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Byron Scott wants rest for Lakers at All-Star break, but not too much

The struggling Lakers (13-38) play twice this week before breaking for the NBA All-Star game.

Preview: Lakers at Orlando Magic

The Lakers (13-36) visit the reeling Orlando Magic (15-37) on Friday night.

Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Fallon made hilarious beer run together in '96

Back in the mid-1990s, Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Fallon went on a beer run together, and the story is pretty funny.

Five takeaways from Lakers' overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks

The Lakers were at it again Wednesday, losing for the 11th time in a 12-game span. Here are five takeaways from their 113-105 overtime setback at Milwaukee. 

Lakers Coach Byron Scott says he's 'cordial' with Bucks' Jason Kidd

Byron Scott was in his first stint as a head coach when Jason Kidd happened.

Lakers at Milwaukee Bucks preview

The Milwaukee Bucks (26-22) are seemingly vulnerable, with the Lakers (13-35) visiting on Wednesday night.

Lakers at New York Knicks preview

The Lakers (13-34) start a four-game road trip on Sunday, visiting the New York Knicks (9-38) at Madison Square Garden.

Ryan Kelly back with Lakers after 30-point game with D-Fenders

Second-year power forward Ryan Kelly scored a game-high 30 points on Friday nights, making a quick appearance with the D-Fenders.

Ryan Kelly to play Friday night, on assignment with D-Fenders

Before the Lakers head out on a four-game trip, starting in New York on Sunday, second-year forward Ryan Kelly will play a game in El Segundo on assignment in the NBA Development League.

Five takeaways from Lakers' double-overtime win over Chicago Bulls

The Lakers (13-34) ended a nine-game losing streak Thursday night, beating the Chicago Bulls (30-18) in double overtime.  Here are five takeaways from their 123-118 win at Staples Center.

Lakers knew risks; Kobe Bryant's final season a career reward

The Lakers were hit with disappointing news this week, with Kobe Bryant suffering his third season-ending injury in as many seasons, this time a torn right rotator cuff.

Paul Pierce says Kobe Bryant's season-ending injury 'saddens me'

They have been NBA contemporaries their entire careers, Kobe Bryant doing his job for 19 seasons with the Lakers when healthy and Paul Pierce doing his work for 15 of his 17 years with the Boston Celtics.

Lakers: Week 14 predictions

The Lakers have lost eight in a row, dropping all four through Week 13. That streak seems likely to continue through Week 14, the Lakers hosting the Washington Wizards (30-15) and Chicago Bulls (29-17) before visiting the struggling New York Knicks (8-37).

Kobe Bryant uses Super Bowl analogy to describe frustration, injury

Kobe Bryant will go back under the knife on Wednesday for season-ending surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff.

Kobe Bryant reportedly considered joining Washington Wizards

Earlier in his career, Kobe Bryant considered joining the Washington Wizards, according to the Washington Post.

Nick Young admits to frustration, sprains ankle in practice

Nick Young didn't play a single minute in the second half of the Lakers' 99-87 loss Sunday to the Houston Rockets, finishing the game without a point.

Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Houston Rockets

The Lakers (12-33) lost their eighth straight game on Sunday night, falling to the Houston Rockets (31-14).  Here are five takeaways from their 99-87 defeat at Staples Center.

Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to New Orleans

Not exactly the best night for the Lakers: Kobe Bryant hurts his right shoulder, Lakers lose to New Orleans, Lakers lose their sixth consecutive game.

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