Kirk Hinrich scored 19 points, Joakim Noah had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls held off the stubborn Los Angeles Lakers 92-86 on Sunday after nearly blowing a 19-point lead.
Steve Nash scored a season-high 19 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-98 Friday night.
Kevin Love had 31 points and 17 rebounds for Minnesota, spoiling Steve Nash’s return for languishing Los Angeles and leading the Timberwolves to a 109-99 victory Tuesday night that stuck the Lakers with their seventh straight defeat.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is expected to miss six weeks with a fractured knee, team officials said Thursday.
Jordan Farmar will be out for at least 1 more week after an ultrasound revealed Wednesday that his torn hamstring has not yet healed, the team announced.
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.
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will not play against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
As the 2013/14 NBA season prepares to make its debut on Tuesday, it is clear which LA team has the higher expectations.
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.
Kobe Bryant’s health is just one issue for the Los Angeles Lakers as they begin a season of transition.
Travis Outlaw scored 18 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 104-86 preseason victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
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.
An Arizona appellate court says Los Angeles Lakers star Steve Nash may have to pay additional child support for his three children and that he and his ex-wife can’t say bad things about each other through social media.
All-Star free agent Dwight Howard has begun meeting with potential suitor teams, and may announce a decision on his future within the week.