Lakers

Bret Lewis

The good old days

The ’71-’72 Lakers’ record is safe — the Heat lost to the Bulls 101-to-97. They fall six short of the Lakers’ streak of 33 straight wins.

03/28/2013

Jerry Buss

Lakers owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, dead at age 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers’ playboy-owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 80. Bob Steiner, an assistant to Buss, confirmed Monday that Buss had […]

02/18/2013

Lakers

Howard, Gasol, Hill all sidelined for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill all will miss the Los Angeles Lakers’ upcoming road trip with injuries, leaving the struggling club without its top three big men.

01/07/2013

Clippers send Lakers to 0-3 start with 105-95 win

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Paul had 18 points and 15 assists, Jamal Crawford scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 105-95 Friday night to send their Staples […]

11/02/2012

Time Warner Cable cuts first major Lakers deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Time Warner Cable has cut its first major deal to receive payment for carriage of two new channels carrying Lakers basketball games. It said Friday it had signed up Charter Communications, […]

10/27/2012

Brush with greatness

The Operations Manager at my church is in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Really. Dan Issel. All-Pro with Denver. But one of the all-time greats at one of the legendary programs in college basketball: The […]

08/13/2012

Dwight Howard to Lakers in 4-team, 12-player deal

(AP) – Dwight Howard got his wish: He’s out of Orlando. The All-Star center was traded Friday to the Los Angeles Lakers, the last act of his long, drawn-out departure from the Magic. It took […]

08/10/2012

4-year-old wails over Steve Nash

With the Lakers official announcement of the acquisition of Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns, a mom created this video in which she breaks the news to her 4-year-old daughter. Is it real or staged? […]

07/11/2012

Jerry Buss hospitalized

(CNS) – Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss was being treated at a hospital today for dehydration. “In response to media inquiries and to dispel rumors and inaccurate reports, we’d like to state that Dr. […]

07/10/2012

Lakers exercise contract option on Andrew Bynum

(AP) – The Lakers have exercised their $16.1 million contract option for next season on All-Star center Andrew Bynum. Los Angeles announced the move Monday. General manager Mitch Kupchak confirmed last month the Lakers would […]

06/05/2012

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