All posts tagged "lakers"

  • Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson, top, falls from the rim after a dunk during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 6, 2016. The Los Angeles Lakers won 112-95. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
    How did that happen? Lakers blow out Warriors

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points, D’Angelo Russell added 21 and the Los Angeles Lakers stunned the Golden State Warriors 112-95 on Sunday, handing the defending NBA champions just their sixth loss of the...

    • Posted March 6, 2016
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  • Derek Fisher, left, has been replaced by Kurt Rambis, right, as the head coach of the New York Knicks. (AP, file)
    NY Knicks fire Derek Fisher; Rambis interim head coach

    Derek Fisher was fired by Phil Jackson and replaced by another former Laker Kurt Rambis. The New York Knicks made the change on Monday, as they have lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Metta World Peace, Lakers
    Lakers re-sign forward Metta World Peace

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are giving Metta World Peace another chance. The veteran forward re-signed with Los Angeles on Thursday, agreeing to a one-year deal to resume his NBA career. He won a...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • D’Angelo Russell, right, gestures upward as he is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after the Los Angeles Lakers selected Russell with the second pick in the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
    Lakers swing for the fences, draft guard D’Angelo Russell with 2nd overall pick

    By Brian Han The hours leading up to the draft were filled with two themes in regards to the Los Angeles Lakers and the team’s second overall pick. “Lakers leaning toward drafting Jahlil Okafor,” the Los Angeles...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season. (AP)
    Kobe Bryant has surgery, out 9 months

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers also made it official that their superstar doesn’t believe...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant looks on from the bench in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Friday, December 26, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Bryant was sitting out his third straight game to rest his sore body but could be back in the lineup when the Lakers return home for their next outing. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
    Is Kobe Bryant out for the season, again?

    Lakers say Kobe has torn rotator cuff, but declined to speculate on the severity of the injury. Kobe says he’s played with such shoulder injury before. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant tore his right rotator cuff in...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Byron Scott smiles as he is introduced as the successor to Mike D'Antoni as the Lakers' head coach, in a multi-year contract during a news conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Scott is the former head coach for New Jersey, New Orleans and Cleveland, reaching two NBA Finals with the Nets. He was the NBA's coach of the year in 2008. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) (The Associated Press)
    Lakers coach Byron Scott does spot-on impression of Nick Young

    Lakers head coach Byron Scott showed audiences on Monday that he can do an impressive Nick Young impression. The 29-year-old guard, also known as Swaggy P, is known for his on-camera antics where he tends to be...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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