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Five takeaways from Lakers' loss to Dallas

Friday could have been a lot worse here for the Lakers (see box score, Lakers-Mavericks, Nov. 21). Here are five takeaways from a less embarrassing 102-98 loss at Dallas.

Kobe Bryant to miss Christmas Day game against Bulls so he can rest

Kobe Bryant will sit out the Christmas Day game against the Chicago Bulls, the second consecutive game he has missed so he can rest.

Five takeaways from the Lakers' victory over the Golden State Warriors

The Lakers (9-19) upset the Golden State Warriors (23-4), despite playing without Kobe Bryant.  Here are five takeaways from their 115-105 victory on Tuesday at Staples Center.

Kobe Bryant to sit out Tuesday night vs. Golden State Warriors

Kobe Bryant will sit out Tuesday night, when the Lakers (8-19) host the Golden State Warriors (22-3).

Lakers: Week 9 predictions

After their best week of the season, the Lakers stumbled through Week 8, dropping all three contests.

Preview: Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors

The Lakers have dropped three straight games leading into Tuesday's scheduled battle at Staples Center against the team with the NBA's best record, the 23-3 Golden State Warriors.

Add Lakers to list of teams interested in Josh Smith

Add the Lakers to the list of teams interested in free-agent forward Josh Smith.

Lakers Coach Byron Scott still weighing whether to rest Kobe Bryant

The Lakers (8-19) face a difficult schedule this week, playing four games against high-caliber teams: the Golden State Warriors (22-3), Chicago Bulls (17-9), Dallas Mavericks (20-8) and Phoenix Suns (15-14).

Five takeaways from Lakers' loss to Sacramento

The Lakers aren't just bad. They're boring. And predictable. Have we mentioned bad yet? Here are five takeaways from their 108-101 loss Sunday to Sacramento.

Lakers' Week 8 in review

The Lakers finished Week 7 celebrating the highs of a three-game winning streak and Kobe Bryant's passing Michael Jordan for third on the all-time career scoring list.

Lakers' Nick Young avoids suspension

Somewhat surprisingly, Nick Young was not suspended for the Lakers’ game Sunday against the Sacramento Kings.

D-Fenders set NBA Development League scoring record with 175 points

The D-Fenders (5-10) set an NBA Development League record Saturday night, scoring 175 points in a win over the Reno Bighorns (5-6).

Preview: Lakers at Sacramento Kings

The Lakers (8-18) recently defeated the Sacramento Kings (11-15) at Staples Center. The Kings will get a rematch on Sunday night, this time with their star center DeMarcus Cousins -- who missed 10 games with viral meningitis.

Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder

The Lakers (8-18) lost a close one to the Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder (13-14).  Here are five takeaways from their 104-103 loss on Friday at Staples Center.

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant out Friday night vs. Lakers

All-Star forward Kevin Durant will not play against the Lakers (8-17) on Friday night at Staples Center.

Preview: Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

The Lakers (8-17) return to the court on Friday, hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder (12-14). 

Jordan Clarkson scores 27 points, helps D-Fenders improve to 4-10

Lakers rookie guard Jordan Clarkson scored 27 points on Thursday night, helping the D-Fenders improve to 4-10 with a 122-120 victory over the Sioux Falls Skyforce (5-7).

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