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Lakers Fend Off Heat in 102-96 Game 4 Victory; One Win Away From NBA Championship
October 7, 2020
Anthony Davis beat on his chest in celebratory fashion, LeBron James yelled and smiled while walking back to the bench after Davis capped off the biggest possession of the game. ... read more »
Lakers Dominate Heat 116-98 In Game One of NBA Finals
October 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers returned to the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade to face the Miami Heat in Game One inside the Orlando Bubble on Wednesday. While the Heat jumped out to a hot start in the first quarter, Los Angeles rebounded to outlast Miami 116-98 and would lead by as many as 32 points in the game.  ... read more »
Lakers Advance to Western Conference Semifinals After Game 5 Closeout Win vs. Blazers
August 29, 2020
After an emotional and action-packed week both on and off the court, the Lakers sent the Trail Blazers packing in the rescheduled Game 5 matchup on Saturday night, which was originally supposed for Wednesday, inside the Orlando Bubble.  ... read more »
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Lakers take a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Trail Blazers on Mamba Day
August 24, 2020
Mamba Day was what Laker Nation truly needed since the untimely passing of Laker Legend Kobe Bryant. Lakeshow went showtime in a 135-115 steamroll over the Blazers in Game 4. ... read more »
LeBron James Has Historic Night In Lakers’ Game 1 Loss to Trail Blazers
August 19, 2020
In the Lakers’ first playoff appearance since 2013, Los Angeles fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 100-93. LeBron James notched his 24th playoff triple-double trailing only Magic Johnson (30) on the all-time list and dished out a playoff career-high 16 assists. ... read more »
Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma Finds His Stride In NBA Bubble Scrimmage Victory Against The Orlando Magic
July 27, 2020
Just one day after celebrating his 25th birthday, Lakers’ forward Kyle Kuzma went off for 25 points on 10-for-13 shooting including sinking five three-pointers in the team’s 119-112 win over the Orlando Magic. ... read more »
Lakers Prepare For NBA Restart in Orlando: ‘Hopeful’ For Dwight Howard To Join The Team
July 1, 2020
The Lakers general manager and president of basketball operations Rob Pelinka joined a conference call on Tuesday with reporters to discuss the team's plan as they look ahead to the NBA resuming in Orlando on July 30. He explained that the Lakers would replace Avery Bradley who opted out of joining the team for personal reasons.  ... read more »
When Kobe Died, A Piece of All of Us Died: Los Angeles Remembers Kobe and Gianna Bryant with a Public Celebration of Life Service
February 27, 2020
A crowd of 20,000 people rose to their feet and cheered as Vanessa Bryant and the Bryant family emerged out of the Staples Center tunnel towards the rose-adorned stage positioned near center court for Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s public memorial service on Monday morning. ... read more »
Lakers Welcome The Pistons To A Block Party in 106-99 Win
January 7, 2020
The most staggering statistic of the Lakers’ Sunday night victory over the Pistons was that 40.8 percent of the Pistons’ missed shots came from blocks by the Lakers.  “We were just protecting the paint,” said Lakers’ forward Anthony Davis, who led the way with 24 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks. “Last game [against New Orleans], we gave up 60-something points in the paint. It's something we don't like doing, and we tried to make an emphasis tonight on protecting the paint.”  ... read more »
Clippers Outlast Lakers 111-106 in Christmas Day Battle for L.A.
December 25, 2019
The much-anticipated Lakers versus Clippers Christmas Day game was an old-fashioned showdown between two teams that share the same home court in STAPLES Center. It came down to the wire in front of a star-studded crowd that included comedian Kevin Hart and actor Anthony Anderson, but ultimately a few costly turnovers and questionable fouls erased the Lakers 15-point lead to give the Clippers the edge, 111-106. ... read more »
Disruptive Clippers Beat Lakers on Opening Night
October 24, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers used their depth and defense to earn a statement 112-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers during their seasoning opener on Tuesday. The Clippers poured in 60 points, each active reserve scoring in the double digits. The Clippers also pushed the pace, scoring 22 fast break points to the Lakers’ five. ... read more »
The Lo Down on Lakers’ Media Day
October 3, 2019
The reinvented Los Angeles Lakers held Media Day at the UCLA Health Training Facility on Friday with the return of some familiar faces and a plethora of new ones. Two of the most recognizable faces were LeBron James, who returned for his second season in the purple and gold, and Anthony Davis, who was acquired in a blockbuster summer trade that sent the former Lakers’ young core to New Orleans.  ... read more »
Anthony Davis has championship aspirations; officially announced a Laker
July 18, 2019
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka introduced its new prized possession in Anthony Davis as “the most dominant young basketball player in the world,” Saturday at the Lakers training complex in El Segundo. ... read more »
Lakers Re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee
July 9, 2019
EL SEGUNDO — The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, ... read more »
Lakers’ LeBron James Makes Staples Center Debut in Preseason Game vs. Nuggets
October 3, 2018
“The player that wears No. 23, 6-foot-8 in his 16th campaign from St. Vincent-St. Mary [High School], LeBron James,” rattled out of the speakers at Staples Center as James was introduced in the starting lineup in the Los Angeles Lakers preseason clash against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday evening. ... read more »
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