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Watch Jeremy Lin meet Jeremy Lin at Madame Tussauds

Last week, Jeremy Lin was immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.

Jordan Clarkson's rookie Lakers contract guaranteed

The Lakers have signed Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson, after acquiring the 6-foot-5 combination guard on draft night from the Washington Wizards (46th overall pick) for $1.8 million in cash.

Former Laker Darius Morris: Kobe Bryant 'one of the best' teammates

Former Lakers point guard Darius Morris recently signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Gambling website gives Lakers 66-1 odds for 2014-15 NBA title

After a 27-win season, the Lakers are not a favorite to win the NBA title this coming year.

Lakers' week in review

August is a common vacation month in the NBA, but that didn't stop Lakers executives Mitch Kupchak and John Black from participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Kupchak was nominated by Dodgers executive Stan Kasten.

Shaquille O'Neal compares Kobe and LeBron but calls Dr. J 'greatest'

Through his 19-year career, Shaquille O'Neal played with both Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.

Can Lakers stay close enough to make playoff push in April?

If the Lakers can stay healthy this season, after an injury-plagued, 27-win 2013-14, the team may be able to rebound through March with a winning record.

San Francisco's Madame Tussauds to unveil Jeremy Lin figure

Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin on Thursday is set to help unveil a wax figure of himself at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.

Dodgers' Stan Kasten nominates Mitch Kupchak for ice bucket challenge

On Tuesday, Stan Kasten, Dodgers president and chief executive, accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge after being nominated by the San Francisco Giants.

Byron Scott begins mentorship at Centennial High School

On Tuesday, Lakers Coach Byron Scott visited Centennial High School in Compton to announce his mentorship with the school's Male Academy.

Light February schedule offers Lakers a chance to climb in standings

The rebuilding Lakers may be able to near or even hit.500 through the end of January, after a busy three months of play.

January could be a critical and difficult month for the Lakers

The Lakers may be able to hover around.500 through November and December.  The first month of the season will be a challenge, but a road-heavy December could be manageable for the Lakers.

Lakers play 10 of 17 games at home through busy November schedule

The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a busy schedule against quality opponents.

Ex-Lakers guard MarShon Brooks to join Italian club Olimpia Milano

On Friday, former Lakers guard MarShon Brooks agreed to join Italian franchise Olimpia Milano.

Byron Scott gives initial thoughts on Lakers roster via Twitter

Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season.

Kevin Durant passes Kobe Bryant as favorite player among NBA rookies

Kobe Bryant has fallen behind Oklahoma City All-Star Kevin Durant, at least according to 38 rookies polled by

Lakers' week in review

The Lakers introduced their new head coach last week, welcoming back Byron Scott to the organization on a four-year deal.

Robert Sacre nets 12 points for Canada in exhibition game

None of the Lakers will represent Team USA this summer in the FIBA World Cup to be played later in the month in Spain.

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