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'It Doesn't Make Any Sense'

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- There had to be a low point. The Los Angeles Lakers can only hope they've reached it. This chaotic season has gotten worse....

Kobe Joins 30-K Club

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Kobe Bryant scored 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a two...

Kobe Reaches Historic Milestone

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

Kobe Bryant scored his 30,000th career point on Wednesday with short jumper after a drive into the lane against the New Orleans Hornets. Bryant jo...

HIGHLIGHTS: Lakers Go Down In Howard's Magic Reunion

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Dwight Howard wasn't his usually playful self in the Los Angeles Lakers' locker room. He refused to answer certain questions and s...

Can Michelle Obama Help Phil's Relationship?

Posted 11.23.2012 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers made a split second decision and hired Mike D'Antoni, there's one person besides...

D'Antoni Takes Over Lakers

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 11.16.2012 | Sports

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Mike D'Antoni circled the court 2 feet at a time, moving smoothly on crutches while his Los Angeles Lakers went through drills o...

Magic Rips Lakers For Hiring D'Antoni

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.15.2012 | Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers' decision to hire Mike D'Antoni instead of Phil Jackson as their head coach hasn't been sitting well with Lakers legend Magic J...

Spurs, Lakers Battle Down To The Wire

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.13.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- The San Antonio Spurs' final offensive play was smartly drawn and precisely executed, ending in a clutch jumper by Danny Green. The La...

15 Questions About the Lakers Head Coach Circus

Etan Thomas | Posted 01.13.2013 | Sports
Etan Thomas

Is winning a championship really their immediate goal? Or was this entire circus more about egos?

L.A. Story: Lakers Hire Mike D'Antoni

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers hired Mike D'Antoni late Sunday night, signing the former coach of the Suns and Knicks to replace Mike Bro...

Who's Next?

Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

Before the Lakers even confirmed reports that Mike Brown had been fired as the team's head coach, speculation on his replacement was rampant. Whil...

Jordan Schultz

2012-13 NBA Preview: New-Look Lakers, Improved Heat And A Still-Injured Derrick Rose

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.31.2012 | Sports

As the 2012-13 NBA season approaches, what better time to ponder whether or not the Miami Heat will repeat, if Oklahoma City is ready to challenge, an...

THIRD Cable Company Brought Into The Laker Light

Los Angeles Daily News | Gene Warnick | Posted 12.28.2012 | Los Angeles

Another day, another half-million happy Lakers fans. Time Warner Cable announced Saturday it had reached an agreement with AT&T U-verse to show Time ...

Goran Dragic Gives the Suns a New Point Guard to Watch

Megan Stewart | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports
Megan Stewart

Despite being compared to Nash in the media and by Suns fans, Goran Dragic isn't trying to be someone he's not. Instead, he wants to establish himself in his own right in Phoenix.

Lakers Lose In 'Lob City'

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Eric Bledsoe scored 22 points, Matt Barnes added 18 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Lakers 97-91 on Wednesday night, keeping thei...

WATCH: Dwight Howard's Kobe Impression

Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports

With Orlando's Dwightmare over and many predicting a championship ending for the Lakers, the mood is playful in Los Angeles. Not surprisingly, nobody ...

Former Laker Arrested For Threatening An Officer?

AP | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes is out of jail after being arrested on suspicion of threatening a police officer who stop...

WATCH: Steve Nash Breaks 4-Year-Old Girl's Heart

Posted 07.10.2012 | Sports

While Lakers fans are understandably excited about the impending arrival of Steve Nash, fans in Phoenix had an entirely different reaction to the sign...

LA's Favorite Canadian

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.05.2012 | Los Angeles

Is there room for two MVPs on the Lakers team? In his first interview since becoming a Laker Wednesday evening, Steve Nash revealed that he spoke t...

Metta World Peace: 'The Dollar Is Up'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

Just like NBA basketball star Metta World Peace, the Canadian dollar has its ups and downs. Ends up, World Peace knows that better than most. The ...

NBA Playoffs 2012: The Heat Remain Vulnerable (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In a new segment with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down why LeBron, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat remain vulnerable against Indiana in Game 6.

Staples Center Timelapse: 6 Games Over 4 Days For 3 Teams (WATCH)

Posted 05.23.2012 | Los Angeles

In what can only be called an unprecedented series of events, last weekend the Staples Center hosted six playoff games in just four days for the build...

Kobe: 'Pistons Disappeared Forever'

Posted 05.22.2012 | Detroit

Looks like Kobe Bryant doesn't have a lot of respect for Deeeeeeeetroit basketbaaaaaaaall. In a post-game interview Monday night, the L.A. Lakers guar...

Lakers Face Darwinian Challenge: Adapt Or Lose

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.15.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Instead of force-feeding the post to Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol and playing inside-out, Brown is content merely to run his half-court offense through Kobe Bryant.

Who Is Metta World Peace?

Malaika Bobino | Posted 07.15.2012 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

The Lakers are desperate to find a way to prevent their season from ending. So what's the solution? The same guy who pissed off millions of viewers with a heartless attack is the unsung hero turning things around.