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Preview: Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns

After losing rookie power forward Julius Randle to a broken leg in the season opener on Tuesday, the Lakers won't have long to lick their wounds.

Julius Randle expected to make full recovery, but he's out for season

Lakers rookie Julius Randle underwent surgery Wednesday morning and was expected to miss the rest of the season, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Lakers are getting injured at an alarming pace

The Lakers season opener on Tuesday night saw rookie power forward Julius Randle carted off in a stretcher with a broken tibia.

Dwight Howard frustrated by 'stupid' question about Kobe Bryant

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard struck a defiant tone after the game when he was asked about the altercation between him and Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, saying the question about the situation was “stupid.”

Five takeaways from the Lakers' season-opening loss to Houston Rockets

It couldn’t get any worse for the Lakers, trailing Houston in a season opener by 27 points, but then it somehow did. Rookie Julius Randle planted awkwardly on a drive, collided with two Rockets players, sustained a broken right tibia and is probably done for the season, just one of many...

Dwight Howard says he didn't leave the Lakers because of Kobe Bryant

Dwight Howard did not leave the Lakers because of Kobe Bryant, at least that's what he told the Houston Chronicle on Tuesday.

Preview: Lakers vs. Houston Rockets

The Lakers are set to open the season Tuesday night, hosting the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.

Lakers: Week 1 predictions

The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a difficult first week, playing four games in five nights against three teams that made the playoffs last season.

Lakers project to finish outside of top eight in west -- again

The Lakers finished the 2013-14 season in 14th place in the Western Conference, with a 27-55 record -- a franchise worst since moving to Los Angeles.

Jordan Clarkson may get time as Lakers backup point guard

The Lakers start the regular season on Tuesday night, hosting the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.

Lakers to request disabled player exception from NBA for Steve Nash

The Lakers are preparing a request to the NBA for a disabled player exception for injured point guard Steve Nash, according to General Manager Mitch Kupchak.

Lakers' week in review

The Lakers wrapped their exhibition season on Friday with a buzzer-beating 93-92 loss to the Sacramento Kings.

Lakers waive Roscoe Smith and Jabari Brown, trim roster to 15

The Lakers have trimmed their roster down to the regular-season maximum of 15 players, waiving rookies Roscoe Smith and Jabari Brown on Saturday.

Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to Sacramento

Five things we learned in the Lakers' loss to the Sacramento Kings on Friday night:

Clippers' Doc Rivers on Steve Nash: 'He just made the game different'

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers called Steve Nash "one of the best" a day after the Lakers announced that the 40-year-old point guard will miss the season because of a back injury.

Financial options for Lakers and the injured Steve Nash

Though it wasn't entirely unexpected, the Lakers announced the disappointing news that Steve Nash will miss the final year on his contract due to a recurring back injury.

Lakers' Steve Nash to be sidelined for season because of back problems

Steve Nash’s tenure with the Lakers has ended before the third and final year of his contract with them.

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