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LASH Morning Drive: Friday, June 13

The Morning Drive offers you a healthy dose of LA sports news from around the internet. A most excellent way to wake up feeling smart.

In today’s morning drive Julius Randle’s red flag is make believe, Donald goes rogue with PIs and the Dodgers are hurting. Enjoy, Los Angeles. You deserve it.

 

Good Day Quote of the Day, to start your day off right

“I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.” -LeBron James

 

Kings

Stanley Cup Final Channel Surfing: Game 5 Edition (Too Many Men On the Site)

NBC Sports Releases Game 4 TV Ratings (Too Many Men On the Site)
Lakers

Julius Randle does not need foot surgery, his mother says (Washington Post)

NBA Draft Rumors: How far will Julius Randle’s stock drop? (FanSided)

Why the Lakers cooled on Tom Thibodeau (ESPN.com)

Lakers mock drafts: No. 7 pick trade rumors and the latest on Julius Randle (Silver Screen and Roll)

All Signs Point to Byron Scott as Favorite for Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach (Bleacher Report)

 

Clippers

Report: Sterling hires investigators to dig up dirt on NBA execs, owners (FOX Sports

Shelly Sterling Could Get Big Perks if L.A. Clippers Sale Goes Through (The Root)

NBA Draft 2014: Mock Draft Roundup 2.0 (Fully Clips)
Dodgers

Hanley Ramirez out for 2 games (FanSided)

(Alfredo) Simon Says “Dodgers Lose” (Lasorda’s Lair)

Dodgers’ options have been limited by injuries (LA Times)

Skip Schumaker says Dodgers have talent, but it’s not always enough (LA Times)

MLB Rumors: Ben Zobrist will draw more trade interest than David Price (FanSided)
Angels

Angels Single-A affiliate wearing Zombie Apocalypse theme jerseys (Halo Hangout)Coco Crisp robs home run, gives 

Angels fireworks finger wag (FanSided)
USC

Updated Recruiting Big Board for USC Trojans (Bleacher Report)

Still Kickin’ It (USC)
UCLA

NBA Draft 2014: Zach Lavine to work out for Boston Celtics (FanSided)

Utah Jazz: UCLA guard, Favors friend Jordan Adams highlights latest workout (Salt Lake Tribube)

Predicting The Pac-12 South Division (Go Joe Bruin)

UCLA football: Bruins to open training camp Aug. 4 (LA Times)

Kendricks ready to lead UCLA defense (ESPN.com)
Miscellanea

Game 4: Spurs Dominate Heat (Again), Lead 3-1 (Lake Show Life)

Brazil overcomes pressure and Croatia in World Cup opener (LA Times)

Niko Kovac slams ‘ridiculous’ penalty (ESPNFC.com)

 

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