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Steve Nash Announces Retirement From The NBA

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.21.2015 | Sports

Nash played 19 years in the league.

The Charitable Side of the NBA All-Star Weekend

Geoff Livingston | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Geoff Livingston

NBA All-Star Weekend is more than just a game and a few associated skills challenges. It celebrates the entire NBA culture, and that includes its charitable side.

Kobe Has 5 Reasons You Shouldn't Heckle Him

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports

Not every criticism of Kobe Bryant needs to be settled in Temecula. Bryant didn't even need to leave his seat on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench to s...

Meatless Monday: John Salley -- Making Life Betta

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.21.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Since retiring from the NBA, John Salley has only gotten betta. He's just launched target BettaLifechallenge, an inspiring, energizing jumpstart into ...

Kobe Bryant Has Every Right To Be Upset With Laker Teammates

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.11.2015 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

When Kobe Bryant talks, we listen. That's what five NBA titles and a league MVP gets you. As a result, it became national news when the 36-year-old Bryant was caught on camera going after his teammates for a lackluster effort during practice. "Soft," he called them.

Lakers Wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirts

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports

Kobe Bryant and several of his Los Angeles Lakers teammates became the latest athletes to wear T-shirts emblazoned with the words "I Can't Breathe" in...

Steve Nash Responds To Injury Critics With Emotional Letter

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports

The truth about Steve Nash's back hurts. It may hurt Los Angeles Lakers fans who want the two-time NBA MVP on the court. But it sure sounds like it hu...

California Fit

Jeanie Buss | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
Jeanie Buss

Connecting and serving the community is part of our core values at the Los Angeles Lakers organization.

Steve Nash's Season Is Already Over

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years w...

Kobe's Critics Are Forgetting The Most Important Thing About Him

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant is 36 years old. He has been in the NBA over half of his life, which is almost inconceivable in itself, and he's returning from a devastating knee injury that cost him pretty much an entire season. ESPN.com ranked him the 40th best player in the league -- and that's preposterous.

Who Throws A Shoe? This Lakers Player

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.13.2014 | Sports

Attention NBA players: Throwing shoes at opponents or the ball will be against the rules during the 2014-2015 season. Los Angeles Lakers guard Ron...

With Free Agency Underway - What Is the Lakers Plan?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 09.01.2014 | 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...