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Then-NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media prior to the game of the Brooklyn Nets against the Atlanta Hawks as part of  the 2014 Global Games on January 16, 2014 at The O2 Arena in London, England. (credit: Copyright 2014 NBAE; Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Raising NBA Age Limit Is New Commissioner’s Top Priority

Even as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college.

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Kyle Anderson #5 of the UCLA Bruins (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

UCLA’s Anderson, LaVine Declare For NBA Draft

UCLA guards Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine are leaving early for the NBA draft.

04/16/2014

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Clippers Beat Nuggets 117-105 For Record 57th Win

Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.

04/15/2014

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Derrick Favors #15 and Jeremy Evans #40 at EnergySolutions Arena on April 14, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (credit: Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Young Scores 41 To Lead Lakers Past Jazz, 119-104

Nick Young scored a season-high 43 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.

04/14/2014

Courtney Lee #5 and Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies celebrate during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Grizzlies Remain In Playoff Hunt With 102-90 Win Over Lakers

Mike Conley scored 24 points and Memphis pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-90 on Sunday night, moving the Grizzlies a game ahead of idle Phoenix in the race for the final Western Conference playoff berth.

04/13/2014

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets drives against Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Match Franchise Record 53rd Loss With Massive 145-130 Loss To Rockets

When the nets finally cooled down at Staples Center, the Houston Rockets had a choice. They could be excited about their highest-scoring game of the year, or dismayed at their worst defensive effort in more than five months.

04/08/2014

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Report: Lakers Agree To Multiyear Extension With GM Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers have extended the contract of general manager Mitch Kupchak, according to ESPN Los Angeles.

04/08/2014

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots against Kendall Marshall #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Griffin, Paul Lead Clippers In Rout Of Lakers, 120-97

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scored 23 points apiece, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung another rout on the Lakers, winning 120-97 Sunday to take three of four games this season from their beleaguered Staples Center co-tenants.

04/06/2014

Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers dunks against Chris Kaman #9 and Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. N (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lillard Leads Blazers To 124-112 Win Over Lakers

Damian Lillard scored 34 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 31 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 124-112 Tuesday night.

04/01/2014

Darren Collison #2 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 31, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blake-Less Clippers Beat Timberwolves, 114-104

Darren Collison had 28 points and seven assists, and the Clippers didn’t miss a beat with Griffin out with a back injury in a 114-104 victory.

03/31/2014

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Kamal Helps Lakers Surprise Suns, 115-99

Chris Kaman had a career-high 28 points along with 17 rebounds while starting at center for the vertigo-stricken Pau Gasol, Jodie Meeks scored 22 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped the Phoenix’ Suns’ six-game winning streak with a 115-99 victory Sunday night.

03/30/2014

Robert Sacre #50 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts to his dunk against the New York Knicks at Staples Center on March 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Lakers Score Franchise-Record 51 In 3rd Quarter Of 127-96 Rout Of Knicks

Xavier Henry scored 22 points, Nick Young hit five 3-pointers while scoring 20 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers dropped a franchise-record 51 points in the third quarter of their 127-96 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.

03/25/2014

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers handles the basketball against Brandon Knight #11 of the Milwaukee Bucks at STAPLES Center on March 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

106-98 Win Over Bucks Gives Clippers Consecutive 50-Win Seasons

Blake Griffin had 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers made it consecutive 50-win seasons with a lackluster 106-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.

03/24/2014

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during a game against the Orlando Magic at Staples Center on March 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers G Nick Young’s House Burglarized Of Nearly $100K During Game

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young’s house was burglarized as he played in an game at Staples Center against the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.

03/24/2014

Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on against the Portland Trailblazers on March 3, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (credit: Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers’ Gasol Diagnosed With Vertigo, Doubtful For Tuesday

Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol has been diagnosed with vertigo.

03/24/2014

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