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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:40 PM
Lin Returns, Kobe Shines for Lakers against Suns

Lin Returns, Kobe Shines for Lakers against Suns

Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin played well in an overtime preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 21, 2014 Watch »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Video: Kobe Bryant's Expletive Message to Rookie

Video: Kobe Bryant's Expletive Message to Rookie

Lakers star Kobe Bryant used adult language to tell rookie Julius Randle that he would be an "idiot" to waste his purple and golden opportunity with Lakers. Read »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 4:56 AM

Lakers Play Defense, Comeback Against Jazz

Lakers Play Defense, Comeback Against Jazz

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 98-91 on Sunday night, as Kobe Bryant led the way with 26 points, Carlos Boozer chipped in 19 points and nine rebounds and rookie Julius Randle made his presence felt on... Read »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:05 AM
Kobe Bryant: ESPN Are Idiots, Don't F' This Up

Kobe Bryant: ESPN Are Idiots, Don't F' This Up

Kobe Bryant does not bite his tongue when telling LA Lakers rookie Julius Randle about the opportunity he has with the Lakers...and takes a shot at ESPN in the process. Watch »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:08 AM
Lakers Beat Jazz: Kobe Bryant & Julius Randle Postgame

Lakers Beat Jazz: Kobe Bryant & Julius Randle Postgame

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz on Oct. 19, 2014 at Staples Center behind strong performances from Kobe Bryant and rookie Julius Randle. Watch »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Lakers Blown Out, But Kobe Solid

Lakers Blown Out, But Kobe Solid

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their third straight preseason game, but Kobe Bryant looked stellar and scored 27 points on the night. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 8:19 AM

Lakers Not All-In on Steve Nash

Lakers Not All-In on Steve Nash

Considering the stable of point guards on the roster, the Los Angeles Lakers should not be overly concerned or surprised with Steve Nash's battles with injury. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Dodgers Need to Keep Don Mattingly

Dodgers Need to Keep Don Mattingly

Despite talk of his possible departure, the Dodgers would be best served to keep Don Mattingly in the manager's chair. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Kobe Bryant: "We Are Overpaid...So are the Owners"

Kobe Bryant:

Kobe Bryant said the NBA players are overpaid, but so are the owners, as he made pointed comments during the LA Lakers' practice on October 14, 2014. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Kobe Bryant:

Kobe Bryant: 'We Are Overpaid...So Are the Owners'

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers talked about the NBA's collective bargaining agreement and admitted the players were overpaid, but also said the owners are overpaid. Watch »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Lakers Practice Report: Nash And Kobe Off

Lakers Practice Report: Nash And Kobe Off

Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant were fit and ready to go for Monday's LA Lakers practice, but coach Byron Scott gave the veterans the day off. Read »

Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 at 2:24 PM
Nick Young Has Amnesia?

Nick Young Has Amnesia?

Always entertaining, Nick Young talked to the media after LA Lakers practice on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Watch »

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 at 8:06 AM

Lakers Lose To Warriors: Recap

Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers took on the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Read »

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Steve Nash Not Likely To Play Thursday

Steve Nash is likely not going to play on Thursday night, LA Lakers coach Byron Scott said on Thursday morning. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Lakers Practice Report: Oct. 8, 2014

Nick Young may not be fit to go through practice, but he still managed to be the center of attention at LA Lakers' practice on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Read »

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