1. Can D'Angelo Russell Flourish Behind the Arc for Los Angeles Lakers?

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers had several sensible reasons to select D’Angelo Russell with the second overall pick in last June’s draft...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 1 month ago 27,036 reads 115 comments

  2. Comparing Kobe Bryant's Swan Song to Michael Jordan's Final Season

    Kobe Bryant has always wanted to be like Michael Jordan. We've seen countless YouTube videos showcasing similar plays from the two legendary shooting guards, and ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 44,491 reads 118 comments

  3. Bucks vs. Lakers Live Score and Analysis

    After ending the most notable winning streak in the NBA this season, the Milwaukee Bucks head to Los Angeles to try to hand the Lakers their seventh consecutive loss...

    Joseph Anderson Written by Joseph Anderson about 1 month ago 5,977 reads 74 comments

  4. Enjoy Vintage Kobe Bryant While You Can

    LOS ANGELES — In the 24th game of his final season, a farewell tour to end all farewell tours, Kobe Bryant 's Los Angeles Lakers lost by 29 points to a vastly superior yet ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 1 month ago 37,892 reads 71 comments

  5. What We've Learned About 2015-16 Los Angeles Lakers So Far

    There are certain inalienable truths about the Los Angeles Lakers so far this season—such as a 3-21 record that puts them so far out of contention in the playoff race that it’s not even worth debating...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 27,099 reads 129 comments

  6. Gregg Popovich and Kobe Bryant Share Touching Postgame Moment

    There has yet to be a passive moment on Kobe Bryant 's farewell tour. The Los Angeles Lakers star shared a touching embrace with San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on Friday ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 95,888 reads 20 comments

  7. What Should Byron Scott and the Lakers Do About Kobe Bryant?

    With Kobe Bryant 's recent announcement that he will be retiring following this season, everyone is wondering what the Lakers and head coach Byron Scott should do with him...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 1,189 reads 23 comments

  8. D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle Making Do in Byron Scott's 'Big Boys League'

    In their first 20 games this season, the Los Angeles Lakers had only three wins, and none of their five top five-man units had a positive net rating, per NBA.com ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 months ago 31,430 reads 127 comments

  9. Nick Young Argues That 'When You Think of Defense, Just Think of Swaggy P'

    Nick Young is a humble bragger. The Los Angeles Lakers forward played a little word association for reporters after Wednesday night's loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves , equating himself with good defense...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 33,025 reads 57 comments

  10. Lakers Fan Demonstrates Devotion with a Haircut of Kobe Bryant's Face

    Kobe Bryant fans aren't about to let their final season rooting for the Los Angeles Lakers star go to waste. They are going all out. One young fan is leading the charge with a special dedication to the Black Mamba—on the back of his head...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 10,621 reads 34 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers Should Trade Nick Young, but Good Luck Finding a Partner

    Right now, Nick Young is an aging role player, and the Los Angeles Lakers are a very bad basketball team trending toward a total teardown ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 months ago 36,511 reads 106 comments

  12. D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle Benched by Lakers vs. Raptors

    In a stunning series of events, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott has benched two of the franchise's faces of the future...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 2 months ago 100,074 reads 287 comments

  13. 4 Hidden Bright Spots for the Los Angeles Lakers So Far

    Bright spots have been in short supply for the Los Angeles Lakers lately. With just three wins to date, this season will be remembered best as Kobe Bryant ’s final stand, punctuated by sporadic glimmers of his once-legendary skills...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 15,637 reads 10 comments

  14. Kobe Bryant Reconnects with High School Point Guard in Philadelphia

    Kobe Bryant got a warm welcome when the Los Angeles Lakers traveled east to take on his hometown team, the Philadelphia 76ers , on Tuesday night...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 118,095 reads 26 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Told Byron Scott About Retirement During Game vs. Trail Blazers

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott said Friday that Kobe Bryant informed him of his decision to retire at season's end in the middle of a recent loss to the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 40,832 reads 78 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant Told Dwyane Wade He Was Retiring in a Cold Tub in Heat's Facility

    As we all know by now, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is retiring at the end of this season. So every game from now on carries a little more weight than before—especially ...

    Drew Corrigan Written by Drew Corrigan about 2 months ago 165,354 reads 240 comments

  17. Will Kobe Bryant's Exit Make LA Lakers a More Appealing Free-Agent Destination?

    Once upon a time, the Los Angeles Lakers were the most beloved destination for the shiniest NBA stars. Late owner Dr. Jerry Buss treated summers like a stress-free spa retreat, where weaknesses were replenished and muscles were flexed...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 months ago 50,682 reads 214 comments

  18. Byron Scott: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Lakers Coach's Future

    Byron Scott 's tenure as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers has felt tenuous since he was hired in July 2014, but it would seem to be on thin ice now as the team owns the worst record in the Western Conference...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 114,186 reads 321 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant Comments on Michael Jordan, Retirement and More

    Following Kobe Bryant 's announcement of his retirement from professional basketball effective at the end of the 2015-16 season on the Players' Tribune , the Los Angeles Lakers legend discussed his decision and much more Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 71,378 reads 212 comments

  20. Jeanie Buss Comments on Phil Jackson's Tenure with Knicks, More

    Jeanie Buss and Phil Jackson are perhaps the NBA 's biggest power couple, and the Los Angeles Lakers president recently discussed her relationship with the New York Knicks president as well as her desire to work with him...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 20,862 reads 34 comments

  21. Los Angeles Lakers Hitting New Low in Kobe Bryant's Final Season

    For just one moment, forget about draft-pick stipulations and sentimental narratives: Tuesday night’s 103-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers was rock bottom for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 months ago 177,292 reads 351 comments

  22. Lakers Debating Which Kobe Bryant Jersey Number to Retire

    As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for life without Kobe Bryant when the 2015-16 season ends, the front office is facing a conundrum when it comes to which of the future Hall of Famer's jersey numbers should be eventually retired...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 139,899 reads 353 comments

  23. 4 Stats That Perfectly Sum Up Kobe Bryant's Career

    " This season is all I have left to give. My heart can take the pounding, m y mind can handle the grind, b ut my body knows it's time to say goodbye," Kobe Bryant poetically ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 36,735 reads 76 comments

  24. Complete L.A. Lakers Power Rankings After Season's 1st Month

    November came to a close for the Los Angeles Lakers with the retirement poem of Kobe Bryant via the Players' Tribune and a flurry of fourth-quarter points that failed to close yet another gap...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 5,624 reads 8 comments

  25. David Beckham Pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant as LA Lakers Star Sets Retirement Date

    Kobe Bryant announced on the Players' Tribune on Sunday evening that he will retire at the end of the current NBA season...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 2 months ago 33,244 reads 17 comments