Los Angeles Lakers
Wayne Ellington scored 11 straight points in the final six minutes of the game, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-93 Friday night for their season high-tying third straight victory.
Knowing the Lakers finish fourth-worst record in the NBA, they’ll have a 11.9% percent on winning the number 1 overall-pick of the draft. Although unlikely they’ll get No. 1, they’ll be plenty of players to fulfill the Lakers’ weakest positions at the 5.
Jordan Clarkson scored a career-high 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers erased a double-digit lead for a 100-97 comeback win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Ronnie Price had surgery to remove bone spurs and bone chips from his right elbow.
Joe Johnson scored 23 points and Brook Lopez added 22 off the bench, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 114-105 victory over the skidding Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge had eight points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers extended the Los Angeles Lakers’ road losing streak to a franchise-record 11 games with a 102-86 victory Wednesday night.
Tobias Harris had a career-high 34 points and the Orlando Magic snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 103-97 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 25 points and Brandon Knight had 24 as the Milwaukee Bucks outlasted the Los Angeles Lakers 113-105 in overtime Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Carmelo Anthony scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 92-80 Sunday.
Jordan Hill scored 26 points and forced the second overtime with a clutch jumper, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their nine-game losing streak in thrilling fashion with a 123-118 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Wednesday that Kobe Bryant had surgery earlier in the day to repair his torn rotator cuff, and is expected to need nine months to recover.
John Wall had 21 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied from a 19-point deficit to send the Los Angeles Lakers to their ninth straight loss, 98-92 on Tuesday night.
James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat.
When Derek Jeter launched the online website, “The Players Tribune”, his intention was to give athletes the ability to control the message being put out to their fans.