KCP Sinks 8 Triples in Best Game of Season

February 25, 2018

Everything flowed through Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. It had to. Rarely does a player get hot enough to score 34 points and hit eight 3-pointers in a single night, but that’s exactly what happened for KCP in Saturday’s win over Sacramento. The Lakers’ offense revolved around their beyond-the-arc threat. Oftentimes they drew up plays for him to specifically get clean looks. Other times he was a diversion to open it up for…

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KCP Leads 3-Point Barrage, Lakers' Victory

February 25, 2018

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope rewarded the droves of Lakers fans in Sacramento by turning in one of the hottest 3-point shooting nights in franchise history. The 25-year-old knocked down eight triples — tying six other players for the most by a Laker not named Kobe Bryant — while scoring 34 points and leading the purple and gold to a 113-108 victory over the Kings. “The feeling’s great when you see the ball…

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Caldwell-Pope se vistió de héroe y Lakers siguen ganando

February 25, 2018

LOS ÁNGELES – Los nombres hicieron la diferencia. En un partido virtualmente igualado desde lo estadístico, los Lakers se impusieron en una noche magistral de Kentavious Caldwell-Pope y un puñado más de arrestos individuales de sus mejores valores. Los Sacramento Kings lideraron cómodamente en la primera mitad y podrían haberse escapado aún más lejos, pero sus propias limitaciones y algunas jugadas puntuales de los miembros del quinteto titular de los…

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Running Diary: Lakers at Kings (2/24/18)

February 25, 2018

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Lakers at Kings: 3 Things to Know (2/24/18)

February 24, 2018

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers begin their road trip against the Sacramento Kings. 1) Randle can do it allJulius Randle has spent the last month simply overwhelming opponents in the post, and was at it again for the majority of Friday’s win over Dallas. The Mavericks tried to guard him with small forward Harrison Barnes, but Randle was far too physical for that. When Dallas…

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Randle's Triple-Double Leads Lakers' Ninth Straight Home Win

February 24, 2018

Julius Randle has dominated the post lately, as he entered Friday’s game against Dallas on a streak of three straight 20-point games. While he didn’t reach that mark against the Mavericks, he was even more effective because of his ability to punish the opponent for sending double teams. Randle constantly located open shooters en route to 18 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists — his fifth career triple-double — and…

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Lakers vencen a Dallas de la mano de un Randle imparable

February 24, 2018

LOS ÁNGELES – Rick Carlisle, el legendario entrenador de los Dallas Mavericks, resumió en una frase la que fue una victoria arrolladora de los Lakers. “Tuvimos 19 (triples) en el juego, y nunca he visto a un equipo meter 19 triples y perder por más de 20”, se lamentó. La tropa de Luke Walton volvió con todas las luces tras el receso por el Juego de Estrellas, mostrando piernas frescas…

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Running Diary: Lakers vs. Mavericks (2/23/18)

February 24, 2018

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Los Angeles Lakers Visit UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital Patients

February 23, 2018

EL SEGUNDO – On Thursday, February 23rd, the entire Los Angeles Lakers team visited UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital in Westwood. Lakers players, coaches, executives and Laker Girls spent time with patients at a Lakers themed Party on the Chase Child Life outdoor terrace at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. Together, players and coaches shot hoops, played video games, and enjoyed arts and crafts with patients. Thereafter, Lakers team members concluded…

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3 Things to Know: Lakers vs. Mavericks (2/23/18)

February 23, 2018

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers return from the All-Star Break against the Dallas Mavericks. 1) It’s about defense, with or without ZoFrom the beginning of January through early February, the Lakers boasted the league’s third-ranked defense, allowing only 101.2 points per 100 possessions during a stretch that saw them go 12-4. In the three games since, they rank last in the NBA, surrendering a whopping…

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