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  • Pelicans beat Lakers 132-125 to end 8-game skid

    March 5, 2014 7:24 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anthony Davis had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Gordon also scored 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak. Brian Roberts scored 10 of his 19 points for New Orleans during a 1½-minute... more »
  • Kobe: Mom wasn't given permission to sell my stuff

    May 9, 2013 10:07 AM

    CAMDEN, N.J. - Kobe Bryant says in a court filing that he never gave his mother permission to sell mementos from his high school days and early professional basketball career. Bryant is in a court battle over whether hundreds of items can be auctioned off. Pamela Bryant says... more »
  • Bryant tries to hurry back from ankle injury

    March 15, 2013 10:51 AM

    UNDATED - Kobe Bryant received several hours of treatment on his severely sprained left ankle Thursday in hopes of a speedy return to the Lakers line-up. The All-Star guard suffered what he called the worst sprain of his 16-year career late in the Lakers loss to Atlanta Wednesday night.... more »
  • Bryant, Lakers road back against Hornets, 108-102

    March 6, 2013 9:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Kobe Bryant scored 13 of his 42 points during a 20-0 run in the last 6:22 of the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 25-point deficit to fend off the New Orleans Hornets, 108-102 on Wednesday night. The Hornets were still ahead by 21... more »
  • Basketball greats remember Lakers owner

    February 22, 2013 9:56 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant and Jerry West were among a host of basketball greats who gathered to remember the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss. They spoke at a memorial service held Thursday for Buss, who died this week at 80... more »
  • Los Angeles Lakers' owner dies

    February 18, 2013 11:08 AM

    LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles Lakers' owner Jerry Buss has died at age 80. Spokesman Bob Steiner says Buss died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He'd been hospitalized for cancer, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure. Buss shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships.... more »
  • A rare Lakers winning streak

    December 17, 2012 10:43 AM

    UNDATED - The Los Angeles Lakers can celebrate consecutive wins for the first time in nearly a month. Sunday night in Philadelphia Kobe Bryant scored 34 points and Metta World Peace added 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in a 111-98 win over the 76ers. Elsewhere, Jose Calderon had... more »
  • NBA back in action after break

    November 23, 2012 10:48 AM

    UNDATED - It's back to basketball after the NBA took a day off yesterday to celebrate Thanksgiving. Play resumes tonight with 12 games on the schedule including the two teams with the best record in the league. The Knicks visit Houston, while Memphis hosts the Lakers. New York and the... more »
  • Green's 3-pointer pushes Spurs past Lakers 84-82

    November 14, 2012 8:19 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Danny Green hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 9.3 seconds left, Tony Parker scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat Los Angeles 84-82 Tuesday night in the Lakers' first loss since firing coach Mike Brown. After Pau Gasol missed a 3-pointer, Tiago Splitter's hustle prevented... more »
  • Hornets take Lakers into overtime

    March 15, 2012 8:57 AM

    The New Orleans Hornets pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to overtime before Kobe Bryant scored 33 points to help the "West Coast Kings" win their fourth straight game and second straight in overtime, 107-101 on Wednesday night. For the second night in a row, the Lakers climbed out of a... more »
  • Paul trade to Lakers in the works

    December 8, 2011 6:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the negotiations says the framework of a three-team trade is in place to send Hornets All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Houston Rockets are the other team involved, the person told The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity... more »
  • Artest's name change to Metta World Peace approved

    September 16, 2011 12:36 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles court commissioner has approved Ron Artest's petition to change his name to Metta World Peace. The bid by the Lakers forward for the new name had been delayed by three weeks so that he could resolve unpaid traffic tickets. With that issue... more »
  • LeBron gets best of Kobe in Heat win

    December 25, 2010 10:44 PM

    LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James and Kobe Bryant ran their mouths while they jogged downcourt, not quite making eye contact during an unpleasant conversation in the closing minutes. "Just asked him what he got for Christmas," James said. Although the two superstars wouldn't reveal what angry words they... more »
  • NBA Finals begin

    June 3, 2010 4:44 PM

    Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers tips off tonight right here on WBRZ. The game is set for 8:00 p.m. in the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Boston leads the overall head-to-head series 9-2. While the Celtics will play the... more »

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