Jerry West Says His Age-Comments Were Meant As A Joke & The Top NBA News

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Hall-of-Fame player Jerry West said his comments regarding the Lakers’ age was meant as a joke. West said the Lakers were playing poorly due to their old, and that they were no longer a strong defensive team.

Jerry West said his comments were meant as a joke: Los Angeles Times Lakers Blog: Mark Medina

The Latest on the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Orlando Magic, 89-75; here is a quarter-by-quarter recap of the game. [LakersNation: Michael Goldsholl]

The Latest on the NBA

Paul Pierce will undergo an MRI on his left foot Monday. [NBA.com]

Washington Wizards’ forward Josh Howard is active for tonight’s game, but Rashard Lewis will be sidelined due to a sore knee. [NBA.com]

The Boston Celtics have regained sole possession of the first seed in the Eastern Conference after beating the Miami Heat. [ESPN.com NBA]

NBA Game Results for February 13th, 2011

Charlotte Bobcats-88 (23-31) Atlanta Hawks-86 (33-20) -F

New York Knicks-105 (27-26) New Jersey Nets-95 (17-38) -F

San Antonio Spurs-118 (45-9) Washington Wizards-94 (14-38) -F

Philadelphia 76ers-107 (26-28) Minnesota Timberwolves-87 (13-41) -F

Chicago Bulls-97 (36-16) New Orleans Hornets-88 (33-23) -F

Dallas Mavericks-106 (38-16) Houston Rockets-102 (25-30) -F

Oklahoma City Thunder-99 (34-18) Sacramento Kings-97 (12-38) -F

NBA Results/Schedule for February 13th, 2011

Boston Celtics-85 (39-14) Miami Heat-82 (39-15) -F

Orlando Magic-89 (35-21) Los Angeles Lakers (38-17) -75

Washington Wizards (14-38) at Cleveland Cavaliers (9-45) -6:00 P.M. EST/ 3:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Portland Trail Blazers (29-24) at Detroit Pistons (20-34) – 6:00 P.M. EST/ 3:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Clippers (20-33) at Toronto Raptors (14-40) – 6:00 P.M. EST/ 3:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets (31-23) at Memphis Grizzlies (29-26) – 6:00 P.M. EST/ 3:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Sacramento Kings (12-38) at Phoenix Suns (26-25) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Oklahoma City Thunder (34-18) at Golden State Warriors (23-29) – ESPN- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

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