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Steph Curry Bows Out Of Summer Olympics, Citing Injuries -- Not Zika

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports

On August 5, hundreds of American athletes will walk into Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium, waving to the crowd as they parade behind the United S...

Zika Virus May Keep Pau Gasol From Competing In The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.30.2016 | Sports

A mosquito-born virus linked to birth defects may keep a six-time NBA All-Star champion from playing in Brazil's Olympics. "I'm thinking about (wheth...

The 2016 All-Star Game Showcased What We Love About The NBA

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 02.15.2016 | Sports

A testament to the incredible skill sets of our hoops heroes, the annual NBA All-Star Game is thought of as a glorified pickup game, always chock-full...

Kobe's Critics Are Forgetting The Most Important Thing About Him

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant is 36 years old. He has been in the NBA over half of his life, which is almost inconceivable in itself, and he's returning from a devastating knee injury that cost him pretty much an entire season. ESPN.com ranked him the 40th best player in the league -- and that's preposterous.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Free Agency Winners And Losers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

With megastars and mega money, NBA free agency perhaps has eclipsed the regular season itself in terms of pure excitement. Rumors run wild, as players...

Should Gasol Go?

Daniel Caballero | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
Daniel Caballero

One of the major decisions Laker management will have to decide on is the price they're willing to pay to keep Pau wearing purple and gold. I'll try to list a few of the factors that the front office should be considering as they make their decision.

6 Celebrities Who Remind Us to Not Forget Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Too Soon

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.27.2014 | Impact
Jonha Revesencio

While the spotlight is starting to fade as to the real situation of the survivors, there are still a handful of celebrities who never cease to use their global reach for good and constantly urge their fans to continue supporting the relief operations for the typhoon Haiyan survivors.

Pau Shaves After 9 Years

Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports

After nine long years, L.A. Lakers star Pau Gasol has decided to shave his signature scruff. According to ProBasketballTalk, the Spaniard sported a fr...

5 Things The Lakers Need To Do

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

All is not lost for the Lakers, even if it's unclear when it will be found again. Here are five crucial moves the team should consider to get it back.

Well That's a First: Lakers Reach Two Games Above .500

Misha Hyman | Posted 05.11.2013 | Sports
Misha Hyman

Things in Lakerland have been coming together these past few weeks, and Laker Nation is beginning to buzz. Once the postseason comes along, no one will be looking forward to playing Kobe Bryant and his Lakers.

NBA World Reacts To Lakers Owner's Death

Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

The death of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss on Monday reverberated throughout the NBA and tributes and condolences came pouring in. "We not on...

Plantar Fascia Tear: Will Lakers Pau Gasol Need Foot Surgery?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Lakers forward Pau Gasol injured the plantar fascia of his foot while playing the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Gasol, on twitter, announced that an MRI revealed a "torn fascia." But how serious is ruptured plantar fascia, and will he need surgery?

This Season on 'The Old and the Win-less'

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Nicolas B. Aziz

As the February 21st trade deadline approaches, the Lakers must make these decisions very quickly; for if they do not, they put the five to ten year fate of the franchise in jeopardy.

The Ineptitude of the Los Angles Lakers

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

So far the Lakers' season is nothing more than a failure, a bust, a sham in the eyes of every Los Angeles fan that hasn't jumped on the Clippers bandwagon by now.

Can You Make a Case for Starting Jordan Hill Instead of Pau Gasol?

Quora | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jonathan Brill, VP of Sales at a Software Start-Up Not really. There are a few things that m...

Staples Center Showdown

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles

The crosstown Clippers are fielding nicknames about their esteemed reserves. The Lakers are still figuring out who's going to permanently fit their r...

Big Baby Rejects Pau

Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

The only way this highlight would make Orlando Magic fans feel even better would be if Glen Davis had rejected Dwight Howard instead of Pau Gasol. But...

Jordan Schultz

Can Laker Woes Be Fixed? (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

For the better part of the past three decades, to hear "LA is 1-4" has been nothing out of the ordinary. It's just that "LA" has typically been in ref...

Panic Time For Lakers Fans?

Posted 11.02.2012 | Sports

Well, this was unexpected. With a star-studded cast including five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant, two-time MVP Steve Nash (now injured), three-tim...

Sad Lakers Start

Orange County Register | By Mark Whicker | Posted 12.31.2012 | Los Angeles

Gentlemen, start your over-reaction. Foreheads all over Lakerland plunged into tabletops when Mike Brown gave his ETA on when his club would attain c...

PHOTOS: Pau Gasol Taps Into His Inner Child

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.02.2012 | Los Angeles

Lakers star Pau Gasol tapped into his inner child at Common Sense Media's GameOn! "fun(d)raiser" Sunday afternoon. The seven-foot tall power forw...

Team USA Overcomes Gutsy Spain Team To Win Gold Medal

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The "program" that Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski have built -- as well as stars' ability to put away their egos -- has once again made it cool for multi-millionaires to represent the red, white and blue

U.S. Basketball Wins Gold

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports

In the end, the United States men's basketball team wouldn't be denied the gold medal. But Pau Gasol and Spain's national team made sure that the trav...

LIVE: USA vs. Spain

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The Americans say they are better than they were four years ago. So do the stats. But they might not be the only ones. In the rematch ...

A Sad Day in Orlando Could Have Been Brighter

Bobby Elliott | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports
Bobby Elliott

Everybody knew Dwight Howard was going to be traded; no one knew the Orlando Magic would receive so little in return.