Los Angeles Teams

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams RB Todd Gurley recalled playing in Seattle as a rookie, in the finale of the 2015 season. He spiked the ball and one of his teammates said, "Boy, what you doing? You better keep that ball. You know how many people score in Seattle? Nobody."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Does Todd Gurley think he's getting the ball enough? "Yeah, man. I go out there and do my job. If I get the ball, I get the ball. If I don't, I don't. As long as we're making plays to win the game. ... The main thing with Coach — he wants the run-pass balance. But stuff never goes to plan in this game. You go through situations, and he sees looks that he likes. .:. There's only one ball, and there's 11 people on the field. You can't get the ball every time. ... That's what it's all about on this team is being able to spread the balm out and not just going to one guy. Everybody can make plays out there."

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade Phillips' first words when he reached the podium today: "Russell Wilson, Russell Wilson,'Russell Wilson." ...

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Todd Gurley called this "one of those games you usually see one of those other teams play in at the end of the year." The Rams are amazingly one of those teams. "Jalen Ramsey said it best: ‘There's new big dogs in the league.'"

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Brook Lopez airballed two straight free throws and he's a 79% free-throw shooter. The airballs weren't even close to the rim.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams RB Todd Gurley was asked how weird it would be to face a Seahawks team without Richard Sherman and Kam Chancellor. He smiled. "God is good," he joked.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams WR Robert Woods and OLB Connor Barwin were full participants in today's practice. LT Andrew Whitworth (knee) did not practice. RT Rob Havenstein (knee) was limited. ILB Mark Barron and C John Sullivan were limited, but not because of injury.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Seahawks' injury report is quite exhaustive.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is out for tonight and not with the team due to personal reasons according to the Lakers.

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams punter Johnny Hekker has co-designed a T-shirt to help raise funds for Southern California wildfire relief efforts. All proceeds will benefit the United Way's Southern California Wildfire Relief Fund. Here's a link: https://athletesbrand.com/products/together-la-united-by-johnny-hekker

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Bogut happy playing mentor in Los Angeles

Andrew Bogut never expected to play big minutes in Los Angeles. But the veteran center is happy playing a mentor role at the Lakers, something he is keen to replicate as part of Australia's Tokyo Olympic team.

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Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Spoke with ESPN 100 PG Courtney Ramey. Will take an official visit to Texas Dec 27-30, as well as Villanova and UCLA in February. Already visited Oklahoma State. He is still looking at Ohio State, Louisville and Missouri. ‬Ramey is out with a broken wrist but his team Webster Groves plays Memphis East tonight 7pm est ESPN2

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lakers will have a "KOBELAND" street festival on Chick Hearn Court at L.A. LIVE before Kobe Bryant has both of his 8 and 24 numbers retired during Monday's game against Golden State. The festival, which is free from 4-7 P.M., includes interactive games, a Kobe-inspired Ferris Wheel, photo opportunities and a Nike "8" and "24" branded truck onsite.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball says his brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo, heading to play pro ball in Lithuania is "a good decision." "We talked about it as a family," Ball said. "Wishing them the best over there." When asked if 16-year-old LaMelo will be OK overseas at such a young age, Ball said, "as long as he's playing basketball, he'll be fine. They're not going by themselves, they'll be people over there with them."