Anthony Davis had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Gordon also scored 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.
Indiana already had the league’s No. 1 defense. The Lakers discovered Tuesday that the Pacers’ offense is becoming just as potent.
Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.
Reserve Alec Burks scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz sent the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers to a franchise record-tying sixth straight home loss, 96-79 on Tuesday night.
David West scored 19 points, Lance Stephenson had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers wrapped up a five-game road trip with a 104-92 victory over the spiraling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers returned to their first day of practice on Tuesday following the death of team owner Dr. Jerry Buss.
The Lakers organization will stay in the Buss family in the wake of owner Jerry Buss’ death Monday.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will introduce him at a news conference some time after 2 p.m., following the team’s practice in El Segundo.
The Los Angeles Lakers will no longer be searching for a new coach when they take the floor Tuesday night, but their newest employee won’t be on the bench quite yet.
Just days after Kobe Bryant challenged the Lakers’ front office to make a desision regarding Pau Gasol and Ken Berger of CBSports.com filed a scathing and revealing report on the inner dysfunction of the team’s front office, Bryant told reporters that he and Jim Buss should meet for a conversation. And he wasn’t the only Laker great to suggest the idea.
Turns out Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only one who was a little bit worked up over his team’s coaching search, which eventually ended with Mike Brown taking the reins from a retiring Phil Jackson. Back in May, you might remember, Bryant expressed surprise that Brown had been named head coach and Lakers VP Jim Buss ended up admitting that Bryant should have been more included in the process.