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  • Lakers Coach Byron Scott rests Kobe Bryant for Orlando Magic game

    Lakers Coach Byron Scott rests Kobe Bryant for Orlando Magic game
    Lakers Coach Byron Scott kept Kobe Bryant out of the lineup for Friday night's game against the Orlando Magic so that Bryant again could get more rest. Scott said the decision had nothing to do with Bryant shooting two for 12 from the field while...
  • Balanced scoring leads to Lakers' 101-84 win over Orlando

    Balanced scoring leads to Lakers' 101-84 win over Orlando
    Lakers 101, Magic 84 (final) The Lakers won a battle of last-place teams defeating the Orlando Magic on Friday night at Staples Center. The Lakers had six players score in double figures, led by Jeremy Lin with 18 points and recently acquired Tarik...
  • Lakers' Wayne Ellington gets financial boost after a tough few months

    Last week was a solid one for Wayne Ellington, one of few feel-good moments since his life was jolted by the murder of his father two months ago. The boost he felt last Wednesday was financial, his contract with the Lakers becoming fully guaranteed, but...
  • Kobe Bryant takes the night off, but the Lakers still beat Orlando Magic, 101-84

    Byron Scott saw it coming. The Lakers were playing another lowly team, the Orlando Magic, on Friday night. But the Lakers coach emphasized to his players that of the Magic's 13 wins coming into Staples Center, nine were on the road. "We've got to be...
  • Lakers Coach Byron Scott can't watch loss to Clippers again

    Lakers Coach Byron Scott can't watch loss to Clippers again
    After further review, Byron Scott still stewed. He called the Lakers "soft" four times after they lost to the Clippers on Wednesday, and a day later he understood the ramifications. "It's almost like walking up to another man and slapping him," the...
  • Lakers' Nick Young isn't living up to his swagger

    Lakers' Nick Young isn't living up to his swagger
    It's almost time to replace a word in the nickname Nick Young gave himself last month. When he proclaimed himself to be "IDM" (I Don't Miss), he left himself open to ridicule if he started missing. He's done a lot of it in six games this month, making...
  • Kobe Bryant rests again, Lakers fall to Trail Blazers, 106-94

    Maybe it was the 44 minutes Kobe Bryant played in the Lakers' fifth game of the season, a home loss to Phoenix. Or the 44 minutes he logged a few weeks later against Denver. Nah. Bryant's body isn't functioning enough to be an everyday NBA player...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Portland Trail Blazers

    The Lakers (12-26) fell to Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers (30-8) on Sunday. Here are five takeaways from their 106-94 loss at Staples Center: 1. Through two games this week against the Lakers, Lillard has averaged 36.5 points, with most...
  • Spoelstra sees continued desperation, to stick with Birdman as starter

    Desperate times, Erik Spoelstra said Monday, call for desperate Miami Heat. But he added they don't necessary call for a lineup change. For now, Spoelstra said after Monday's practice at UCLA, there won't be one. The Heat have won twice in their...
  • Up next for Lakers: Tuesday vs. Miami Heat

    Up next for Lakers: Tuesday vs. Miami Heat
    When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330. Records: Lakers 12-26, Heat 16-21. Record vs. Heat (2013-14): 0-2. Update: Miami has won eight of its last nine against the Lakers. The Heat...
  • Can Inglewood survive the NFL and gentrification?

    Can Inglewood survive the NFL and gentrification?
    Can it be? After decades of enduring the ignominy of being called Inglewatts and being privately regarded by most of L.A. as a place to avoid, Inglewood is now being touted as Los Angeles' next big thing. Hollywood loves the upstart story, and Inglewood...