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Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Apr 7, 2022
Soul searching ahead for Lakers after missing playoffs
What was supposed to be a heart-warming coming home story for the Long Beach native and former league MVP Westbrook quickly turned nightmarish amid injuries to James and Davis.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Nov 17, 2021
Dwyane Wade says LeBron James and revamped Lakers need time
The retired NBA star, who won two of his three championships with James when they both played for Miami, says the Lakers should focus on staying healthy and finding their comfort zones.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Oct 6, 2021
Two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol retires after 23-year career
Gasol, who won two NBA championships with the Lakers and three Olympic medals with Spain, returned to Barcelona earlier this year to help his hometown club win the Spanish championship.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 2, 2021
LeBron James laughs at your ‘old’ Lakers memes
LeBron James has seen the memes and read the punch lines.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
May 16, 2021
Kobe Bryant remembered in emotional Hall of Fame inductions
Vanessa Bryant stood at the podium on Saturday evening as her late husband Kobe was being formally inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and she noted that she always avoided praising the former Los Angeles Lakers star in public.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Mar 21, 2021
Hawks extend win streak against Lakers as LeBron James injured
The Atlanta Hawks earned their eighth win in a row, a 99-94 road victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jan 9, 2021
Two Americas: Lebron James speaks out about violence at U.S. Capitol
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James blamed this week's mob violence at the U.S. Capitol on President Donald Trump and questioned what would have happened had the rioters been Black.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 25, 2020
'He was my everything': NBA's Kobe Bryant mourned at emotional Los Angeles arena tribute
A gallery of basketball legends joined thousands of Kobe Bryant fans in Los Angeles on Monday to pay tribute to the transcendent NBA star, his daughter and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last month that shocked the world of sports and beyond.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 7, 2020
Memorial service for Kobe Bryant, others killed in helicopter crash to be held Feb. 24: source
A public memorial service for Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Feb. 24 at Staples Center, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Jan 30, 2020
Strong defense, rebounding help Evessa build solid foundation in pursuit of playoff appearance
After splitting a pair of away games last weekend with the Utsunomiya Brex, the Osaka Evessa passed the midway point of the season with a realistic shot at capturing the West Division title.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jan 27, 2020
Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan
What does Kobe Bryant mean to Japan's basketball culture?
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Nov 30, 2019
Angels' Shohei Ohtani supports Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura from courtside
Rookie forward Rui Hachimura received some high-profile support when his Washington Wizards faced the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, with baseball star Shohei Ohtani cheering from courtside.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Aug 1, 2019
Shibuya's Robert Sacre announces retirement
Robert Sacre, one of the top all-around centers in B. League history, has retired.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Dec 25, 2018
LeBron James apologizes for posting rapper's 'Jewish money' lyric
LeBron James is sorry for posting a lyric that referenced "Jewish money." The Los Angeles Lakers star on Monday said he simply got caught up in the music, thought the lyric was a "compliment" and offers "apologies, for sure."
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 24, 2018
Lakers' Rajon Rondo denies spitting, calls Rockets' Chris Paul 'horrible teammate'
Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo remains steadfast that he did not intentionally spit at Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul on Saturday, which led to a brawl and suspensions for both players and Lakers forward Brandon Ingram.
Japan Times
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.
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.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jun 20, 2018
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich meets with star forward Kawhi Leonard
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich made the trip to San Diego on Tuesday to meet with star forward Kawhi Leonard ahead of Thursday's NBA draft, according to multiple reports.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Apr 3, 2018
Hornets offer GM job to Mitch Kupchak: report
In his 30-plus years with the Lakers organization, Mitch Kupchak worked with some of the greatest talents in NBA history — both on the court and in the front office.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / HOOP SCOOP
May 12, 2017
Daily conversations about life, basketball strengthen Dick and Diante Garrett's special bond
Diante Garrett's dazzling basketball skills, contagious confidence and veteran leadership have provided a big boost for the title-chasing Alvark Tokyo this season.

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