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  • Lakers to start Chris Kaman in place of Shawne Williams tonight

    HOUSTON -- The Lakers will start Chris Kaman instead of Shawne Williams in an effort to match up better against a brawny Houston team Thursday. Kaman will join Pau Gasol in the frontcourt against the Rockets, who start Dwight Howard and 7-footer Omer...
  • Dwight Howard says he understands Lakers fans' distaste for him

    Dwight Howard remains confronted by a nemesis his long arms and massive hands can’t do anything about: Lakers fans. Many remain bitter over his departure for the Houston Rockets after just one season wearing purple and gold, something Howard has...
  • Gambling website predicts Lakers finish with low win count

    It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year.  The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37. What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season? According to...
  • Lakers get ready to face Dwight Howard

    HOUSTON -- Generally, the Lakers don’t like to talk about Dwight Howard, hoping his decision to leave them will go away and hide in a file cabinet of awkward moments in team history. They don't have a choice Thursday. Staggering from two horrid...
  • Mike D'Antoni responds to Kobe Bryant being ranked 2nd best in poll

    Mike D'Antoni responds to Kobe Bryant being ranked 2nd best in poll
    League executives voted Kobe Bryant as the second-best shooting guard in the league, according to a survey of the team's 30 general managers. Let's just say Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni sees things differently. "He's probably the second-best with a torn...
  • Dwight Howard greeted with Lakers' backlash in Philippines

    Kobe Bryant and the Lakers have fans all over the world, including the Philippines. Dwight Howard, playing an exhibition game Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines, received  scattered boos and "Kobe" chants as the Houston...
  • Kobe Bryant sees a return to Pau Gasol as a return to winning

    Kobe Bryant sees a return to Pau Gasol as a return to winning
    In trying to develop "franchise" centers like Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers lost track of what took the team to two consecutive titles. "We had a stretch where we won championships with Pau anchoring the offense for us,...
  • Lakers have another game yanked from national broadcast schedule

    Lakers have another game yanked from national broadcast schedule
    The injured, flagging Lakers have been pulled for yet another nationally televised game. On Thursday, the NBA announced the Lakers' visit to Chicago on Jan. 20, to play the Derrick Rose-less Bulls, will no longer be aired on TNT. Instead, Dwight...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Andrew Bynum lacks commitment

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Andrew Bynum lacks commitment
    With news that Andrew Bynum has been suspended and excused from all team activities by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bynum's former mentor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sounded off on the ex-Lakers center. Abdul-Jabbar gave his thoughts Sunday via his Facebook...
  • Lakers even record at 7-7 with a 100-86 victory over Kings

    Lakers 100, Sacramento Kings 86 (final) The Lakers improved to .500 with a 100-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night at Staples Center. Winning their third game in a row, the Lakers kept pace with last year's team with a 7-7 start,...
  • Lakers fade in 110-97 loss to Dallas Mavericks

    The Lakers fell on the road to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, 110-97. Defense was once again an issue as the Lakers let the Mavericks shoot 53.3% from the field. Dirk Nowitzki led all scorers with 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting. When the...