| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:14 PM
The Sports Xchange
By David Purdum, The Sports Xchange
Bryant reaches milestone in Lakers' win
ATLANTA -- Kobe Bryant reached a career milestone and helped the Los Angeles Lakers win for only the second time this season.
Bryant scored 28 points,...
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:34 PM
These are the ways the Lakers are losing: Jeremy Lin thought he heard his coach say "go," but Byron Scott yelled "elbow."
So Lin gave the ball to Jordan Hill near the arc instead of Kobe Bryant off to the side, and the Lakers were toast when Hill...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Memphis Grizzlies 107 - Lakers 102
The Lakers scrambled to overcome a 17-point deficit in Memphis on Tuesday night, but ultimately fell short in the final moments to the Grizzlies, dropping to 1-6 on the season.
The Grizzlies got the best...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Bob Costas has covered so many Olympics, Super Bowls, World Series, U.S. Opens and other big events that they blur together. Yet there's one entry on his resume that might surprise even hard-core basketball fans.
Costas was the play-by-play voice for...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Kobe Bryant might set another record Tuesday night, but the game won't stop and there won't be hugs from Lakers teammates amid polite applause from Memphis Grizzlies fans.
Bryant is 13 missed shots from breaking John Havlicek's all-time NBA mark....
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin.
The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season.
The patience with a center who at times came up small.
The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
| Oct 24, 2014
Part of the ever-growing fraternal culture of "brohood," an increasing male demand for yoga (possibly driven in part by pro basketball player advocates such as LeBron James, Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Western Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHWEST DIVISIONSan Antonio Spurs
Last Season: 62-20, 1st in Southwest. Defeated Miami to win NBA title.
The Buzz: The way the...
| Oct 16, 2014
A contemporary compound once owned by legendary Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has come to market in Beverly Hills as a $40,000-a-month lease.
Abdul-Jabbar purchased the residence, sited on a private knoll in Beverly Crest with views from...