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Phil Jackson reveals 2011 prostate cancer diagnosis

Phil Jackson - Photo credit: AP/Getty

Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson Reveals He Had Prostate Cancer in 2011 4:00 pm (via The Daily Independent)

Today’s News: Our Take – Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson Reveals He Had Prostate Cancer in 2011 Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson reveals in his new book Eleven Rings that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011, according to the Orange County Register. In the memoir, Jackson says…

 

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Lakers finally finished after Spurs’ 4-game sweep

Published by EOTM News Editor on April 29th, 2013 - in Breaking News, LA Lakers, NBA
Lakers finally finished after Spurs’ 4-game sweep (via The Daily Sentinel)

The Los Angeles Lakers gave away thousands of white towels to their fans Sunday, and the unintended symbolism became devastatingly appropriate. The Lakers started the season with a loaded roster and championship aspirations. They finished with Kobe Bryant leaning on crutches and Dwight Howard getting…

 

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Spurs crush Lakers, Warriors win against Nuggets – EOTM Sports News

Published by EOTM News Editor on April 27th, 2013 - in Breaking News, EOTM Sports News, LA Lakers, NBA, Sports, Sports News
Spurs crush Lakers, Warriors win against Nuggets (via AFP)

The San Antonio Spurs handed the Los Angeles Lakers their worst home NBA playoff loss in club history, crushing the injury-hit Lakers 120-89 to push them to the brink of elimination. Tim Duncan scored 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds and point guard Tony Parker contributed 20 points for San Antonio…

 

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Kobe Bryant out for up to 9 months with torn Achilles – LA Lakers

NBA star Bryant out for up to 9 months with torn Achilles (via AFP)

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant faces up to nine months on the sidelines after his season-ending injury was confirmed as a torn left Achilles, the NBA team said Saturday. The 15-time all-star Bryant had left the court in agony toward the end of Friday’s 118-116 win over Golden State and later declared…

NBA Bitter end for Kobe Bryant & Lakers

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Bitter end for Kobe & Lakers
(via Fox Sports)

Bill Reiter Updated Apr 13, 2013 12:58 PM ET   LOS ANGELES This is not how it was supposed to end. This is not how a legend like Kobe Bryant is supposed to cap perhaps the most daunting season of his career. A slew of sensational end-of-season games in which he had placed on his aging shoulders and…

Magic Johnson’s Son steps out in Hollywood holding hands with a man

By Tanya Blake – Follow on Twitter @EOTMOnline - Facebook @EOTM.Media

Earvin “E.J.” Johnson III, son of Los Angeles Lakers icon Magic Johnson  made headlines on Tuesday after stepping out in Hollywood with an unidentified man.

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TMZ was the first to break the story obtaining a brief interview with the basketball legends first born. See clip below.

Earvin "E.J." Johnson III and a unidentified man. Photo credit: TMZ/Getty

During the interview, the reporter made small talk — asking the younger Johnson about the new Dodgers season and the Lakers’ playoff chances. They did not actually confirm the “legitimacy” of the “relationship in the video.”

Love and pride Fashion   Later in the day Magic Johnson made a statement to the outlet:

“Cookie and I love E.J. and support him in every way. We’re very proud of him.”

The 20-year-old is a student at New York University and from what we were able to gather his sexuality has never been reported on, until today.

NBA Power Rankings: Sizzling Lakers slide into Top 10

Published by EOTM News Editor on March 17th, 2013 - in Breaking News, Entertainment News, LA Lakers, NBA, Sports News
NBA Power Rankings: Sizzling Lakers slide into Top 10 (via NJ.com)

Copyright ImageClick to View View full size The Associated Press All stats and records are for games played through Friday, March 15. 1. Miami Heat (50-14) If they win Monday, may never lose again. 2. Denver Nuggets (45-22) Held Special Olympics Colorado basketball clinic. 3. Oklahoma City Thunder (…

Kobe Bryant out indefinitely with sprained ankle

Kobe Bryant - Credit: Getty/Yahoo Sports News

Bryant out indefinitely with sprained ankle (via AFP)

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFPKobe Bryant clutches his ankle and writhes on the floor in agony, on March 13, 2013. Bryant severely sprained his left ankle in the last minute of the 96-92 loss to the Atlanta Hawks and is out indefinitely.Kobe Bryant severely sprained his left ankle in the last minute…

NBA Power Rankings: Thunder join the Heat in Top 2

Published by EOTM News Editor on March 9th, 2013 - in Breaking News, Entertainment News, LA Lakers, NBA, Sports News
NBA Power Rankings: Thunder join the Heat in Top 2 (via NJ.com)

View full size LeBron James,center, congratulates Miami Heat teammates Shane Battier (31), Chris Bosh,(1) Norris Cole,(30) and Dwyane Wade,(3) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Friday, March 8, 2013. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago…