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  • With Kobe Bryant ailing, Lakers to be absent from All-Star game

    With Kobe Bryant ailing, Lakers to be absent from All-Star game
    The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court. Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16. No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
  • Lakers turn back the Thunder, 114-110

    The Lakers upset the Oklahoma City Thunder, 114-110, on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center, playing against one of the top teams in the Western Conference in their fifth game in seven days. Jodie Meeks finished with a career-high 42 points, including 20...
  • Mitch Kupchak: 'Unacceptable' for Lakers to simply dump salary

    Mitch Kupchak: 'Unacceptable' for Lakers to simply dump salary
    The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks. "As a person, as a player, we loved...
  • Lakers fade in second half of 145-130 loss to Rockets

    The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130. Nash climbed to 10,335,...
  • Lakers' Pau Gasol cleared to increase activity following groin injury

    Lakers' Pau Gasol cleared to increase activity following groin injury
    Pau Gasol has been cleared to increase his basketball activity, according to the Lakers big man. Diagnosed with a strained right groin on Feb. 1, Gasol missed the Lakers' last five games. He spoke briefly in the locker room at Staples Center as his team...
  • NBA suspends Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins for game against Lakers

    The NBA has suspended center DeMarcus Cousins for the Sacramento Kings' Friday night visit to the Lakers at Staples Center. Cousins received the one-game suspension for punching Houston's Patrick Beverley in a 129-103 loss on Tuesday to the Houston...
  • Steve Nash passes Mark Jackson for third on all-time assists list

    On Tuesday night, Steve Nash overcame Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assist list, dishing a pass to Jodie Meeks for a dunk with 2 minutes 13 seconds left in the first half as the Lakers battled the Houston Rockets at Staples Center. Nash entered the...
  • Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York

    Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York
    Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012?  Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson?  Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations? Finally those questions...
  • Lakers' Chris Kaman takes up for Coach Mike D'Antoni

    Lakers' Chris Kaman takes up for Coach Mike D'Antoni
    Chris Kaman got the start Tuesday night, playing alongside Pau Gasol in are rare move by Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni, who prefers a smaller lineup. Before the game, Kaman defended D'Antoni. "It's a frustrating situation for a lot of people," said...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns

    Preview: Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns
    The Lakers (24-48) host the Phoenix Suns (44-29) on Sunday night at Staples Center. Phoenix has had little trouble scoring against the Lakers this season, averaging 117.3 points in three games, all victories for the Suns. The Suns are in a tight...
  • Lakers don't dwell on present lows in 145-130 loss to Houston

    It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup. So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...