Los Angeles Lakers win first game after firing Mike Brown

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Mike Brown Friday morning, then the team turned in its best performance of the season just hours later. The Lakers blew out the Golden State Warriors 101-77 to secure their second win of the season. Interim head coach Bernie Bickerstaff has claimed he knows ...

Jalen Rose tried to injure Kobe Bryant during 2000 NBA Finals

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

On his podcast on ESPN's Grantland Network, Jalen Rose made a serious admission in a clip released on Tuesday. In the audio clip Rose admits that as a member of the Indiana Pacers during the 2000 NBA Finals, he intentionally tried to injure Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. As Bryant ...

Los Angeles Lakers Hit 41 of 42 Free Throws, Beat Thunder 99-96

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers crawled themselves back into their series with the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 99-96 home win on Friday night. The victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals put the series at 2-1 with the Thunder still holding the advantage. But the big story Friday came ...

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Wants Lamar Odom and Derek Fisher Back in L.A.

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers traded away franchise mainstays Derek Fisher and Lamar Odom in the span of less than four months this season. While feelings were certainly hurt by those moves, there is a chance both guys could be back with the team next season. A source has told NBA.com that ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Hold Meeting as Rumors Fly

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers have been in the news lately for their failures on the court and the incessant trade rumors swirling around the team. On Thursday in Minnesota head coach Mike Brown canceled practice and instead scheduled a film review at the team hotel, then followed that by inviting ...

Kobe Bryant Continues Dominance of Phoenix Suns

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Kobe Bryant claims to not like the Phoenix Suns because they used to beat his Los Angeles Lakers all the time and they liked to let Bryant and his teammates hear about it. Apparently the Black Mamba has focused that anger, because he's been letting the Suns have it on ...

Kobe Bryant Now Fifth on NBA’s All-Time Scoring List

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant opened Monday night's contest against the Philadelphia 76ers 23 points behind Shaquille O'Neal for fifth place on the NBA's career scoring list. It only took him one half to pass his former teammate. Bryant nailed a long jumper to give him 24 points on ...

Kobe Bryant Not Looking To Be Traded

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Over the past week rumors circulated that Kobe Bryant was irate that the Los Angeles Lakers had traded long-time teammate Lamar Odom and that he was going to demand a trade from the team. Those reports were apparently completely unfounded. In an extensive interview published today, the 33-year-old Bryant had the ...