Lakers Nation Week in Review: Jan. 25 – Feb. 1
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Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

The 2014 NBA All-Star Break is right around the corner and the Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to finish off the first half of the season strong. This season has been a very tough one for the Lakers and they are having trouble winning both at home and on the road.

This past week has seen both ups and downs for the Lakers and was also accompanied by plenty of trade rumors. Here is a look back at the past seven days in Los Angeles.

Lakers Nation News:

David Stern called the Magic-Bird rivalry a blessing for the NBA.

Phil Jackson sees Bryant returning as a scorer. 

Jeanie Buss does not blame Stern for the vetoed Chris Paul deal.

The Lakers may be interested in Taj Gibson. 

Steve Nash may return sometime next week.

Magic Johnson vows to stop criticizing the Lakers. 

Nash talks about his long rehab process.

Phil Jackson believes the Lakers overpaid Kobe Bryant. 

Jodie Meeks wants to be in the three-point shootout.

The Lakers are involved in rumors regarding Eric Bledsoe. 

Reports say Kevin Love will sign with the Lakers.

Los Angeles’ TV ratings have decreased by 37.5 percent. 

Kobe Bryant is trying to remain calm and patient.

The Black Mamba will be out for another three weeks. 

Toronto is willing to trade Kyle Lowry.

Carmelo Anthony’s wife says the forward will remain in New York. 
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