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IT’S GAME DAY!!!
#Lakers (15-28) vs #Thunder (24-20)
▪️Tip-Off: 5:00 pm PT | 8:00 pm ET
▪️TV: @NBAonESPN
▪️Chesapeake Energy Arena
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📰 Lonzo Ball will miss his second consecutive game with swelling in his left knee.
*Luke Walton says:
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It’s game day!!! #lakers (15-28) vs #thunder (24-20) ▪️tip-off: 5:00 pm pt | 8:00 pm et ▪️tv: @nbaonespn ▪️chesapeake energy arena ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📰 lonzo ball will miss his second consecutive game with swelling in his left knee. *luke walton says: "we're capable of winning without him" (via bill oram) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📰brandon ingram will play after missing the previous game with a left ankle sprain ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📰larry nance jr. is probable. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📰the thunder have beaten the lakers 10 consecutive times in oklahoma city. (nba.com)
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Top 15 Most Popular NBA Jerseys: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1. Stephen Curry, Warriors 
2. LeBron James, Cavaliers 
3. Kevin Durant, Warriors 
4. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks 
5. Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks 
6. Joel Embiid, 76ers 
7. Russell Westbrook, Thunder 
8. Ben Simmons, 76ers 
9. Kawhi Leonard, Spurs 
10. James Harden, Rockets 
11. Lonzo Ball, Lakers
12. Kyrie Irving, Celtics
13. Klay Thompson, Warriors
14. Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers
15. Jimmy Butler, Timberwolves
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Top 10 Most Popular Team Merchandise:
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1. Golden State Warriors
2. Cleveland Cavaliers
3. Philadelphia 76ers
4. Los Angeles Lakers
5. New York Knicks
6. Milwaukee Bucks
7. Boston Celtics
8. San Antonio Spurs
9. Chicago Bulls
10. Oklahoma City Thunder
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Top 15 most popular nba jerseys: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1. stephen curry, warriors 2. lebron james, cavaliers 3. kevin durant, warriors 4. giannis antetokounmpo, bucks 5. kristaps porzingis, knicks 6. joel embiid, 76ers 7. russell westbrook, thunder 8. ben simmons, 76ers 9. kawhi leonard, spurs 10. james harden, rockets 11. lonzo ball, lakers 12. kyrie irving, celtics 13. klay thompson, warriors 14. damian lillard, trail blazers 15. jimmy butler, timberwolves ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ top 10 most popular team merchandise: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1. golden state warriors 2. cleveland cavaliers 3. philadelphia 76ers 4. los angeles lakers 5. new york knicks 6. milwaukee bucks 7. boston celtics 8. san antonio spurs 9. chicago bulls 10. oklahoma city thunder
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@Shaq and @KobeBryant rehash the ups and downs of their 20-plus year relationship in a conversation set to air during All-Star Weekend.
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During Monday’s Inside the NBA, Shaq said that watching Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas‘ tear-jerking reconciliation prompted him to reach out to Kobe.
(H/T Bleacher Report)
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@shaq and @kobebryant rehash the ups and downs of their 20-plus year relationship in a conversation set to air during all-star weekend. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ during monday’s inside the nba, shaq said that watching magic johnson and isiah thomas‘ tear-jerking reconciliation prompted him to reach out to kobe. (h/t bleacher report)
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Brandon Ingram said he was able to get some sprints in during Lakers practice in OKC this afternoon. He’s confident he’ll play tomorrow but will all depend on how he feels in the morning. Luke Walton expects Lonzo Ball (who didn’t practice) to be out tomorrow.
(📽 via @MikeTrudell | Bill Oram)
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Brandon ingram said he was able to get some sprints in during lakers practice in okc this afternoon. he’s confident he’ll play tomorrow but will all depend on how he feels in the morning. luke walton expects lonzo ball (who didn’t practice) to be out tomorrow. (📽 via @miketrudell | bill oram)
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@Lakers legend, Elgin Baylor will be honored with a statue at @StaplesCenterLA on
April 6.
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@lakers legend, elgin baylor will be honored with a statue at @staplescenterla on april 6. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "i don't know how i'm going to react or anything once i see it, because nothing like that has ever happened before. but i’m sure that i will enjoy it. will get an opportunity to probably see some of the people i played basketball with, some of the guys. and i think it should be an interesting day, a fun day.” ~ elgin baylor ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ (via bill oram | oc register)
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Final: Grizzlies 123, Lakers 114
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🔹KCP led the Lakers with 27 points, 3 assists, 7 rebounds, and 2 steals
🔸Kuzma: 18pts, 7rebs, 5asts
🔸Hart: 16pts, 1ast, 3reb, 1blk, 1stl
🔸Nance Jr: 15pts, 11rebs, 3blks, 3stls
🔸Clarkson: 9pts, 4asts, 2rebs (16 mins)
🔸Randle: 9pts, 1ast, 8rebs, 1blk, 1stl (21 mins)
🔸Ennis: 6pts, 3asts, 2rebs, 1blk
🔸Lopez: 5pts, 3asts, 1reb (19 mins)
🔸Caruso: 4pts, 1reb, 1stl
🔸GPII: 4pts, 4asts, 2blks (12 mins)
🔸Brewer: 1pts, 1ast, 2rebs, 1stl
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Final: grizzlies 123, lakers 114 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🔹kcp led the lakers with 27 points, 3 assists, 7 rebounds, and 2 steals 🔸kuzma: 18pts, 7rebs, 5asts 🔸hart: 16pts, 1ast, 3reb, 1blk, 1stl 🔸nance jr: 15pts, 11rebs, 3blks, 3stls 🔸clarkson: 9pts, 4asts, 2rebs (16 mins) 🔸randle: 9pts, 1ast, 8rebs, 1blk, 1stl (21 mins) 🔸ennis: 6pts, 3asts, 2rebs, 1blk 🔸lopez: 5pts, 3asts, 1reb (19 mins) 🔸caruso: 4pts, 1reb, 1stl 🔸gpii: 4pts, 4asts, 2blks (12 mins) 🔸brewer: 1pts, 1ast, 2rebs, 1stl
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At the half: the Lakers trail the Grizzlies, 60-50
KCP leads the Lakers with 13 Points & 4 Rebounds
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At the half: the lakers trail the grizzlies, 60-50 kcp leads the lakers with 13 points & 4 rebounds
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Luke Walton confirms that Lonzo Ball (knee) won’t play in today's game. Brandon Ingram is a game-time decision. (H/T Bill Oram)
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Luke walton confirms that lonzo ball (knee) won’t play in today's game. brandon ingram is a game-time decision. (h/t bill oram)
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IT’S GAME DAY!!!
#Lakers (15-27) vs #Grizzlies (13-28)
▪️Tip-Off: 2:30 pm PT | 5:30 pm ET
▪️TV: @NBAonTNT @SpectrumSportsNet
▪️FedExForum • Memphis, TN
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The Lakers will be looking for their fifth consecutive win this afternoon when they face the Grizzlies.
The Grizzlies have beaten the Lakers six straight times at home. The last time the Lakers won in Memphis was on December 17th 2013. That team was led by Kobe Bryant with 21pts, Pau Gasol with 21pts, and Nick Young with 18pts.
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🚨Lonzo Ball is out! Brandon Ingram is a game-time decision.
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What are the 🔑’s  to Victory?
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It’s game day!!! #lakers (15-27) vs #grizzlies (13-28) ▪️tip-off: 2:30 pm pt | 5:30 pm et ▪️tv: @nbaontnt @spectrumsportsnet ▪️fedexforum • memphis, tn ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ the lakers will be looking for their fifth consecutive win this afternoon when they face the grizzlies. the grizzlies have beaten the lakers six straight times at home. the last time the lakers won in memphis was on december 17th 2013. that team was led by kobe bryant with 21pts, pau gasol with 21pts, and nick young with 18pts. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🚨lonzo ball is out! brandon ingram is a game-time decision. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ what are the 🔑’s to victory?
2,735 27 2 days ago
“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” #MLKDay 🙏🏽
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“returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” #mlkday 🙏🏽
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Lakers ‘Players of the Week’ for games played Sunday, Jan. 7th through Saturday, Jan. 13th.
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Walton on Ingram: “As an organization, we’d tell you we knew this was where he was going to go. We just didn’t know when. It’s nice to see him transfer it over to games and doing it on the big stage. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Walton on Randle: “I tell Julius all the time, I have really high expectations for the player that he is going to become in this league. Because of that, I’m on him a lot. When he’s making mistakes that he’s trying and giving the effort to do the right thing, I’m totally OK with it.”
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📸 @hoopspalace
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Lakers ‘players of the week’ for games played sunday, jan. 7th through saturday, jan. 13th. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ walton on ingram: “as an organization, we’d tell you we knew this was where he was going to go. we just didn’t know when. it’s nice to see him transfer it over to games and doing it on the big stage. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ walton on randle: “i tell julius all the time, i have really high expectations for the player that he is going to become in this league. because of that, i’m on him a lot. when he’s making mistakes that he’s trying and giving the effort to do the right thing, i’m totally ok with it.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @hoopspalace
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The Lakers are planning to sign guard Gary Payton II to a two-way NBA contract. Payton is expected to join the team in Memphis. (via Shams)
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The lakers are planning to sign guard gary payton ii to a two-way nba contract. payton is expected to join the team in memphis. (via shams)
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🚨Update: Lonzo Ball, who injured his knee in yesterday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks, had an MRI today. Results of the MRI revealed a minor left knee sprain. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The Lakers injury report lists both Lonzo and Brandon Ingram as questionable for tomorrow’s game.
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🚨update: lonzo ball, who injured his knee in yesterday’s game against the dallas mavericks, had an mri today. results of the mri revealed a minor left knee sprain. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ the lakers injury report lists both lonzo and brandon ingram as questionable for tomorrow’s game.
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Lakers Next Ten:
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JAN 15, @ MEMPHIS - TNT
JAN 17, @ OKC - ESPN
JAN 19, VS INDIANA
JAN 21, VS NEW YORK
JAN 23, VS BOSTON - TNT
JAN 26, @ CHICAGO
JAN 28, @ TORONTO
JAN 31, @ ORLANDO
FEB 02, @ BROOKLYN
FEB 04, @ OKC - ABC
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Lakers next ten: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ jan 15, @ memphis - tnt jan 17, @ okc - espn jan 19, vs indiana jan 21, vs new york jan 23, vs boston - tnt jan 26, @ chicago jan 28, @ toronto jan 31, @ orlando feb 02, @ brooklyn feb 04, @ okc - abc ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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@juliusrandle30 Postgame
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🚨The X-Ray on Brandon Ingram's ankle was negative. He said he's going to try and run on the ankle tomorrow and see how it responds.
(via Mike Trudell)
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@juliusrandle30 postgame 📽 @spectrumsportsnet ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🚨the x-ray on brandon ingram's ankle was negative. he said he's going to try and run on the ankle tomorrow and see how it responds. (via mike trudell)
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Mavericks 14 game winning streak against the Lakers is OVER! Lakers beat the Mavs, 107-101
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Julius Randle led the Lakers with 23pts, 2asts & 15rebs, and JC 🔥
🔸Clarkson: 19pts, 4asts, 3rebs
🔸Kuzma: 18pts, 3asts, 10rebs, 1stl
🔸KCP: 17pts, 5rebs
🔸Ball: 9pts, 7asts, 7rebs, 1stl
🔸Lopez: 8pts, 2asts, 3rebs, 1stl
🔸Ingram: 4pts, 5asts, 5rebs
🔸Ennis: 3pts, 1ast, 1reb
🔸Nance Jr: 2pts, 7rebs
🔸Hart: 2pts, 2rebs, 1stl
🔸Brewer: 2pts (Iron Man streak back at 1)
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Mavericks 14 game winning streak against the lakers is over! lakers beat the mavs, 107-101 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ julius randle led the lakers with 23pts, 2asts & 15rebs, and jc 🔥 🔸clarkson: 19pts, 4asts, 3rebs 🔸kuzma: 18pts, 3asts, 10rebs, 1stl 🔸kcp: 17pts, 5rebs 🔸ball: 9pts, 7asts, 7rebs, 1stl 🔸lopez: 8pts, 2asts, 3rebs, 1stl 🔸ingram: 4pts, 5asts, 5rebs 🔸ennis: 3pts, 1ast, 1reb 🔸nance jr: 2pts, 7rebs 🔸hart: 2pts, 2rebs, 1stl 🔸brewer: 2pts (iron man streak back at 1)
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Lakers trail the Mavericks at the half, 52-46.
Julius Randle leads the Lakers with 12pts, 3rebs
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🚨 Brandon Ingram (mild left ankle sprain) will not return.
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Lakers trail the mavericks at the half, 52-46. julius randle leads the lakers with 12pts, 3rebs ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🚨 brandon ingram (mild left ankle sprain) will not return.
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IT’S GAME DAY!!!
#Lakers (14-27) @ #Mavericks (15-28)
▪️Tip-Off: 11:00 am PT | 2:00 pm ET
▪️TV: @SpectrumSportsNet
▪️American Airlines Ctr • Dallas, TX
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Dallas owns a 14-game winning streak against the Lakers, having swept the last four season series. It's the Mavs' longest current winning streak against any team in the league.
📣  What are the 🔑’s  to Victory?
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It’s game day!!! #lakers (14-27) @ #mavericks (15-28) ▪️tip-off: 11:00 am pt | 2:00 pm et ▪️tv: @ spectrumsportsnet ▪️american airlines ctr • dallas, tx ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ dallas owns a 14-game winning streak against the lakers, having swept the last four season series. it's the mavs' longest current winning streak against any team in the league. 📣 what are the 🔑’s to victory?
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“No, just coach the game. If I’m playing I’m playing, if I’m not I’m not.” said Brewer.
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It was the first time Brewer did not check into a game since Feb. 5, 2014, when he played for the Minnesota Timberwolves. His Iron Man streak ended at 317 consecutive games played.
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After the game, Walton said not getting Brewer into the game, saying it was a function of “just the way the game was going … I do feel bad.”
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Walton said he did not speak to Brewer after the game, but imagined he was disappointed to see his streak end” “That’s a cool streak to have,” Walton said.
(via Bill Oram | OC Register)
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“no, just coach the game. if i’m playing i’m playing, if i’m not i’m not.” said brewer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ it was the first time brewer did not check into a game since feb. 5, 2014, when he played for the minnesota timberwolves. his iron man streak ended at 317 consecutive games played. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ after the game, walton said not getting brewer into the game, saying it was a function of “just the way the game was going … i do feel bad.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ walton said he did not speak to brewer after the game, but imagined he was disappointed to see his streak end” “that’s a cool streak to have,” walton said. (via bill oram | oc register)
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The Lakers Waive, Vander Blue!
📸via @ryanwardla
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The Lakers have requested waivers on Vander Blue, it was announced today.
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Signed to a two-way contract by the Lakers on October 18, Blue played in five games, averaging 0.6 points and 0.6 assists in 9.0 minutes. The 6-5 guard appeared in 15 games (13 starts) for the South Bay Lakers, averaging 19.0 points and 5.3 assists in 34.7 minutes.
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The Lakers roster stands at 15, including one Two-Way player. (Lakers.com)
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The lakers waive, vander blue! 📸via @ryanwardla ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ the lakers have requested waivers on vander blue, it was announced today. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ signed to a two-way contract by the lakers on october 18, blue played in five games, averaging 0.6 points and 0.6 assists in 9.0 minutes. the 6-5 guard appeared in 15 games (13 starts) for the south bay lakers, averaging 19.0 points and 5.3 assists in 34.7 minutes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ the lakers roster stands at 15, including one two-way player. (lakers.com)
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