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Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 3:49 AM

Lakers Beat Bulls in Double OT

On Pau Gasol's return to play against the LA Lakers at Staples Center, the fresh faced LA Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls in double overtime. Read »

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 2:53 PM

Lakers GM Talks Kobe, Surgery and Steve Nash

Lakers GM Talks Kobe, Surgery and Steve Nash

LA Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak spoke for the first time following the surgery that ended Kobe Bryant's season, and Kupchak touched on topics including tanking, Steve Nash and the Lakers' future. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Kobe Bryant Has Surgery, Season Over

Kobe Bryant Has Surgery, Season Over

After undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:01 PM

Less Minute For Kobe Next Season

Less Minute For Kobe Next Season

LA Lakers coach Byron Scott spoke about Kobe Bryant's surgery and Pau Gasol's return to Los Angeles at Wednesday's Lakers' practice. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 2:53 PM

Tarik Black: Thankful For The Opportunity

Tarik Black: Thankful For The Opportunity

Tarik Black, who is a 23-year-old LA Lakers rookie, concludes every press conference with his patented phrase: "Thank you for the opportunity" Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 11:08 PM

Lakers Run into Wall, Wizards

Lakers Run into Wall, Wizards

The Los Angeles Lakers led early, but John Wall led a comeback victory for the visiting Washington Wizards on Tuesday night at Staples Center Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 2:53 PM

Lakers Without Nick Young Vs. Wizards

Lakers Without Nick Young Vs. Wizards

Nick Young will miss Tuesday's LA Lakers game against the Washington Wizards due to an ankle injury sustained at the end of Monday's practice. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 1:44 AM

Lakers Going To Hawaii For Training Camp 2015

Lakers Going To Hawaii For Training Camp 2015

Kobe Bryant's final training camp with the LA Lakers will be in Hawaii, and the Lakers' star player should be fully recovered from his shoulder injury by that point. Read »

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 7:25 PM

Lakers Talk Nick Young Benching

Lakers Talk Nick Young Benching

Nick Young played less than nine minutes against the Houston Rockets, and Lakers coach Byron Scott explained why at Monday's practice Read »

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 1:37 PM

Kobe Bryant Having Surgery

Kobe Bryant Having Surgery

On Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers formally announced that Kobe Bryant will have surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder Read »

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 12:38 AM

Lakers Fall to Houston

Lakers Fall to Houston

James Harden led the Houston Rockets in a rout over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night at Staples Center Read »

Sunday, Jan 25, 2015 at 3:48 PM

Lakers Host Rockets

Lakers Host Rockets

The Lakers and Rockets may not feature Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard on Sunday night, but Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black offer fans a look at the new-look Lakers. Read »

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 9:54 PM

Lakers Spanked in San Antonio

Lakers Spanked in San Antonio

Rookie Jordan Clarkson started his first ever NBA game and looked good, but the LA Lakers lost big to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night Read »

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 12:52 PM

Lakers Face Spurs in San Antonio

Lakers Face Spurs in San Antonio

Without Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers are in San Antonio to face the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night Read »

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 9:55 PM

Bryant Expected to Miss Rest of Season

Bryant Expected to Miss Rest of Season

Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the remainder of the season after tearing his right rotator cuff earlier this week. Read »

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Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48

Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48

Anthony Mason, one of the Knicks’ most popular players of the 1990s who had one All-Star season during a 13-year pro career, has died following a massive heart attack, the team said Saturday. He was 48.

Stolen NASCAR Race Car Found in Suburban Atlanta

Stolen NASCAR Race Car Found in Suburban Atlanta

Police say they have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Lakers Beat Bucks 101-93

Lakers Beat Bucks 101-93

The LA Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-93 on Friday night at Staples Center, and a balanced attack accounted helped the Lakers to their third straight win

NASCAR Searches for Travis Kvapil's Stolen Car

NASCAR Searches for Travis Kvapil's Stolen Car

Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend near Atlanta.

Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player, Dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper...

Dodgers Spring Training Underway

Dodgers Spring Training Underway

The Dodgers are ready for Spring Training in Arizona. Mario Solis reports for the NBC4 News at Noon Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.