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To save myself — and everyone reading this 2022

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On the list of Lakers fans were excited to see coming into Summer League, Jay Huff certainly would not have ranked highly on that list. However, the big man showed why the Lakers had him on a two-way deal last season at one point and why his future could be bright. Huff defended the rim exceptionally well on the day, both in transition and the half-court. Officially, he was credited with only two blocks but that both feels inaccurate and doesn’t feel encapsulate how many shots he changed at the rim on the day.

It wasn’t perhaps the expected suspects that did the damage as Max Christie,

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It wasn’t perhaps the expected suspects that did the damage as Max Christie, the Lakers No. 35 overall selection in the 2022 NBA Draft, struggled shooting the ball in his debut. Two-way signing Scotty Pippen Jr. got going more in the second half and fourth quarter, but fellow two-way player Cole Swider was one of the team’s top scorers with 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from range. Mac McClung led the team in scoring with 17 points off the bench while Paris Bass chipped in 15 points. Pippen Jr. did get into double figures with 12, as did Vitto Brown with 11.

It was an absolute onslaught from the first whistle 2022

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To say the Lakers routed the Heat in their Summer League opener on Saturday against the Heat as part of the California Classic would be a vast understatement. The Lakers led wire-to-wire and flirted with a 40-point lead in the fourth quarter, eventually winning 100-66.

Lakers 2022 Preseason Schedule Presented by Delta Air Lines

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The Los Angeles Lakers announced today the team’s preseason schedule for the 2022-23 season. The Lakers will open preseason on Monday, October 3 in Los Angeles at Crypto.com Arena versus the Sacramento Kings. Los Angeles will then head to Las Vegas for back-to-back games against the Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves. The Lakers will play their final three preseason games on a California swing against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center, at home versus the Minnesota Timberwolves, and on the road at Golden 1 Center versus the Sacramento Kings. The easy answer to NFL live Reddit streams being shut down was copyright. Reddit was forced to take action due to infringement on their own policy.

Russell Westbrook has expressed ‘tremendous enthusiasm’ for Darvin Ham hire Fans

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Regardless of whether Russell Westbrook's future is in Los Angeles, it felt remarkable that he was at Monday's early on question and answer session for Darvin Ham. Westbrook's future is pretty much as unsure as any Laker on the program regardless of him without a doubt being on the books for $47 million next season, expecting he gets his player choice. At that public interview, Ham transparently examined Westbrook and his job for next season — maybe one more mark of him being on the program — yet additionally talked about discussions he'd had with Westbrook as of now. Those discussions have obviously been positive ones, as indicated by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, Wojnarowski, who additionally may have unexpectedly referred to him as "Westbrick" to begin the section, discussed Westbrook's response to the Ham employ.

Chris Duhon shares incredible Kobe Bryant story that may not really be true Fans

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The quality of secret that encompassed Kobe Bryant all through his Laker residency has established a climate where pretty much any story in which he's a focal figure feels like it very well may be genuine. The length of his profession has given many, numerous players Kobe stories, and that implies they'll in all likelihood keep on emerging long into the future. Chris Duhon is the ideal illustration of a player few would hope to have an extraordinary Kobe story since few likely recall him as a Laker. Duhon spent only one season in LA subsequent to being remembered for the arrangement that carried Dwight Howard to the Lakers. The 2012-13 season is for the most part associated with heaps of some unacceptable reasons, however it was additionally Kobe's last completely amazing effort. As of late, a clasp of Duhon discussing that season acquired some prominence, first on Reddit, then, at that point, across the web overall. It's really an old clasp, coming from a meeting Duhon had on the KarterKast webcast back in September of a year ago. In the meeting, he shares a comical tale about Bryant that feels like something the Mamba would totally do.

Deion Sanders honors life of high school coach Ron Hoover: 'A man that truly loved us'

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It is crystal clear how big of an impact North Fort Myers High coach Ron Hoover had on Deion Sanders' life. Sanders, who was Hoover's most decorated player at North Fort Myers (Florida), reflected Friday morning on his former high school coach, paying tribute to Hoover, who died Thursday at age 88, and Hoover's coaching style that helped him rack up 117 wins across 18 seasons with the Red Knights. "Coach Hoover really was the first person that I truly understood discipline and leadership, and it came in those consecutive terms," Sanders said. "He disciplined me, which turned into leadership for me. And I never looked back. Sanders played for Hoover at North Fort Myers from 1982-85 before heading to Tallahassee to play for the late Bobby Bowden at Florida State. Before that, Sanders had to deal with getting kicked off the team his junior year of high school for being suspended from school. That's when things changed for the better for the Pro Football Hall of Famer.

Joke’s on you: Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokić wins second MVP

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Nikola Jokić plays for Denver. And for Serbia. Both places can once again make the same claim: For the second consecutive season, they’re home to the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. The league announced Wednesday night that Jokić won back-to-back MVP awards. The Nuggets’ big man is the second consecutive international player to win two in a row, after Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo — from Greece — was honored in 2019 and 2020. This marks the first time international players have won the award in four consecutive seasons. Canada’s Steve Nash went back-to-back for Phoenix in 2005 and 2006, followed by Germany’s Dirk Nowitzki for Dallas in 2007. International players finished 1-2-3. Jokić got 65 first-place votes and 875 points from the panel of writers and broadcasters. Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid was second with 26 first-place votes and 706 points; Antetokounmpo was third, with nine first-place votes and 595 points. Devin Booker of Phoenix wound up fourth. Anyone if they want to know all the details on how to watch the 2023 Rugby World Cup live streaming on TV

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss: ‘When you spend that kind of money on the luxury tax, you expect to go deep into the playoffs

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General manager Rob Pelinka technically runs the Lakers’ front office. LeBron James/Anthony Davis/Klutch Sports have asserted power. Rambis, Linda Rambis, Phil Jackson and Magic Johnson – to the chagrin of many in Los Angeles – hold influence. But Lakers owner Jeanie Buss wants to remind you the buck stops with her.