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  • Nick Young admits to frustration, sprains ankle in practice

    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. Coach Byron Scott said he didn't feel as if Young wanted to be there, questioning his effort...
  • James Harden has 37 points to lead Rockets past Lakers

    James Harden has 37 points to lead Rockets past Lakers
    The Lakers rallied in the fourth quarter, trimming a 25-point deficit to the Houston Rockets to 11, but ultimately fell short to lose their eighth consecutive game, 99-87, on Sunday evening at Staples Center. Playing without center Dwight Howard, the...
  • Lakers' rookie hazing gets a late start

    Lakers' rookie hazing gets a late start
    The rookie hazing started a lot later than usual, but its intensity increased Sunday. Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black will be pushing toy babies around in small strollers the rest of the season, as per Lakers Coach Byron Scott's insistence....
  • Lakers are no match for Rockets, lose 99-87

    Lakers are no match for Rockets, lose 99-87
    If this keeps up, Nick Young might need a new nickname. Swaggy DNP. The loquacious Lakers forward was benched by Coach Byron Scott in the second half for barely passable defense in the Lakers' 99-87 loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday. Or, as...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Houston Rockets

    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. 1. James Harden torched all comers, scoring 37 points in just over 35...
  • Lakers vs. Houston Rockets preview

    Lakers vs. Houston Rockets preview
    The Lakers (12-31) have lost seven in a row coming into their Sunday-night battle against the Houston Rockets (30-14). They'll play without Kobe Bryant, who may be out for the season with a torn rotator cuff. Houston may not have center Dwight Howard,...
  • NBA Coast to Coast: Dwyane Wade seeks better protection for players

    NBA Coast to Coast: Dwyane Wade seeks better protection for players
    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, fined $15,000 by the NBA for making an obscene gesture toward heckling fans, has asked the NBA to further improve how it protects players from the most unruly of fans. Wade made the request during the league's brief...
  • Doc Rivers says he would be 'shocked' if Chris Paul is not an All-Star

    Doc Rivers says he would be 'shocked' if Chris Paul is not an All-Star
    Chris Paul was not selected as a starter for the All-Star game for the second year in a row. Paul, who received 551,167 votes, came in behind Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (1,513,324), Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (1,152,402) and Houston Rockets...
  • Kobe Bryant, Blake Griffin named NBA All-Star starters

    Kobe Bryant, Blake Griffin named NBA All-Star starters
    On Thursday, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and Clippers forward Blake Griffin were named as NBA All-Star starters, as voted in by fan balloting. Bryant, who received preliminary results of an MRI exam that showed a torn rotator cuff, seems likely to miss the...
  • If Kobe Bryant retired, Lakers would have significant cap space

    If Kobe Bryant retired, Lakers would have significant cap space
    Kobe Bryant is under contract next season with the Lakers for $25 million. With his aging body making the daily grind of the NBA a challenge, would Bryant be willing to give up that much money and forgo his final year with the Lakers? The All-Star...
  • Lakers: Week 13 predictions

    Lakers: Week 13 predictions
    The Lakers lost all three games in Week 12, building a four-game losing streak. They'll play four times in Week 13, visiting the Phoenix Suns (24-18), New Orleans Pelicans (20-20) and San Antonio Spurs (26-16) before returning to Staples Center to...