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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 »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Kobe Bryant Named NBA All-Star Again

Kobe Bryant Named NBA All-Star Again

Kobe Bryant earned his 17th consecutive NBA All-Star selection, the league announced on Thursday evenings. Read »

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 7:45 AM

Kobe Bryant Has Torn Rotator Cuff

Kobe Bryant Has Torn Rotator Cuff

Kobe Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff in Wednesday night's loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, an MRI showed Thursday. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 9:18 PM

Kobe Hurt, Lakers Lose To Pelicans

Kobe Hurt, Lakers Lose To Pelicans

The Los Angeles Lakers welcomed back Kobe Bryant as they took on Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans, but Bryant left the game early with a shoulder injury Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 5:51 PM

Forbes: Lakers Worth $2.6 Billion

Forbes: Lakers Worth $2.6 Billion

Forbes did its 2015 list of top NBA earners and most valuable NBA franchises, and the Lakers rank high on both lists. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 11:43 AM

Kobe Bryant Back: Lakers at Pelicans

Kobe Bryant Back: Lakers at Pelicans

Kobe Bryant is back to face Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night in Louisiana. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 11:42 AM

Lakers Practice in Phoenix, Kobe Not

Lakers Practice in Phoenix, Kobe Not

Injury updates highlighted the Lakers' Tuesday practice in Phoenix, and Kobe Bryant did not arrive in time to take part. Read »

Monday, Jan 19, 2015 at 9:58 PM

Suns Beat Kobe-Less Lakers 115-100

Suns Beat Kobe-Less Lakers 115-100

Without Kobe Bryant available to play, the Los Angeles Lakers dug deep to play a competitive game against the Phoenix Suns for the first half, but the Suns won 115-100. Read »

Monday, Jan 19, 2015 at 2:20 PM

Kobe Bryant Sitting Vs. Suns

Kobe Bryant Sitting Vs. Suns

Kobe Bryant sat out Christmas Day to rest, and the Lakers announced that the 36-year-old will sit out Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day meeting against the Phoenix Suns. Read »

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