Caldwell-Pope, Lakers snap Utah’s 7-game winning streak

Basketball 04/07/19, 23:18

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 32 points and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers snapped Utah's seven-game winning streak with a 113-109 victory Sunday night over the playoff-bound Jazz.The Lakers, beset by injuries all season, dressed only 10 players and played eight. Caldwell-Pope, one of five Lakers in double figures, scored 18 points ...

Warriors roll past Lakers 108-90, chasing West’s top seed

Basketball 04/04/19, 23:51

DeMarcus Cousins had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Los Angeles Lakers 108-90 on Thursday night in pursuit of the No. 1 seed in the West.With four regular-season games remaining, the Warriors own the best record in the West (54-24) and have a ...

LeBron leads Lakers past Wiz 124-106 for back-to-back wins

Basketball 03/27/19, 00:13

LeBron James had 23 points, 14 assists and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Washington Wizards 124-106 on Tuesday night for their first back-to-back victories since mid-January.Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 29 points and JaVale McGee had 20 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers, who had lost 20 ...

Lakers ride Kuzma’s hot 3rd to beat Kings 111-106

Basketball 03/24/19, 23:15

Kyle Kuzma scored 21 of his 29 points in the third quarter, LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists and the Los Angeles Lakers ended a five-game losing streak with a 111-106 win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.JaVale McGee had 17 points and 14 rebounds ...

Surging Nets eliminate Lakers from playoff picture, 111-106

Basketball 03/23/19, 00:14

Joe Harris scored 26 points, D'Angelo Russell added 21 points and 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets eliminated the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention with a 111-106 victory Friday night.Spencer Dinwiddie added 19 points in his hometown as the Nets (38-36) bolstered their playoff chances ...

LeBron passes Jordan, but Nuggets beat Lakers 115-99

Basketball 03/07/19, 01:06

Will Barton scored 23 points, Gary Harris added 19 and the Denver Nuggets snapped their three-game losing streak with a 115-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night despite LeBron James' move into fourth place on the NBA's career scoring list.James scored 31 points and surpassed Michael Jordan's ...

Pacers rout James, Lakers 136-94

Basketball 02/05/19, 21:53

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers tied an NBA record by making 19 3-pointers in a 136-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night, handing LeBron James the most lopsided loss of his career.James' teams lost by 36 points twice previously.Myles Turner had 22 points ...

Pacers’ 3-point flurry buries Lakers in James’ worst loss

Sports 02/05/19, 21:32

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers tied an NBA franchise record by making 19 3-pointers in a 136-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night, handing LeBron James the most lopsided loss of his career.James' teams lost by 36 points twice previously.Myles Turner had 22 ...

Lou’s 36 send Clips past Lakers 118-107 in 1st clash of year

Basketball 12/29/18, 01:07

Lou Williams scored a season-high 36 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers scored 22 consecutive points during the second half of a 118-107 victory over the depleted Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.Danilo Gallinari added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers, who held the Lakers without a field ...

LeBron, Kuzma lead Lakers to easy win over Grizzlies

Basketball 12/08/18, 22:39

LeBron James had 20 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Kyle Kuzma added 20 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers dominated the Memphis Grizzlies in a 111-88 victory on Saturday night.Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Josh Hart added 16 points apiece, while JaVale McGee finished with 10 points and ...

JaVale McGee flourishing in opportunity with LeBron, Lakers

Basketball 11/22/18, 10:16

There was a two-season stretch during which JaVale McGee scored a total of 141 points. He was a target of jokes, wildly misunderstood by many in the NBA, almost an afterthought of sorts whose career seemed to be closer to flaming out than taking off.And in those darkest days, McGee ...

LA Lakers sign C Tyson Chandler after buyout from Suns

Basketball 11/06/18, 20:00

Veteran center Tyson Chandler signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, two days after reaching a buyout agreement with the Phoenix Suns.Chandler will provide needed frontcourt depth for the Lakers, who have relied on JaVale McGee and undersized forwards to guard big men during their 4-6 start to the ...

Source: Suns buying out Tyson Chandler

Basketball 11/03/18, 19:02

Tyson Chandler is going home.The Phoenix Suns are buying out Chandler's contract, a move that will allow the 18-year veteran — once he clears waivers — to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the buyout plan to The Associated Press on ...

James’ free throw gives Lakers 114-113 win over Mavericks

Basketball 11/01/18, 01:26

LeBron James scored 29 points and made the game-winning free throw with 2.1 seconds left as the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 114-113 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.The Lakers led nearly throughout and were up 111-98 with 3:42 to go before the Mavericks went on ...

LeBron’s triple-double leads Lakers past Nuggets 121-114

Basketball 10/26/18, 01:21

LeBron James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Los Angeles Lakers' late rally for his first home victory at Staples Center, 128-111 over the previously unbeaten Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.Kyle Kuzma scored 22 points and JaVale McGee added 21 to complement James' 74th career ...

LeBron James gets 1st win as a Laker in romp over Suns

Basketball 10/25/18, 00:32

Short-handed Los Angeles gave LeBron James his first victory as a Laker with a 131-113 romp over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.James flirted with what would have been his 74th career triple-double, finishing with 19 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds before sitting out the fourth quarter.Lance Stephenson had ...

James captivates crowd in his Los Angeles Lakers debut

Basketball 10/01/18, 00:21

LeBron James rubbed his hands in chalk powder at the scorer's table, yelled "Yes!" to ecstatic fans in the first few rows and the Los Angeles Lakers' new era was underway.Playing in the same arena where Magic Johnson made his regular-season debut for Los Angeles 39 years ago, James captivated ...

Lakers loving LeBron’s leadership in 1st practice together

Sports 09/25/18, 18:40

Although the Lakers' first official practice of the LeBron James era was focused on defense and learning new terminology, they ended it with a good old-fashioned 3-point shooting contest.The Lakers' new superstar was just another teammate during the spirited back-and-forth competition Tuesday. When James wasn't draining his own 3s, he ...

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