Steve Blake scored 16 points and Pau Gasol added 14 to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 90-88 on Tuesday night with Kobe Bryant watching from the sidelines.
Pau Gasol was one of the NBA’s best centers until two years ago, when he moved out of the middle to accommodate Andrew Bynum’s emergence and Dwight Howard’s move to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Steve Nash will begin his second year with the Lakers and will hope to have better health than in his first year with the purple and gold.
Although the Los Angeles Lakers are still uncertain when Kobe Bryant will be on the court this season, general manager Mitch Kupchak isn’t pushing for an answer.
Madrid’s 2020 Olympic bid committee says it has appointed Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol to act as one of its spokesmen.
With Dwight Howard gone and Kobe Bryant injured, Pau Gasol is looking to reassert himself as a leader of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Laker forward Pau Gasol hosted a pep rally with local kids at the Los Angeles Boys and Girls club to help launch his new Gasol Foundation dedicated to empowering young people to live healthier lives. Pau encouraged kids to spend their summer engaging in healthy activities, while his brother Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies, held a similar event in Memphis. Each brother’s team will compete against each other, and at the end of the summer the losing coach will have to shave his beard.
Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.
Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker scored 18 points each and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-79 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series.
The San Antonio Spurs won’t be facing Kobe Bryant when they begin their playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers.
The sports world, even over here in Los Angeles, took part in expressing condolences and prayers, in the face of tragedy, through social media.
An empty chair sat in front of Kobe Bryant’s locker Sunday night, and the Los Angeles Lakers realized they would have to fill it together.
Kobe Bryant had 24 points and nine assists, Pau Gasol added 19 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers stayed in the final playoff position in the Western Conference with an 86-84 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.
Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol will both return from injuries as the Lakers try for an eighth straight home win Friday night against the Washington Wizards.
Pau Gasol may return to the Lakers lineup by Friday’s game against the Washington Wizards.