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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 »
Lakers Announce 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule Presented By Delta Air Lines
August 17, 2018
For the 20th consecutive season, the Lakers will play on Christmas Day, traveling to Oakland to face the Golden State Warriors. ... read more »
It’s official: Lakers announce LeBron James has signed
July 12, 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of LeBron James as a free agent Monday night, confirming the seismic shift created by the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player's decision to leave Cleveland for the 16-time champion franchise on the West Coast. ... read more »
Rajon Rondo expects to ‘win now’ with LeBron, LA Lakers
July 12, 2018
Rajon Rondo officially joined the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday with a clear idea about his future with LeBron James. ... read more »
Undermanned Lakers Step Up in Loss to Utah Jazz
April 8, 2018
Although the depleted Lakers roster competed courageously in the first half, Utah combined for a 62-point effort in the second half. ... read more »
Lakers Reserves Defeat San Antonio Spurs in Overtime
April 5, 2018
The Lakers took the contending San Antonio Spurs into overtime to unhinge their gameplay and land a 122-112 victory. ... read more »
Kings Steal a Win From the Lakers
April 2, 2018
The Sacramento Kings’ fourth-quarter performance showed how basketball is a game of seconds and not a game of minutes. ... read more »
Lakers Fall in Overtime to Bucks
March 31, 2018
A depleted Lakers squad ran out of gas in a 124-122 overtime loss against the Milwaukee Bucks. The loss came although the team shot at 51 percent from the field and 21 second-chance points. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/22-3/28/18)
March 22, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
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