Lakers officially announce Vogel’s hiring as next coach

Sports 05/13/19, 20:04

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially named Frank Vogel as coach.The team announced the hiring Monday and will hold an introductory press conference May 20 at their facility.Vogel flew to Los Angeles on May 9 to interview and was hired two days later. The 45-year old Vogel did not coach ...

Lakers’ Lonzo Ball sues Big Baller co-founder alleging fraud

Basketball 04/03/19, 15:19

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball and his company Big Baller Brand are suing co-founder Alan Foster, alleging he conspired to steal millions of dollars from the shoe and clothing line.Foster concocted "a fraudulent scheme" to enrich himself with company money and also buy property in Ethiopia, according to ...

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 ...

Pistons handle LeBron-less Lakers 111-97

Basketball 03/15/19, 20:43

Andre Drummond had 19 points and 23 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons took advantage of LeBron James' absence, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 111-97 on Friday night.The Lakers, who have fallen well off the pace in the Western Conference playoff race, have been managing James' minutes, and he sat out ...

Embiid scores 28, leads 76ers to 121-105 victory over Lakers

Basketball 01/30/19, 01:19

Joel Embiid scored 28 points, Jimmy Butler added 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers led throughout in a 121-105 victory over the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.Brandon Ingram had a career-high 36 points for the Lakers, who were missing Kyle Kuzma (hip) along with LeBron James and Lonzo Ball.Embiid, ...

Simmons, Mitchell, Doncic headline Rising Stars game

Basketball 01/29/19, 20:36

Philadelphia's Ben Simmons, Utah's Donovan Mitchell and Dallas' Luka Doncic were among the 20 players announced Tuesday as participants in this year's Rising Stars game at All-Star weekend.Simmons is the reigning rookie of the year, and Doncic is the favorite to win that award this season.For the fifth straight year, ...

Zubac, Caldwell-Pope lead short-handed Lakers past Suns

Basketball 01/28/19, 00:17

Ivica Zubac and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each scored 24 points and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers led throughout in a 116-102 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.Brandon Ingram added 22 points as Los Angeles was missing Kyle Kuzma (hip) and Tyson Chandler (rest), along with LeBron James and Lonzo ...

Thompson hits record first 10 from 3 as Warriors rout Lakers

Basketball 01/22/19, 01:31

Klay Thompson set an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 130-111 on Monday night to match a season high with their eighth consecutive victory.Thompson finished 10 of 11 from beyond the ...

Lakers’ Ball to miss 4 to 6 weeks with sprained left ankle

Basketball 01/21/19, 02:07

Already without injured star LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers will be missing guard Lonzo Ball for the next four to six weeks after an MRI on Sunday showed a sprained left ankle.Ball was injured in the third quarter of the Lakers' 138-134 overtime loss at Houston on Saturday night. ...

Kuzma scores 32 as Lakers top Thunder in OT without LeBron

Sports 01/18/19, 00:56

Kyle Kuzma scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 138-128 in overtime Thursday night without injured LeBron James.The four-time MVP missed his 12th straight game with a left groin strain, but the Lakers still pulled off a solid road win. Ivica Zubac scored ...

Ball scores 19 as Lakers deal Bulls eighth straight loss

Basketball 01/16/19, 01:06

Lonzo Ball scored 19 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 17 and the Los Angeles Lakers won for just the fourth time since LeBron James' groin injury, beating the reeling Chicago Bulls 107-100 on Tuesday night.Ball, who also had eight rebounds and six assists, scored 13 points during the second half as ...

Cavs stun Lakers 101-95 to end 12-game losing streak

Basketball 01/14/19, 00:06

Cedi Osman scored 20 points, Collin Sexton added 17 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a 12-game losing streak with a 101-95 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.Tristan Thompson had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and Alec Burks had 17 points and 13 rebounds as the short-handed Cavaliers ...

Ingram, Ball lead Lakers to 107-97 win over Mavericks

Basketball 01/08/19, 04:03

A challenge from their head coach gave Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball motivation. All they needed was an opening.The cold-shooting Dallas Mavericks provided it.Ingram scored 29 points and Ball added 21 as the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Mavericks a rare home loss, 107-97, on Monday night.After a blowout loss ...

Ingram, Ball lead Lakers to 107-97 win over Mavericks

Basketball 01/07/19, 23:12

Brandon Ingram scored 29 points and Lonzo Ball added 21 as the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Dallas Mavericks a rare home loss, 107-97, on Monday night.The two young Lakers responded to their coach Luke Walton's demand for more passion after a blowout loss to Minnesota on Sunday. The duo ...

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 ...

Bogdanovic’s 3 at buzzer sends Kings past Lakers, 117-116

Basketball 12/28/18, 00:42

Bogdan Bogdanovic made a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Sacramento Kings rallied from 15 points down in the fourth quarter to beat Los Angeles 117-116 on Thursday night in the Lakers' first game this season without LeBron James.Bogdanovic finished with 23 points and De'Aaron Fox added 15 points, 12 ...

Russell helps Nets hold off Lakers for 6-game winning streak

Basketball 12/19/18, 00:54

D'Angelo Russell had 22 points and a career high-tying 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets ran the NBA's longest winning streak to six games by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 115-110 on Tuesday night.Joe Harris added 19 points and Spencer Dinwiddie scored 18 for the Nets, ...

Wall’s 40, 14 lead Wiz past Lakers 128-110; LBJ scores 13

Basketball 12/16/18, 20:24

Amid all of his team's losses and infighting and roster flux, John Wall showed just how well he's capable of playing, producing 40 points and 14 assists to lead the Washington Wizards past a sluggish LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, 128-110 Sunday night.A day after he and Lonzo ...

James, Ball have triple-doubles, Lakers beat Hornets 128-100

Basketball 12/15/18, 23:12

LeBron James and Lonzo Ball gave the Lakers multiple triple-doubles in a game for just the second time, and Los Angeles routed the Charlotte Hornets 128-100 on Saturday night for its third win in four games.James had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, while Ball had 16 points, 10 ...

DeRozan’s 36 points fuels Spurs past Lakers 133-120

Basketball 12/07/18, 23:14

DeMar DeRozan finished with 36 points and nine assists and the San Antonio Spurs had eight players score in double figures in a 133-120 come-from-behind victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.LeBron James finished with 35 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds for Los Angeles.San Antonio got 14 ...

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