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Lonzo Ball Gets Pregame Haircut, Struggles to Score in Lakers' Loss to Suns

Friday's performance marked an improvement for Lonzo Ball, who had six points on 3-of-7 shooting with six assists, six rebounds and five steals <b></b>in the Los Angeles Lakers' 122-113 <b></b>loss against the Phoenix Suns.<p>After Ball shot 1-of-9 with two points against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, Lakers …

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Rookie Kyle Kuzma has season-high 30 points but Lakers fall to Suns

The Phoenix Suns got embarrassed by the Houston Rockets on national television Thursday night. They gave uip 90 points by halftime and weren’t about to let that kind of thing happen again.<p>On Friday night at Staples Center, the Lakers got the Suns’ best shot. Phoenix (5-11) beat the Lakers, 122-113. …

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Highlights of Friday's NBA games

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games:<p>Spurs 104, Thunder 101<p>LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points, the final two on a crucial basket in the last minute, as the San Antonio Spurs roared back from a ragged beginning to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder …

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Lakers Rookie Kyle Kuzma Has One Of The Best ‘Call Of Duty’ Dorm Stories We’ve Ever Heard

Kyle Kuzma is a no-frills type of dude. The Lakers rookie didn’t come into the league with too much hype, but early on this season, he’s been one of the best players in the City of Angels. Through 15 games, Kuzma is averaging 15.5 points and 6.8 rebounds a night.<p>Uproxx Sports got to sit down with …

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NBA Rumors: Cavs’ LeBron James To Join Knicks & Kristaps Porzingis? Analyst Contends James Could Win Title

The NBA rumors involving LeBron James heading to a new squad after this season seem to be circulating with another team recently being pointed out. …

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NBA Rookie Rankings: Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell and a Historic Class

Through roughly one month of NBA basketball, there isn't much certainty around the league. A shorter preseason coupled with historic spikes in pace …

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Lakers' Lonzo Ball tries a new look after his worst game so far

Bemused at the attention paid his new look, <b>Lonzo Ball</b> smiled.<p>“It’s just a haircut, man,” Ball said.<p>There was no deeper meaning to the style, but because it happened a day after the worst game of Ball’s fledgling NBA career, it caused a stir.<p>Perhaps more relevant to his quest to forget his recent …

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Luke Walton Calls Kyle Kuzma 'A Matchup Nightmare'

Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Kyle Kuzma got off to a rough start in the team’s loss to the Phoenix Suns Friday night, going 0-6 in the first …

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LeBron James signing with the Philadelphia 76ers isn’t too far-fetched

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 5: LeBron James<p>Nobody in Cleveland would want LeBron James to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers but he and the Philadelphia …

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Lakers Injury News: Larry Nance Jr. fully cleared to return to practice

The Los Angeles Lakers received good news Friday on the Larry Nance Jr. injury front. Nance Jr. has been cleared to return to practice by the medical …

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Julius Randle's Future Should Be with the Lakers

I own property on Julius Randle Island. I was actually an original investor, snatching up beach front property with all the best views before many …

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The Lakers Are Finding Success In Ways We Never Expected

In September, I thought I had the 2017-2018 Los Angeles Lakers all figured out. With the addition of rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, they would find …

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Rumor Central: Has Timofey Mozgov lost his starting spot?

The Brooklyn Nets acquired center Timofey Mozgov as part of the D'Angelo Russell trade with the Los Angeles Lakers on June 22. In the deal, the Nets …

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Sixers Coach Brett Brown Calls Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma ‘Keepers’

While much of the focus following the Los Angeles Lakers’ loss to the Philadelphia 76ers last night was on Lonzo Ball struggling once again from the …

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Seven most impressive rookies of the NBA season so far

Markelle Fultz vs. Lonzo Ball was supposed to be the central storyline that dominated this year’s rookie class. Pick No. 1 vs. pick No. 2. Former …

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Sixers-Lakers observations, 'best' and 'worst' awards: Joel Embiid, Lonzo Ball, L.A. fans

More Sixers coverage<p>The future of NBA statistics and analytics<p>Sixers-Lakers to feature Ben Simmons-Lonzo Ball matchup<p>A new Ben Simmons emerges in …

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Three Things to Know: It’s Joel Embiid’s world, Lonzo Ball has to live in it

<i>Every day in the NBA there is a lot to unpack, so every weekday morning throughout the season we will give you the three things you need to know from</i> …

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Early Report Card Grades for NBA's Newest Alphas

Don't you just love passing judgement on the NBA's latest crop of top dogs?<p>This past summer's deep draft class and flurry of player movement has thrust more than a few into new alpha-option roles. And, fortunately for the nitpicker in all of us, most have played enough for us to grade their …

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Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz Surrounding Julius Randle

Julius Randle has been one of the Lakers' most consistent players this season, but his time with the team might be limited.<p>The organization remains focused on maintaining cap space for next summer, and it appears willing to do whatever is necessary to rid itself of contracts that could stand in the …

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Luke Walton Thinks Lonzo Ball Is Letting His Shooting Woes Affect Him Too Much

Wednesday night’s game between the Sixers and Lakers at Staples Center was originally billed as Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons vs. Lonzo Ball. After the game, everyone was talking about Embiid’s unreal performance, with some residual buzz about Simmons’ near triple double.<p>For the Lakers, the stars …

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Los Angeles Lakers: Is acquiring LeBron James in the best interest of team’s future?

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 15: LeBron James<p>Are the Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James an ideal match? We take a look at three things the Lakers need …

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The Inbounds: Joel Embiid is a fever dream, and Turkey Watch is in full effect - CBSSports.com

Plus, the Villain's turnaround, Kemba's value... and oh, man, the Bulls.<p><i>The Inbounds is a look into what's going on with various teams around the</i> …

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Lakers Kyle Kuzma, Brandon Ingram Give Back To Los Angeles At ‘A Season Of Giving’

Los Angeles Lakers forwards Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram served up a Thanksgiving feast and memories to children involved with the Heart of L.A. …

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Kyle Kuzma’s Attempted Dunk On Joel Embiid Was So Crazy The Sixers’ Star Could Only Laugh

A highlight-reel play is usually best when it results in a made basket, but on rare occasions, a play or sequence is just so good that it needs to be celebrated. That’s what happened on Wednesday night during the Sixers-Lakers game at Staples Center in Los Angeles.<p>The prime-time showdown between …

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Rookie Kyle Kuzma ‘in awe’ after dinner with Lakers legend Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES — Kyle Kuzma stared at the figure across the table from him on Tuesday night and unleashed a steady stream of questions.<p>About mentality, …

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The Nuggets have one big star ... and a million questions

The last straw for Mike Malone, fiery head coach of a League Pass darling searching for the effortless offense that made fans swoon, came when Nikola …

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Kyle Kuzma Tries To Destroy Joel Embiid At Rim

The <b>Philadelphia 76ers</b> lead the <b>Los Angeles Lakers</b> early in the second half, but <b>Joel Embiid</b> nearly found himself on the wrong end of a <b>Kyle Kuzma</b> …

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Trending stories: Stan Van Gundy on protests, landing safely and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy!<p>Detroit Pistons Coach: Athletes Who Protest Are …

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NBA.com/Stats | Week 5 Tune-In Tidbits: ESPN Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

Get ready for Wednesday's ESPN doubleheader with five key stats about each matchup. In the opener, the Cleveland Cavaliers (7-7) look for their third …

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Lakers Rookie Kyle Kuzma Holding Meet And Greet At Grand Opening Of Dunk Contest L.A. Store

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma is scheduled for a meet and greet on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the grand opening of Dunk Contest L.A., located at …

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