With another dreadful season underway, Byron Scott is getting a taste of what it’s like to helm the sinking ship known as today’s Los Angeles Lakers. The longtime NBA operative has had his successes—two NBA Finals appearances with the...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers power forward Carlos Boozer will miss Sunday's game against the Denver Nuggets with a shoulder injury. Mike Trudell of Lakers.com provided the news: A 13-year veteran, Boozer is spending his first year with the Lakers after being amnestied by the Chicago Bulls in the offseason. Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets will look to win their fourth straight game when they travel to the Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night. The Nuggets, who started the season 2-7 before going on this winning streak, are averaging 110 points per game over their past three contests. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers face a number of problems this season, not the least of which is a lack of quality depth at nearly every position. Minus a quality starting center, Lakers management loaded up on power forwards with the hope that Jordan Hill, Julius Randle, Ryan Kelly, Carlos Boozer, Ed Davis and Robert Sacre would address that deficiency. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have re-assigned Jordan Clarkson and Xavier Henry to the Los Angeles D-Fenders, it was announced today. Clarkson and Henry will make their second appearance of the season with the D-Fenders, after having previously played with the team on November 15th against the Texas Legends. Clarkson shot 8-of-20 from the field and tallied [...]
These are dark days for the Los Angeles Lakers, with the team apparently spiraling toward its worst season in quite a while, but rumor has it that the Lakers are looking toward the future. That future could start with the acquisition...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has dealt with some serious injuries over the past couple of seasons, but his confidence has clearly not taken a hit. With plenty of time left on the shot clock against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, Kobe decided to pull up for a three-pointer from 35 feet away. Show More Summary
One of the most enjoyable exercises of the early season is to look at surprising statistics. The Los Angeles Lakers are chock-full of quirky metrics, both on a team and individual level. Kobe Bryant is thriving from his favorite spot on the floor but at the cost of a stagnant offense. Show More Summary
The Dallas Mavericks won their sixth straight game and set a season high in points score by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 140-106 on Friday. Dirk Nowitzki led all scorers with 23 points. Chandler Parsons added 21, while Monta Ellis chipped in with 20 points and 10 assists. Kobe Bryant went just 6-of-22 in the loss. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Mavericks 140, Lakers 106—Final The Dallas Mavericks (10-3) completely destroyed the Los Angeles Lakers (3-10) in a 140-106 victory at the American Airlines Center. Dallas nailed 51-of-82 shots —or 62.2 percent —from the field, including 18-of-35 from beyond the arc. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers superstar guard Kobe Bryant’s two-year, $48.5 million extension is by far the most unpopular contract in the NBA. Fans and media love to gripe about it, but […] The post Kobe Bryant Once Again Defends His Massive Contract appeared first on SLAMonline.
Don't look now, but the Los Angeles Lakers are on a winning streak. All right, so it's only a two-game streak, but every team needs to start somewhere, right? With the Lakers now closer to full strength, it's clear this team has enough...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have won two consecutive games, but the roster is far from playoff-contender status in the loaded Western Conference. It is no wonder, then, that the team has been connected to a number of players, both for the rest of the season and the future. Show More Summary
Now in his 19th NBA season, Kobe Bryant has proved a lot of skeptics wrong by returning from serious injuries and competing at a high level. But with the Los Angeles Lakers struggling through another subpar campaign, it’s valid to ask...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak will have an extra $1.5 million on his hands thanks to an injured player exception granted by the league on account of Julius Randle's broken leg. Given the minimum-salary pedigree ofShow More Summary
Nick Young's return from injury is a godsend for the Lakers in so many ways. He's averaging 16.5 points a game since returning to the lineup Tuesday, and Los Angeles has won both games he's played in thus far. Young's biggest contribution, however, is his transcendent work in postgame interviews. Show More Summary
With Dwight Howard chillin’ on the bench Wednesday night to a knee injury, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers won consecutive games for the first time this season. Bryant […] The post Kobe Bryant Leads the Lakers Past Houston (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Even if he wanted to, Phil Jackson couldn't help the floundering Los Angeles Lakers turn around their season. This is coming from the man himself, who insinuated during a TMZ street-side interview that coaching isn't what's hurting Los Angeles on the court. Show More Summary
Outside of the Philadelphia 76ers, there is no more depressing (although we find them more darkly hilarious) team in the NBA than the Los Angeles Lakers. That might be changing with the return of Nick Young, though, who has helped the Lakers to two straight wins after missing the team's 1-9 start due to injury. Read more...
WASHINGTON — Apparently, the likes of Jeremy Lin (an Asian-American NBA player for the Los Angeles Lakers) may have a tougher time to get into Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). The Washington Free Beacon reported a lawsuit has been filed against Harvard and UNC for having discriminatory affirmative action […]