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Lakers news: Jared Dudley called LeBron James the MVP front-runner before ankle injury

LeBron James got off to another strong start in the 2020-21 season just 70 days after the Los Angeles Lakers had won the NBA championship. James, who had just claimed his fourth NBA Finals MVP award, looked poised to guide the Lakers to another title with the way he played every game. As a unit, the Lakers jumped to a 21-6 record through 27 games as the team kept accumulating wins.
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Lakers News: Jared Dudley Says LeBron James’ Consistency Is What Stands Out Most

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will unfortunately have to deal with another summer full of questions as they fell short in their title defense. Injuries derailed what looked to be a talented Lakers roster and they now have to watch as another team takes home the 2021 NBA Championship. For James, this was the first time he was eliminated in the first round and for some people, this may be a sign he is slowing down.
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Jared Dudley says Anthony Davis will ‘take the torch next year’ for the Lakers

The Lakers won’t re-assemble for training camp until late September, but that hasn’t stopped Jared Dudley from firing off some of his preseason predictions. During his exit interview he not only essentially guaranteed that he’d return to the roster he won the 2020 title with, but he also had one other forecast for teammate Anthony Davis.

LeBron James, Drake, J.R. Smith and Jared Dudley attend Bronny James’ sophomore debut

LeBron James has gotten a lot of opportunities to be proud of his son oldest son, Bronny James, this week. First there was Bronny landing on the cover of Sports Illustrated for his gaming exploits, and a few days later, he made his return to the court following surgery to repair his torn meniscus earlier this year, playing in the first game of his sophomore season for his high school, Sierra Canyon.

Jared Dudley Discusses Chemistry Differences Of Last 2 Lakers Teams

Team chemistry was hard to come by for all 30 teams during the 2020-21 season due to the health and safety protocols that prevented gatherings and other off-court events. The Los Angeles Lakers were particularly hit hard as they also struggled to find any chemistry on the court due to injuries.
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Jared Dudley had the best job in the NBA

I have often made the joke that if you have LeBron James anchoring your team, you could literally grab four guys from a pick-up game at the YMCA and still be competitive. When King James moved to Hollywood, and I saw Alex Caruso alongside LeBron, I thought he was testing the theory. When I saw Jared Dudley in a Lakers jersey, I knew LeBron was reading my tweets.

Is Jared Dudley the key to the Lakers Redemption?

Anthony Davis injured? Doesn’t matter. LeBron James washed? Who cares. The missing piece to the 2021 Los Angeles Lakers was the perrenial basketball powerhouse, Jared Dudley, and he knows it. He said, and I quote, “The Lakers need me like I need them.” Do they, Jared? This guy rules. As...

Jared Dudley Calls Lakers Path to Finals Hardest in NBA History

Looking the defend their title from last season, the Los Angeles Lakers are going to have a difficult path to the 2021 NBA Finals. After a season full of injuries, they finished with the seventh-best record in the Western Conference, resulting in them having to win a play-in game to even make the official playoffs.