the NBA for as long as I can remember, darting way back to my childhood days in Cebu City, Philippines, where I adored the San Antonio Spurs through a 14-inch low-definition
Marvelous Mavs nip Lakers
Wed, 04 May 2011
West Conference Semifinals
LOS ANGELES -- If the Dallas Mavericks want a name change, they should consider the Dallas Marvelous.
Because the Mavericks were simply just that Monday night, marvelous. They edged the Laker
Pricey Lakers experience worth every penny
Mon, 02 May 2011
LOS ANGELES -- Some of the best things in life are free. Like the air you breathe, or the unbottled water that you drink.
But some of life's pleasures are simply priceless. Like your first love, the first innocent kiss, and the su