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Bynum, Gasol Look To Continue Dominance vs. Hornets

Chris Paul insisted he could not remember exactly how or when he wound up with a left thumb injury that forced him to practice with a black wrap on his left hand on Saturday.

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Lakers Beat Down On Hornets To Take 2-1 Series Lead

Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol snapped out of his playoff funk with 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers took control of their first-round playoff series with a 100-86 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.


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Lakers Getting Series From Upstart Hornets

If Pau Gasol can’t get comfortable in a city once ruled by his native Spain, the Los Angeles Lakers could be in for a long series.


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Lakers Watch Film For Hours Before Practice

Nearly seven months and 83 games after the Los Angeles Lakers returned from their second straight championship run, they’re still searching for the mental motivation to chase that third straight title.


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Hornets’ Gray Uncertain For Game 2 Against Lakers

New Orleans center Aaron Gray isn’t sure whether he’ll be able to play in the Hornets’ next postseason game on his sprained right ankle.


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Recap: Hornets Drop Lakers In Stunning Game 1 Upset

Chris Paul had 33 points, 14 assists and seven rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets pulled away down the stretch, stunning the two-time defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers with a 109-100 victory in their playoff opener Sunday.


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Hornets Need Some Wins To Avoid Lakers In Playoffs

Hornets coach Monty Williams says now is no time for the Hornets to start celebrating, no matter how unexpected their newly clinched playoff berth may be.


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Recap: Lakers Improve To 15-1 Since All-Star Break

Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol had 23 points and 16 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers inched closer to the top of the overall NBA standings with their 15th win in 16 games since the All-Star break, 102-84 over the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday night.


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Photos: Lakers Beat New Orleans, 102-84

The hottest team in the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers host the New Orleans Hornets at Staples Center.


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Lakers Hold Off Hornets For 3rd Straight Win

Kobe Bryant had 25 points while moving into ninth place on the NBA’s career scoring list, and Pau Gasol had 21 points and 13 rebounds in the Los Angeles Lakers’ third straight victory, 101-97 over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.



Lakers Look For 3rd Straight Win As They Host The Hornets

When the Los Angeles Lakers visited the New Orleans Hornets last week, everything seemed to be going wrong.


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Odom, Lakers Snap Skid, Cruise Past Hornets

Lamar Odom responded to his first time out of the starting lineup this season by scoring 24 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers convincingly ended a three-game losing streak with a 103-88 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.


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Jackson ‘Not Happy’ About NBA’s Ownership Of Hornets

Lakers coach Phil Jackson says he’s “not happy” about the NBA’s ownership of the Hornets and is pessimisticabout the club’s future in New Orleans.


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Seething Kobe Bryant, Lakers Look To Get Better In New Orleans

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking at possibly matching their longest losing streak of the season, and Kobe Bryant is seething. This time, however, he’s not angry with his teammates.