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Lakers Go From Bad to Worse

Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times

Kobe in Total Attack Mode

Marc J. Spears, Yahoo Sports

Surprising Truth About 3-Point Shot

Sheldon Hirsch, Out In Right Field

Lakers Will Be Even Worse Than Last Year

Staff Report, FiveThirtyEight

When Jeanie Buss ordered her latte at a Manhattan Beach coffee shop this week, the name that had been scribbled on her cup by the barista said it all. "Jeanie." Not Los Angeles L...(full article)

A Lakers opener that began slowly and soberly ended, in awfully appropriate fashion, with sadness. Midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday, the best young Lakers hope in a season...(full article)

LOS ANGELES – On the eve of his first official game in more than 10 months, Kobe Bryant said the NBA shouldn't expect a diminished, lesser version of himself. "I know what I do o...(full article)

The NBA instituted the 3-point shot for the 1979-1980 season, following the lead of the defunct ABA. At first, the shot gained traction slowly. NBA teams still averaged only 2.4 ...(full article)

After an offseason of homecoming parties, failed coups and depressing injuries, the NBA is back. To celebrate, we took each player’s projected Real Plus-Minus and wins above repl...(full article)

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