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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 will sit out the Christmas Day game against the Chicago Bulls, the second consecutive game he has missed so he can rest.
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 will sit out Tuesday night, when the Lakers (8-19) host the Golden State Warriors (22-3).
After their best week of the season, the Lakers stumbled through Week 8, dropping all three contests.
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 the Lakers to the list of teams interested in free-agent forward Josh Smith.
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).
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.
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.
Somewhat surprisingly, Nick Young was not suspended for the Lakers’ game Sunday against the Sacramento Kings.
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).
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.
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.
Lakers 26, Thunder 20 (end of first quarter)
All-Star forward Kevin Durant will not play against the Lakers (8-17) on Friday night at Staples Center.
The Lakers (8-17) return to the court on Friday, hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder (12-14).
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).