Lakers vs. Bulls: 3 Things to Know (11/21/17)

November 21, 2017

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers finish their home stand against the Chicago Bulls. 1) Ball is after the boardsAssociate head coach Brian Shaw offered Lonzo Ball a theory that seems to be true: The rookie point guard is more effective overall when he is focused on crashing the glass. In three games with double-digit rebounds, Ball is currently averaging 20 points, 13 boards, 11 assists…

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Dodgers send Ravin to Braves for cash

November 21, 2017

Ravin was a fifth-round Draft pick of the Reds out of high school in 2006. He broke into the Majors with the Dodgers in 2015 and has made 33 relief appearances in the big leagues over the last three seasons. Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com based in Los Angeles. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs. Share This Email Print

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Lonzo's Rebounding Leads to Effective Offense

November 20, 2017

Even before he was drafted by the Lakers, most around the NBA already knew: Lonzo Ball is at his best in the open floor with the ball in his hands. And the most effective way to create those opportunities, according to associate head coach Brian Shaw, is for the 6-foot-6 point guard to crash the defensive glass. Ball did just that in Sunday’s win over Denver, racking up 16 boards…

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El rebote, la llave que abre el juego de Lonzo Ball

November 20, 2017

EL SEGUNDO – Brian Shaw parece haber encontrado la clave para resolver el acertijo que por momentos presenta Lonzo Ball. El entrenador asistente, mano derecha de Luke Walton, retó al base a involucrarse aún más en la persecución del rebote – una faceta en la que el oriundo de Chino Hills siempre ha brillado. “Estaba tratando de enfocarme en eso porque B-Shaw habló conmigo y (dijo que) juego mucho mejor…

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Borkowski, member of '55 Dodgers, dies at 91

November 20, 2017

Bob Borkowski, an outfielder who played six seasons for the Cubs, Reds and Dodgers from 1950-55, passed away at the age of 91 on Saturday. Borkowski was born in Dayton, Ohio, on Jan. 27, 1926. At 24, he made his Major League debut April 22, 1950, for the Cubs. His best season came in 1953, when he slashed .269/.328/.406 with seven home runs in 94 games for the Reds. Midway…

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Vlad gets second crack at Cooperstown

• 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot Guerrero built a strong Hall of Fame case over his 16-year career in the Majors, batting .318/.379/.553 with 449 home runs, 1,496 RBIs, 2,590 hits and 1,328 runs scored. A nine-time All-Star, Guerrero spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Expos before signing with the Angels as a free agent. He enjoyed the most success during his six-year tenure in…

November 20, 2017
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Andrew Whitworth on loss: Rams ‘needed adversity’

November 20, 2017

Will Sunday’s speedbump in Minnesota send the L.A. Rams careening off course, or simply be a remembered as a moment of growth for a young team still in playoff position? The Rams were beaten up on both sides of the ball by a superior Vikings squad in the 24-7 loss. Todd Gurley was stymied, earning just 37 yards on 15 carries. Jared Goff couldn’t connect on splash plays. The L.A….

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Lonzo's Second Triple-Double Leads to 127 Points, Win Over Nuggets

November 20, 2017

Assistant coach Brian Shaw told Lonzo Ball that his overall game is better when focused on hauling in rebounds. So he went out and grabbed the most boards by a rookie guard in 17 years. That was far from all of Ball’s contributions, as he recorded the second triple-double of his young career and led the Lakers to a 127-109 victory over Denver. Ball piled up 11 points, 16 rebounds…

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Ball conduce a los Lakers al triunfo ante Nuggets

November 20, 2017

LOS ÁNGELES – Hay triunfos que sirven para poner las cosas en su lugar. Los Lakers tuvieron uno de esos el domingo ante los Denver Nuggets, redondeando una gran actuación colectiva que además tuvo varios picos en cuanto a lo individual. El gran protagonista fue Lonzo Ball, quien sumó el segundo triple-doble de su carrera en una actuación para el recuerdo. A sus 20 años y 23 días, el base…

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Running Diary: Lakers vs. Nuggets (11/19/17)

November 20, 2017

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