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Lakers' Kobe Bryant practices, expected to play against Miami Heat

Kobe Bryant practiced for more than an hour Monday and “feels a whole lot better,” Lakers Coach Byron Scott said.

Kobe Bryant to sit out Lakers game vs. Portland; coach takes blame

Kobe Bryant will sit out Sunday night, when the Lakers (12-25) host the Portland Trail Blazers (29-8) at Staples Center.

Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers preview

The Lakers (11-25) will try to win their second straight game, hosting the Portland Trail Blazers (29-8) on Sunday night at Staples Center.

Third round of All-Star returns has Kobe Bryant fourth overall

Kobe Bryant is still on track to start at guard in the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 15.

Jeanie Buss doesn't see any logic in idea of Lakers tanking

The Lakers (11-24) will lose their first-round pick to the Phoenix Suns if they don't have a top-five selection in the 2015 NBA draft.

Lakers' poor record partially tied to injuries, missed games

The Lakers may have struggled to make the playoffs this season at full strength, but the team has been far from injury-free.

Lakers' Julius Randle has surgery, screw replaced in right foot

Lakers rookie Julius Randle underwent surgery Tuesday to replace a screw in the fifth metatarsal in his right foot.

Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to Portland

Five things to take away from the Lakers' 98-94 loss to the Trail Blazers on Monday night in Portland:

Kobe Bryant says AAU system fails to prepare U.S. basketball players

Kobe Bryant had harsh words for the Amateur Athletic Union after the Lakers' 109-106 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

Lakers' Kobe Bryant fourth overall in All-Star balloting so far

With the latest returns announced on Thursday, Kobe Bryant is fourth in balloting for the NBA's 2015 All-Star Game with 694,665 votes.

Byron Scott would like Kobe Bryant to look more for his own shot

The debate continues, should the aging Kobe Bryant, now a 36-year old veteran, try to dominate the game with his individual talents or play a team-oriented game?

New Laker Tarik Black ready to work hard, add defensive presence

New Lakers forward/center Tarik Black arrived in El Segundo after practice on Monday and introduced himself to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, Coach Byron Scott and his staff, and some of Black's new teammates.

Lakers' Week 9 in review

The Lakers ended a winless Week 8 with Kobe Bryant considering taking time off after the team's Sunday-night loss to the Sacramento Kings.

Five takeaways from Lakers' loss to the Phoenix Suns

The Lakers (9-22) fell short after a fourth-quarter rally, falling to the Phoenix Suns (18-14).  Here are five takeaways from their 116-107 loss on Sunday at Staples Center.

Lakers claim Tarik Black off waivers, release Xavier Henry

On Sunday, the Lakers claimed former Houston Rockets forward/center Tarik Black off waivers.

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