LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers blew most of a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Sunday night for their 12th victory in 13 games.
Steve Blake hit a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds remaining to lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 99-98 victory over the Houston Rockets and Dwight Howard on Thursday night.
Steve Blake scored 13 of his 19 points in the third quarter, Pau Gasol and Nick Young each had 16, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 111-106 Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.
Steve Blake scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added his seventh career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers secured the seventh playoff seed in the Western Conference with a 99-95 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Steve Nash could return from a hamstring issue for Friday night’s home matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies, though, potentially easing the burden on the 34-year-old Bryant.
Lakers guard Steve Blake underwent successful surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake will be sidelined at least two more weeks with an abdominal strain.
Lakers point guard Steve Nash is listed as doubtful for Friday night’s game against the cross-town rival Los Angeles Clippers.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake will be sidelined for at least three weeks after puncturing his left foot on a spike strip in a parking garage.
Lakers guard Steve Blake and his wife have been attacked online since he missed a possible game-winning 3-pointer against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal.
Steve Blake practiced on Wednesday in Boston, and will be a game-time decision for Thurday’s game against the Celtics on TNT
Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry and Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes were ejected from Thursday night’s game following an altercation in the fourth quarter.
Lakers forward Matt Barnes sprained his right knee during Los Angeles’ game against the New Orleans Hornets.
This must be another coaching record for Phil Jackson. Just one week into the regular season, he has already minted a catchy nickname for the Los Angeles Lakers’ revamped group of reserves.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, newcomer Steve Blake hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.8 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Lakers opened defense of their back-to-back NBA titles with a 112-110 […]