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."
Randle Leads Knicks Over Lakers And Back Above .500Julius Randle had 34 points and 10 rebounds against his former team and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-96 on Monday night for their third straight victory.
Butler Scores 28, Heat Beat Depleted Lakers 110-104Jimmy Butler scored 28 points to lead the Miami Heat past the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 110-104 on Thursday night.
Drummond Leaves Debut With Bruised Toe, Bucks Beat LA 112-97Andre Drummond left his Lakers debut with a bruised right toe, and Jrue Holiday scored 28 points in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 112-97 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night.
Danny Green Lights Up Lakers For 28, Sixers Win 109-101Danny Green hit eight 3-pointers and scored 28 points against his former team, and the Philadelphia 76ers weathered Los Angeles’ late rally for their fourth straight victory, 109-101 over the slumping Lakers on Thursday night.
Ingram, Williamson Pace Pelicans In 128-111 Win Over LakersBrandon Ingram scored a season-high 36 points, Zion Williamson had 27 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 128-111 on Tuesday night.