| Dec 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan (32,292) on the NBA's all-time career scoring list.
With 5:24 left in the second quarter, Bryant converted a pair of free throws to tie and pass Jordan, putting the Lakers up 38-32 over the Timberwolves in Minnesota....
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time career scoring list, then he helped the Lakers win their third in a row with a 100-94 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota.
Bryant climbed into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:36 AM
The Lakers (6-16) ended their three-game slide with a tight win over the Sacramento Kings (11-11). Here are five takeaways from their 98-95 victory on Tuesday at Staples Center.
1. Coach Byron Scott turned to Kobe Bryant to play point guard for most...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:12 PM
Kobe Bryant will almost surely pass Michael Jordan on Sunday in Minnesota.
There's a lot of territory to cover after that.
Bryant's 32,284 career points are nine shy of topping Jordan, an accomplishment that needs no explanation.
But then would come...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Kobe Bryant has fought through a broken bone in his knee, torn Achilles' tendon, numerous sprained ankles and chronic knee pain so severe it required cutting-edge treatment in Germany, all while investing 46,386 career minutes over 19 seasons (not...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Kobe Bryant soon will pass Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. That is unless another of his body parts goes out or he is suspended for threatening great bodily harm to his teammates.
In a most predictable of scenarios,...
| 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 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 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 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...