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Dwight Howard Cleared To Play After Meeting With Shoulder Specialist

Lakers center Dwight Howard has been cleared to play against the Utah Jazz Friday night at Staples Center after re-aggravating his right shoulder Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.


Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots while being defended by Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz during a game at the Staple Center on December 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mel Blackmon/CBS)

Clippers Take 17-Game Winning Streak To Denver

Having wrapped up December with just the third 16-0 month in NBA history, the Los Angeles Clippers face tough challenges starting the new year.


SALT LAKE CITY, UT - DECEMBER 28:  Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives against Jamaal Tinsley #6 of the Utah Jazz at Energy Solutions Arena on December 28, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sweet 16: Clippers Rally, Down 19, To Beat Jazz 116-114

Chris Paul scored 29 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Utah Jazz 116-114 on Friday night, stretching their winning streak to 16 games.


SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 04: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers prepares to make his move against Gordon Hayward #20 of the Utah Jazz at Energy Solutions Arena on February 04, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Go Cold In Salt Lake, Fall To Jazz 95-86

Kobe Bryant and the rest of the Lakers, who shot 33 percent, had horrific night in shooting and fall to the Utah Jazz 95-86


LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 17:  Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers is defended by Paul Millsap #24 of the Utah Jazz during the first half of a preseason game at Staples Center on October 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers defeated the Jazz 96-94. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Griffin Shines In Preseason Win Over Utah

Blake Griffin scored 11 of his 23 points in the third quarter, Jamal Crawford got 12 of his 18 points in the fourth and DeAndre Jordan added 16 rebounds and 11 points, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 96-94 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.


LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 13:  The Los Angeles Lakers logo is shown at mid court before a game between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on October 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jazz Beat Lakers In Exhibition Game At Staples 99-86

Reserve Enes Kanter scored eight of his 14 points during a decisive fourth-quarter run and had 14 rebounds, leading the Utah Jazz to a 99-86 exhibition victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night.


Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers tries to keep a ball in-bounds against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 16, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK.(Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kobe Returns To Practice, Expected To Play Saturday Against Jazz

Kobe Bryant has returned to practice after missing Wednesday night’s preseason game against the Portland Blazers at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California with a an injured shoulder.


Los Angeles Lakers v Utah Jazz

Brown Gets Tossed As Lakers Lose In Utah 96-87

Al Jefferson scored 18 points, Paul Millsap had 16, and Earl Watson keyed a game-clinching 14-0 fourth quarter run to help the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 96-87 Saturday night.


Los Angeles Clippers v Utah Jazz

Clippers Collect 1st Win In Utah Since 2003

Chris Paul scored a season-high 34 points and Blake Griffin added 31 as the Los Angeles Clippers held on for a 107-105 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.


Los Angeles Lakers v Utah Jazz

Kobe Scores Another 40-Point Game To Beat Jazz 90-87 In OT

Kobe Bryant scored 40 points and Andrew Bynum blocked Al Jefferson’s shot with 1.9 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 90-87 victory over Utah on Wednesday night, ending the Jazz’s winning streak at five.


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Lakers Crush Jazz For 1st Win Of Season

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown has secured his first victory with his new team, as the Lakers (1-2) crushed the Utah Jazz (0-1) 96- 71 on Tuesday night at the Staples Center.


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Lakers Announce Preseason Schedule

The two-time defending NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers have announced the preseason schedule for the 2011-12 season, along with ticket purchase information. The eight-game preseason slate includes games against the Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers.


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Heyward Helps Utah Stun Lakers 86-85

Rookie Gordon Hayward scored a career-high 22 points and hit the go-ahead free throw with 6 seconds to play, and the Utah Jazz snapped an eight-game losing streak with an 86-85 victory over the sleepwalking Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.


Los Angeles Lakers v Utah Jazz

Kobe, Lakers Eliminate Jazz From Playoff Hunt

Kobe Bryant scored 21 points, Lamar Odom added 16 and the Los Angeles Lakers erased a 17-point first-half deficit Friday night to beat Utah 96-85 and eliminate the Jazz from the playoff race.


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Matt Barnes Hit With One-Game Suspension

Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Lakers will be forced to miss the game against the Utah Jazz after a one-game suspension by the NBA, announced by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive VP, and Basketball Operations.