Jordan Hill had career highs of 24 points and 17 rebounds, and Jodie Meeks and Nick Young scored 19 points apiece in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 114-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
Jordan Hill had a career-high 21 points and 11 rebounds in his first start of the season, and Pau Gasol added 14 points and eight rebounds in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 116-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night.
Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 on Monday night after Nikola Pekovic missed a tip-in at the buzzer.
Steve Nash will be out of the Los Angeles Lakers’ lineup for at least two weeks with nerve root irritation.
Kevin Martin scored 27 points, Kevin Love had 18 of his 25 points during Minnesota’s 47-point first quarter, and the Timberwolves snapped a 22-game losing streak against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 113-90 victory Sunday night.
The Lakers’ defense was relatively non-existent throughout their Monday night loss to the Dallas Mavericks
J.J. Redick scored 19 of his 26 points in the first half to lead seven players in double figures, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Houston 137-118 Monday night, handing the Rockets their first loss of the season in Dwight Howard’s return to Staples Center.
The Los Angeles D-Fenders have hired Luke Walton as a player development coach for the NBA D-League team.
Xavier Henry scored 18 points, Pau Gasol hit two tiebreaking free throws with 6 seconds remaining, and the Los Angeles Lakers, who lost all of a 21-point lead, beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-103 on Sunday night.
Xavier Henry scored a career-high 22 points, Jordan Farmar added 16, and five Los Angeles Lakers reserves surged past the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for a surprising 116-103 victory in both clubs’ season opener Tuesday night.
O.J. Mayo’s little brother is welcome to come over to the Bucks’ guard’s new digs whenever he likes, so long it doesn’t interfere with the younger Mayo’s responsibilities at Marquette.
As the 2013/14 NBA season prepares to make its debut on Tuesday, it is clear which LA team has the higher expectations.
Carmelo Anthony should focus on trying to get players to join him in New York, not creating uncertainty about whether he would leave. That’s the opinion of TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith, who are disappointed by Anthony’s desire to become a free agent after this season.
Bill Sharman, the Los Angeles Lakers coach who lead the team to an NBA record 33 consecutive wins, died Friday, according to reports. He was 87.
Jordan Farmar scored 13 of his 20 points during a 3:17 span of the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers got double-digit scoring from three other reserves en route to a 108-94 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.