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Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Kobe Bryant Played With Hurt Shoulder

Kobe Bryant Played With Hurt Shoulder

During an interview, Kobe Bryant revealed he has had a torn rotator cuff for an extended time and played through it prior to getting surgery. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Kobe Bryant Opens Up With NBA TV

Kobe Bryant Opens Up With NBA TV

Kobe Bryant talks Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, being a young kid and being an old man with NBA TV's Ahmad Rashad. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 9:16 PM

Blazers Set Fire to Lakers

Blazers Set Fire to Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers fell behind early and never fully recovered against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday Feb. 11, 2015 at the Moda Center Read »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 3:51 PM

Lakers' Last Game Before All-Star

Lakers' Last Game Before All-Star

The Los Angeles Lakers take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night before going on All-Star break Read »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 1:11 AM

Lawson Leaves Lakers Lost

The Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets played at Staples Center on Tuesday night, and the pair of non-playoff teams managed to put together a competitive game that ended with Ty Lawson dominating the... Read »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 12:48 AM
Lin Answers For Turnovers

Lin Answers For Turnovers

Lakers guard Jeremy Lin explained his tendency to commit turnovers, and Lakers coach Byron Scott did not sugar coat his opinion on the matter. Feb. 10, 2015 Watch »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 12:46 AM
Clarkson To Work With Nash Over Break

Clarkson To Work With Nash Over Break

LA Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson tells NBCLA.com's Shahan Ahmed that he plans to return early from his All-Star break in order to work with legendary point guard Steve Nash. Filmed Feb. 10, 2015. Watch »

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 1:31 PM

Dolphin Tried to Kill Nick Young

Dolphin Tried to Kill Nick Young

Nick Young confirmed that he is afraid of dolphins after his girlfriend Iggy Azalea outed the Lakers' player for his unusual fear Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 9:52 PM

Lakers Practice Report: Monday Feb. 9

Lakers Practice Report: Monday Feb. 9

The LA Lakers practiced on Monday with Byron Scott warning players to stay in shape over the upcoming All-Star break and touching on Nick Young's recent struggles on the court Read »

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 3:59 AM

Worst Lakers Team Ever? So Far, Yes

Worst Lakers Team Ever? So Far, Yes

NBC Lakers insider Shahan Ahmed explains why exactly the Los Angeles Lakers are awful and what is next for this team Read »

Sunday, Feb 8, 2015 at 1:02 PM
Lakers Coach Talks Dean Smith, Rebuilding

Lakers Coach Talks Dean Smith, Rebuilding

Before the LA Lakers and Cleveland Cavs tipped off, LA coach Byron Scott talked about rebuilding and the passing of Dean Smith. Watch »

Sunday, Feb 8, 2015 at 11:28 AM

Lakers at Cavs: Preview

Lakers at Cavs: Preview

The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers play at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Sunday afternoon. Read »

Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 7:20 AM

Magic Beat Lakers in Overtime

Magic Beat Lakers in Overtime

The Los Angeles Lakers lost 103-97 in overtime to the Orlando Magic on February 6, 2015. Read »

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 8:07 AM

Lakers Search for Magic in Orlando

Lakers Search for Magic in Orlando

The LA Lakers and Orlando Magic are two of the five worst teams in the NBA, and the pair of basement dwellers meet on Friday evening in Orlando. Read »

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 at 10:43 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe and Jimmy Go on a Beer Run

Kobe and Jimmy Go on a Beer Run

Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Fallon went on a beer run together in 1996, and the story is hilarious. Read »

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