LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped their six-game losing streak with a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night despite Kobe Bryant’s 19 points and career-high 17 assists.
Mario Chalmers scored nine of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, Hassan Whiteside added 15 points and the Miami Heat completed a Staples Center sweep with a 78-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
Damian Lillard scored 17 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 106-94 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.
Jeremy Lin scored 18 points, Carlos Boozer added 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic 101-84 on Friday night without Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Bryant will sit out once again on Friday night against the Orland Magic.
Blake Griffin scored 27 points, Chris Paul had 24 points and Matt Barnes added 19 in helping the Los Angeles Clippers rout the Lakers 114-89 Wednesday night for their ninth win in 10 games against the 16-time NBA champions.
Kobe Bryant scored 20 points and hit the go-ahead short jumper with 12.4 seconds to play, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to an 88-87 comeback victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night.
Kobe Bryant will skip the Los Angeles Lakers’ game in Portland on Monday to rest.
Mike Conley had 19 points and nine assists, Marc Gasol scored 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies edged the Los Angeles Lakers 109-106 on Friday night.
Kobe Bryant had 23 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds for his 21st career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Denver Nuggets 111-103 Tuesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Goran Dragic scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe had 20 of his 22 after halftime, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-1-7 on Sunday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
The Los Angeles Lakers claimed center Tarik Black off waivers from the Houston Rockets on Sunday, waiving injured guard Xavier Henry to make room on their roster.
Rajon Rondo scored a season-high 21 points in his fourth game with Dallas and Dirk Nowitzki added 14 to move up another spot on the NBA’s scoring list in the Mavericks’ 102-98 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Byron Scott announced before the game against the Dallas Mavericks that Kobe Bryant will miss his third straight game without any significant injury.
Pau Gasol had 23 points and 13 rebounds against his former team and the Chicago Bulls beat Los Angeles 113-93 on Thursday night with Lakers star Kobe Bryant resting his sore body.