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Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with teammates Alec Martinez #27, Anze Kopitar #11 and Justin Williams #14 after Doughty scores a second period goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Best Fall Sporting Events In Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a great place to live in the fall. And thanks to the agreeable weather that lasts practically until Thanksgiving, heading out to sporting events is just that much more enjoyable.

09/06/2014

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Former Security Guard Pleads No Contest In Theft Of Lakers Championship Rings

Authorities say a former security guard at the El Segundo training facility for the LA Lakers pleaded no contest Friday to stealing three of the team’s championship rings.

01/31/2014

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks to pass the ball against the Toronto Raptors during the game on January 19, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nick Young Scores 29, Lakers Beat Raptors 112-106

Nick Young returned from suspension to score 29 points, Pau Gasol had 22 and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Toronto Raptors 112-106 on Sunday, just their third win in 15 games.

01/19/2014

Brandon Knight #11 of the Milwaukee Bucks attempts a shot during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center on December 31, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bucks Send Lakers To 6th Straight Loss

Brandon Knight scored 18 of his career-high 37 points in the third quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 94-79 Tuesday night.

12/31/2013

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What You’re Doing This Week: Dec 30

Celebrate the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014.

12/23/2013

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts a rebound during a game against the Toronto Raptors on December 8, 2013 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Kobe Happy To Make A Comeback, Even As Lakers Lose To Raptors, 106-94

After nearly eight months of recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, Kobe Bryant is back on the court for the Los Angeles Lakers.

12/09/2013

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Kobe Bryant Leads Record Crowd On Walk To Fight Homelessness

Los Angeles County has been described as the “homeless capital” of the nation with close to 60,000 people living without homes, according to the United Way.

11/23/2013

Dan Gadzuric #50 of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball against the Los Angeles Clippers on January 9, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Sign Veteran Center Dan Gadzuric

Center Dan Gadzuric has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.

09/27/2013

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LA Sports World Reacts To Boston Marathon Bombing

The sports world, even over here in Los Angeles, took part in expressing condolences and prayers, in the face of tragedy, through social media.

04/15/2013

Kobe Bryant tweeted (@KobeBryant) photos to fans making fun of how he looked as he got ready for surgery. He said, “Surgery prep time.  Lookin like Mrs. Doubtfire with a jerri curl cap lol Anesthesia next #highasakite #mambaout.” (credit: twitter.com/kobebryant)

Bryant Recovering After ‘Successful Surgery’ On Torn Achilles Tendon

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was recovering this weekend after surgery to repair his left Achilles tendon.

04/14/2013

Kobe Bryant is expected to be out six to nine months after suffering a torn left Achilles' tendon in last Friday's game against the Golden State Warriors.(credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bryant Undergoes Surgery To Repair Torn Achilles Tendon

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant underwent surgery Saturday for what appeared to be a rupture of his Achilles tendon, the team said.

04/13/2013

Metta World Peace #15, Kobe Bryant #24, and Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers wait to resume play action against the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on March 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kobe Leads Lakers Over Hawks 99-98 In Exciting Ending

Kobe Bryant scored 11 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and hit the go-ahead layup with 9 seconds left, leading the Los Angeles Lakers back to .500 for the first time in more than two months with a 99-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.

03/03/2013

Kosta Koufos #41 of the Denver Nuggets shoots in the lane against Dwight Howard #12 and Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers on February 25, 2013 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.  (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Fall Short In 119-108 Loss To Nuggets

Wilson Chandler scored 23 points in place of an injured Danilo Gallinari, and Ty Lawson added 22 in the Denver Nuggets’ 119-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.

02/25/2013

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers addresses the crowd in a ceremony honoring Lakers late owner Dr. Jerry Buss before the game with the Boston Celtics at Staples Center on February 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Cannon, Fans Pay Respects At Laker Game

For Dr. Jerry Buss, it was hard to beat watching his Lakers take on the Celtics. Wednesday night at the Staples Center, he would have been proud and honored, not only by the 113-99 victory the Lakers earned over the Celtics, but by the touching tribute given back by the city, and the people who loved him.

02/21/2013

The Los Angeles Lakers will wear a patch of their owner who passed away on February 18, 2013 of kidney failure. credit: )(Uniwatch/Lakers)

Lakers To Sport Jerry Buss Memorial Patch

A memorial patch will be donned by the Lakers on their jerseys in honor of the team’s longtime owner Jerry Buss, who passed away in Los Angeles on Monday.

02/19/2013

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