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Young out for two weeks

February 25th, 2014 — 10:05am

The injury new for Los Angeles Lakers is still continuing. After recently getting Jordan Farmar, Steve Blake and Steve Nash rejoined from injuries, Nick Young,  the shooting guard, suffered a knee injury on Wednesday evening in Los Angeles’ win against Cleveland Cavaliers.

On Thursday, they said that Nick would be out for a minimum 2 weeks with a bone bruise on his left knee and a non-displaced crack of the patella. Their report added that Nick had an MRI exam in Philadelphia and t he results reveal that Nick has been diagnosed with a non displaced crack of the patella and bone bruise. He would be out for at least 2 weeks.

Nick now joins Kobe Bryant, Jodie Meeks, Xavier Henry and Pau Gasol as the injured Lakers. Steve Nash has returned with limited capacity; while Steve Blake appears to be fully back. Continue reading »

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Lakers introduces ‘Hollywood Nights’

December 17th, 2013 — 8:51am

Los Angeles Lakers introduced their brand new black colored ‘Hollywood Nights’ alternate jerseys during a 99-94 road victory over the Nets on Wednesday night. Lakers first revealed the brand new look earlier in September and Kobe Bryant even donned the new colors for a Sports Illustrated cover back in October. But this is the very first time when Los Angeles Lakers have hit the basketball court in these alternates.

The front of the jersey features the word Lakers. The jersey number is written in purple with gold borders. The back of the jersey features the name of the player name in block letters. Both the number and name is in purple with golden border. The shorts are direct match to the jersey with black, purple as well as golden colors.

In September, Los Angeles Lakers executive Jeanie Buss stated in a video conference that this has been some years in the procedure of introducing a black LA Lakers dress. In no way it would ever replace the gold and purple traditional uniform which has won several championships. She thinks that the gold is going to pop out on a black uniform and having the purple letters says it all. It is all Lakers.
Hollywood is also a really hard working town. That is the major industry of this city and it is the heartbeat. Hollywood Nights is a tribute to all those people.

The Los Angeles Lakers is also ready to sport a sleeved, white BIG Logo jersey when they confront Miami Heat on Christmas Day.

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NBA Finals format change approved

October 29th, 2013 — 11:50am

The owners of the National Basketball Association unanimously voted to reestablish the National Basketball Association Finals format to 2 – 2 – 1 – 1 – 1. The new format would start this season. The 2 – 3 – 1 format was in used since the year 1985.
David Stern, the Commissioner of National Basketball Association, in his final meeting with the NBA owners as commissioners before he leaves his post on 1st February, stated that the move following the conclusion of the 2 day Board of Governors meetings of the league.

Stern told that there has been an abiding sense amongst the teams, and they have begun 2 things – No 1, in a 2-2 series, it is a kind of not fair for the squad with the better record to be away. Number 2, it is tough for the squad, the better team in terms of record to spend as many as 8 days on the road away from home. Continue reading »

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Basketball Betting

February 4th, 2013 — 2:36pm

One of the most exciting weekends in the sport of basketball is their All Stars weekend. The weekend consists of three days of electrifying basketball competitions.

One of these events is known as the Rookie Challenge which was established almost 20 years ago. As the name indicates, this event features rookie players from the association. Two teams are formed representing each conference, Western and Eastern. All players are in their first year with the NBA.

When the Rookie Challenge finally airs in the middle of February, you can keep the excitement going during half time and during commercial breaks with online gaming. Online casinos offer some quick to play games such as basketball themed slot machines. Continue reading »

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