The Lakers issued a statement publicly backing Mike Brown on Saturday after Magic Johnson declared the first-year head coach would be fired if Los Angeles lost Game 7 of its first-round playoff series with Denver.
The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Kobe Bryant once again due to his shin injury on his right leg.
Kobe Bryant is sitting out his fifth straight game to rest his bruised shin.
Lakers coach Mike Brown has left Staples Center shortly before tipoff for undisclosed personal reasons.
The incorrigible one just took a hit in the wallet. All-Star center Andrew Bynum has reportedly been fined by the Los Angeles Lakers for committing “numerous infractions,” according to an ESPLA.com report. The amount of the fine is not known but it’s punishment for his recent behavior.
The Lakers’ loss to the lowly Wizards isn’t causing panic. But it’s definitely got the Nation of Lakerland in an uproar, inside and out. The Lakers’ inability to win on the road where they are now 6-14 on the season is a huge black mark on their championship-caliber record.
Rodney Stuckey scored 34 points, and the Detroit Pistons overcame a tying shot by Kobe Bryant at the end of regulation Tuesday night, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 88-85 in overtime.
According to the LA Times, the Los Angeles Lakers do not have serious interest in signing Gilbert Arenas despite Mitch Kupchak attending Arenas’ private workout in a private Bel-Air gym.
Los Angeles coach Mike Brown has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for making contact with a game official and failure to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection in Saturday’s game.
Al Jefferson scored 18 points, Paul Millsap had 16, and Earl Watson keyed a game-clinching 14-0 fourth quarter run to help the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 96-87 Saturday night.
When Mike Brown was hired as the Lakers head coach last summer, everyone knew he would have an impact on the way the Lakers played defensively. He’s done that.
Kobe Bryant is continuing to encourage his teammates as their perimeter shooting problems persist. The Indiana Pacers have no such worries about their 3-point attack.
The Los Angeles Lakers will face the Los Angeles Clippers Monday in the first NBA preseason game at Staples Center since the end of the lockout that delayed the start of play by more than two months.
I’m sure the Defenders aren’t too thrilled about having to share their new digs with the Lakers, now that this whole lockout thing is done.
Former NBA player Darvin Ham is expected to be the new Lakers assistant coach under head coach Mike Brown.