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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

Derick Brassard #16 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battles for the puck with Dan Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings during game in Detroit.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

NHL’s Central Division Might Be League’s Best

Detroit has the Western Conference standings posted in the dressing room right where none of the Red Wings can miss the nightly updates.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2012

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Pat Caputo: Ilitch Needs To Speak Out If Red Wings Aren’t Moved To Eastern Conference

So, after years wronged by being relegated to the Western Conference, circumstances recently twisted toward the Red Wings’ favor.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2011

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference during the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend at the Raleigh Convention Center on January 29, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

NHL Commissioner Bettman Expects Realignment In 2012 Season

Commissioner Gary Bettman believes the NHL will adopt a more balanced schedule when the relocated Winnipeg franchise likely moves to the Western Conference in 2012.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2011

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 01: Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes a save on a shot taken by Daniel Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on May 1, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sharks Beat Red Wings 2-1 To Take 2-0 Series Lead

Antti Niemi delivered the kind of performance in goal that haunted the Sharks all last summer – only this time he did it in a San Jose sweater.

97.1 The Ticket–05/02/2011

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Wings Can’t Explain Home Deficiencies

The Red Wings are battling for the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference down the stretch, which would assure them home-ice advantage for at least the first two rounds of the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2011

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