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  • LeBron James loses in LA Lakers debut despite sensational start

    LeBron James made an electric start to life with the Los Angeles Lakers, but his impressive performance was not enough to earn the win. James tallied 26 points, 12 rebounds six assists on a much anticipated debut, but his team still slipped to a 128-119 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. It was the first time James played within the competitive Western Conference, and called for patience as his new teammates learn to play together. "It's not instant oatmeal. It's not that fast," James said...

  • LeBron Becoming Best Self with Lakers, but LA Needs More from Supporting Cast

    Anything could've happened in LeBron James' debut with the Los Angeles Lakers , which eventually resulted in a 128-119 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers while he recorded 26 points, 12 rebounds and six assists...

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  • James scores 26, loses in Lakers debut to Blazers

    LeBron James opened with two thunderous dunks and had 26 points and 12 rebounds in his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the Portland Trail Blazers prevailed 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Damian Lillard had 28 points and Nik Stauskas came off the bench to score 24 for Portland, which won its 18th straight home opener to extend an NBA record. It was the Blazers' 16th straight victory over the Lakers. The opening festivities were tempered by the death this...

  • LeBron James Throws Down Thunderous Breakaway Dunk for 1st Points as Laker

    New uniform, same LeBron. Thursday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers marked LeBron James ' first game as a Los Angeles Laker, and he wasted little time getting ...

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  • Kobe Bryant Predicts 'the Lakers Are Going to Surprise a Lot of People'

    The Los Angeles Lakers are currently in the midst of a five-year playoff drought, but with LeBron James now on board, Kobe Bryant believes this year's squad can make some noise...

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  • LeBron on debut hype: 'First step of long journey'

    Before the madness of his much-hyped Lakers debut began, LeBron James was a picture of tranquility as he sat at his locker stall, calling Thursday night's opener "the first step of a long journey for us."