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.
UCLA Snaps 2-Game Skid, Beats Cal State Northridge 77-45Tony Parker had 14 points and 11 rebounds, Isaac Hamilton added 14 points, and UCLA cruised to a 77-45 win over visiting Cal State Northridge on Sunday afternoon.
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.
Griffin Flirts With Triple-Double In Clippers Win Over T'WolvesBlake Griffin scored 12 of his 26 points in the final 6:32, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out seven assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.
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.
Redick, Griffin Carry Clippers Past Davis' PelicansBlake Griffin and J.J. Redick each scored 20 points before sitting out the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans 111-90 Friday night.
No. 23 Xavier Defeats USC To Reach AdvoCare Title GameXavier looks ready to climb higher in the rankings.
No. 5 Kansas Rocks UCLA In Maui InvitationalPerry Ellis scored 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting and No. 5 Kansas had another easy win on the way to the Maui Jim Maui Invitational championship game.
Griffin, Jordan & Paul Collect Double-Doubles In Clippers WinBlake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan each scored 18 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 111-94 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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.
Clippers Drop Third Straight; Fall To 6-6 On The YearDeMar DeRozan had 21 points, DeMarre Carroll scored each of his 21 points in the first half, and the Toronto Raptors held Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scoreless through the first 20-plus minutes of a 91-80 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.