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  • Dwight Howard was eating 'the equivalent of 24 Hershey bars a day'

    Dwight Howard was eating 'the equivalent of 24 Hershey bars a day'
    Last season, while Dwight Howard was recovering from back surgery, he also apparently was struggling with another problem -- sugar. After watching Howard play for the Lakers, Dr. Cate Shanahan was struck by what she saw.  "It looked like he was...
  • Merry Christmas and happy holidays, NBA style [Video]

    Merry Christmas and happy holidays, NBA style [Video]
    In the sports world, the NBA owns Christmas Day, with five games scheduled today. The first game begins at 9 a.m. Pacific time with the Chicago Bulls playing at the Brooklyn Nets and the last game will end about 10 p.m. when the Clippers and Warriors...
  • Lakers giving games away with turnovers

    The Lakers have lost nine of their last 10 games, including three in a row. Injuries have decimated the squad but the Lakers have competed in recent games. Poor second-half performances, however, have been fatal. "We're just mentally fatigued...
  • Steve Nash probable for Lakers vs. Utah Jazz on Tuesday

    Steve Nash said he expects to play Tuesday night when the Lakers host the Utah Jazz at Staples Center. "Yeah, I can play tomorrow," Nash said after practice Monday. Nash aggravated his nerve root issue (back)  after getting hit in the knee in the...
  • Lakers' woes continue in 113-99 loss to Rockets

    Lakers' woes continue in 113-99 loss to Rockets
    The Houston Rockets (23-13) dominated the second half against the Lakers (14-22), coasting to a 113-99 win on Wednesday night. Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers dropped their ninth game over their last 11 tries. Houston's James...
  • Fans will sport NBA Christmas jerseys before they debut on the court

    The NBA Christmas jerseys are here! Just in time for ... well, you know. While the special short-sleeved (rather than the traditional sleeveless) jerseys with the extra-large team logos won't be worn on-court until Dec. 25, they are already available...
  • Lakers bumped from national TV yet again

    Lakers bumped from national TV yet again
    With Kobe Bryant off the court with a knee injury, the Lakers aren't quite the national draw they typically have been the last 17 years. ESPN announced on Monday that they're pulling the Feb. 23 Brooklyn Nets visit to the Lakers from their schedule,...
  • Lakers can't hold off late Thunder rally and lose, 107-103

    Lakers can't hold off late Thunder rally and lose, 107-103
    The Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the fourth, scoring 19 of his 43 points to push the Thunder to a 107-103 victory. The short-handed...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. Boston Celtics

    Preview: Lakers vs. Boston Celtics
    The Lakers (18-36) expect to get Pau Gasol back from his groin injury on Friday night when the team hosts the Boston Celtics (19-36). Gasol hasn't played since the end of January. The Celtics and Lakers are longtime rivals who are competing this...
  • Dwight Howard is ready to face the Lakers -- and the boos

    Dwight Howard was back in Los Angeles, this time to play against his former team. He had a dress rehearsal a few months ago against the Clippers that didn't go well -- Howard was booed incessantly and his team lost badly -- but he'll go against the...
  • 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...