Dwight Howard gets petulant, Lakers get bounced

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Major changes could be on the horizon in Laker Nation

Pau Gasol handles trade talks with grace, mixed emotions - LAT

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‘The franchise is looking to do what’s in the best interest of the franchise and team,’ says Gasol

Kobe Bryant's best move of the season came in the visitor's locker room in Phoenix - ESPN

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New Orleans Hornets v Los Angeles Lakers - Game Two

When he voiced his displeasure with management

Kobe says he is not the Lakers leak - USA Today

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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

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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

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

Lakers have no defense for their first loss - LAT

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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

Lakers edge Celtics in Game 7, win 16th title - AP

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Purple and gold confetti raining down upon him, Kobe Bryant hopped up on the scorer’s table, shook his fists and extended five fingers

Lakers-Celtics. Game 7. Enough said - LAT

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It’ll be a memorable night for the Lakers, for better or worse, with so many elements up for grabs, as if a Game 7 against the Boston Celtics needed to distinguish itself any further

Lakers looking to get the low-down again in Game 3 against Celtics - LAT

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The Lakers went away from their strength, 7-footers Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum, in the fourth quarter of Game 2 loss. They say they intend to go back to trying to exploit their size advantage in the low post Tuesday in Boston

Celtics and Doc steal one from Lakers - AP

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The beautiful people mostly stayed until the end, trading perplexed looks with each other courtside as if waiting for someone to come forward and offer them an explanation

Lakers put Celtics in a hole - NYT

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Boston falls to the men in yellow in game one of the NBA finals

With Lakers win, Finals match-up with Celtics appears likely - AP

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The Los Angeles Lakers are halfway to another NBA finals, and their fans already know who they want their dominant defending champions to play next

Lakers on fire - LA Times

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Kobe Bryant scores 40 points and Lakers shoot a sizzling 58% in breezing to a 128-107 victory in Game 1. Pau Gasol has 21 points, and Lamar Odom gets 19 points and 19 rebounds off the bench

Lakers complete sweep over Jazz - AP

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The Los Angeles Lakers played more like they were trying to avoid a sweep rather than complete one

Lakers win in a three-point stance - AP

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Ron Artest is hot and Derek Fisher makes another big shot as they take command with a 111-110 victory in Utah that gives them a 3-0 series lead