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LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, Malik Monk added 11 of his 24 in the final seven minutes, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Sacramento Kings 122-114 on Tuesday night (Wednesday, ...
Jan 5, 2022
THE LATE NBA legend Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa took to Instagram to post a story following the decision to change the name of the arena from Staples Center to Crypto.com Arena."Forever known as 'The House That Kobe Built,'" she ...
Nov 18, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Staples Center is getting a new name. Starting Christmas Day, it will be Crypto.com Arena.The downtown Los Angeles home of the NBA's Lakers and Clippers, the NHL's Kings and the WNBA's Sparks ...
Nov 17, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Malik Monk scored five of his season-high 27 points in overtime, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a big deficit in the final minutes of regulation before surging in overtime for a 120-117 victory over the Miami ...
Nov 11, 2021
AN OFF-THE-CUFF remark LeBron James made to Anthony Davis after a preseason press revealed the Lakers superstar's thoughts on the very popular Squid Game series on Netflix - and it turns out that King James didn't like that ending." ...
Oct 27, 2021
THE complete list of 75 greatest players - or rather, 76, thanks to a voting tie - in NBA history was revealed in full this morning (Manila time), with 26 new players joining the ranks of the original 50 announced during the league's ...
Oct 22, 2021
THE LAKE Show started strong for the first three quarters, but the Warriors rallied back, carried on the back of a hot-shooting Steph Curry, to take a much-awaited showdown between the two west coast teams.Curry downplayed his game, saying " ...
Oct 20, 2021
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - De'Aaron Fox scored 21 points and Richaun Holmes had 15 points and 10 rebounds in Sacramento's 116-112 victory over Los Angeles.Early in the second half, the Lakers called a timeout after LeBron James landed ...
Oct 15, 2021
AS THE Lakers were wrapping up a preseason post-game conference, LeBron James and Anthony Davis briefly chatted about Squid Game.Press mics were still on, though, so reporters were able to catch every word of their exchange.The South Korean series ...
Oct 15, 2021
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THE Los Angeles Lakers added a new member to the coaching crew, hiring former WNBA player Shay Murphy.Frank Vogel has Phil Handy, Mike Penberthy, Miles Simon and Quinton Crawford as assistants, along with recently-hired David Fizdale, John Lucas III.Murphy, ...
Oct 3, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - DeAndre Jordan is back in Los Angeles, and this time he'll be chasing a championship from the Staples Center locker room that has a few more trophies in it.The longtime Clippers center signed with the Lakers on ...
Sep 10, 2021
IT FEELS so long ago since the untimely demise of Kobe and Gianna Bryant.Since the father-daughter pair were killed in a California helicopter crash in January 2019, the world was upended by the coronavirus crisis. The team to which Kobe ...
Aug 24, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and the rights to first-round pick Isaiah Jackson.According to two people with knowledge of the deal, the Lakers are ...
Jul 30, 2021
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THE Los Angeles Lakers are nearly set to hit two birds with one stone: getting rid of a much-maligned player and forming a new Big Three.The Lakers are in trade negotiations with the Washington Wizards to acquire Russell Westbrook for ...
Jul 30, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers will stay home at Staples Center through at least 2041 after signing a long-term lease extension.The Lakers and their downtown arena announced the deal Thursday (Friday, Manila time). The 17-time NBA champion Lakers ...
May 28, 2021
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PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns plowed through the regular season in impressive fashion, breaking an 11-year playoff drought by finishing with the second-most wins in the entire league.Their postseason reward: A first-round date with the defending NBA champion Los ...
May 23, 2021
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NEW ORLEANS - LeBron James looked to be in playoff form when he hit deep 3s, delivered an accurate, no-look, behind-the-back pass out of a double team to Alex Caruso under the basket, or flipped an alley-oop lob to ...
May 17, 2021
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NEW ORLEANS - LeBron James scored 25 points before he appeared to mildly aggravate a right ankle injury and the Los Angeles Lakers closed out the regular season with a 110-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night (Monday, Manila ...
May 17, 2021
DURING her acceptance speech on behalf of her late husband during Kobe Bryant's enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Vanessa Bryant provided a key insight into Kobe's gritty hardcourt perseverance.The late Lakers legend famously never let little things ...
May 16, 2021
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CHICAGO -- Frank Vogel is cut from the same cloth as Ryan Gregorio. Smart, articulate, always well put together, and oh so easy to like.But on the eve of his team's trip to play out the remaining two games of ...
May 15, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Despite missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers are keeping alive their slim hopes of trying to avoid the play-in tournament.Kyle Kuzma's driving layup with 6.9 seconds remaining gave the short-handed ...
May 13, 2021
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