Los Angeles Lakers
Although Steve Nash says his three-year stint with the Los Angeles Lakers was a failure, the two-time MVP point guard heads into retirement with warm feelings for the teammates and fans who supported him in his injury struggles.
Jeremy Lin scored a season-high 29 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-87 on Sunday night in the first meeting of the season between two of the NBA’s worst teams.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has announced his retirement after a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards.
Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, Trey Burke added 17 off the bench, and the Utah Jazz sent the Los Angeles Lakers to their 50th loss of the season, 80-73 on Thursday night.
Jack Haley, who played nine seasons in the NBA including a reserve role on the Chicago Bulls’ 1996 championship team, has died. He was 51.
Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.
Dennis Schroder had 24 points and 10 assists, Al Horford scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-86 on Sunday night.
Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Andrea Bargnani added 16 and the New York Knicks snapped their five-game losing streak with just their fifth road victory of the season, 101-94 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Jordan Hill led seven Lakers in double figures with 16 points, and Los Angeles beat the Detroit Pistons 93-85 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Monta Ellis scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks closed with a 16-3 spurt in the final 6:36 to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 100-93 on Sunday night.
Zach Randolph had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Marc Gasol scored nine of his 18 in the fourth quarter and the Memphis Grizzlies rallied for a 97-90 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Dwyane Wade scored 25 points and added six assists, Hassan Whiteside grabbed 25 rebounds and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 100-94 on Wednesday night.
Al Jefferson had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Mo Williams added 20 points and 13 assists and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-103 on Tuesday night for their third win in four games.
Serge Ibaka had 18 points and 14 rebounds, D.J. Augustin added 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 Sunday night without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
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.