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Wizards dump Lakers, upset 'Masked Mamba' - TheDC

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Washington roars back with assist from chants of ‘Beat LA!’ ‘Beat LA!’

Washington Wizards defeat LA Lakers 106-101 - AP

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Lakers blow 21 point lead against hometeam Wizards

Pistons overcome Bryant, beat Lakers 88-85 in OT - AP

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‘Nothing went well, and we paid for it with a loss,’ Lakers coach Mike Brown said

Andrew Bynum, Pau Gasol lead Los Angeles as Lakers pull out win - AP

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Bryant shot 4-of-15 while being held to 14 fewer than his NBA-leading scoring average and was scoreless until two free throws with 10 seconds left in the first quarter

Lakers hold off Clippers in city rivalry game, 96-91 - AP

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Extravaganza of hard fouls, trash-talk, wrestling matches topped off with condescending head-pat

Even ailing, James leads Heat past Lakers 98-87 - AP

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James shook off flu-like symptoms to put up 31 points, eight rebounds and eight assists

Lakers fuming over Clippers' blockbuster trade - LA Times

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Denied Dwight Howard and Chris Paul, the Lakers have yet to score big in off season deal making

Lakers trade Lamar Odom to the Mavericks, Kobe Bryant not happy - LA Times

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Kobe Bryant: “I don’t like it.”

NBA won't trade Hornets' Paul to Lakers - AP

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‘The league office declined to make the trade for basketball reasons’

Lakers lawsuit: Derek Fisher may sue Fox Sports - The Boston Globe

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NBA Players Union President Derek Fisher has threatened to sue Fox Sports over false claims

Kobe gets $6.7 million offer from Virtus Bologna - AP

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LA Lakers star player may pursue dream of living in Italy

Ron Artest changing his name -- to 'World Peace' - TheDC

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Lakers forward following in the footsteps of Chad Ochocinco

AP Source: Lakers in talks with coach Mike Brown - AP

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L.A. considering former Cleveland coach to replace retiring Phil Jackson

An embarrassing exit for 11-time champion coach Phil Jackson - Boston Herald

Jackson moves into retirement with the second-worst loss of his career

Kobe says he is not the Lakers leak - USA Today

If the Lakers locker room is leaking like a sieve, Bryant makes it clear he’s not the source

Bryant, Jackson exchange passive-aggressive criticisms - SB Nation

Kobe took 22 shots in the game; no other Laker, and after the beatdown, Jackson seemed to blame Kobe’s selfishness for the loss

Heat head into Christmas showdown hoping they've found identity - LAT

The game is between the Lakers and Miami Heat on Christmas Day, but so much of the focus will be on the big stars

Sports stars seek profit in catchphrases and trademarks - NYT

Darrelle Revis is among a number of athletes who are seeking federal trademark protection for their names, nicknames and even their catchphrases

Lakers have no defense for their first loss - LAT

Shannon Brown, of all people, tried to keep the Lakers among the undefeated, but it all dissolved in front of an overjoyed Pepsi Center crowd, the Denver Nuggets dropping the Lakers on Thursday, 118-112

Pierce gets his point across - Boston Globe

In the midst of chaos and a choppy game, Paul Pierce stepped to the forefront in overtime last night, reaching a milestone that many never believed possible