Los Angeles Lakers

Bret Lewis

The high price of doing business

What a difference a year makes. Just 12 months ago, Lakers fans wanted nothing more than to get center Dwight Howard, the perennial “Defensive Player of the Year.” And despite coming off back surgery… he […]

05/21/2013

Bret Lewis

Still coming up short

After his first tour of duty with the Lakers, Phil Jackson wrote a book and in it said that Kobe Bryant was “uncoachable.” Then he came back as coach to win two more titles. Said […]

05/16/2013

Bret Lewis

The future for the purple and gold

Lakers fans still clinging to the slim hope that Phil Jackson will come back in some capacity… had better hope the Kings actually stay in Sacramento. Word is if they move to Seattle one of […]

05/15/2013

Pam and Joe Bryant, parents of Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. (AP Photo)

Kobe Bryant battles mom, NJ business over auction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementos from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early years with the Los […]

05/03/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 4/30/13

Here are the news maker interviews you missed (or want to hear again) from this morning’s edition of LA’s Morning News with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett. 6:22 a.m. – Opening statements are in, now […]

04/30/2013

Bret Lewis

Really, Kobe? Really?

I have been a Kobe fan since the day he got to town. But he makes it hard at times. The Lakers trying to salvage something from his awful season by at least winning a […]

04/22/2013

Bret Lewis

Wait a minute. I got one!

It’s so rare that I’m right… I wanted to keep this written BEFORE the Lakers win over Houston. The point being… there IS a lot of talent on the Lakers who, right or wrong, felt […]

04/18/2013

Bret Lewis

Is there life after Kobe?

The Lakers will say all the right things about how much they love Kobe Bryant. How much they miss him now that he’s out with a torn Achilles tendon. But make no mistake: Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol especially would LOVE to prove they can win without him.

04/17/2013

Kobe Bryant

Kobe out for season with torn Achilles tendon

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) – Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending the season for the Los Angeles Lakers star.
Bryant was hurt late in the Lakers’ 118-116 win over Golden State on Friday night.

04/13/2013

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Sharman (Photo credit: Celebrites for Charity.org)

Raffle for NBA ring to benefit 8 charities

Ticket sales have begun in a raffle for an L.A. Lakers 2010 NBA championship ring belonging to Hall of Fame player and coach Bill Sharman, along with two premium tickets for a Lakers game.

04/04/2013

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

Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat guard (AP Photo)

Heat’s winning streak ends at 27 in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Heat’s 27-game winning streak was snapped Wednesday night by the Chicago Bulls, 101-97, when a furious comeback by LeBron James and his teammates fell short.

03/28/2013

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