Lin calls time on 'Linsanity '

Jul 25, 2014

Lin calls time on 'Linsanity '

Two years ago, Jeremy Lin lit up the NBA with his explosive play for the New York Knicks but he has no desire to recreate “Linsanity” in his new career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Instead, the 25-year-old point guard is looking forward to ...

D'Antoni done with Lakers

May 1, 2014

D'Antoni done with Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job. Team spokesman John Black confirmed D’Antoni’s resignation, ending the brief tenure of the Lakers’ fourth head coach in less than three years. D’Antoni won 67 of 154 games ...

Source: Jackson to run Knicks

Mar 15, 2014

Source: Jackson to run Knicks

Phil Jackson won NBA titles as a player and a coach. He’ll now try winning as an executive. And this quest will take him back to where his career began. Jackson has agreed to run the New York Knicks’ front office and will be ...

Meeks powers Lakers past Thunder

Mar 10, 2014

Meeks powers Lakers past Thunder

From Jodie Meeks’ big day to the final result, this was definitely a surprise. Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat Oklahoma City 114-110 on Sunday despite a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin ...

Lakers smoked by Clips in record-setting defeat

Mar 7, 2014

Lakers smoked by Clips in record-setting defeat

The Lakers were the designated home team this time. That meant the Clippers had to put up with looking at all those championship banners and retired numbers that their co-tenant at the Staples Center has had hanging on the wall since the arena opened ...

Feb 14, 2014

Durant lifts Thunder past Lakers

Kevin Durant scored 19 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder sent the undermanned Los Angeles Lakers to a record-setting seventh straight home loss with a 107-103 victory on Thursday. The Thunder have a 1½-game lead on Indiana ...

Bosh dominates in key stretch for Heat

Jan 24, 2014

Bosh dominates in key stretch for Heat

It’s not common for Chris Bosh to put up a big number of shots. Maybe the Miami Heat should make it happen more often. Bosh made his final eight shots on the way to a 31-point night, LeBron James added 27 points and 13 ...

Young fuels Lakers' comeback win

Jan 20, 2014

Young fuels Lakers' comeback win

Nick Young says the Los Angeles Lakers have woken up since airing some grievances at a team meeting last week. Young returned from suspension to score 29 points, Pau Gasol had 22 and the Lakers beat the Toronto Raptors 112-106 on Sunday, just their ...

Clippers take Lakers apart

Jan 11, 2014

Clippers take Lakers apart

The Clippers’ 13-point loss to the Lakers on opening night in October? Blake Griffin remembers it well, especially the 14 3-pointers and the 76 points the Lakers’ bench hung on his team. Payback came Friday night, with Griffin getting 33 points and 12 rebounds ...

Heat hold off Lakers

Dec 26, 2013

Heat hold off Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers missed having Kobe Bryant out on the court on Christmas Day. Same for LeBron James. Playing without its biggest star, Los Angeles stayed right with the Miami Heat for most of the day before slipping to a 101-95 loss against ...

Kobe set to make return vs. Raptors

Dec 7, 2013

Kobe set to make return vs. Raptors

Kobe Bryant will make his long-awaited return from a torn left Achilles tendon when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Toronto Raptors Sunday night. In a dramatic video posted on his Facebook page before the Lakers played at Sacramento on Friday night, Bryant set ...