Lakers News And Rumors: Team Spirits Remain Positive Despite Loss
Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports
Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

The Lakers suffered a heartbreaking loss last night to the Chicago Bulls. Thanks to a defensive breakdown, Taj Gibson got open for a buzzer-beating layup to win the game in overtime. Despite the tough loss, the team is still in relatively high spirits as they head to Miami for another showdown with the defending champions.

Kendall Marshall spoke highly of Nick Young and how he bails out the team multiple times during games, while Young himself spoke on how great it’s been to learn from Kobe Bryant during the season. Bryant himself also made some news, speaking about how the game has changed, in addition to giving an update on his injury.

Not everyone was in good spirits as Laker great Magic Johnson voiced his displeasure with the Lakers defense on Twitter while both Jordan Farmar and Xavier Henry’s returns continue to be pushed back.

Lakers Nation News

Kendall Marshall On Nick Young: ‘He Saves Us A Lot Of The Time’

Lakers News: Kendall Marshall Talks About Second Chance With The Lakers

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Coaches Nick Young From The Sidelines

VIDEO: Kobe Doesn’t Care For Small Ball, Rips Flagrant Foul Calls

Kobe Bryant Injury Update: Timetable Is ‘Up In The Air’

Nick Young Says Clutch Free Throws Biggest Moments Of Lakers Career

Lakers News: Magic Johnson Questions Lakers Defense vs. Bulls

Kobe Bryant And Nicki Minaj Team Up For ESPN The Magazine Cover

Lakers Injury Update: Jordan Farmar Likely To Return In Mid-February

Lakers Injury Update: Xavier Henry To Be Evaluated Wednesday

Lakers News

Young wants Kobe’s role (but not moniker) – ESPN LA

With tiebreakers lost, Lakers are unlikely to earn playoff spot – LA Times

Can Kendall Marshall Be Lakers Long-Term Answer At Point Guard? – Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Ways 2013-14 Could End Up a Disaster – Yahoo! Sports

Kobe Bryant says he won’t play in 2016 Olympics – CBS Sports

NBA News

Pacers’ Lance Stephenson fined $5,000 by league for flopping – Pro Basketball Talk

Danilo Gallinari will miss remainder of season – Yahoo! Sports

Sources: Beno Udrih wants trade – ESPN

Our NBA All-Star Team – Grantland

Dirk Nowitzki Says He’s Likely To Re-Sign With Dallas Mavericks For 2-3 Years – Bleacher Report
Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Says He’s Not A Fan Of Small Ball, Rips Current Flagrant Foul Calls

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