Jerry West’s comments about the Los Angeles Lakers’ old-age have been heard around the basketball world. However, at a luncheon at the Orange County Automobile Dealer, West said the comments were not directed towards the Lakers.
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The Los Angeles Lakers beat-down the Utah Jazz last night, 120-91. Here is a quarter-by-quarter recap of the game. [LakersNation]
Kobe Bryant defended his team by saying their defense has been great all season long. West criticized the Lakers’ defense, but Bryant went on to say that, “The numbers don’t lie.” [Hoopsnotes: Dimitri Kucharczyk]
Lamar Odom’s circus shot vs. the Jazz is posted below.
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Orlando Magic guard Jason Williams had mysteriously left the team. [Slam Magazine]
Dallas Mavericks’ coach Rick Carlisle and Los Angeles Clippers’ guard Baron Davis got into a verbal altercation last night. [ESPN Dallas/Fort Worth]
Carmelo Anthony is not sure what the future has in store for him. [Slam Magazine: Marcel Mutoni]
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss Thursday night’s game vs. the New York Knicks. [ESPN.com NBA]
The New York Knicks are interested in Marc Gasol and Joel Przybilla. [Slam Magazine]
Kendrick Perkins made his season debut last night, and he sees no chemistry issues with Shaquille O’Neal. [SportingNews: Sean Deveney]
The latest installment of the NBA “Where Amazing Happens Encouragement” commercial with Chris Paul is posted below.
Lamar Odom’s incredible shot.
The latest “Encouragement” commercial.
NBA Results for January 25th, 2011
Denver Nuggets-120 (26-18) Washington Wizards-109 (13-31) -F
Boston Celtics-112 (34-10) Cleveland Cavaliers-95 (8-37) -F
Dallas Mavericks-112 (29-15) Los Angeles Clippers-105 (17-27) – F
Charlotte Bobcats-94 (18-25) Sacramento Kings-89 (10-33) – F
Los Angeles Lakers-120 (33-13) Utah Jazz-91 (27-18) – F
NBA Schedule for January 27th, 2011
Orlando Magic (29-16) at Indiana Pacers (16-25) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
Memphis Grizzlies (22-23) at New Jersey Nets (13-32) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
Philadelphia 76ers (19-25) at Toronto Raptors (13-32) – 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
Denver Nuggets (26-18) at Detroit Pistons (17-28) – 7:30 P.M. EST/ 4:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
Atlanta Hawks (29-16) at Milwaukee Bucks (16-26) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
Oklahoma City Thunder (28-16) at Minnesota Timberwolves (10-34) – 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
Los Angeles Clippers (17-27) at Houston Rockets (21-25) – 8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
Charlotte Bobcats (18-25) at Phoenix Suns (20-23) – 9:00 P.M. EST/ 6:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
San Antonio Spurs (38-7) at Utah Jazz (27-18) – ESPN- 9:00 P.M. EST/ 6:00 P.M. PST
New Orleans Hornets (30-16) at Golden State Warriors (19-25) – 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass