Lakers News And Rumors Recap: Lakers Targeting Love, Durant
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The possibility of the Los Angeles Lakers making a run this season into the postseason are slim. Because of the depleted roster due to injuries, the team sits well below the .500 mark, and is currently on pace to have one of the worst records in their franchise and the NBA.

But despite the unfortunate turn of events, it looks as if the team is already planning their road back to the top of the NBA.

With general manager Mitch Kupchak stressing that the team does have a plan, it appears the Lakers may be targeting both Kevin Love and Kevin Durant when they become free agents in 2015 and 2016, respectively. Having said that, every team in the league will be eyeing these marquee players once they hit the open market.

Lakers guard Nick Young finally made his return to the team last night against the Brooklyn Nets, but admitted that he’s still feeling pain in his knee.

Last night’s game against the Nets also marked the first game for Nets center Jason Collins. One of his biggest supporters, Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol had some kind words to say about him before the game as well.

Lakers Nation News

Lakers News: Nick Young Still In Pain After Return To The Court

Lakers News: Pau Gasol Says Jason Collins Has Become An ‘Icon’

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Praises Jason Collins Before His First Game

Lakers Rumors: Sights Set On Kevin Love And Kevin Durant In 2015, 2016

Nick Young: ‘I Don’t Know What’s Going To Happen After The Season’

Lakers News

Nets make history before beating Lakers – Examiner

Nick Young in March issue of GQ magazine with girlfriend Iggy Azalea – LA Times

Pau Gasol encouraged Lamar Odom to join Spanish team Laboral Kutxa – LA Times

Lakers’ Kent Bazemore, MarShon Brooks reduce the trade deficit – LA Times

Kobe Bryant wants to return before end of year – Boston Globe

NBA News

Nene injury: Wizards big man has sprained MCL, out 6 weeks – SB Nation

Jason Collins ‘focusing on basketball’ rather than history – SB Nation

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver ‘Honored’ Jason Collins Has Found Place in League – Bleacher Report

Glen Davis Signs with Los Angeles Clippers – Bleacher Report

Jason Terry Injury: Updates on Kings SG’s Knee and Recovery – Bleacher Report

Knicks buy out Metta World Peace – Espn

LeBron says he knows nothing about a Space Jam sequel, but he’d listen – Pro Basketball Talk

Tom Thibodeau refuses to play your speculation game – Pro Basketball Talk
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Lakers vs. Nets: Nick Young Admits He’s Fighting Through Knee Pain, Hard To Find His Rhythm

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