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LeBron James No Longer King James for Hong Kong Protesters

HONG KONG — When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James' face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. The player for the Los Angeles Lakers touched a nerve among protesters for suggesting that free speech c...
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Trump Presents Medal of Freedom to NBA’s Jerry West

WASHINGTON — Jerry West, the NBA legend who delivered championships to the Los Angeles Lakers as both a player and an executive, said, "It never ceases to amaze me the places you can go in this world chasing a basketball" as he was honored Thursday with the Pr...
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Will Ron Adams Interview with the Lakers?

Is Laton native and former Fresno State basketball coach Ron Adams headed to the Los Angeles Lakers? ESPN reports that the Golden State Warriors granted permission to the Lakers to interview Adams about join...
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Magic Johnson Abruptly Resigns as Lakers’ President

LOS ANGELES — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this te...
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He Promised: LeBron James Is AP’s Male Athlete of 2018

LeBron James went to the NBA Finals for the eighth consecutive year. He changed addresses again, leaving his Cleveland home for the second time to join the Los Angeles Lakers in the biggest move of free agency over the summer. He remained arguably the dominant...