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Lakers media day takeaways: Pelinka willing to trade first-round picks; Westbrook stresses professionalism

After a disappointing 2021-22 season that ended without even a trip to the play-in round, the Los Angeles Lakers were expected to make massive changes before the 2022-23 campaign rolled around. On some level, they did just that. Only five players returned from last year’s debacle, but with Russell Westbrook among them, the core problems …

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NBA media days: Lakers’ Russell Westbrook dilemma, Celtics’ sudden coaching debacle among stickiest storylines

The 2022-23 NBA season is fast approaching. The first preseason game is Sept. 30, and the regular season kicks off less than a month from now on Oct 18. But first up will be team media days, with most scheduled for Monday. For the most part these are going to be obligatory pressers and reporter …

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How the repeater tax looms over Lakers’ failure to trade Russell Westbrook

The events of this past week dealt a serious blow to the thousands of Los Angeles Lakers fans desperately awaiting a Russell Westbrook trade. It started on Wednesday, when Pacers general manager Chad Buchanan revealed that Myles Turner would start the season in Indiana. Team executives are hardly known for their honesty, but with training …

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NBA Rumors Roundup: Brooklyn Nets could be Carmelo Anthony’s next stop, insider believes a Kyrie Irving-Russell Westbrook swap is still possible, and more

Since the NBA schedule was released, fans have been guessing their teams’ potential records for next season. The Golden State Warriors have the most national TV spots with 42, more than half of their games. The LA Lakers have the second most, with 39 games, despite missing the playoffs last year. Some teams, like the …

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