Lakers News & Rumors Recap: Pacers Brian Shaw Could Come to LA
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The Pacers have been doing a tremendous job this playoff season and could, after tonight, be advancing to the NBA Finals. One of the key cogs in the organization is assistant coach Brian Shaw, who after the success of the season may be heading back to Los Angeles, as the Clippers head coach. Shaw played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1999-2003 and coached for L.A. from 2004-2011.

In 1962, Wilt Chamberlain made history by scoring 100 points in a single game while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors. Chamberlain was in his third season at the time and was averaging a tremendous 50.4 points per game. It wasn’t until 1968 that Chamberlain joined the Los Angeles Lakers.

Check out a Lakers Nation exclusive interview with Metta World Peace as he talks his children’s book and his mental health awareness. Metta also discusses the upcoming player options and where his love of basketball emerged.

Lakers Nation News

Metta World Peace Interview: His Children’s Book and Player Option

NBA News: Brian Shaw Intrigued By Clippers Coaching Vacancy

Historic Box Score: Wilt Chamberlain Scores 100 Points

VIDEO: Dwight Howard Loses Free Throw Contest to TJ Simers’ Daughter

Pacers Assistant Brian Shaw Top Candidate for Nets Coaching Job

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Lakers News

Los Angeles Lakers Fans Must Root for LeBron James and the Miami Heat [Silver Screen and Roll]

Dwight Howard Discusses Future for First Time Since Exit Interview [Silver Screen and Roll]

Phil Jackson is a Distracting Bully [Silver Screen and Roll]

Pieces Los Angeles Lakers Must Acquire to Become True Contenders [Bleacher Report]

Steve Nash the NBA’s Oldest Player Under Contract for Next Season [LA Times]

Steve Nash: My Ex-Wife Was SCHEMING to Nail Me for Child Support [TMZ.com]

Dwight Howard Saw a Psychiatrist to Help With Free Throw Shooting This Year [ProBasketballTalk]

Phil Jackson: Kobe Bryant Is ‘Very Sensitive’ to Criticism [Bleacher Report]

Mitch Kupchak Expects Dwight Howard to Explore Opportunities [LA Times]

Rockets Receiving ‘Hopeful Signals’ that Dwight Howard is Seriously Considering Signing in Houston [ProBasketballTalk]

Is Kobe Bryant the NBA’s Most High-Maintenance Star? [Bleacher Report]

Bryant’s Second-Half Hot Streak [Lakers Blog]

Player Capsule: Kobe Bryant [THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS]

Jerry West Thinks 1971-72 Lakers Could Compete with Miami Heat [latimes.com]

A Day In The Life [Forum Blue and Gold]

Court Date Set in Kobe Bryant, Pamela Bryant Memorabilia Dispute [LA Times]

Pau Gasol Sheds Crutches Three Weeks After Knee Procedure [Lakers Now]

Who’s Better on Twitter, Kobe Bryant or Metta World Peace? [Bleacher Report]

Heat Faltering May Leave Lakers in Position to Lure LeBron James [LA Times]

NBA News

A Few Highlights From Grant Hill’s Career (VIDEO) [ProBasketballTalk]

Reggie Miller: Heat are ‘Miami Cavaliers’ with Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh Struggling [The Point Forward]

Grant Hill Retires From NBA After 19 Seasons [Yahoo! Sports]

Jason Kidd’s Short-Lived Rap Career [For the Win]

Win or Lose Against Heat in Game 7, Pacers Deserve Recognition Among NBA’s Elite Franchises of Last 20 Years [ProBasketballTalk]

Financial Health Report for Every NBA Team Heading into 2013 Free Agency [Bleacher Report]

Mookie Blaylock Upgraded to “Serious” Condition [ProBasketballTalk]

Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers [SI.com]

Ex-NBA Star Mookie Blaylock Faces Vehicular Homicide Charge [USA Today]

Young Pacers on Verge of History [ProBasketballTalk]

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade’s Struggles Cause Heat to lose 91-77 to Pacers – NBA [SI.com]

David West Played Game 6 With 103-Degree Fever [Yahoo! Sports]

Indiana Rides Its Stifling Defense to a Game 6 Win, Taking the Miami Heat to Game 7 [Ball Don’t Lie]

Jazz’s Marvin Williams to Miss Start of Next Season After Achilles Surgery [SI.com]

Five Amazing Stats From Jason Kidd’s Stellar NBA Career [For the Win]

LeBron James Needs Help From Rest of ‘Big Three’ for Heat to Advance to NBA Finals [Yahoo! Sports]

Duncan Numbers Among Generation’s Best [TrueHoop]

Nets Formally Request Permission to Interview Lionel Hollins [ProBasketballTalk]

Chris Paul, Brandon Jennings Among Best Ball Handlers on Market [SI.com]

Awesome Photos of Gregg Popovich’s Air Force Days [For the Win]

Chris Andersen Laments Game 5 Tantrum After Watching Heat Lose Game 6 From Hotel [Yahoo! Sports]

Jason Kidd Announces His Retirement [ProBasketballTalk]

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