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Nuggets Crush Lakers To Force Game 7

Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

05/11/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives on Corey Brewer #13 of the Denver Nuggets during Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kobe Scores 38 To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets, Go Up 2-0 In Series

Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver’s late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.

05/02/2012

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Lakers’ Jordan Hill Charged With Felony Assault

Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney’s office.

05/01/2012

Ron Artest #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers gets ready to take on the Golden State Warriors on April 6, 2011 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Metta World Peace Makes Elbow Jokes On Twitter

Metta World Peace got busy tweeting to his 324,000+ followers on Friday night: (Most recent on top) “I’m out socially right now..Lots of girls.. Just conversation.. But they scared to sit next to me.The afraid of my elbows.Not a good feeling”

04/29/2012

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NBA Western Conference Playoff Matchups And Predictions

The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.

04/27/2012

Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes a save against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on November 4, 2010 in St. Louis. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Sharks Set To Face St. Louis In Playoff Opener

The Blues were the first team to clinch a playoff spot, the Sharks among the last. That was most unusual for a franchise that’s made it to the Western Conference finals the last two seasons.

04/12/2012

49ers vs Chargers

GameDay: 49ers Poll Question – 9/1/11

49ers Poll Question: Where will the 49ers finish this season in the NFC West standings?

09/01/2011

Joe Thornton of the San Jose Sharks. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Thornton To Start Game 5 For Sharks Despite Injury

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton is expected to play a potential elimination game in Game 5 of the Western Conference final despite leaving the previous game with an injury.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal in the third period to give the Sharks a 4-2 lead over the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sharks Look To Build On Last Season’s Success

There was a far different mindset surrounding the San Jose Sharks as they prepared to open this season. After spending the past few years doing their best to forget about the previous season’s playoff disappointment, the Sharks enter this season looking to build on a run to the Western Conference final and finally get to the Stanley Cup final for the first time in franchise history.

CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010

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