Jul 29, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Byron Scott (center) poses with former Los Angeles Lakers players Jamaal Wilkes and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson and general manager Mitch Kupchak at a press conference to announce Scott

LASH Links: Wednesday, July 30

LASH Links 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 LASH Links UCLA facilities flood, Byron Scott is all the rage at STAPLES and the MLB trade deadline heats up. Happy Wednesday, Los Angeles. You deserve it.

 

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

“Wednesday is hump day which makes Thursday ‘I wonder if he’ll call’ day.”
–Unknown

 

Lakers Links

Los Angeles Lakers may name Julius Randle starter (FanSided)

Byron Scott: It’s about winning titles (ESPN)

Byron Scott: Right guy for the job, but what are the expectations? (LA Times)

First look: Who will be on Lakers Coach Byron Scott’s coaching staff (LA Times)

Byron Scott: Los Angeles is ‘still a Lakers town’ (SI.com)

 

Clippers Links

Expanding the NBA D-League: Five Potential Locations for New Affiliates (Hardwood Paroxysm)

After LA Clippers Matt Barnes’ appeal, arrest made in aunt’s killing (LA Times)

Donald Sterling to keep up fight over Clippers, attorney says (LA Times)

 

Dodgers Links

Trade Rumors: Three Trades The Dodgers Should Make

Vin Scully To Return To Dodgers In 2015

Clayton Kershaw Peaking Too Early?

Yasiel Puig, Legitimate MVP Contender (Lasorda’s Lair)

Alex Guerrero: Martin Prado Clone? (Lasorda’s Lair)

Matt Kemp hits two home runs in Dodgers’ 8-4 win over Braves (LA Times)

All this Dodgers deadline trade talk is absolutely draining (LA Times)

 

Angels Links

Angels Drop Opener to Orioles on 12th Inning Walk-Off Homer (Halo Hangout)

MLB Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Angels more likely to make August deal (FanSided)

Troy Tulowitzki trade rumors: Rockies scout Mets, Cardinals, Angels (FanSided)

Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson hopes hip check leads to better results (LA Times)

 

Kings Links

5 favorites to win the 2015 Stanley Cup (FanSided)

Dwight King agrees on contract with Kings: report (NHL.com)

 

Galaxy Links

Galaxy trades defender Kofi Opare to D.C. United (LA Times)

Galaxy Lining Up Move for Sacha Kljestan (Soccer By Ives)

 

USC Links

USC roundtable: Impact, battles and more (ESPN Insider)

‘A lot of questions loom’ for USC’s offensive line (OC Register)

Rose Bowl to continue as a flexible tradition (Pacific Takes)

 

UCLA Links

Flooding from ruptured water main threatens UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion (USA Today)

UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, Drake Field flooded after massive water main break (SI.com)

BOOM! UCLA Football Picks Up Commitment From 3-Star Linebacker Josh Woods (Go Joe Bruin)

UCLA Basketball Releases Preliminary Conference Schedule (Go Joe Bruin)

UCLA Basketball Releases Their Non-Conference Schedule (Go Joe Bruin)

 

Miscellaneous Links

Cardinals, CB Patrick Peterson: $70M (ESPN)

Report: Initial bid to buy Buffalo Bills tops $1 billion (NBC Sports)

ESPN pulls Stephen A. Smith from air in wake of Ray Rice comments (SI.com)

Raiders owner meets with San Antonio reps (CBS Sports)

 

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