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After UCLA routes USC 75-59, they position themselves for tournaments
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 27 February 2013
UCLA's defense was one key to their victory over USC, as Jordan Adams (above) and his teammates held USC to just 35.3 percent shooting.  Photo by William "Jaye" Johnson   UCLA freshman Shabazz ... read more >>
Lakers Jerry Buss (1933-2013): Greatest U.S. Sports Team Owner Ever!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 21 February 2013
It must have been awesome to be Jerry Buss.  The guy simply won, big time, in every aspect of life.  Photo by the Associated Press   Jerry Buss was a well known playboy, and the good times kept ... read more >>
For Clippers fans this season is fantastic!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 21 February 2013
Right now in Los Angeles it is all about the Clippers, as Blake Griffin and other young players are running their opponents off of the court.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Chris Paul (right) was supposed ... read more >>
D-Fenders are the best ticket in town
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 30 January 2013
The D-Fenders play at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, on the Lakers practice court.  Guard Courtney Fortson is one of their players who is on the verge of being called up to the NBA.  Photo ... read more >>
Investor seeking to buy Kings
Written by TIM BOOTH Associated Press 11 January 2013
  Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. People with knowledge of the situation said that investor Chris Hansen has contacted ... read more >>
Clippers are the City Champs!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 January 2013
    Point guard Chris Paul (right) has been unstoppable for the Clippers, as the Lakers could not find anybody to guard him.  Photo by Jason Lewis         Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant ... read more >>
D-Fenders games will be televised on Time Warner Cable Sportsnet
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2012
The D-Fenders play their home games at the Toyota Sports Center, the official training facility of the Los Angeles Lakers.  For ticketing information, visit their website at http://www.nba.com/dleague/losangeles/.  ... read more >>
Clippers continue to contend
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor) 19 December 2012
  Defense wins championships, and the Clippers are playing tough on that side of the court.  They are 4th in the league in scoring defense, and they are 1st in forced turnovers.  Photo by Leon Bennett ... read more >>
UCLA Basketball Takes a Step Forward
Written by Steve Finley Sentinel Contributing Sports Writer 19 December 2012
  A 6-9 point guard playing in Los Angeles will naturally be compared to Magic Johnson.  But UCLA’s Kyle Anderson knows that he is a long way away from that level of greatness.  AP Photo/David ... read more >>
The Lakers have fallen… Can they get back up?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 12 December 2012
The Lakers were supposed to be championship contenders, but they have hit the skids over the first month and an half of the season.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor jasonl@lasentinel.net   If ... read more >>
Facebook comments on Mike Brown being fired
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2012
Mike Brown only lasted one season and five games.  Out of the last 10 games that counted, he led the Lakers to a 2-10 record, which led to his firing.  Photo by Jeff Lewis     Donald Williams Never ... read more >>
Could be Lakers and Clippers in Western Conference Finals
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 31 October 2012
If Blake Griffin can take the step from All-Star to superstar, the Clippers will be contenders in the West this year.  Photo by Jason Lewis    With the Thunder trading Harden away, the Lakers and ... read more >>
Around the NBA: Lakers more interesting off the court; Clippers guards return; Harden still with no contract; Garnett still upset with Allen
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 20 October 2012
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is just letting former Lakers point guard Smush Parker that he cost him a MVP award.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   Lakers more interesting off the court than on it   Forget about ... read more >>
Lakers kick off preseason with a lot of attention
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 10 October 2012
  With their offseason additions, the Lakers are attracting a ton of attention.  Well, they are the Lakers, so they always attract attention.  Photo by Leon Bennett      Usually nobody pays attention ... read more >>
USA Basketball considering age limit for 2016 Olympics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 15 August 2012
   Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant helped the USA men’s basketball team win the gold medal.  But if NBA Commissioner David Stern has his way, none of them will be eligible ... read more >>
The Lakers trade for No. 17
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 11 August 2012
  The Lakers are now on the verge of their 17th title.  Andrew Bynum (17) served his purpose.  He developed into a good enough player to be traded for Dwight Howard (12), who can help the Lakers catch ... read more >>
Ryan Hollin's Basketball Camp - July 30th - Aug 1st
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2012
    Hard work, dedication and commitment have been constant themes throughout Ryan Hollins’ 6 year NBA career and, prior to embarking on his 7th, he returns to his hometown of Pasadena, CA to give ... read more >>
4th Annual Nike Basketball 3-On-3 Tournament
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2012
The slam-dunk competition is one of many highflying acts at Nike 3-on-3 basketball tournament at L.A. Live. Photo by Jason Lewis There were a number of youth teams at the tournament last year.  Here ... read more >>
LeBron James posts great stats, but disappears again
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
LeBron James finished the game with 30 points, 12 of them coming in the fourth period.  But down the stretch of the game, when the Heat needed him the most, he went scoreless and was not engaged in the ... read more >>
The Clippers are heading into an extremely important off-season
Written by Robert Gillard III (Sports Writer) 30 May 2012
The Clippers have to resolve a number of issues going into next season, one being figuring out how to get guard Eric Bledsoe on the court more.  Photo by Jason Lewis This may be the most important off-season ... read more >>
Clippers took two steps forward
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 May 2012
The Clippers and forward Blake Griffin made great strides this year, but in the end it was not enough.  Photo by Jae C. Hong (AP)But the Spurs sent them one step backBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netAfter ... read more >>
Lakers continue to disappoint
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 May 2012
The Lakers were in a position to win both Games 2 & 4, but instead the Thunder celebrated on their way to a 3-1 series lead.  Photo by Mark J. TerrillDon’t count on a comeback from this Lakers team ... read more >>
Game 2 loss hurts the Lakers big time
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 May 2012
The Lakers seemed this close, but in reality they were really far away.  Photo by Sue Ogrocki (AP)A win would have put them in the mix, but a blown lead has them on the verge of being out of the series. ... read more >>
Playoff schedule unkind to Lakers and Clippers…and so are their opponents
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
The Lakers could not stop the Thunder's athletic ability, while the Spurs were too efficient on offense for the Clippers.  Photos by The Associated PressBased on history, the Lakers and Clippers had no ... read more >>
Playoff advancement bitter and sweet for Lakers, Clippers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 May 2012
Metta World Peace came back just in time to help the Lakers avoid embarrassment.  Photo by Mark J. Terrill (AP)Caron Butler was supposed to be knocked out of the playoffs with a hand injury, but he was ... read more >>

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