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November 15, 2014 Updates

The league made the ruling after Price was ejected for a flagrant foul-2 in the Lakers’ loss Wednesday in New Orleans where he pulled down Austin Rivers from behind. But replays showed that Price attempted to stop the ball. “We feel that the contact came from an attempt to block the shot and that there was no intent to hit Austin Rivers in the head,” Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a statement. “Therefore, we are disappointed in the league’s decision.” Los Angeles Daily News

Lakers coach Byron Scott revealed that the 36-year-old Bryant had played 36 minutes while sick. Bryant has played ill many times before, and he had willed his body to overcome on those nights, to still put up big numbers. But not Friday. ESPN.com

The Lakers ruled Nash out for the 2014-15 season last month amid recurring back problems. But the Lakers have held out hope the 40-year old Nash could still help out in a mentorship capacity for the team’s point guards. “I would like to (hear from Nash), but I don’t know,” Lakers coach Byron Scott said. “I gave him a call, but I haven’t gotten a return call. So we’ll see.” Los Angeles Daily News

November 14, 2014 Updates

Kevin Ding: Was a D-Fenders tryout, not Lakers. MT @Gary Lee: Who remembers Ater Majok? Lakers rumored to fly in former 2nd-round pick for workout. Twitter @KevinDing

Kevin Love denied a report he’s interested in joining the Lakers next season while poking fun at all the attention his handshake with Kyrie Irving has received. “Whatever we were doing with our hands was about as true as me going to the Lakers,” Love said Friday. “Going to the Lakers, I don’t know where someone got that.” Akron Beacon Journal

Wait. A championship? "I agree," Lakers star Kobe Bryant told ESPN.com when asked about Scott's remark. Why? "Faith," Bryant continued. "The Lakers' track record. This organization is really good about turning around, period. We don't have many dry years." ESPN.com

Jennings was 7 years old when Bryant made his Lakers debut in 1996, and it’s not like many Southern California kids in the late-1990s were picking the moribund Los Angeles Clippers. “(Growing up in Los Angeles at the time) you’re going to become a Kobe fan,” Jennings said, agreeing when I compared Jennings to Snoop Dogg in that sense. “He’ll for sure have a statue. Like Magic Johnson was saying, he’s one of the greatest Lakers ever. … They might give Kobe one with his kids and everyone on it.” “I got a chance to watch him work out when I was in high school, and after that, I just became a Kobe fanatic, a big fan.” For The Win

He doubts he’ll get a chance to play with Bryant, though both could be free agents in 2016 if Bryant decides to hold off on his long-predicted retirement. But he wishes he had. “If I came into the league playing with Kobe, I’d probably have two or three rings right now,” Jennings said, his grin turning into a full smile. For The Win

November 13, 2014 Updates
 

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN LAKERS HISTORY

Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson headline a fantastic list that includes up to 33 NBA champions.

   

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