Booker Scores 47, Suns Eliminate Champion Lakers, 113-100Devin Booker scored 22 of his 47 points in a phenomenal first quarter, and the Phoenix Suns won their first playoff series since 2010, eliminating the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers with a 113-100 victory in Game 6 on Thursday night.
Suns Dismantle Lakers 115-85 To Take 3-2 Series LeadDevin Booker scored 30 points after two quiet games and the Phoenix Suns sent LeBron James to the locker room early, dismantling the Los Angeles Lakers 115-85 Tuesday night to take a 3-2 first-round series lead.
Lakers Celebrate Playoff Homecoming In 109-95 Win Over SunsAnthony Davis had 34 points and 11 rebounds, LeBron James added 21 points and nine assist and the Los Angeles Lakers celebrated their first home playoff game in more than eight years with a 109-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night in Game 3.
Davis, Lakers Bounce Back To Beat Suns 109-102 In Game 2Anthony Davis scored 34 points, Dennis Schroder added 24 and the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a hard-fought 109-102 win over the Phoenix Suns in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series on Tuesday night.
LeBron’s 3 Lifts Lakers Over Warriors In West Play-In GameLeBron James made a long, go-ahead 3-pointer with 58.2 seconds remaining, rallying the Los Angeles Lakers to a 103-100 victory over the Golden State Warriors in a Western Conference play-in tournament game Thursday night.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award Will Recognize Current NBA Player, Donate $100K To His Organization Of ChoiceAbdul-Jabbar, a UCLA star who went on to become of the Los Angeles Lakers’ greatest players of all time, has devoted much of his life to advocating for equality and social justice, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement.
Blazers Get Key Tiebreaker With 106-101 Win Over LakersDamian Lillard had 38 points to lead Portland to a 106-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night that gave the Trail Blazers the tiebreaker over their Western Conference foe as the season winds to a close.
Clippers Rout Lakers 118-94, Move Into No. 3 Spot In WestThe loss kept the defending NBA champion Lakers at No. 6. The Staples Center co-tenants could potentially face each other in the first round.
LeBron Rips Play-In Format As Struggling Lakers SlideLeBron James on Sunday said whoever came up with the play-in idea “needs to be fired.”
Beal, Westbrook Lead Wizards Past LeBron-Less Lakers 116-107Still missing LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers lost for the fourth time in their past five games Wednesday night, beaten 116-107 by the Washington Wizards.
Davis Returns, But Mavs Down Lakers; Porzingis HurtLuka Doncic scored 30 points, leading the Mavericks to a 115-110 victory over the Lakers on Thursday night as Anthony Davis was rusty after missing 30 games with right calf and heel issues.
LeBron James Deletes Tweet About Fatal Ohio Police Shooting Of Ma'Khia Bryant, Says It Was 'Being Used To Create More Hate'LeBron James said he took the tweet down because it was "being used to create more hate."
Jazz Avenge Loss With 111-97 Win Over Lakers In RematchJordan Clarkson scored 22 points, Joe Ingles added 21 with five 3-pointers and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-97 Monday night, splitting their series with the defending NBA champs.
Jaylen Brown Scores 40, Celtics Beat Lakers As Staples Welcomes Back FansJaylen Brown scored four of his 40 points in the final minute, and the Boston Celtics blew most of a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for their fifth straight victory, 121-113 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Michael Jordan To Present Kobe Bryant At NBA Hall Of Fame InductionJordan gave an emotional and moving speech at Kobe’s public memorial at Staples Center in February of 2020, describing Kobe as his "dear friend" and "little brother."