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Kobe Bryant Elected Into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
April 5, 2020
“No amount of words can fully describe what Kobe Bryant meant to the Los Angeles Lakers,” said Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss. “Kobe was not only a proven winner and a champion, he gave everything he had to the game of basketball. His fierce competitiveness, work ethic and drive were unmatched. Those qualities helped Kobe lead us to five titles – and have now brought him to the Hall of Fame, where he will be enshrined with the greatest to have ever played the game. No one deserves it more.” ... read more »
2 Lakers Players Test Positive For Coronavirus
March 19, 2020
Two Los Angeles Lakers players have tested positive for coronavirus, but they are not showing any symptoms of the illness and are both in quarantine, the team announced today. ... read more »
Lakers Sign Dion Waiters
March 6, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Dion Waiters, it was announced today by Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. ... read more »
GALLERY: Kobe and Gianna Bryant Memorial
February 28, 2020
Kobe and Gianna Bryant Memorial ... read more / view gallery »
Lakers Waive DeMarcus Cousins In Pursuit of Landing Markieff Morris
February 21, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived center DeMarcus Cousins on Friday afternoon according to ESPN.  After signing a one-year deal with the Lakers this past summer, Cousins suffered a torn left ACL during a pickup game in Las Vegas and has not played a game all season. ... read more »
Lakers’ LeBron James Drills Five Consecutive 3-Pointers En Route Of Spurs
February 5, 2020
LeBron James fell to the ground as his teammates rushed the court and surrounded him after he nailed his fifth straight three-pointer in the fourth quarter of the Lakers resounding 129-102 win over the Spurs on Tuesday night at STAPLES Center. ... read more »
LeBron James, First Laker Since Kobe Bryant To Win Western Conference Player of the Month
February 4, 2020
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James entered Tuesday’s contest against the San Antonio Spurs after being announced as the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Month for January. James moved up to third on the NBA’s all-time scoring list during the month where he averaged a near triple-double with  25.4 points, 8.1 rebounds, 10.4 assists and 1.4 steals.  ... read more »
Coach Frank Vogel Says Kobe Bryant’s Passing Has Brought the Lakers Closer Together
January 29, 2020
The late Kobe Byrant’s two numbers, No. 8 and No. 24, were illuminated on the walls of the Lakers practice court in El Segundo on Wednesday. It was the first time the team has held media availability since the tragic passing of former Lakers great Kobe Bryant.  ... read more »
LAKERS vs. CLIPPERS GAME POSTPONED
January 27, 2020
The National Basketball Association game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the LA Clippers scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Staples Center has been postponed. The decision was made out of respect for the Lakers organization, which is deeply grieving the tragic loss of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people in a helicopter crash on Sunday. ... read more »
Lakers Statement on postponed game between Clippers
January 27, 2020
In consultation with the NBA League office, the game scheduled between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers for Tuesday, January 28 will be postponed and scheduled for a future date. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Andrew LaVelle Price II
January 9, 2020
Andrew LaVelle Price II, affectionally called Boobie was welcomed into this life on August 18, 1983 by his proud parents, Andrew “The Hawk” Price and Demetra Price (Dede) in Los Angeles, California. Andrew was the only child born of this union. Andrew accepted Christ at an early age and loved the Lord and was a God-fearing young man. His favorite scripture was Matthew 6:11-16. ... 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 »
Anthony Davis’ 46 Points Leads Lakers Past Pelicans, 123-113
January 5, 2020
In Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart’s first time back at STAPLES Center since being traded, Anthony Davis scores 46 Points to spoil the Pelicans’ second meeting against the Lakers. ... read more »
LeBron James Crowned AP Male Athlete of the Decade
January 1, 2020
On Monday, just one day after it was announced that LeBron James was named the Associated Press’ Male Athlete of the Decade, James was celebrating his 35th birthday. That honor comes not only with his athletic achievements but entrepreneurial skills and community endeavors such as opening the I Promise School and producing the sequel to “Space Jam.”  ... read more »
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