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Heat Defeat Cavaliers, Continue Stellar Start to Season

For those who haven’t been paying attention to the Miami Heat, it might be time to start. After defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers by 24 last night, the Heat record moves to 10-3. This ties the best 13-game start to a season in team history. Miami’s lights-out shooting and strong team …

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Kawhi’s Clippers best LeBron’s Lakers

The STAPLES Center is home to both, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers. And on Tuesday night, the two teams squared off in what felt like a “this town’s not big enough for the two of us” old western shootout. If a high noon showdown was really …

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Frank Vogel Defense Could Be a Factor in Lakers’ Success

The Los Angeles Lakers made major strides this offseason to overhaul not only their roster, but also their coaching staff. The addition of head coach Frank Vogel could be a contributing factor to the success of this new Lakers team. The combination of Anthony Davis and LeBron James the Lakers …

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NBA Season Openers: Raptors Host Pelicans and Lakers Battle the Clippers

The Toronto Raptors will host the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2019 NBA season opener on Tuesday night. The two LA teams, Lakers and Clippers, will also face off tonight with their new-look teams. Raptors vs. Pelicans Been waiting a while to say this… It's @TangerineHoops Raptors Game Day! Opening …

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NBA Rockets into Challenge with China

Violence and chaos has burdened China all summer long. Tear gas and water cannons are being used to combat protestors rallying for more democracy in China. And now, China’s problems have become the NBA’s problems — minus the tear gas and water cannons. Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong …

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Magic Johnson Drama in La La Land

The drama unfolding in the Los Angeles Lakers front office seems more fitting of a Hollywood movie than a basketball team. Media Magic Former Lakers president of basketball operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson appeared on ESPN’s “First Take” Monday morning. He held little back as he explained why he suddenly resigned …

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Philadelphia’s Jaw-Dropping 51-Point Third Quarter

The last time a team scored 51 points in a quarter during an NBA playoff game, John Glenn was the first American to complete his orbit around the Earth, Connie Francis’ Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You was the Billboard No. 1 song of the week and Marilyn Monroe …

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Luke Walton Selected As New Kings Head Coach

Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton is headed to Sacramento. The Kings have signed him on to be their new head coach. Walton’s Journey Around California Luke Walton’s experience in basketball is very extensive. As a former player for the Lakers (2003-2012), Walton knows all about the culture …

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NBA Offseason 2019: Where do the Lakers go from Here?

The 2019 season was without a doubt one of the most disappointing seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers. Expectations were at an all-time high when the organization signed Lebron James at the beginning of the season. However, the fans, front office, and most importantly the players never thought the season …

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Magic Johnson unexpectedly resigns as Lakers’ President of Operations

Earvin “Magic” Johnson just wanted to be “Magic” again. At least, that’s the main reason Johnson cited when he announced his resignation from the L.A. Lakers on Tuesday night. The organization will now begin their hunt for a new president of basketball operations. Johnson’s abrupt announcement came via a press conference he …

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