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LASH Morning Drive: Tuesday, July 8

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

In today’s morning drive the Sterling trial gains momentum, ‘Melo is still mum and Dee Gordon gets All-Star love! Happy Tuesday, Los Angeles. You deserve it.

 

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

“I’m not the kind of actor that would know what my character had for breakfast last Tuesday.”
-Liam Neeson

 

Lakers

NBA Free Agency: Lakers Eye Lance Stephenson

The Carmelo Anthony Watch Impacts Julius Randle (Lake Show Life)

Carmelo Anthony Deciding Between LA, NY and Chicago (Sir Charles in Charge)

Carmelo Anthony rumors: Lakers hint they can be ‘his’ team? (FanSided)

Trevor Ariza rumors: Lakers, Heat, Mavericks remain interested (FanSided)

Lakers draft pick Julius Randle relieved to be cleared to play (LA Times)

What Lakers, Knicks can offer Carmelo Anthony may not be so far apart (LA Times)

Lakers still playing waiting game (ESPN)

 

Clippers

Reporters live-tweeting Donald Sterling’s denied motion to move Clippers trial to federal court was on point

Heat add Clips’ Danny Granger, Hornets’ Josh McRoberts before LeBron meeting

Clippers Release 2014 Las Vegas Summer League Roster (Fully Clips)

Dave Chappelle gives his thoughts on Donald Sterling (Fully Clips)

 

Dodgers

Dodger Prospects Nab Three Spots In Baseball America Top 50

Dee Gordon: From Afterthought to All-Star

Los Angeles Dodgers sign Roger Bernadina to minor league deal (Call to the Pen)

Dodgers first-half MVP: Rick Honeycutt? (ESPN)

Dodgers’ streak of limiting walks ends in Denver (LA Times)

 

Angels

Jered Weaver exits start early with lower back tightness (FanSided)

Los Angeles Angels Sweep Astros, Can’t Gain Ground in West (Halo Hangout)

Angels’ win over Blue Jays lifts franchise record to .500 (LA Times)

Mike Trout’s contract extension could end up as a $144.5 million bargain for Los Angeles Angels (Mass Live)

 

Kings

Kings’ Clifford recovering from wrist surgery (NHL.com)

 

Ducks

Ducks’ size up front on display at prospect camp (NHL.com)

The NHL’s top five farm systems (SI.com)

 

Galaxy

MLS should keep growing intelligently, and not by overspending (Denver Post)

 

USC

Leonard Williams, two more Trojans on Bednarik watch list (Reign of Troy)

Was Tre Madden Snubbed from Maxwell Award Watch List? (Reign of Troy)

Nelson Agholor Named to Paul Hornung Award Watch List (Reign of Troy)

Elite 11: USC commit Ricky Town has impressive showing on Day 2 (FanSided)

 

UCLA

UCLA commit Josh Rosen recruiting Iman Marshall, Calvin Broadus at The Opening (Go Joe Bruin)

Elite 11: UCLA commit Josh Rosen makes case to be No. 1 overall recruit (FanSided)

 

Miscellanea

Sources: Bosh considers Rockets’ max offer (ESPN)

Report: Chris Bosh tells Rockets: ‘I want to be in Miami, I want to play with LeBron’ (SI.com)

Aaron Hernandez gets OK to transfer to another jail (NBC Sports)

MLB All-Star Game has self-serve beer machine (CBS Sports)

 

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