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Los Angeles Lakers To Make Major Change To Staff

Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James and Anthony Davis in Kobe Bryant's numbers

Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James and Anthony Davis in Kobe Bryant’s numbers

The Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly be on the search for a new head trainer after a wave of injuries swept through the team in 2020-21.

According to a report from ESPN, Nina Hsieh, who was promoted to the head trainer position two seasons ago, did not get her contract renewed this offseason.

This decision by the Lakers front office comes just a few weeks after the team was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.

LA’s 4-2 loss to the Phoenix Suns came largely due to some key injuries on the roster with Anthony Davis (groin), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (knee) and Alex Caruso (ankle) all missing time in the series. Superstar forward LeBron James was also battling a high-ankle sprain that kept him out for the final 30 games of the regular

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Sports in Brief: Jones wins Adidas Nationals; Spitters awarding grant; Bowling finals change | Local Sports

Jones wins Adidas Nationals

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Hunter Jones won the indoor 5,000-meter run at the 2021 Adidas Indoor Nationals Friday night at the Virginia Beach Sport Center.

The Benzie Central sophomore finished the race with a time of 14:49.76 to beat Ty Garrett, a sophomore in Highlands Ranch, Co., by less than a second. Garrett raced for a time of 14:50.57.

Both Jones and Garrett broke the sophomore record of 14:54.29, held by Elijah Armstrong of Pocatello, Idaho since March of 2013. Armstrong is now a sophomore at Boise State University.

Jones races in the 2 mile Saturday as well.

Pit Spitters to give $2,000 in equipment

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Pit Spitters and the Northwoods League Foundation are teaming up to award a grant, worth more than $2,000 of Rawlings youth baseball equipment.

In total, The Northwoods League Foundation will award 22 equipment grants to

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