Stories tagged: Los Angeles Lakers
Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Lakers roll past Cavaliers 127-113; Raptors win 8th straight
Julius Randle had a career-high 36 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers auditioned for LeBron James’ favor in free agency with a 127-113 victory over …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
LaVar Ball: If Lakers don’t draft LiAngelo, Lonzo will leave in free agency
LaVar Ball proclaimed in an interview with Lithuanian basketball reporter Donatas Urbonas he will instruct his oldest son to leave the Lakers in free agency if the team opts not …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
AP source: Cavaliers overhaul roster with trades of Isaiah Thomas, Dwyane Wade
With the stunning force of a LeBron James dunk, the Cavaliers shattered their roster. Cleveland completely changed its look – and perhaps its chances of winning an NBA title this …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Lonzo Ball to miss Lakers’ Christmas game with shoulder sprain
Lonzo Ball has a sprained left shoulder and will sit out of the Lakers’ game against Minnesota on Christmas night.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
LeBron James gets 59th triple-double, Cavs beat Lonzo Ball’s Lakers 121-112
LeBron James recorded his 59th career triple-double, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 121-112 win over rookie Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers. James finished with 25 points, 12 …
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Kristaps Porzingis, Michael Beasley lead Knicks past Lakers
Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made the biggest plays in overtime, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-109 on Tuesday night.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
LiAngelo Ball, LaMelo Ball sign with Lithuanian basketball team
When LiAngelo Ball withdrew from UCLA last week, reports emerged that his father, LaVar, wanted both the 19-year-old and his 16-year-old brother, LaMelo, who was pulled out of high school …
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Lakers rally from 19-point deficit to beat Bulls 103-94
Kyle Kuzma had 22 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 of his 21 in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the second half …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Metta World Peace joins Lakers’ G League team as assistant coach
Metta World Peace has joined the Los Angeles Lakers’ NBA G League affiliate as a player development coach.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
NBA capsules: Los Angeles Lakers win as Lonzo Ball barely misses triple-double
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant’s 2 jersey numbers in December
One retired jersey number just isn’t enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers announced that they will retire Bryant’s No. 8 and No. 24 in a …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Lakers fined $500K by NBA for tampering involving Paul George
New Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka’s contact with Paul George’s agent violated the NBA’s anti-tampering rule and has resulted in Los Angeles being fined $500,000. The league says that a …
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
NBA investigating Lakers amid Paul George tampering allegation
The NBA is investigating whether the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with All-Star forward Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Former Gonzaga center Robert Sacre returning to Japanese pro team
Former Gonzaga center Robert Sacre is returning to Japan for a second season with the Hitachi Sunrockers.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101
John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Top picks shine as NBA summer league finishes with Lakers win
Kyle Kuzma had 30 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lakers to a 110-98 victory over the Trail Blazers.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
NBA Summer League: Lakers overcome Ball’s injury to beat Mavs
LAS VEGAS – Lonzo Ball’s bid for a third straight triple-double was short-circuited by a calf injury. The lead he helped the Los Angeles Lakers build while he was in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Playing both sides: Markelle Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics
Markelle Fultz has gone through an hour-long private workout for the Los Angeles Lakers and a meeting with the team’s top brass at their training complex. The Maryland-born University of …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball at the top, Zach Collins at 14; projecting the NBA lottery picks
The world learned the order of selections for next month’s NBA draft Tuesday night, with the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers winning the top three picks. Now …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick
The Boston Celtics have won the NBA draft lottery, capitalizing on a trade they made with the Brooklyn Nets four years ago. The Los Angeles Lakers were other big winners. …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Plenty of teams nervous on eve of NBA draft lottery
The Boston Celtics are trying to go from No. 1 seed to No. 1 pick. The Los Angeles Lakers don’t need to be first, but they sure better not be …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Rob Pelinka’s L.A. challenge is one that few can truly understand
Rob Pelinka is taking on a challenge few can truly understand.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Dirk Nowitzki hits 30,000-point mark in Dallas win
rk Nowitzki scored the 20 points he needed for 30,000 in his career in barely more than a quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated with their second straight easy home …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Column: Lakers can’t count on celebrity to bring back glory
Chasing celebrity isn’t mentioned anywhere in the first chapter of the playbook to NBA relevance. It hasn’t worked in New York, where Phil Jackson’s 11 rings haven’t helped turn around …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Reeling Lakers return to practice for 1st time in Magic era
Magic Johnson has spoken to the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since taking over as president of basketball operations. The Hall of Famer’s words were brief, with some …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Bill Plaschke: Can the greatest Laker ever save the worst Lakers ever?
The Los Angeles Lakers now belong to Earvin Johnson, and there’s nothing magic about it.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Magic Johnson’s return means many things for the Los Angeles Lakers
If there was any doubt that big changes were coming to the Los Angeles Lakers, they went away Thursday morning, when the team stunned the basketball world with the announcement …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
Lakers snap 11-game skid versus rival Clippers, 111-102
Nick Young and Timofey Mozgov scored 19 points apiece and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their 11-game losing streak in their rivalry with the Los Angeles Clippers with a 111-102 …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
Lakers’ Nick Young didn’t learn lesson
It looks like Lakers guard Nick Young hasn’t learned much about fireworks safety from New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.