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Los Angeles Lakers Fight, Fall Short to Miami Heat
January 24th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers played tough against the Miami Heat, but ultimately fell short by a final count of 109-102. ***PHOTO1*** In the first half the Lakers looked out of sorts on the defensive end of the floor, which has been the case all season. Countless layups for the Heat contributed...

Los Angeles Lakers Lose to San Antonio Spurs 91-85
November 3rd, 2013 at 9:51 AM
After winning their first regular season game against their Pacific Division rival the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Lakers go on and lose their next two games.  ***PHOTO1***  While the Lakers were in the lead for most of the game, they ran out of gas in the fourth quarter losing to...

Jordan Farmar Leads Los Angeles Lakers in Preseason Victory Over Utah Jazz
October 23rd, 2013 at 10:19 PM
As preseason play is slowly winding down, the Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Utah Jazz 108-94 in last night's Western Conference matchup. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan Farmar had a team high 20 points on 5 of 7 shooting off the bench. New Laker Wesley Johnson also had a solid outing scoring 14 points and grabbing...

Los Angeles Lakers Lose to Golden State Warriors in Beijing
October 16th, 2013 at 5:17 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers lose to the Golden State Warriors 100-95 in their fifth preseason game on Tuesday.  ***PHOTO1***  The team traveled to Beijing a few days back, but the Lakers were once again without superstar Kobe Bryant due to his recovery from the Achilles injury. Still, Bryant came on the trip and...

Steve Nash and Pau Gasol Make Season Debut as Los Angeles Lakers Lose to Denver Nuggets
October 6th, 2013 at 10:20 PM
After winning their first preseason game against the Golden State Warriors, the Los Angeles Lakers lose to the Denver Nuggets 97-88 with Steve Nash and Pau Gasol making their season debut.  ***PHOTO1*** The Spaniard had a solid outing scoring 13 points and grabbing 4 rebounds in 22 minutes of action. While Nash...

Xavier Henry Puts on a Show as Los Angeles Lakers Beat Golden State Warriors
October 5th, 2013 at 11:04 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers win their first preseason game against the Golden State Warriors 104-95.  ***PHOTO1*** Training camp invite Xavier Henry leads the show by putting up 29 points and 7 rebounds while shooting an efficient 60 percent from the field in 26 minutes of action. The former Kansas Jayhawk is certainly...

Los Angeles Lakers Lose Game 3 at Home 120-89, Now One Loss Away from Elimination
April 26th, 2013 at 10:12 PM
***PHOTO1***After a 120-89 loss to the Spurs in game three at home, the Los Angeles Lakers are in danger of being eliminated from the playoffs in the first round for the first time since the 2006-2007 season. The 31-point difference in the score made it the worst loss in Lakers...

Tony Parker Leads San Antonio Spurs Passed Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2, 102-91
April 24th, 2013 at 9:41 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers had no answer for Tony Parker Wednesday night, resulting in a 102-91 loss to San Antonio. The Spurs point guard took advantage of the Lakers’ un-athletic guards on his way to 28 points, 7 assists, and 4 rebounds. Los Angeles tightened up all facets of their game...

Los Angeles Lakers Lose Game One to Spurs in San Antonio, 91-79
April 21st, 2013 at 3:34 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers just couldn’t get it all together on Sunday, losing to the Spurs in San Antonio, 91-79. The Lakers had their chances, but could only seem to play well on one side of the court rather than playing a complete game throughout. Defensively, the Lakers were always a...

Kobe Bryant’s 47 Points Lifts Los Angeles Lakers Past Portland Trail Blazers
April 10th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
***VIDEO1*** It was a shootout in Portland Wednesday night, but Kobe Bryant scored a season and game-high 47 points to lead the Lakers to a 113-106 victory over the Trail Blazers. Bryant shot 51 % from the field and went a perfect 18-of-18 from the charity stripe. The 17-year veteran also...

Los Angeles Lakers Hold Off New Orleans Hornets, Move Ahead of Utah Jazz for the Eight Spot
April 9th, 2013 at 10:34 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Los Angeles Lakers fought off a tough New Orleans Hornets squad late in the fourth to get a much needed win, 104-96. Kobe Bryant started slow but turned it on in the fourth quarter and ended up with a game-high 30 points in 41 minutes. Bryant went into the...

Kobe Bryant Posts Triple-Double in 101-81 Rout of Dallas Mavericks
April 2nd, 2013 at 11:03 PM
***PHOTO1***On a night that the Los Angeles Lakers honored former great Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to a much needed 101-81 victory over the Mavericks. Bryant played 47 of 48 possible minutes and had a triple-double for the 19th time in his career. The 34-year old had 23...

Los Angeles Lakers Mount Late Rally but Come up Short in Game Against Golden State Warriors
March 25th, 2013 at 10:34 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers didn’t show up ready to play at Oracle Arena tonight, eventually losing to the Golden State Warriors 109-103. They repeated their bad habit of falling behind early, allowing the deficit to grow to 25 and they chased points throughout the game. Los Angeles trailed by 18 to...

Los Angeles Lakers Show Fatigue, Lose to Phoenix Suns 99-76
March 18th, 2013 at 9:46 PM
***PHOTO1***The Los Angeles Lakers had tired legs Monday night, leading to sloppy play, and resulting in a 99-76 loss to the Suns. The Lakers were without their super star Kobe Bryant for the second straight night, but the team that collectively showed up Sunday night was nowhere to be found...

Kobe Bryant Sits but the Los Angeles Lakers Beat the Sacramento Kings 113-102
March 17th, 2013 at 9:31 PM
***PHOTO1***Kobe Bryant’s ankle injury is serious. So serious that it forced Bryant to miss a contest for the first time in 79 games, which dates back to last season’s final regular season game. Despite being without their leader, the Los Angeles Lakers stepped up and beat the Sacramento Kings handily,...

Los Angeles Lakers Beat Orlando Magic 106-97 in Dwight Howard’s Homecoming to Orlando
March 12th, 2013 at 7:08 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Los Angeles Lakers played team basketball Tuesday night to beat the Orlando Magic 106-97. In his return to his former home Dwight Howard dominated the game with 39 points, 16 rebounds, and 3 blocks. The Lakers are now in sole possession of the eight spot, a half game up...

Los Angeles Lakers Fight Back from 25 Down to Beat New Orleans Hornets
March 6th, 2013 at 8:20 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Los Angeles Lakers somehow stole a win in New Orleans Wednesday night, 108-102, thanks to a spectacular performance by Kobe Bryant. Coming off the drubbing in Oklahoma City last night, the Lakers had to lace 'em up again tonight and face a New Orleans team that they have dominated this...

Los Angeles Lakers Steal a Victory in Charlotte, 100-93 Over Bobcats
February 8th, 2013 at 7:02 PM
***PHOTO1***The Lakers were down 20 points with 5:26 left in the third quarter but collected themselves and stormed back for a 100-93 win over the Bobcats Friday night. The Lakers came out of the gates slow, playing on the second night of a back-to-back, but went on a 49-22 scoring...

Lakers PG Kobe Bryant Can’t Seem to Get It Right, Needs to Accept Limited Role
January 31st, 2013 at 8:29 PM
***VIDEO1***Los Angeles Lakers SG Kobe Bryant is one of the best players to ever play the game, but Bryant can’t seem to figure out what to do to help his team win games. Earlier in the season, when the Lakers went on their five game winning streak, Bryant went on...

Los Angeles Lakers Get Statement Win Over Oklahoma City Thunder
January 27th, 2013 at 3:57 PM
***VIDEO1***Quite frankly, the Los Angeles Lakers played their best team basketball game of the entire season, getting a statement win over perhaps the best team in the NBA. Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to a 105-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Bryant finished a rebound short of a triple...