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  • Lakers falter late and drop fifth in a row, 100-93 to Mavericks

    Lakers falter late and drop fifth in a row, 100-93 to Mavericks
    The Dallas Mavericks came into Staples Center on Sunday looking forward to the NBA playoffs. The Lakers came in looking forward to the NBA draft. And both teams took a big step toward their respective goals, with the Mavericks rallying for a 100-93...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' 100-93 loss to the Dallas Mavericks

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' 100-93 loss to the Dallas Mavericks
    The Lakers (16-46) lost their fifth consecutive game on Sunday night, falling to the Dallas Mavericks (41-24).  Here are five takeaways from their 100-93 loss at Staples Center. 1. The Lakers outplayed the Mavericks for most of the game, but Monta Ellis...
  • Kobe Bryant returns to Lakers bench at the request of Byron Scott

    Kobe Bryant returns to Lakers bench at the request of Byron Scott
    Kobe Bryant was back on the Lakers' bench Sunday for the first time since undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery in January. But it wasn't necessarily his idea. Coach Byron Scott said he spoke with Bryant during the team's recent trip and told the...
  • Lakers fans get to the bottom of it

    Lakers fans get to the bottom of it
    It's official. The Lakers have gone through the looking glass. Good is bad, bad is good, up is down, and down is where folks are finally pulling their gold Lakers car flags, replacing them with something white. This realization arrived Sunday while I...
  • Lakers' Nick Young defends girlfriend Iggy Azalea's honor on Twitter

    Lakers' Nick Young defends girlfriend Iggy Azalea's honor on Twitter
    Nick Young heard enough about his girlfriend's alleged lack of musical ability, so he lashed out on Twitter at an ESPN anchor who criticized her talent on the air. Young didn't appreciate Robert Flores saying Sunday that Iggy Azalea was "trying to...
  • Lakers fall to Miami Heat, 100-94, after a tough stretch late in game

    Lakers fall to Miami Heat, 100-94, after a tough stretch late in game
    These games used to mean a lot, the Lakers and Miami Heat, so much so that Kobe Bryant stayed an extra hour after a Lakers loss here in 2011, angrily shooting a slew of three-pointers and mid-range jumpers until his T-shirt was wet with sweat. He was...
  • Lakers assistant Thomas Scott, Byron's son, keeps optimism amid losses

    Lakers assistant Thomas Scott, Byron's son, keeps optimism amid losses
    This hasn't been easy for the Lakers, more than four months of historically bad basketball with little end in sight. The boos have appeared at some games, and fan impatience has trickled into social-media horror shows with every loss, not to mention...
  • Lakers' Jeremy Lin gets overshadowed in Jordan Clarkson's rise

    Lakers' Jeremy Lin gets overshadowed in Jordan Clarkson's rise
    Jeremy Lin won't say it directly, and neither will the Lakers, but the next 5 1/2 weeks seem like the final ones they'll be together. The point guard writing is on the Lakers' wall, and Jordan Clarkson is holding the piece of chalk. Lin wants a larger...
  • Letters: Should the Lakers try to win?

    Letters: Should the Lakers try to win?
    I'm with Byron Scott, the idea the Lakers should tank is a lot of ignorant hooey. First, the Lakers have done well finding good picks deeper in the draft. Second, when a team wins, other players in the league take notice. If the Lakers start winning...
  • Hassan Whiteside bringing glamour back to center position

    Hassan Whiteside bringing glamour back to center position
    When he was 10, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside was catching the beginning of Shaquille O'Neal and the Los Angeles winning three consecutive NBA titles. A few years before that, the league was dominated by centers such as Patrick Ewing, Hakeem...
  • Lakers lose, 104-103, to a Charlotte team that shows it wants it more

    Lakers lose, 104-103, to a Charlotte team that shows it wants it more
    The Lakers used to have all sorts of problems on their annual trip here, most notably double-digit losses in back-to-back championship seasons when Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant were still in their prime and Derek Fisher would have laughed at questions...