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Podcast Page: Dave Lee 12-15-14

Monday Fun Day with Dave and Santa Claus. Click the link above to listen.

12/15/2014

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Kobe Surpasses Jordan, Lakers Beat Timberwolves

Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air.

The Los Angeles Lakers star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA’s career scoring list Sunday night.

12/14/2014

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T-Wolves Beat Lakers After Kobe Misses 3-Pointer

Zach LaVine grew up a Los Angeles Lakers fan. The first time he saw them play at in person at Staples Center, the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie outperformed everyone — including Kobe Bryant.

11/29/2014

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5 Reasons To Be Excited For The NBA Season

Last season was plagued by injuries to the league’s most noted stars, but this offseason proved to be full of action: the draft, big announcements, players sporting new jerseys, coaching changes and the controversies – just to name a few.

10/03/2014

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Keidel: King James And His Court

LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.

06/27/2014

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Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?

06/25/2014

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10 Extremely Awkward Apologies In Sports History

From Donald Sterling and Steve Coburn to Tonya Harding and Mike Tyson, here are some other notable awkward apologies from the world of sports.

06/10/2014

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TTYM: Must-See RGIII Rap Video And Watch An NFL Rookie Run 25 MPH On A Treadmill

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed, Kobe Bryant on Dwight Howard’s Departure, is this the fastest man in the NFL, what it looks like to catch a homerun with your head and […]

07/12/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 4/20

Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.

04/20/2013

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AP Source: NBA Tells Wolves Referees Erred

A person with knowledge of the discussions says the NBA has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves that the referee crew erred on Wednesday night in not calling a foul on Lakers guard Kobe Bryant on the final play of the game.

03/28/2013

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Lakers Win 22nd Straight Against Wolves 120-117

Kobe Bryant had 31 points and seven assists and Dwight Howard had 25 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 120-117 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night, their 22nd straight win over the Timberwolves.

03/27/2013

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Kobe Scores 33 In Lakers’ Latest Win Over Wolves

Starting with Kobe Bryant’s soaring dunk over Nikola Pekovic on their second possession, the Los Angeles Lakers jumped to a big lead against a woeful opponent and never fumbled it away while moving to the brink of a .500 record.

03/01/2013

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 2/1

We’ve got all the winter sports action — plus an interview with Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard — right here.

02/01/2013

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Timberwolves’ Kevin Love Named Nominee For US Olympic Team

Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has been named as a nominee for the 12-man U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.

07/07/2012

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Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 Loss

Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.

05/22/2012

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Thunder Comeback Again To Take 3-1 Lead Against Lakers

Russell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday night.

05/21/2012

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Durant Misses 3-Pointer In Final Seconds As Lakers Take Game 3

Kobe Bryant didn’t miss on 18 free throws and scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied late for a 99-96 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 3 on Friday night, cutting the Thunder’s second-round series lead to 2-1.

05/21/2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 16: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 16, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Collapse In Final Minutes To Hand Thunder 2-0 Series Lead

Kevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night.

05/17/2012

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Metta World Peace Suspended 7 Games

Metta World Peace has been suspended for seven games without pay for elbowing Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the NBA has announced.

04/25/2012

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 24: Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers tries to regain control of the ball against Ivan Johnson #44 of the Atlanta Hawks on April 24, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.   (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Hand Lakers The Pacific Division After Losing To Hawks

With the Clippers losing, the Los Angeles Lakers win the Pacific Division and clinch the 3rd spot in the Western Conference.

04/25/2012

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Timberwolves Update

Kobe Bryant and the Lakers are in Minneapolis to take on a red-hot Kevin Love and the Timberwolves Friday night. The Wolves are streaking right now, winners of 8 of 11 and 5 straight at home. Meanwhile, the Lakers have dropped 2 straight on their current road-trip. They do not want to lose three in a row.

03/09/2012

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Masked Kobe Leads Lakers’ Blowout Of Wolves

Kobe Bryant could be excused for harboring a little grudge after Dwyane Wade broke his nose and gave him a concussion with a hard foul in the All-Star game, of all places.

03/01/2012

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Timberwolves Update

The post All-Star start for the Timberwolves couldn’t have gone any better. Huge games by rookie Derrick Williams and Michael Beasley off the bench powered the Wolves to a 109-97 victory over the Clippers in L.A. And today, we have a special update featuring Supermodel Kate Upton. Read on to see why!

02/29/2012

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Timberwolves Update

Well that was fun!  The Timberwolves walked into Houston Monday night and stormed to a 120-108 victory riding a red-hot 3rd quarter.  A franchise record 42 points in the quarter and a sizzling Michael Beasley […]

01/31/2012

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Bryant, Lakers Outlast Timberwolves 106-101

Kobe Bryant had 35 points and 14 rebounds and Pau Gasol scored 28 to give the Los Angeles Lakers a much-needed road victory, 106-101 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.

01/29/2012

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