Los Angeles Lakers

Raptors beat Lakers, clinch second straight division title

Last season, the Toronto Raptors defied expectations to win the Atlantic Division. Taking the title again is just part of what they expect to achieve this time around. Toronto won the Atlantic for the third […]

03/27/2015

All-Star Game

Does size matter for NBA stars’ endorsements?

Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski joined The Home Team for a roundup of topics including the Lakers situation now that they won the game last night, an assessment of the top players in the draft, and […]

03/26/2015

Jordan Clarkson

Clarkson shines in OT to lead Lakers over Wolves, 101-99

Jordan Clarkson took a step back before helping the Los Angeles Lakers take one forward. Clarkson shot 6 of 16 and had six turnovers. But the rookie, who spent time earlier this season in the […]

03/26/2015

Tarik Black, Steven Adams

Westbrook scores 27, Thunder win 127-117 over Lakers

It would have been understandable for the Oklahoma City Thunder to overlook the struggling Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night with a road game looming against defending NBA champs San Antonio. NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook […]

03/25/2015

Steve Nash

Steve Nash: I put my foot in my mouth about a week before I signed with the Lakers

Today Los Angeles Lakers Steve Nash held his formal retirement press conference at the team’s facility in El Segundo. The Beast 980 sports reporter/anchor Ted Sobel was there, and he asked Steve about the time when […]

03/24/2015

Jeremy Lin

Lin’s season-high 29 points help Lakers beat 76ers

Jeremy Lin was in the starting lineup for his first 20 games with the Los Angeles Lakers. Things weren’t working out to coach Byron Scott’s satisfaction, so he changed things up in December. Now with […]

03/23/2015

Karl-Anthony Townes

5 draft prospects the Lakers may watch in the NCAA Tournament

The Bleacher Report’s Lead NBA Draft Writer Jonathan Wasserman checked in with The Home Team to talk about how L.A. Lakers fans might look for future draft picks from the March Madness games. The four […]

03/20/2015

Trey Burke, Ed Davis

Hayward scores 22, Jazz hand Lakers their 50th loss, 80-73

The Utah Jazz overcame plenty of adversity to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, whose injury-placed season reached historic proportions. Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, Trey Burke added 17 off the bench, and the Utah Jazz […]

03/20/2015

Los Angeles Lakers' Earvin "Magic" Johnson gestures to the crowd as teammate Jack Haley sits pensively on the bench during NBA action against the Phoenix Suns, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1991 in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

Jack Haley, one-time Laker, dies at 51

Former Los Angeles Laker and NBA champion with the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls, Jack Haley died today. Former head coach Phil Jackson first reported the news on Twitter: Jack Haley😞-member of Bulls 95-96 team of ages. […]

03/17/2015

Draymond Green and Jordan Hill

Warriors secure playoff berth, then beat Lakers 108-105

When the Golden State Warriors made the playoffs two years ago, then-coach Mark Jackson got teary eyed just talking about the accomplishment and owner Joe Lacob offered handshakes and hugs to players in a celebratory […]

03/16/2015

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