Jerry West Statue To Be Revealed Today & The Top NBA News

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Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West will have his statue revealed today outside the Staples Center; at 6:00 P.M. PST, a ceremony will be held to unveil the third Lakers statue outside the stadium.

Jerry West’s state will be revealed tonight at 6 P.M. PST outside the Staples Center: Los Angeles Times Lakers Blog: Mark Medina

The Latest on the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers last night, 104-99. The Cavs, the worst team in the NBA record-wise, outworked and out-hustled the Lakers for the full 48 minutes. [Lakers.com Gameday: Tom Withers]

Phil Jackson believes the Lakers started their all-star break too early. [Slam Magazine]

The Latest on the NBA

Adidas has released a new version of NBA jerseys, TECHFIT. [Slam Magazine]

Today, February 17th 2011, Michael Jordan has turned 48 years old. [Pro Basketball Talk: Kurt Helin]

Oklahoma City Thunder forward James Harden will replace Tyreke Evans in the 2011 Rookie Challenge. [Slam Magazine]

The Denver Nuggets are asking for four New York Knicks starters in exchange for Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups. [Pro Basketball Talk: Kurt Helin]

NBA Results for February 16th, 2011

Orlando Magic-101 Washington Wizards-76-F

Miami Heat-103 Toronto Raptors-95-F

Boston Celtics-94 New Jersey Nets-80-F

Cleveland Cavaliers-104 Los Angeles Lakers-98 (38-19)- F

Detroit Pistons-115 Indiana Pacers-109- F/OT

New York Knicks-102 Atlanta Hawks-90-F

Los Angeles Clippers-98 (21-35) Minnesota Timberwolves-90-F

Dallas Mavericks-116 Sacramento Kings-100-F

Philadelphia 76ers-114 Houston Rockets-105-F

Denver Nuggets-94 Milwaukee Bucks-87-F

Golden State Warriors-107 Utah Jazz-100-F

Portland Trail Blazers-103 New Orleans Hornets-96-F

NBA Schedule for February 17th, 2011

San Antonio Spurs at Chicago Bulls- TNT- 8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

Dallas Mavericks at Phoenix Suns- TNT- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

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