| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Mark Rosner, The Sports Xchange
Lakers edge Spurs in OT
SAN ANTONIO -- Kobe Bryant came to San Antonio stalking Michael Jordan.
Bryant, needing 30 points, didn't catch Jordan for third place on the NBA career scoring list. But...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:39 PM
There was that other news item featured at Thursday's practice: Kobe Bryant is 31 points from passing Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list.
It could happen Friday in San Antonio or, more likely, Sunday in Minnesota. Bryant is...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:42 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange
Bryant's 32 points guide Lakers past Kings
LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant took a step closer to passing Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list and guided the Los Angeles Lakers to a victory...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (5-16) lost their third-straight game on Sunday, falling to the New Orleans Pelicans (9-10). Here are five takeaways from their 104-87 defeat on Sunday at Staples Center.
1) Coach Byron Scott changed the Lakers' lineup but the result wasn'...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Despite denying it, Kobe Bryant considers it highly important to pass Michael Jordan's career scoring mark. So says one of Bryant's closest ex-teammates.
Bryant is only 218 points from passing Jordan for third on the NBA all-time list after scoring 27...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The Lakers won't be sweeping confetti from their hair next June. Figueroa will be bereft of purple and gold.
That over-30 wins wager you made last month? Doesn't look so solid right now.
These are sad times for Lakers fans who, at the risk of sounding...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:28 AM
These are not your ordinary garage basketball hoops.
Over-the-top homes are common among big name professional athletes, as massive contracts, competition and ego have produced awe-inducing purchases. So it should come as no surprise that the homes also...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:13 PM
LOS ANGELES — Joakim Noah's face scrunched up in a playfully exasperated manner.
"C'mon, man," Noah said. "Don't even ask me that stupid (stuff). I just want to win, man."
The question, which had to be repeated three times as Noah pondered the...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 11:11 PM
The Lakers' losing ways even followed two of their players down to the Development League.
Xavier Henry and rookie Jordan Clarkson were sent down for one game with the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League affiliate.
Henry and Clarkson played...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:56 PM
With a first-quarter assist in the Bulls' 99-90 loss to the Pacers on Saturday night, Pau Gasol joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan as the only players to record at least 16,000 points, 8,000...