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Fighting Father Time: Derek Fisher Refuses To Change

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We've seen players from the 1996 come and go in this league, and while some have arguably had more successful careers, no one's persistence is quite as surprising as Derek Fisher's.

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2014 NBA All-Star Game Starters Announced

The 2014 NBA All-Star game is just weeks away, and earlier tonight the starters were announced for the game.

For the East, we have leading vote getter, LeBron James, along with Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane

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Kendall Marshall Wants Superstar Teammate to Follow Him on Twitter

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Kendall Marshall bursted onto the NBA scene on Friday night, dropping 20 points, dishing out 15 assists and recording 6 rebounds – all career-highs – as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz 110-99.

The 22-year-old signed a two-year, non-guaranteed contract with the team which pays him $547,570 this season and, if retained next year, increases to $915,243.

Since the game, Marshall’s Twitter followers have grown in the thousands, and while he is certainly excited about it, he is still waiting for that one coveted follow.

 

 

Kobe Bryant, Marshall’s own teammate has yet to follow him. Earlier on Saturday, Bryant tweeted some telling information:

 

 

Marshall may need to put up another historic performance before the Black Mamba decides whether or not he is worthy.

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Los Angeles’s Christmas Present: Farmar to Return

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The Los Angeles Lakers are finally getting one of their point guards back.

Jordan Farmar will return to the court on Wednesday after missing the last 10 games with a hamstring issue. Farmar, combined with Steve Nash who has been out with nerve damage in his back and Steve Blake, sidelined with a torn ligament in his elbow have left the Lakers without a point guard for much of the season. Kobe Bryant filled in for the six games he played prior to fracturing his knee. Xavier Henry has started in his place since.

Los Angeles signed 2012 first-round pick Kendall Marshall to address their lack of depth at the position, though he seen minimal playing time since joining the squad.

Through 18 games, the 27-year-old is averaging 9.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.4 assists in just under 19 minutes per contest.

The Lakers host the Miami Heat on Christmas Day at 5:00 P.M. ET on ABC.