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Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 at 2:51 AM

Lakers Versus Heat: Preview

Lakers Versus Heat: Preview

Kobe Bryant is in line to return to the Lakers on Tuesday night, as Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat come to Staples Center. Read »

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 4:27 PM

Byron Scott Explains His Kobe Bryant Plan

Byron Scott Explains His Kobe Bryant Plan

Kobe Bryant is "penciled" in to play on Tuesday, and Lakers coach Byron Scott spoke in-depth on his mishandling of Bryant's minutes Read »

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 7:09 AM

Scott Takes Blame for Bryant's Absence

Scott Takes Blame for Bryant's Absence

LA Lakers coach Byron Scott admitted his errors in handling Kobe Bryant after announcing that his star player would sit out for the third time in four games. Read »

Sunday, Jan 11, 2015 at 11:47 PM

No Kobe, Lakers Beat by Blazers

No Kobe, Lakers Beat by Blazers

The Los Angeles Lakers got Wesley Johnson back, but without Kobe Bryant available to play, Damian Lillard and the Blazers beat the Lakers 106-94 on January 11, 2015 Read »

Sunday, Jan 11, 2015 at 3:27 PM

Lakers: Advanced Statistics

Lakers: Advanced Statistics

The Los Angeles Lakers offer a decent amount of statistical data to mine through after 37 games, so we took a look. Read »

Sunday, Jan 11, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Inside the Numbers - Kobe-Less Edition

Inside the Numbers - Kobe-Less Edition

A look at standout statistics for the Los Angeles Lakers' after 37 games Read »

Friday, Jan 9, 2015 at 11:34 PM
Lakers Rookie Tarik Black on Being a Laker

Lakers Rookie Tarik Black on Being a Laker

LA Lakers rookie Tarik Black spoke to the media after an impressive win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night at Staples Center (Jan. 9, 2015) Watch »

Friday, Jan 9, 2015 at 11:37 PM

No Kobe, Lakers Still Beat The Magic

No Kobe, Lakers Still Beat The Magic

The Los Angeles Lakers dug deep into their bench because Kobe Bryant (rest) and Wesley Johnson (knee) sat out against the Orlando Magic, and rookie Tarik Black made a name for himself. Read »

Friday, Jan 9, 2015 at 2:24 PM

LA Lakers Versus Orlando Magic

LA Lakers Versus Orlando Magic

Kobe Bryant and the LA Lakers host Tobias Harris and the Orlando Magic on Friday night at Staples Center Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 4:02 PM

Lakers Practice Report: Jan 8

Lakers Practice Report: Jan 8

Lakers practice following a dark day against the Clippers included Ronnie Price, but Kobe Bryant and Nick Young did not take part. Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 4:20 PM

"Soft" Lakers Ripped Apart by Clippers

Led by Chris Paul, the LA Clippers shred the "soft" Lakers 114-89 at Staples Center on Jan. 7, 2015. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 2:38 PM

A New-Look Old Kobe Bryant

A New-Look Old Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant looks like a new man at the ripe old age of 36, so we take a closer look at Kobe's numbers entering the Lakers at Clippers rivalry game. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Lakers at Clippers: Preview

Lakers at Clippers: Preview

The battle for LA features a rejuvenated and refreshed Kobe Bryant leading the Lakers against Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Clippers Read »

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Julius Randle Has Surgery on Foot

Julius Randle Has Surgery on Foot

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle underwent successful surgery on his right foot Read »

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 12:48 AM

Lillard Gets 39, Lakers Lose 98-94

Lillard Gets 39, Lakers Lose 98-94

Damian Lillard scored 39 points as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 98-94 Read »

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