1. 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 10 hours ago 49,805 reads 255 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 52,095 reads 276 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 29,375 reads 96 comments

  4. 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 5 days ago 28,144 reads 116 comments

  5. 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 5 days ago 10,773 reads 47 comments

  6. 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 6 days ago 79,630 reads 16 comments

  7. 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 8 days ago 36,324 reads 65 comments

  8. 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 9 days ago 202,291 reads 506 comments

  9. 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 10 days ago 66,539 reads 128 comments

  10. 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 10 days ago 11,591 reads 55 comments

  11. 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 13 days ago 40,546 reads 16 comments

  12. 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 16 days ago 45,487 reads 151 comments

  13. 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 19 days ago 37,862 reads 88 comments

  14. 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 19 days ago 19,300 reads 8 comments

  15. 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 19 days ago 10,420 reads 20 comments

  16. 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 20 days ago 116,789 reads 9 comments

  17. 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 22 days ago 52,617 reads 82 comments

  18. 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 24 days ago 39,455 reads 88 comments

  19. 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 25 days ago 3,566 reads 23 comments

  20. 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 25 days ago 30,892 reads 161 comments

  21. 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 27 days ago 90,927 reads 6 comments

  22. 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 27 days ago 284,792 reads 10 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Achilles and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant continues to battle injuries in his farewell season, as he was on the bench with an Achilles strain on Jan. 10. He returned on January 12 but left early because of a recurrence of the injury...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 27 days ago 83,782 reads 94 comments

  24. Jordan Clarkson Has Proved His Talent, but Not His Free-Agency Price Tag

    LOS ANGELES — The best player on the Los Angeles Lakers is Jordan Clarkson, a slithery 6’3” combo guard who’s as unpredictable as he is talented. But leading an 8-29 team (as of Jan...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 29 days ago 30,617 reads 33 comments

  25. D'Angelo Russell Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Ankle and Return

    D'Angelo Russell suffered a right ankle injury in the Los Angeles Lakers ' loss to the Sacramento Kings on Jan. 7. Despite briefly returning on Jan. 8, he exited after eight minutes of action and missed Sunday's game...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 30 days ago 8,913 reads 90 comments