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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers hope LeBron James continues, but say he has 'earned right' to retire
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers hope LeBron James continues, but say he has 'earned right' to retire

LeBron James retirement hint appeared to catch many — including the Lakers front office — off-guard, given that James signed a two-year contract extension with the team last August.

NBA: LeBron James posts historic first half, questions future after Lakers eliminated
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NBA: LeBron James posts historic first half, questions future after Lakers eliminated

LeBron James spoke about himself as part of the Lakers next season, he also said he hasn't made up his mind.

Nikola Jokic leads Nuggets past Lakers 113-111, into their first NBA Finals
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Nikola Jokic leads Nuggets past Lakers 113-111, into their first NBA Finals

Denver Nuggets advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in team history, sweeping the Western Conference finals 4-0 over the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: 'Amazing' Jamal Murray leads Denver Nuggets rally in 108-103 win over Los Angeles Lakers
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NBA: 'Amazing' Jamal Murray leads Denver Nuggets rally in 108-103 win over Los Angeles Lakers

Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Nikola Jokic racked up another triple-double with 23 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists for the Nuggets, but it was Murray who starred when it mattered most

NBA: Nikola Jokic leads Nuggets past Lakers 132-126 in Western Conference finals opener
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NBA: Nikola Jokic leads Nuggets past Lakers 132-126 in Western Conference finals opener

Nikola Jokic recorded his sixth triple-double of these NBA playoffs with 34 points, 21 rebounds and 14 assists, powering the Nuggets to a 1-0 series lead.

NBA Playoffs: Denver Nuggets focused on vanquishing LeBron James and Lakers, not ghosts of the past
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NBA Playoffs: Denver Nuggets focused on vanquishing LeBron James and Lakers, not ghosts of the past

The Nuggets have lost all seven playoff series against the Lakers in their history, including inside the NBA bubble in 2020.

NBA Playoffs: Lakers, Heat advance to Conference finals with Game 6 wins
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NBA Playoffs: Lakers, Heat advance to Conference finals with Game 6 wins

LeBron James had 30 points, nine rebounds and nine assists and the Lakers ended the Golden State Warriors' reign with a 122-101 victory in Game 6 of the second-round series.

NBA: Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks stave off elimination to force Game 6s
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NBA: Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks stave off elimination to force Game 6s

Game 6 will take place in Los Angeles with the Lakers 5-0 at home this postseason, having won eight consecutive games on their own floor

Los Angeles Lakers rout Golden State Warriors, Heat rip Knicks to grab NBA series leads
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Los Angeles Lakers rout Golden State Warriors, Heat rip Knicks to grab NBA series leads

Davis Anthony scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while LeBron James added 21 points to lead the host Lakers over the Warriors 127-97

NBA Playoffs: Lakers crush Grizzlies to advance, Kings stay alive against Warriors
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NBA Playoffs: Lakers crush Grizzlies to advance, Kings stay alive against Warriors

The Los Angeles Lakers won a playoff series for the first time since winning the club's 17th NBA title in 2020

NBA Playoffs: Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat oust top seeds Bucks, advance to face Knicks
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NBA Playoffs: Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat oust top seeds Bucks, advance to face Knicks

Miami are the sixth No 8 seeds to beat a No. 1 seed. The last time it happened was in 2012, when 76ers beat the Bulls

NBA Playoffs: Jimmy Butler scores 56 points, Heat have Bucks on brink of elimination; Lakers sink Grizzlies
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NBA Playoffs: Jimmy Butler scores 56 points, Heat have Bucks on brink of elimination; Lakers sink Grizzlies

Jimmy Butler all but single-handedly led Heat to a 119-114 win that leaves the Bucks 3-1 down in the best-of-seven NBA Eastern Conference first-round series

NBA: Anthony Davis propels Los Angeles Lakers to key win over Minnesota Timberwolves
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NBA: Anthony Davis propels Los Angeles Lakers to key win over Minnesota Timberwolves

The Lakers improved their record to 39-38 — their first time over .500 this season — and more importantly leapfrogged ahead of the Timberwolves into seventh place in the tight Western Conference playoff race

NBA: LeBron James reveals opting out of foot surgery to aid Lakers' push for playoffs
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NBA: LeBron James reveals opting out of foot surgery to aid Lakers' push for playoffs

James revealed the severity of the foot injury that forced him to miss 13 games for the Los Angeles Lakers in post-game comments, saying two doctors had recommended surgery.

NBA: Bulls spoil James' return from long injury layoff by beating Lakers; Cavaliers clinch playoff berth
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NBA: Bulls spoil James' return from long injury layoff by beating Lakers; Cavaliers clinch playoff berth

Chicago Bulls handed Los Angeles Lakers a 118-108 loss to tighten their hold on the final Eastern Conference play-in spot and spoil LeBron James' return from a 13-game injury absence.

NBA: Warriors win as Mavs cry foul, Ja Morant impresses on Grizzlies return
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NBA: Warriors win as Mavs cry foul, Ja Morant impresses on Grizzlies return

The main talking point between Warriors-Cavs was a bizarre moment in the third quarter, when Dallas came out onto the court following a timeout and set up on the wrong side of the court

Los Angeles Lakers trading Russell Westbrook to Utah Jazz in 3-team swap
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Los Angeles Lakers trading Russell Westbrook to Utah Jazz in 3-team swap

Russell Westbrook's tenure with his hometown team lasted just 130 tumultuous games.

NBA: LeBron James vows to play on after 'surreal' feat of breaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's scoring record
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NBA: LeBron James vows to play on after 'surreal' feat of breaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's scoring record

LA Lakers' LeBron James said after his record-breaking night that he was in no mood to exit the stage just yet.

LeBron James becomes highest points scorer in NBA history, surpasses Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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LeBron James becomes highest points scorer in NBA history, surpasses Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

LeBron James edged Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the highest scorer in NBA history with a two pointer against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

NBA: Ticket demand, anticipation grows as Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James nears Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's scoring record
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NBA: Ticket demand, anticipation grows as Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James nears Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's scoring record

The people occupying those chairs when LeBron James breaks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA scoring record will have an up-close view, with their feet on the very hardwood where the history-making shot happens.