National Basketball Association Game Capsules

National Basketball Association Game Capsules

Andrew Bynum had a successful Pacers debut and helped Indiana snap a season-long four-game slide with a 94-83 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. Bynum, signed by Indiana as a free agent on Feb. 1, totaled eight points and 10 rebounds in just under 16 minutes off the bench. David West checked in with 24 points while Paul George and George Hill netted 12 apiece for the Pacers, who bounced back after losing their previous three contests by an average of nearly 20 points per game. Jared Sullinger and Kris Humphries paced Boston with 17 and 15 points, respectively, but the Celtics folded late in dropping their fifth straight road test.
Meeks, Lakers hold off Thunder

Meeks, Lakers hold off Thunder

Jodie Meeks pumped some life back into the Lakers, scoring a career-high 42 points in Los Angeles' 114-110 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 126, Sacramento 122

LOS ANGELES, March 1 (UPI) -- Jordan Farmar went 8-of-10 from 3-point range Friday and the Los Angeles Lakers drained a club-record 19 triples in besting Sacramento 126-122.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 112, Philadelphia 98

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Steve Nash netted 19 points and distributed five assists Friday, igniting the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers over Philadelphia 112-98.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 119, Cleveland 108

CLEVELAND, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Jordan Farmar returned from a 16-game absence to help Los Angeles set a franchise 3-point record Wednesday in the Lakers' 119-108 win over Cleveland.

NBA: Milwaukee 94, Los Angeles Lakers 79

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Brandon Knight rang out 2013 by scoring 37 points and leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 94-79 road win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 106, Detroit 102

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Jordan Farmar put Los Angeles in front for good during a late rally Friday and the Lakers went on to defeat Detroit 106-102.

NBA: Washington 116, Los Angeles Lakers 111

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- John Wall scored 13 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday, enabling the Washington Wizards to hold off the Los Angeles Lakers 116-111.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 102, Golden State 95

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Pau Gasol's 24 points and 10 rebounds Friday pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to a 102-95 win over Golden State.

NBA: Dallas 123, Los Angeles Lakers 104

DALLAS, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Monta Ellis scored 30 points and Jae Crowder added 18 Tuesday and the Dallas Mavericks throttled the Los Angeles Lakers 123-104.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 116, Los Angeles Clippers 103

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Lakers scored 41 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday and outlasted the Los Angeles Clippers 116-103 Tuesday.

Joe Johnson trade becomes official

NEW YORK, July 11 (UPI) -- The Brooklyn Nets officially welcomed six-time all-star guard Joe Johnson Wednesday in a trade with Atlanta involving six players.

Reports: Nets, Magic end Howard trade talk

NEW YORK, July 11 (UPI) -- The Orlando Magic have suspended trade talks with the Brooklyn Nets for all-star center Dwight Howard, multiple reports indicated Wednesday.
Reports: Nets acquire Johnson from Hawks

Reports: Nets acquire Johnson from Hawks

NEW YORK, July 2 (UPI) -- The Brooklyn Nets have acquired all-star guard Joe Johnson from the Atlanta Hawks, multiple reports indicated Monday.

NBA: New Jersey 83, Charlotte 74

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9 (UPI) -- A 3-point play by Jordan Farmar helped New Jersey pull away in the closing minutes Friday and the Nets went on to down Charlotte 83-74.
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Jordan Farmar
Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar (5) and Indiana Pacers center Jeff Foster (10) reach for a rebound at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis February 2, 2007. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Jordan Robert Farmar (born November 30, 1986) is an American professional basketball point guard for the New Jersey Nets of the NBA.

In high school he was the Los Angeles Times High-School Player of the Year in 2003–04. Playing for UCLA in college, he was the Rivals.com National Freshman of the Year in 2004–05. A first round draft pick by the Los Angeles Lakers, he was named to the NBA Rookie Team in 2006–07 and the NBA Sophomore Team in 2007–08. He played for the Lakers from 2006-10, winning NBA Championships with them in 2009 and 2010.

Farmar was born in Los Angeles, California, to his father Damon Farmar (a former minor league baseball outfielder who was a second round draft pick in both 1982 and 1983), and mother, Melinda. His parents divorced when he was 2, and he went to live with his mother, who soon met and married her current husband (Farmar's stepfather), Israeli Yehuda Kolani from Tel Aviv. Farmar and his mother and stepfather are Jewish. His father is African-American.

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