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Morant has 27 points, 14 assists as Grizzlies defeat Lakers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rookie Ja Morant had 27 points and matched his season high with 14 assists, and the Memphis Grizzl...
3:40 1 March 2022

Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash scene wh...
18:04 28 February 2022

Nazi cautionary dramas wade into political, factual disputes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood mustered its creative forces in the 1940s when Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany sought to conque...
18:57 27 February 2022

Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints...
14:04 27 February 2022

Cause of Los Angeles-area refinery fire under investigation

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The cause of an explosion and fire at a Southern California refinery was under investigation Wedne...
20:44 26 February 2022

LeBron’s 40 bests Zion, sends Lakers past Pelicans 118-109

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson while ...
5:53 26 February 2022

Bucks-Raptors, Zion vs LeBron headline rest of NBA’s week

The Toronto Raptors have done it once already, chasing down a Milwaukee Bucks team that seemed to be sprinting to the NB...
8:43 25 February 2022

Bryant fans from near and far find closure at LA memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his last NBA game in 2016, Kristian Beflic was there, having com...
2:37 25 February 2022

Public memorial service remembers the private Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s wife remembered him as a devoted father and husband who arrived early for school pickup...
23:32 24 February 2022

Kobe Bryant’s widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s widow sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los An...
19:55 24 February 2022

Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year.There will be more eyeballs on the leag...
7:21 24 February 2022

Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The six passengers traveling with Kobe Bryant and his daughter in the helicopter that crashed into a ...
7:15 24 February 2022

LeBron’s clutch jumper sends Lakers past Celtics 114-112

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 29 points and put the Lakers ahead on a fallaway jumper with 30 seconds to play, ...
23:35 23 February 2022

Anthony Davis’ big 2nd half leads Lakers past Grizz, 117-105

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 32 points, Anthony Davis recovered from an early injury scare to get 28 points an...
6:13 22 February 2022

Bear that wandered yards near Los Angeles moved to forest

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — A big, old bear wandered a Los Angeles foothill suburb Friday, drawing curious onlookers and new...
20:19 21 February 2022

Police: Robbery looks unlikely as motive in rapper killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The home-invasion death of rising rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles does not appear to be part of a rob...
22:43 20 February 2022

LA Kings trade Cup-winning goal scorer Martinez to Vegas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have traded Stanley Cup-winning goal scorer Alec Martinez to the Vegas Golden K...
20:25 19 February 2022

‘Good Times’ Ja’Net DuBois dies; co-wrote ‘Jeffersons’ theme

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang ...
3:03 19 February 2022

Trump vows to ‘clean up’ LA at Olympic meeting briefing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday veered into politics during a briefing on preparations for the 2028...
2:48 19 February 2022

Surprise! Raptors, Heat, Grizzlies and Thunder in good place

The oddsmakers in Las Vegas usually know what they’re talking about.
7:03 18 February 2022

Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend’s killing

LOS ANGELES — There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York real estate heir Robert Durst to the slaying of his best friend in Los Angeles ...
19:00 17 February 2022

For NBA players, a little rest now before a hectic finish

CHICAGO — And now, they rest.
15:23 17 February 2022

Kawhi Leonard wins first Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP award

CHICAGO — Kawhi Leonard made it look effortless, nailing one 3-pointer after another and nearly matching an All-Star Game record.
6:05 17 February 2022

Last shot wins: Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155

CHICAGO — Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter o...
5:14 17 February 2022

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

CHICAGO — It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players ...
21:00 16 February 2022

The Latest: NBA renames All-Star Game MVP award for Bryant

CHICAGO — The Latest on Saturday night at NBA All-Star weekend. (all times local):
0:53 16 February 2022

Lakers’ Davis back in hometown for All-Star Game

CHICAGO — Anthony Davis knows smooth. He has been making basketball look easy for years, from his early days in his native Chicago all the way through...
7:09 15 February 2022

Ticketing plan for Kobe Bryant public memorial released

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that fans seeking to attend the Feb. 24 memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at St...
20:05 14 February 2022

Goodrich: Jordan won fairly in 1988, judges not in cahoots

CHICAGO — More than three decades later, some details of the classic slam dunk contest showdown between Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins are a bit...
18:51 14 February 2022

LA church leaders charged with marriage, immigration fraud

LOS ANGELES — Three officials with a Philippines-based church in Los Angeles have been charged as part of an alleged scheme to trick followers into be...
5:36 14 February 2022