Los Angeles Lakers
Just a day after Kobe Bryant announced that he will miss the rest of the season, Mike D’Antoni said the 40-year-old Steve Nash will not return for the rest of the season, according to the LA Times.
Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat Oklahoma City 114-110 on Sunday despite a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin Durant.
Kenneth Faried scored a career-high 32 points, Ty Lawson had 30 and the Denver Nuggets beat the skidding Los Angeles Lakers 134-126 on Friday night.
Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
A five-game winning streak is nothing new for the Los Angeles Clippers, who have now rolled off three of them this season.
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.
Kent Bazemore threw an alley-oop to Wesley Johnson for the go-ahead dunk with 6.9 seconds left and the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 107-106 on Monday night.
Jordan Farmar scored a career-high 30 points off the bench, making eight of 10 shots from 3-point range, and the Los Angeles Lakers capitalized on the absence of suspended Sacramento star DeMarcus Cousins to beat the Kings 126-122 Friday night.
Former Lakers coach Phil Jackson said he blamed Shaquille O’Neal’s poor work ethics and clownish personality was cause of the rift between him and Kobe Bryant.
Former NBA star Lamar Odom lacked game shape and showed rust in his debut for Spanish club Baskonia, which lost 81-71 to Unicaja Malaga on Thursday.
The Los Angeles Lakers almost had enough 3-point shooting down the stretch to overtake the Grizzlies.
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.
MarShon Brooks made his Lakers debut in style, scoring 10 of his 14 points in the fourth quarter against his former club and leading Los Angeles to a 101-92 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night to help snap a franchise-record eight-game home losing streak.
As the trading deadline expired at noon Pacific time, It didn’t take long for his former teammates to speak out against the trade that sent Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors Thursday after practice.