The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.
Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa with captain Luol Deng, while brothers Pau and Marc Gasol will play for Team World in the NBA’s first game in Africa.
Jordan Hill scored 26 points and forced the second overtime with a clutch jumper, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their nine-game losing streak in thrilling fashion with a 123-118 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
Pau Gasol had a career-high 46 points to go along with 18 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls bounced back from a pair of ugly losses with a 95-87 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
Pau Gasol had 23 points and 13 rebounds against his former team and the Chicago Bulls beat Los Angeles 113-93 on Thursday night with Lakers star Kobe Bryant resting his sore body.
– Head Coach Byron Scott told reporters Thursday that Kobe Bryant will the Christmas game against the Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls.
After having one of their worst seasons of franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers are ready for a bounce-back season will the help of Kobe Bryant. Bryant will return from a knee injury and ruptured Achilles which limited him to a handful of games of last season. The game with the most storyline will be on March 31st when Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson will come to Staples as member of the New York Knicks.
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The NBA regular season will open Oct. 28, with the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs hosting the Dallas Mavericks in one of the three games that night.
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The Los Angeles Lakers have won the auction on Carlos Boozer after the Chicago Bulls used amnesty provision Thursday.
Pau Gasol will move on from the Lakers and will head to Chicago after agreeing to sign a deal with the Chicago Bulls Saturday, according to his twitter.
After spending seven seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, center Pau Gasol is moving on after rejecting the Lakers’ two-year, $20 million offer they gave him, Friday.
Although one of the worst seasons in Los Angeles Lakers history mercifully ended Wednesday night in San Antonio, the drama around the 16-time NBA champions is never finished.
The Los Angeles Lakers, as usual, will be shorthanded for Friday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors.