1. Fan Paints Kobe Bryant Portrait on Belly for Lakers Star's Final Career Road Game

    Fans are pulling out all the stops for the Black Mamba Farewell Tour—belly art included. One fan paid quite the tribute to Kobe Bryant for the Los Angeles Lakers star's ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 12,441 reads 14 comments

  2. Kendrick Lamar Performs Special Tribute for Kobe Bryant Dubbed 'Fade to Black'

    Kendrick Lamar is on a mission to help you understand what the legacy of Kobe Bryant has meant to the City of Angels...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 88,350 reads 135 comments

  3. Who Faces Tougher Offseason, LA Lakers or NY Knicks?

    It has been the worst of times and the slightly less worst of times for two storied basketball franchises—the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 months ago 18,827 reads 98 comments

  4. Lakers Say Kobe Bryant's Last Game Will Be a 'Zircus,' Pull out All the Stops

    The Los Angeles Lakers are (understandably) out of actual words to describe Kobe Bryant 's final game. "The game is going to be a 'zircus'—a zoo and a circus," Lakers publicist John Black told the Los Angeles Times' Mike Bresnahan ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 months ago 101,579 reads 117 comments

  5. Rounding Up the Reasons Los Angeles Lakers Should Fire Byron Scott

    Byron Scott’s second season as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers was even worse than the first, when they set a franchise record with 61 losses...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 4 months ago 33,703 reads 108 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant to Be Honored by Nike on April 13 with 'Mamba Day'

    The 2015-16 NBA season has been a celebration of Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant 's legendary career, and the future Hall of Famer will go out with a bang on April 13, when Nike honors him with "Mamba Day...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 50,450 reads 47 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers Set Franchise Record with 62 Losses in Season

    For the third straight season, the Los Angeles Lakers set a franchise record of the woeful variety. After setting new marks for the most losses in franchise history during the ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 8,524 reads 106 comments

  8. Byron Scott Comments on Lakers' Struggles in Kobe Bryant's Final Games

    The Los Angeles Lakers are limping to the finish to close the 2015-16 NBA regular season, which doesn't sit well with head coach Byron Scott given the fact it has coincided with Kobe Bryant 's last season...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 17,579 reads 111 comments

  9. Jordan Clarkson Injury: Updates on Lakers Guard's Fibula and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson suffered a bruised fibula during Tuesday's loss to the Los Angeles Clippers . However, he's ready to return to the court. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 7,408 reads 13 comments

  10. Doc Rivers Comments on Kobe Bryant's Retirement, Facing Lakers Star in Playoffs

    As far as retirement tours go, there's a typical decorum. You say nice things about a player, compliment his career and say you're going to miss competing against him—even if it's all a lie...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 51,259 reads 52 comments

  11. Byron Scott Comments on Nick Young After Leaked Video from D'Angelo Russell

    For the 11th straight game, Nick Young did not see a minute of playing time in the Los Angeles Lakers ' 107-100 loss Sunday to the Boston Celtics at Staples Center...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 68,873 reads 142 comments

  12. End-of-Season Grades for Each LA Lakers Player

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ season has not officially ended, but it is doubtful any epiphanies are yet in store. Hence, the bequeathing of end-of-season report card grades for each player on a team suffering its worst season ever...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 months ago 12,118 reads 5 comments

  13. Game of Zones Set to Return April 6 with 'The Purple Retirement'

    It's coming... Not winter but something far more monumental—the retirement of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 16,674 reads 10 comments

  14. Kobe Bryant Sets Record for Most NBA Games Played at a Single Venue

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant played his 596th career regular-season game at Staples Center on Sunday, breaking Hakeem Olajuwon's record for the most NBA games played at one venue, per the Lakers' official Twitter account ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 6,448 reads 5 comments

  15. D'Angelo Russell Comments on Nick Young Relationship After Video Incident

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell has been in the spotlight all week after a video he secretly recorded of teammate Nick Young speaking about alleged infidelities became public...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 154,008 reads 171 comments

  16. Julius Randle Fined $15,000 for Obscene Gesture: Latest Details and Reaction

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture after hitting the game-winner with less than two seconds to go Wednesday against the Miami Heat ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 73,555 reads 85 comments

  17. Lakers Under the Microscope as NBA Talks Off-Court Trust, On-Court Chemistry

    The most embarrassing season in Los Angeles Lakers history officially extended beyond the scope of their nightly on-court debauchery Wednesday night...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 4 months ago 30,457 reads 117 comments

  18. Nick Young Reportedly Not Present for D'Angelo Russell's Apology

    Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell sat down with teammates Wednesday to apologize for recording a video where guard Nick Young admitted to being unfaithful to fiancee Iggy Azalea...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 60,501 reads 184 comments

  19. Lakers' Marcelo Huertas Leaps from Behind Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra for Steal

    Goran Dragic never saw it coming. Early in the fourth quarter Wednesday at Staples Center, while the Miami Heat point guard leisurely dribbled past half court, a guerilla basketball steal was lying in wait...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 13,197 reads 12 comments

  20. Nick Young Deletes Tweet Apparently Responding to D'Angelo Russell Apology

    "I'm sick," D'Angelo Russell told The Vertical 's Adrian Wojnarowski regarding the incident between him and Los Angeles Lakers teammate Nick Young . "I am sorry about recording the video," he went on to say...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 196,780 reads 208 comments

  21. D'Angelo Russell, Nick Young, Byron Scott and Kobe Bryant Discuss Video Incident

    Los Angeles Lakers teammates D'Angelo Russell and Nick Young addressed the media Wednesday evening after a Tuesday report from ESPN.com's Baxter Holmes and Marc Stein  put the two Purple and Gold players at the center of a videotaping controversy...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 408,064 reads 2 comments

  22. D'Angelo Russell Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Lakers Star

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie D’Angelo Russell reportedly has lost trust from his teammates in light of the release of a video showing the guard taping a conversation he had with Nick Young, per Baxter Holmes and Marc Stein of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 119,225 reads 300 comments

  23. Lakers' D'Angelo Russell-Nick Young Drama All Too Predictable Outcome for Both

    LOS ANGELES — It's not surprising to anyone who really knows these Los Angeles Lakers that D'Angelo Russell did something immature and thought he was above getting called ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 219,896 reads 265 comments

  24. D'Angelo Russell Declines to Speak on Nick Young; Byron Scott Addresses Incident

    The disintegration of the Los Angeles Lakers has hit a new low, as rookie point guard D'Angelo Russell is apparently being ostracized in the locker room by his teammates. According to ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 64,540 reads 251 comments

  25. Lakers Insider: D'Angelo Russell 'Thought No One Would Ever See' Snapchat Prank

    The city of Los Angeles is no stranger to drama, but the Lakers are taking drama to a whole new level with their latest incident involving D'Angelo Russell, Nick Young and a Snapchat video gone public...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 137,787 reads 185 comments