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Kuzma ruled out of exhibition with sore ankle

Kyle Kuzma was held out of USA Basketball's exhibition game at Australia for precautionary reasons on Saturday after telling team officials that his left ankle was sore.

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Kyle Kuzma (left ankle soreness) is not playing for USA Basketball today in Melbourne. Team saying decision to sit him was made out of an abundance of caution. It is not believed to be a serious issue

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14hAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Howard to join Lakers with stern caveat

Dwight Howard will sign with the Los Angeles Lakers after he and his representatives reached an agreement on a buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, league sources told ESPN.

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Dwight Howard's deal with the Lakers will be non-guaranteed, league source tells ESPN. Howard had several meetings with Lakers officials, and they'll give him a chance to show he's made changes in how he conducts himself. Lakers players were involved in process.

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Lakers completed workouts and meetings with Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah on Thursday and have Mo Speights at the team's facility today, league sources tell ESPN. Both Howard and Noah left impressions that they could be helpful to the team.

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White: 'Blackballed' Melo left hanging by LeBron

Former NBA player Royce White, who now plays in the BIG3 league, said he's curious why LeBron James' Lakers haven't signed Carmelo Anthony when they were looking for players to add to their roster.

Stephen A. not worried about Lakers after Cousins' injury (0:38)
Rose: Howard is too accomplished for Lakers bench role (1:39)
3d

The Hoop Collective: Sterling Affairs, Lakers Roster, Clippers Outlook

Brian Windhorst, Ohm Youngmisuk and Ramona Shelburne begin by discussing the new 30 for 30 Podcasts series, "The Sterling Affairs," about former Clippers owner Donald Sterling's fall from power. Then, the trio talks about how the Clippers and Lakers will perform in the 2019 season (23:00). Plus, will the Lakers take a chance on Carmelo Anthony and/or Dwight Howard (36:15)?

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4dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Lakers set workouts for Noah, Howard

The Lakers, trying to cobble together a center rotation in the wake of DeMarcus Cousins' knee injury, will evaluate Joakim Noah, Dwight Howard and Mo Speights, sources told ESPN.

Young: Howard brings too much baggage to fit with Lakers (1:46)
Any chance the Lakers sign Howard? (1:12)
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6dRamona Shelburne

Sources: Howard OK'd to talk with Lakers, others

Dwight Howard's representatives have been given permission by the Grizzlies to speak to teams that might have interest in acquiring the center, including the Lakers, sources say.

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6dNick DePaula

Who has the best kicks on Team USA?

Gregg Popovich has been described as the biggest star on Team USA, but how do his Nike Air Monarchs compare to Jayson Tatum's Jordan Jumpman Diamonds and the shoes of his teammates?

Foxworth: Lakers' title chances are better without Cousins (0:48)
Kerr is devastated for Cousins after ACL injury (0:54)
Draymond: Boogie was built to rebound from ACL tear (1:16)
Kuzma saddened by Cousins' ACL injury (1:12)
Woj: No timeline for Boogie's ACL surgery (1:52)
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9dAdrian Wojnarowski

Lakers' Cousins has torn ACL, may miss season

Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire season after team doctors confirmed he has a torn ACL in his left knee -- his third serious leg injury in the last year and a half.

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Test results are conclusive today in Los Angeles: Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a torn left ACL, agent Jeff Schwartz tells ESPN.

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The Los Angeles Lakers can file for the Disabled Player Exception (DPE) on DeMarcus Cousins. However, because Cousins salary is only $3.5M, the DPE would only be worth $1.75M. The NBA would need to deem Cousins out until June 15 for the exception to be granted. The Lakers currently have the veteran minimum exception and an open roster spot available.

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.816th
Rebounds Per Game46.66th
Assists Per Game25.611th
Points Allowed113.510th

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