Derek Fisher Blames Tough Schedule For Recent Struggles & The Top NBA News

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The Los Angeles Lakers have lost two consecutive games and they currently stand at 4-2 on their Grammy Road Trip; however, point guard Derek Fisher blames the team’s tough schedule for their recent blunders on the road.

Derek Fisher blames tough schedule for recent woes: Slam Magazine

The Latest on the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Time Warner Cable agreed to a deal regarding the broadcasting of games; LakersNation’s Michael Goldsholl summarizes the deal. [LakersNation]

Here is a quarter-by-quarter recap of the Lakers’ 109-89 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. [LakersNation: Michael Goldsholl]

Jimmy Kimmel and George Lopez will attend Kobe Bryant’s ceremony outside the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. [ESPN Los Angeles]

The Latest on the NBA

Amar’e Stoudemire is not sure if he will be able to play in the all-star game. [ESPN New York: Chris Sheridan]

President Barack Obama rewarded Celtics legend Bill Russell with Medal of Freedom. [NBA.com]

The Department of Homeland Security and the NBA are teaming up to provide a safe all-star weekend in Los Angeles, Calif. [NBA.com]

NBA Results for February 14th, 2011

Charlotte Bobcats-109 (24-31) Los Angeles Lakers-89 (38-18) -F

San Antonio Spurs-102 (46-9) New Jersey Nets-85 (17-39) -F

Atlanta Hawks-94 (34-20) Detroit Pistons-79 (20-36) -F

Milwaukee Bucks-102 (21-33) Los Angeles Clippers-78 (20-35) -F

Portland Trail Blazers-95 (31-24) Minnesota Timberwolves-81 (13-42) -F

Houston Rockets-121 (26-30) Denver Nuggets-102 (31-25) -F

NBA Schedule for February 15th, 2011

Miami Heat (39-15) at Indiana Pacers (24-28) – NBA TV- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST

Charlotte Bobcats (24-31) at Chicago Bulls (36-16) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Philadelphia 76ers (26-28) at Memphis Grizzlies (30-26) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Sacramento Kings (13-38) at Oklahoma City Thunder (34-19) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Utah Jazz (31-24) at Phoenix Suns (26-26) – 9:00 P.M. EST/ 6:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

New Orleans Hornets (33-23) at Golden State Warriors (24-29) – 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

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