Anthony Davis bruises back in Lakers' win over Knicks

Basketball / NBA Jan 8, 2020

Anthony Davis bruises back in Lakers' win over Knicks

The Los Angeles Lakers gathered around Anthony Davis while the six-time All-Star writhed in pain on the Staples Center floor. Another breezy blowout win had just become much less fun for the Lakers and their superstar big man, although it's too soon to say just ...

Lakers put on block party in victory against Pistons

Basketball / NBA Jan 6, 2020

Lakers put on block party in victory against Pistons

After Dwight Howard blocked Andre Drummond's shot with a perfect combination of timing and athleticism, he wagged a Mutombo finger at the uproarious Staples Center crowd. The rest of the Lakers took off on a fast break that left them with a double-digit lead over ...

Kawhi Leonard rallies Clippers past Lakers

Basketball / NBA Dec 26, 2019

Kawhi Leonard rallies Clippers past Lakers

The Los Angeles Clippers were resilient and dominant in the second half to put away the Los Angeles Lakers, using the NBA's marquee Christmas game to show why the city and the Western Conference might belong to them this season. Kawhi Leonard scored 11 of ...

Bucks top Lakers in heavyweight showdown

Basketball / NBA Dec 20, 2019

Bucks top Lakers in heavyweight showdown

Giannis Antetokounmpo looked over at LeBron James and Anthony Davis and thought about his past. "I wasn't supposed to be here," the 211-cm Greek Freak said. Hardly looked that way Thursday night. Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 11 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat James, Davis and ...

Lakers sign Kostas Antetokounmpo to two-way deal

Basketball / NBA Jul 23, 2019

Lakers sign Kostas Antetokounmpo to two-way deal

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Monday they have gained the rights to Kostas Antetokounmpo, younger brother of Milwaukee's NBA MVP Giannis. The Lakers signed Kostas Antetokounmpo, 21, to a two-way contract by the Lakers. He appeared in two games for the Dallas Mavericks last season ...

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Basketball / NBA Oct 23, 2018

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Patty Mills drilled a jumper with seven seconds remaining in overtime to cap a 7-0 run in the final 55 seconds and lift the San Antonio Spurs to a wild 143-142 win over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. The result kept LeBron James ...

Basketball / NBA Sep 27, 2018

Former NBA coach Jack McKinney dies at 83

Jack McKinney, who coached the Indiana Pacers for four seasons in the 1980s, died Tuesday at 83 years old, Saint Joseph's University announced. McKinney coached Saint Joseph's from 1966-74 before joining the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as an assistant coach. After two seasons in Milwaukee, he ...