1. Kobe Bryant Gifts Paul George Pair of Shoes After Pacers Edge Lakers

    Kobe Bryant might have ruled out on-court gift presentations for his farewell tour, but he never laid out any ground rules for giving gifts...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 19 hours ago 64,930 reads 21 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Rises to Throw Down a Dunk, Lays It In

    Kobe Bryant has nothing left to prove, and he knows it. The Los Angeles Lakers star had plenty of time and space when rookie D'Angelo Russell lobbed a pass down the court during the second quarter of Monday's game against the Indiana Pacers ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 22 hours ago 22,583 reads 66 comments

  3. Fresh NBA Trade Deadline Deals for the Los Angeles Lakers to Consider

    The Feb. 18 midseason trade deadline is less than two weeks away. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Lakers continue to sputter in last place in the Western Conference—large blocks of losses sporadically interrupted by a feel-good win or two...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 days ago 81,737 reads 31 comments

  4. Byron Scott Comments on D'Angelo Russell's Rookie Season, Progress and More

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard D'Angelo Russell isn't exactly having a big rookie season after he was selected second overall in the 2015 NBA draft...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 days ago 61,541 reads 296 comments

  5. LA Lakers Have Somehow Surpassed Philadelphia 76ers as NBA's Worst

    LOS ANGELES — On the shoulders of what might be the last awe-inspiring performance of Kobe Bryant ’s legendary career, the Los Angeles Lakers avoided losing a franchise-record 11th straight game on Tuesday night...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 days ago 52,987 reads 277 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant vs. Timberwolves: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Kobe Bryant turned back the clock Tuesday night in the Los Angles Lakers ' 119-115 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center, and it was glorious...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 29,497 reads 96 comments

  7. Lakers' Julius Randle Has Long Way to Go to Reach Potential

    Through the first 50 games of his NBA career, Los Angeles Lakers power forward Julius Randle has established himself as one of the league's most enigmatic prospects...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 7 days ago 28,237 reads 116 comments

  8. Larry Nance Injury: Updates on Lakers PF's Knee and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. is going to miss some time due to a knee injury. Continue for updates. Nance Could Return Mid-February Monday, Feb...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 days ago 10,804 reads 47 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Comments on Lakers After Blowout Loss to Hornets

    The Los Angeles Lakers lost 101-82 to the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday, dropping to a Western Conference-worst 9-41...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 9 days ago 79,694 reads 16 comments

  10. Lakers' D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Backcourt Showing Promising Future

    LOS ANGELES — Jordan Clarkson and D’Angelo Russell might be the two most important players on the Los Angeles Lakers . Both are young and talented and possess several characteristics that are necessary for success in the modern game...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 11 days ago 36,400 reads 65 comments

  11. D'Angelo Russell Trade Rumors: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Lakers PG

    D'Angelo Russell was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers and expected to play a key role in their future, which may happen in a much different way than originally anticipated...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 203,154 reads 507 comments

  12. Like David Blatt, Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott Was Doomed from the Start

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have the second-worst record in the league, own the NBA ’s worst defense since Dec...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 13 days ago 66,623 reads 128 comments

  13. Byron Scott Comments on D'Angelo Russell's Confidence, Recent Performance

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott is not afraid to call out his younger players if he feels like it will help them in the long run...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 13 days ago 11,606 reads 55 comments

  14. 4 Biggest Issues L.A. Lakers Must Address at the Trade Deadline

    More than halfway through the regular season, the Los Angeles Lakers continue to slog along in last place in the Western Conference...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 15 days ago 40,592 reads 16 comments

  15. NBA Players, Coaches Still in Awe of Kobe Bryant's 81-Point Game 10 Years Later

    LOS ANGELES — Every season, one roster is awarded the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Each year there’s an MVP and a scoring champion. But Kobe Bryant 's 81 points on Jan...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 19 days ago 45,504 reads 151 comments

  16. It's Time for Los Angeles Lakers to Give Tarik Black a Shot at Center

    LOS ANGELES — Second-year center Tarik Black is not the L.A. Lakers' most notable player, but nobody on the team is in a more confusing situation...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 21 days ago 37,873 reads 88 comments

  17. Grammy Winner Robert Glasper Teams Up with Nike to Create Kobe Bryant Theme Song

    If you had to set Kobe Bryant 's career to a theme song, what would it be? Grammy Award-winning artist and producer Robert Glasper sought to capture the Los Angeles Lakers star's ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 22 days ago 19,311 reads 8 comments

  18. Bryant Moves into 2nd Place on Lakers' All-Time Assists List

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant used a big first-quarter performance in Sunday's 112-95 loss to the Houston Rockets to move past Hall of Famer Jerry West for the second ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 22 days ago 10,425 reads 20 comments

  19. Under-the-Radar Moves Los Angeles Lakers Could Make Before NBA's Trade Deadline

    There may not be a lot of trade chatter surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers at the moment. But Mitch Kupchak has always been a stealthy general manager when it comes to such things...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 22 days ago 117,154 reads 9 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant Trademarks Phrase: 'Friends Hang Sometimes Banners Hang Forever'

    Being Kobe's friend means you'll always be second-best. To what, you ask? His championship rings! The Black Mamba's been busy investing with his business Kobe, Inc., created in 2014, including Body Armor and The Player's Tribune...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 25 days ago 52,619 reads 82 comments

  21. Does Kobe Bryant Backup Anthony Brown Have a Future with the Los Angeles Lakers?

    LOS ANGELES — Anthony Brown’s first NBA start was a 40-point drubbing against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 27 days ago 39,472 reads 88 comments

  22. Brandon Bass Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Ankle and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Bass had been out since he injured his foot against the New Orleans Pelicans on Jan. 12. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 28 days ago 3,567 reads 23 comments

  23. NBA Stars, Teammates Agree: Kobe Bryant Deserves All-Star Bid in Farewell Season

    LOS ANGELES — Strike up a conversation about Kobe Bryant 's obscene number of All-Star fan votes with just about any player or coach around the NBA , and you’ll inevitably hear the same thing over and over again...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 28 days ago 30,901 reads 161 comments

  24. Best Potential Trade Targets for the Los Angeles Lakers

    The trade buzz surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers has been unusually quiet leading up to the February 18 midseason deadline...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 29 days ago 91,545 reads 6 comments

  25. NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Lakers, Celtics and Heat

    With the NBA ’s competitive landscape taking a sturdier form and the Feb. 19 trade deadline looming, rumors are surfacing regarding who may be buyers and sellers...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 29 days ago 284,894 reads 10 comments