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December 14, 2012 | By Eric Pincus
If there's a rock bottom for the Lakers to hit, Friday night in Washington would certainly qualify. The Lakers (9-14), losers of four straight, will visit the Wizards (3-16), who are currently dead last in the NBA. After a taxing loss in New York on Thursday against the Knicks, the Lakers will have to muster enough energy to beat a vulnerable but desperate Washington team. The Wizards have yet to play John Wall (knee) and recently lost his temporary replacement, A.J. Price, to a broken hand.
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September 9, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
The Lakers added to their roster over the past week, inviting free agents Shawne Williams and Xavier Henry to training camp . Though terms were not released, neither is expected to have a full guarantee and will have to earn a spot on the team's 15-man roster (although the Lakers could decide to carry just 13 or 14 players). The Lakers were also linked in reports to 35-year-old forward Pete Mickeal and veteran point guard Sebastian Telfair . A player the Lakers once pursued in trade, Michael Beasley , was waived by the Phoenix Suns.
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December 24, 2012 | By Eric Pincus
The Lakers had a perfect Week 8, winning both games to extend their win streak to four.  Both Steve Nash and Pau Gasol returned from injury and the team finally got the chance to see the roster play as designed.  Now at 13-14, the Lakers have a chance to climb above .500 by the close of Week 9.  All told, the Lakers are still four losses behind the cumulative predictions for weeks 1-8 . The New York Knicks will be a tough challenge on...
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