Phil Jackson Explains Lakers Struggles & The Top NBA News

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After the Los Angeles Lakers lost their fifth consecutive game Sunday, coach Phil Jackson told reporters why the team was struggling. During Monday’s practice Jackson said, “We had a bad week.”

Jackson explains recent struggles: ESPN Los Angeles

The Latest on the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers will host the San Antonio Spurs in their home-finale tonight. Here is the recap of the pivotal game. [LakersNation]

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Blake will miss two weeks due to the chicken pox. [LakersNation]

Matt Barnes is a game-time decision for tonight’s game. [Los Angeles Times]

The Latest on the NBA

NBA owners want to extend the league’s age-limit to two years in college. [Pro Basketball Talk]

Michael Redd may not return to the Milwaukee Bucks next season. [NBA.com]

The Kings may play their final game in Sacramento on Wednesday. [NBA.com]

NBA Game Results for April 11th, 2011

Miami Heat-98 Atlanta Hawks-90-F

Charlotte Bobcats-105 New Jersey Nets-103-F

Orlando Magic-95 Philadelphia 76ers-85-F

Washington Wizards-95 Boston Celtics-94-F

Cleveland Cavaliers-110 Detroit Pistons-101-F

Milwaukee Bucks-93 Toronto Raptors-86-F

Utah Jazz-90 New Orleans Hornets-78-F

Dallas Mavericks-98 Houston Rockets-91-F

Denver Nuggets-134 Golden State Warriors-111-F

Phoenix Suns-135 Minnesota Timberwolves-127-F

Oklahoma Thunder-120 San Antonio Spurs-112-F

NBA Game Schedule for April 12th, 2011

Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks- TNT- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers- 10:00 P.M. EST/ 7:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Lakers- TNT- 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. PST

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