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Kobe Bryant is the third-best shooting guard in the league, according to a poll of general managers.
Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 114-108 overtime exhibition loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night:
Kobe Bryant appeared before the media late Tuesday night and never looked upset at the question he seemed to know was coming.
Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin, who missed the last three games with sprained ankles, has played tonight against the Phoenix Suns at the Honda Center.
The Lakers brought in 6-foot-10 forward/center Ed Davis this offseason on a two-year minimum contract worth $2.1 million (with a player option on the second season).
The score almost said it all: Golden State 116, Lakers 75. It was just as ugly as it would indicate, the Lakers trailing by 26 after the first quarter and 40 after the third. Here are five things to take away from their second-largest exhibition loss since the team began keeping pre-season...
Jordan Clarkson will miss at least a week of action after suffering a moderate left calf strain.
Kobe Bryant continued his strong start in exhibition play, scoring 10 points in 11 minutes of play in the first quarter against Golden State on Thursday night at Staples Center.
The Lakers play their second preseason game on Thursday night, hosting the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center.
New forward Carlos Boozer played almost 21 minutes Monday, scoring six points with four rebounds and three assists as the Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets, 98-95, in their preseason opener.
The Lakers are quickly adjusting to life after Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as coach after a 27-55 season.
The Lakers stand to have significant spending power in 2016-17 free agency, with the NBA announcing on Monday a lucrative extension of their national television deal with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TNT) and the Walt Disney Company (ABC, ESPN).
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season.
The Lakers were dealt their first significant setback of the 2014-15 season on Friday, when Nick Young was ruled out for approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb.
Nick Young's nickname of "Swaggy P" has seemingly universal appeal, but new teammate Jeremy Lin isn't sold yet.
Lakers small forward Nick Young sprained his right thumb at practice on Friday.
The Lakers finished their third day of preseason practice on Thursday, continuing to scrimmage and run.
After a difficult 27-55 season, the Lakers landed the seventh overall pick in the draft, selecting University of Kentucky power forward Julius Randle.
The Lakers made a $48.5-million gamble that Kobe Bryant will return to form after a lost season due to knee and Achilles' injuries.
When Kobe Bryant first approached Nick Young about working out together in the summer, Young admitted he was nervous.