NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 118, Golden State 116

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Steve Blake with 42 seconds left put Los Angeles in front Friday and the Lakers survived with a 118-116 win over Golden State.

NBA: LA Lakers 113, Sacramento 102

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- Antawn Jamison and Steve Blake combined for nine 3-pointers Sunday and the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers got past Sacramento 113-102.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 99, Atlanta 98

LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant put Los Angeles ahead on a driving lay-in with 9 seconds remaining Sunday and the Lakers used his 34 points to edge Atlanta 99-98.
Lakers' Blake fined for comments to fan

Lakers' Blake fined for comments to fan

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake has been fined $25,000 for "inappropriate" comments he made toward a fan during a game, the NBA said Tuesday.

Environmental cleanup for Moody AFB

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A dozen sites on a U.S. Air Force base in Georgia are to undergo environmental restoration.

NBA: Oklahoma City 77, LA Lakers 75

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 17 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant and James Harden led a game-closing 9-0 run Wednesday that rallied the Oklahoma City Thunder a 77-75 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 96, Denver 87

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- Steve Blake keyed a fourth-quarter run Saturday that boosted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 96-87 win over Denver and first-round playoff series triumph.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 92, Denver 88

DENVER, May 7 (UPI) -- Ramon Sessions and Steve Blake each hit late 3-pointers Sunday, sending the Los Angeles Lakers to a 92-88 win over Denver and a 3-1 playoff series lead.
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 97, Boston 94

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 97, Boston 94

LOS ANGELES, March 11 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant had 26 point and seven assists and Andrew Bynum finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds Sunday in the Los Angeles Lakers' 97-94 win over Boston.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 103, Portland 92

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant pumped in 28 points and Andrew Bynum added a double-double Monday, powering the Los Angeles Lakers' 103-92 win over Portland.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 108, Houston 99

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant scored 37 points and Andrew Bynum dominated in the paint Tuesday in the Los Angeles Lakers' 108-99 win over Houston.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 99, New York 82

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant paced Los Angeles with 28 points in 33 minutes Thursday, bringing the Lakers a 99-82 win over New York.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 112, Houston 110

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Pau Gasol scored 29 points and Steve Blake hit the winning 3-pointer with 18.8 seconds to play Tuesday in the Los Angeles Lakers 112-110 win over Houston.

NBA: LA Clippers 107, LA Lakers 91

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Steve Blake had 23 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds Wednesday and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-91.

NBA: LA Clippers 99, Sacramento 89

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon scored 30 points and Chris Kaman had 22 points and 16 rebounds Saturday to lead the Los Angeles Clippers past Sacramento 99-89.
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Steve Blake
Denver Nuggets guard Steve Blake (R) fights for loose ball with Golden State Warriors forward Al Harrington (L) in the first quarter at the Pepsi Center in Denver February 12, 2007. Blake recovered the ball on the play. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Steven Hanson Blake (born February 26, 1980 in Hollywood, Florida) is an American professional basketball point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. Previously, he played for the Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Clippers.

Blake spent his freshman and sophomore year at Miami Killian High School and then transferred to Miami High School, where he played with another future NBA player, Udonis Haslem. Miami won consecutive state championships, but after the Miami New Times exposed the fact that Blake and other players, under current Kansas State head coach Frank Martin, were using fake addresses to enroll in the school, one of the titles was expunged. After being banned from playing again anywhere in the FHSAA, he then attended Oak Hill Academy before coming to Maryland.

After high school, he attended the University of Maryland. Blake was the team's starter the first day of his freshman year and was the first ACC player to compile 1,000 points, 800 assists, 400 rebounds and 200 steals. He finished his career 5th in NCAA all-time career assists with 972. Widely known for his superb passing ability, Blake helped lead the Terrapins to a Final Four appearance (2001) and the 2002 NCAA championship; less well-known for his scoring, Blake did average eleven points per game in his senior year. He averaged over six assists per game in each of his four years, including averages of 7.9 and 7.1 in 2002 and 2003, respectively. For his efforts, he was named to a variety of all-ACC teams during his career, including the rookie and defensive squads, capped by a first-team All-ACC spot his senior year. At the start of the 2003–04 basketball season, Blake's uniform number (25) became only the 15th to be retired to the rafters of Maryland's Comcast Center.

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