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Lakers Return $4.6 Million From Stimulus Loan Program

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have repaid a loan of roughly $4.6 million from coronavirus business relief funds after learning the program had been depleted. The Lakers applied for the loan under the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protectio...
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LeBron’s 40 Bests Zion, Sends Lakers Past Pelicans 118-109

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James sees a long, prosperous future ahead of Zion Williamson and the up-tempo New Orleans Pelicans. In the immediate present, James and Anthony Davis are a whole lot closer to basketball's ultimate goal, as they proved in their first m...
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LeBron James Among 44 US Olympic Basketball Team Finalists

LeBron James is considering a return to the Olympics. James — a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian — is among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Games this summer. James played ...
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Tears Shed, Joyful Times Recalled at Kobe Bryant Memorial

LOS ANGELES — Fans call it The House that Kobe Built, and since Kobe Bryant's shocking death in a helicopter crash mourners by the thousands have gathered outside the glistening steel-and-glass edifice where the Los Angeles Lakers legend made so much basketbal...