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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Praises Lakers Teammates For Fighting Through Adversity All Season

Coming off last year’s championship run, the 2021 season went as bad as it could have for the Los Angeles Lakers. After a great start, the team was decimated by injuries including two major ones to Anthony Davis and LeBron James. The injuries didn’t stop in the playoffs with both Davis and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missing games in the team’s first-round loss to the Phoenix Suns.
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2021 NBA Awards: Nikola Jokic Named MVP, Complete List Of Winners

The NBA announced the winners for their annual regular season awards with Nikola Jokic headlining the group by taking home the 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award. Jokic set several firsts with his win, becoming the Denver Nuggets player to take home the honor as well as the first Serbian player to be selected as NBA MVP. Jokic also became the lowest drafted player (No. 41) overall to win the award. He had one of the greatest big-man seasons in league history, appearing in all 72 regular-season games and averaging 26.4 points, 10.9 rebounds and 8.4 assists to go along with 1.32 steals.
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Lakers News: LeBron James Sounds Off On NBA For Injuries Caused By Rushed 2020-21 Season

After LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the franchise’s 17th championship in the Orlando bubble, they only had a few weeks to prepare for the 2020-21 season. With last season being delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the league decided to rush this season in order to get back to a traditional schedule for the 2021-22 season. Additionally, with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics taking place this summer, there was some talk amongst league sponsors and TV partners to wrap up this season before that gets underway.
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Lakers News: LeBron James Sounds Off On NBA For Injuries Caused By Rushed 2020-21 Season

After LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the franchise’s 17th championship in the Orlando bubble, they only had a few weeks to prepare for the 2020-21 season. With last season being delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the league decided to rush this season in order to get back to a traditional schedule for the 2021-22 season. Additionally, with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics taking place this summer, there was some talk amongst league sponsors and TV partners to wrap up this season before that gets underway.
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Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Focused On Bringing Banner No. 18 To Staples Center

Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Focused On Bringing Banner No. 18 To Staples Center. The Los Angeles Lakers did not have the season they anticipated when general manager Rob Pelinka reloaded the roster with younger and more talented players in the hopes of repeating as NBA champions. Injuries derailed their early momentum and they ultimately went home via a first-round loss to the Phoenix Suns.
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Lakers Video: Pau Gasol Helps FC Barcelona Win 2020-21 Liga Championship

Although he has not played for the Los Angeles Lakers since 2014, Pau Gasol is still beloved in the city for his contributions during his time with the team. Alongside Kobe Bryant, Gasol helped lead the Lakers to three consecutive NBA Finals, winning it all in 2009 and 2010. As a member of the Purple and Gold, Gasol made three All-Star appearances and was named to the All-NBA Third Team twice and All-NBA Second Team once.
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Lakers News: LeBron James Named To All-NBA Second Team

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was named to the All-NBA Second Team for the 2020-21 season. This is the third time in James’ career earning All-NBA Second Team honors and 17th straight time overall making an All-NBA Team, which is a league record. The 2020-21 All-NBA First Team is...
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Lakers News: LeBron James Named To All-NBA Second Team

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was named to the All-NBA Second Team for the 2020-21 season. This is the first time in James’ career earning All-NBA Second Team honors and 17th straight time overall making an All-NBA Team, which is a league record. The 2020-21 All-NBA First Team is...
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Ben McLemore: ‘Everybody Knows’ Lakers Would Still Be In Playoffs If Anthony Davis Stayed Healthy

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a first-round loss to the Phoenix Suns, bringing a difficult season to a disappointing end. The Lakers made a number of offseason and mid-season moves meant to improve the roster, including additions like Dennis Schroder, Montrezl Harrell, Andre Drummond, Ben McLemore and others. However, it didn’t translate through an injury-riddled season.
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Ben McLemore: ‘Everybody Knows’ Lakers Would Still Be In Playoffs If Anthony Davis Stayed Healthy

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a first-round loss to the Phoenix Suns, bringing a difficult season to a disappointing end. The Lakers made a number of offseason and mid-season moves meant to improve the roster, including additions like Dennis Schroder, Montrezl Harrell, Andre Drummond, Ben McLemore and others. However, it didn’t translate through an injury-riddled season.