Los Angeles Lakers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kuchar shoots 64 to lead Riviera; Tiger wastes strong start

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods began with an unknowing tribute to Kobe Bryant by making an eagle putt that optical cameras measured at 24 feet, 8 inches. H...
1:51 14 February 2022

James’ triple double, Davis lead Lakers past Nuggets 120-116

DENVER — LeBron James posted a triple-double and Anthony Davis scored seven of his 33 points in overtime to push the Los Angeles Lakers past the Denve...
6:07 13 February 2022

Snoop Dogg apologizes to Gayle King for rant over Bryant

NEW YORK — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basket...
3:42 13 February 2022

Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars red carpet

NEW YORK — Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la R...
2:50 10 February 2022

LeBron gets 36 in 3-point barrage, Lakers rout Spurs 129-102

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James scored 19 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter while hitting five 3-pointers in an incredible three-minute span, propelli...
5:23 5 February 2022

Shaquille O’Neal on Kobe Bryant: ‘We love you, brother’

MIAMI — Shaquille O’Neal paid tribute to his friend and former teammate, Kobe Bryant, with one of their shared favorite hobbies: music.
10:34 1 February 2022

The King’s Speech: LeBron James’ words salve hurting Lakers

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James has only been a part of the Los Angeles Lakers for 19 months. The West Coast is a late stop on an NBA odyssey that already ...
9:29 1 February 2022

Lakers return after Bryant’s death, lose 127-119 to Blazers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers dried their eyes and took the Staples Center court for the first time since Kobe Bryant's death with a resolve th...
7:02 1 February 2022

Kings win 1st hoops game at Staples since Kobe’s death

LOS ANGELES — De'Aaron Fox scored 34 points, Buddy Hield added 19 and Cory Joseph 16 as the Sacramento Kings used a strong second quarter to defeat th...
6:12 31 January 2022

Lakers play outside to lighten spirits after Bryant’s death

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Before the Los Angeles Lakers practiced on the final day before their first game since Kobe Bryant’s death, they played.
22:25 30 January 2022

LA Kings honor Bryant in 1st Staples Center game since crash

LOS ANGELES — All the Los Angeles Kings players showed up to Staples Center wearing Kobe Bryant jerseys before the arena's first sporting event since ...
4:46 30 January 2022

Shaq: ‘Never could have imagined’ anything like Kobe’s death

Shaquille O'Neal tearfully said Tuesday he never could have imagined anything like Kobe Bryant's death, remembering his former teammate as a great pla...
1:02 29 January 2022

Analysis: NBA made a good call moving Lakers-Clippers game

The NBA absolutely made the right call in postponing Tuesday night’s game in Los Angeles between the Lakers and the Clippers.
7:58 28 January 2022

Author deletes children’s book co-written with Kobe Bryant

SAO PAULO — Kobe Bryant and Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho were working together on a children's book, but the author of “The Alchemist” said he delete...
0:31 28 January 2022