Fans At Staples Center React To Kobe Bryant's Retirement AnnouncementAt Staples Center tonight, it was tough to find a Lakers jersey without a number 24 or 8 on it.
Pacers Edge Lakers To Spoil Kobe Bryant's Retirement Announcement NightKobe Bryant scored 13 points on 4-of-20 shooting after declaring he will retire at the end of the season, and the Indiana Pacers hung on to send his Los Angeles Lakers to their sixth consecutive defeat, 107-103 Sunday night.
Kobe Bryant Says This Season Will Be His Last In Emotional Article For Players TribuneAfter two decades, two Olympic gold medals, five championship rings, 17 All-Star selections, an 81-point game that ranks as the second-best in NBA history and more than 32,000 points, Bryant's career is officially coming to an end.
Lakers Drop Fifth Game In A Row; Fall To 2-13Damian Lillard scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Los Angeles Lakers their fifth straight loss with a 108-96 victory on Saturday night.
Lakers Loss Makes Warriors 1st Team In NBA History To Start Season 16-0The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
Lillard's Double-Double Powers Blazers Past LakersDamian Lillard had 30 points and a career-high 13 assists, and C.J. McCollum added 19 points in the Portland Trail Blazers' sixth consecutive victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 107-93 Sunday night.
Russell Nets New Career-High In Lakers LossKyle Lowry had 25 points, DeMar DeRozan scored seven of his 18 in the final 3:34, and the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game skid with a 102-91 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Knight's Triple-Double Lifts Sun To 120-101 Win Over LakersBrandon Knight had 30 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double and the Phoenix Suns ran past the Los Angeles Lakers 120-101 on Monday night.
Pachulia's Double-Double Lifts Mavericks Over Sluggish LakersZaza Pachulia notched his sixth double-double in nine games and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Lakers 90-82 on Friday night for Los Angeles' fourth straight loss.
Vucevic Buzzer-Beater Dooms LakersNik Vucevic hit a fallaway 18-footer at the buzzer to lift the Orlando Magic to a 101-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
LA's Athletes Give Their Thanks To Our Veterans Via Twitter Members of the Dodgers, Angels, Kings, Galaxy, Clippers, and Lakers all tweeted out their support for Veterans across the country.
With Bryant Sitting, Lakers Struggle In Loss To HeatChris Bosh scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Hassan Whiteside had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and the Miami Heat topped the Los Angeles Lakers 101-88 on Tuesday night.