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With Free Agency Underway - What Is the Lakers Plan?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Last season was the worst Lakers record since moving the franchise from Minneapolis in 1960. The team missed the playoffs for only the second time in the last two decades. Is this an aberration or the start of a long decline?

It's The 10th Anniversary Of This Unforgettable Buzzer Beater

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

All it took was .4 seconds. In four tenths of a second, the Western Conference semifinals game on May 13, 2004 turned into Derek Fisher's game. Fr...

Charles Barkley Disappointed With Magic Johnson

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.01.2014 | Sports

Charles Barkley expressed disappointment with Magic Johnson over his gleeful reaction to the news that Mike D'Antoni would resign as the coach of the...

Kobe Knows What You Should Do With Lakers' 'S*** Season'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Sports

Kobe Bryant knows what to do with the worst season in Lakers' history: Flush it. Bryant shared this instruction in a self-censored tweet posted on Wed...

D. Wade Responds To Kobe's Trayvon Martin Comments

Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices

Last week, Lakers star Kobe Bryant found himself at the center of a social media firestorm when critics slammed him for his comments on the Trayvon Ma...

Injured 40-Year-Old NBA Star: 'I'm Not Going To Retire Because I Want The Money'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.14.2014 | Sports

Steve Nash has experienced pain, so much pain, while dealing with injuries for the better part of two years. But the 40-year-old point guard plans on ...

Nets Top Lakers In Collins' Historic Return To NBA

AP | JOE RESNICK | Posted 02.24.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the fo...

Kobe 'Not Cool' With Lakers' Trade

Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

Kobe Bryant didn't seem thrilled with the Lakers' decision to trade point guard Steve Blake to the Warriors before the league's trade deadline on Thur...

Dwight Chants 'Howard Sucks' With Lakers Fans

Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

Dwight Howard recorded a double-double in his first road game against the Lakers since leaving them for the Rockets after one season and of course, fa...

'One Of The Strangest Games I've Ever Seen'

AP | Posted 02.06.2014 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers left Robert Sacre on the court after he fouled out in the fourth quarter. Coach Mike D'Antoni felt it was th...

Love Survives Scary Fall As T-Wolves Take Down Lakers

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Love landed hard on his hip after a foul late in the game. His head snapped back from the impact and hit the floor. The Al...

Kobe Not Close To Returning

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the NBA All-Star game due to continued pain and swelling in his injured left knee. The Los Angel...

LOOK: Kobe, 50 Cent And Meryl Streep Together, At Last

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.27.2014 | Sports

"50 Cent and Meryl Streep walk into Madison Square Garden" is no longer just the premise of a joke. Instead, it is the start of the story behind an am...

HIGHLIGHTS: Melo Drops 35 On Lakers

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — No 62-point game for Carmelo Anthony on Sunday. He didn't even match his first-half total from Friday night. He didn't have to, wit...

Kobe Luring Melo With 'Palm Trees And Beaches'

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 01.26.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — While Madison Square Garden was buzzing Friday night, so was Kobe Bryant's phone. Carmelo Anthony was on his way to a 62-point nigh...

Kobe's Return Date Still Unknown

AP | By JAY COHEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Kobe Bryant is riding a bike. That's about all he can do right now, so he's trying not to think about when he might be able to play a...

Layup At Buzzer Downs Lakers

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Taj Gibson made a layup at the buzzer in overtime, lifting the Chicago Bulls to a 102-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Mond...

This Was The Swaggiest NBA Fight Of The Night

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Nick Young didn't seem happy with anyone on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Lakers' swaggy swingman was ejected for trying to fight several membe...

Kobe Bryant: Delusional or a Symbol for Change?

Rami Hashish, DPT | Posted 03.16.2014 | Sports
Rami Hashish, DPT

If the Black Mamba himself questions whether it is plausible to return from an injury at the ripe-old age of 35, what does that mean for the rest of us?

HIGHLIGHTS: Clippers Demolish Lakers

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin had 33 points and 12 rebounds, and the Clippers shot 71 percent in the first quarter on the way to their largest-ev...

No Kobe On Christmas

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 12.26.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant wasn't happy about spending Christmas Day on the sideline, unable to help the struggling Los Angeles Lakers. It's a ...

Kobe OUT For 6 Weeks

Posted 12.19.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant's injury woes continue. The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Thursday that the 35-year-old star will likely be sidelined for six weeks due ...

WATCH: Kobe Throws Down First Dunk Since Returning

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

That dunk came from Kobe Bryant! That thing's operational! Before his first game of the season, Kobe Bryant was introduced with the "Imperial March...

WATCH: Lakers Guard BADLY Misses 360 Layup

Posted 12.09.2013 | Sports

Lakers guard Nick Young missed a 360-layup attempt in horrible and hilarious fashion in a 106-94 loss to the Raptors on Sunday night. ...

Kobe Returns

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 12.09.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After nearly eight months of recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, Kobe Bryant is back on the court for the Los Angeles Lakers. ...