| Dec 25, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Even as he tried to convince Pau Gasol to remain with the Lakers, Kobe Bryant assured Gasol his support would remain.
So when the Lakers arrived in Chicago late Wednesday, Bryant's dinner plans were set.
"Our relationship and bond goes beyond...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The Lakers (9-20) may play their third straight game without Kobe Bryant on Friday night, visiting the Dallas Mavericks (20-10).
Resting from a laundry list of aches and pains, Bryant sat out the team's win over the Golden State Warriors (23-5) and a...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 8:10 PM
The Lakers competed well against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night but ultimately fell short to the NBA's highest-scoring team, 102-98.
A late run got the Lakers to within three points of the Mavericks in the final seconds, but Monta Ellis split a...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 9:15 PM
Kobe Bryant hit a jump hook with 12.4 seconds left to give the Lakers an 88-87 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Lakers fell behind early, trailing by as many as 13 points, but finally climbed on top when Bryant made...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (11-23) overcame a 13-point deficit to defeat the Indiana Pacers (13-22) on a Kobe Bryant game-winning shot with 12.4 seconds left. Here are five takeaways from their 88-87 victory Sunday night at Staples Center.
1) At 88 points, the Lakers...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Friday could have been a lot worse here for the Lakers (see box score, Lakers-Mavericks, Nov. 21). Here are five takeaways from a less embarrassing 102-98 loss at Dallas.
1) The Lakers’ frontcourt practically carried the team, and when was the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Kobe Bryant had a lecture for media members as they surrounded his locker.
He had just accumulated the 21st triple-double of his career, a 23-point, 11-rebound, 11-assist endeavor Tuesday against Denver. Time to wag the finger, Dikembe Mutombo style....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The Lakers (3-11) have lost two straight after their first winning streak of the season (just a pair of victories).
On Wednesday at Staples Center they'll host the Memphis Grizzlies (12-2), tied with the Toronto Raptors for the best record in the NBA....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:49 PM
A simple reason for a rare Lakers victory was the return of Nick Young, the self-proclaimed "Swaggy P" always one step and two laughs ahead in life.
"It's like my swag just rubbed off on everybody," he said after bringing some desperately needed scoring...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks 140, Lakers 106
The Dallas Mavericks easily improved their record to 10-3, with a 34-point win over the defenseless Lakers.
The Mavericks scored at least 30 points in every quarter but it was their 42-point third quarter that put...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The Lakers won back-to-back road games against the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets, before getting smashed by the Dallas Mavericks. An overtime loss on Sunday at home to the Denver Nuggets gave the Lakers a 2-2 week -- an improvement after a miserable...