Lakers snap 10-game losing streak

Feb 3, 2016

Lakers snap 10-game losing streak

Kobe Bryant has lifted the Los Angeles Lakers onto his shoulders countless times over the past two decades, and he rarely flinches under the weight. Even during a demoralizing losing streak in his farewell season, the 37-year-old superstar summoned his skills to carry the ...

Thompson powers Warriors

Jan 6, 2016

Thompson powers Warriors

After Stephen Curry came up limping from another blow to his sore left leg, Golden State coach Luke Walton thought the reigning MVP should take the rest of the night off while the Warriors wrapped up another blowout win. Walton also knows Steph wouldn’t ...

Kobe solid in victory against rival Celtics

Dec 31, 2015

Kobe solid in victory against rival Celtics

Mark Kobe Bryant down for one more win on the parquet floor in Boston. Bryant had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Celtics 112-104 on Wednesday night. Bryant played 33 minutes and recorded his first double-double of what ...

Durant leads charge in runaway victory over Lakers

Dec 20, 2015

Durant leads charge in runaway victory over Lakers

Kobe Bryant may not have made the difference. Either way, the Oklahoma City Thunder had little trouble with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday. With Bryant out with a sore right shoulder, the Thunder stars had their way. Kevin Durant had 22 points and ...

Sixers snap historic 28-game slide

Dec 2, 2015

Sixers snap historic 28-game slide

Kobe Bryant breezed through the Philadelphia 76ers locker room and said to no one in particular, “keep it going, guys.” His homecoming game spoiled, Bryant said one final goodbye to Philly, which is winless no more. The 76ers said good riddance to the longest ...

Kobe to retire at end of season

Nov 30, 2015

Kobe to retire at end of season

NBA star Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday. The third-leading scorer in NBA history wrote a poem ...

Blazers heap more misery on Lakers

Nov 29, 2015

Blazers heap more misery on Lakers

Damian Lillard says part of his job is recognizing when a teammate is hot. CJ McCollum certainly was against the Lakers. McCollum had 28 points to complement Lillard’s 29 and the Portland Trail Blazers handed Los Angeles its fifth straight loss with a 108-96 ...

Warriors make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0

Nov 25, 2015

Warriors make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0

Interim coach Luke Walton believes the time will come when the Golden State Warriors finally lose a game. “I doubt it, I highly doubt it,” joked NBA MVP Stephen Curry. The defending champions set the record for best start in league history at 16-0, ...

Kobe helps Lakers hold off Pistons

Nov 16, 2015

Kobe helps Lakers hold off Pistons

Kobe Bryant’s entire 37-year-old body is aching for an ice bath and a day off just 10 games into his 20th NBA season. Bryant still put in the extra effort necessary to make sure those 10 games weren’t the worst start to a season ...

Knicks foil Kobe, Lakers at MSG

Nov 9, 2015

Knicks foil Kobe, Lakers at MSG

Kobe Bryant shared a lengthy embrace with Carmelo Anthony and made his way toward the exit, tapping his chest and waving to the fans. It may have been goodbye for now. Quite possibly, it was goodbye for good. Bryant got the cheers, but not ...

T-Wolves rally past Lakers in first game since Saunders' death

Oct 29, 2015

T-Wolves rally past Lakers in first game since Saunders' death

With heavy hearts and occupied minds, the Minnesota Timberwolves hung on to win one for Flip. Ricky Rubio had a career-high 28 points and 14 assists and the Timberwolves rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers ...