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Lakers have limited options with Julius Randle player exception

On Monday, the NBA granted the Lakers a $1.5-million disabled player exception for injured rookie power forward Julius Randle.

Preview: Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans

The Lakers (1-6) nearly pulled off the upset on Tuesday night, falling to the Grizzlies in Memphis, 107-102.

Five takeaways in Lakers' loss to Memphis

The Lakers didn’t play poorly Tuesday but there was that obvious breakdown in communication on who should take the last shot. Here are five takeaways from their 107-102 loss at Memphis.

Lakers: Week 3 predictions

After defeating the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday (107-92), the Lakers finally got a win to improve to 1-5 on the season.

Lakers' Wayne Ellington takes leave of absence after father is killed

Reserve guard Wayne Ellington has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Lakers after his father, Wayne Ellington Sr., was shot and killed late Sunday.

Lakers Coach Byron Scott scolds Kobe Bryant's shooting critics

Kobe Bryant might set another record Tuesday night, but the game won't stop and there won't be hugs from Lakers teammates amid polite applause from Memphis Grizzlies fans.

Preview: Lakers at Memphis Grizzlies

The Lakers (1-5) won their first game of the season Sunday, defeating the Charlotte Hornets (3-4) by 15 points, 107-92.

Lakers granted $1.5-million disabled player exception for Julius Randle

On Monday, the NBA granted the Lakers a $1.5-million disabled player exception for injured power forward Julius Randle.

Kobe Bryant has huge fan in San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich

When the Lakers play the Spurs on Friday night at Staples Center, it will be the first time San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich and his team will have faced Kobe Bryant in more than a season.

Carlos Boozer says Kobe Bryant 'worth the admission price'

The Lakers got their first win of the season Sunday night, in a balanced attack against the Charlotte Hornets (107-92).

Lakers' Week 2 in review

The Lakers finished Week 2 with their first win of the season, defeating the Charlotte Hornets at Staples Center on Sunday, 107-92.

Five takeaways from Lakers victory over Charlotte

The Lakers won. Finally. Here are five takeaways from their 107-92 victory Sunday against Charlotte.

Preview: Lakers vs. Charlotte Hornets

The Lakers (0-5) hope to notch their first victory of the season Sunday night when they host the Charlotte Hornets (3-3) at Staples Center.

Lakers' Steve Nash opens up to fans about injury, golf clip

Before the regular season began, the Lakers announced that 40-year-old point guard Steve Nash would miss the season with chronic nerve issues in his back.

Wesley Johnson vows to be a new Wesley Johnson on Sunday

The Lakers brought in Wesley Johnson last year, then re-signed him over the summer, hoping the former 4th overall pick (2010) will finally break through as an impact two-way player.

Charles Barkley vows to fast until Lakers win a game

Former all-star and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley has fluctuated in weight throughout much of his post-NBA career. His waist size is often a topic for levity on the "Inside the NBA" broadcast.

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