Los Angeles Lakers: Pau Gasol comes off bench, could be traded

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Before the Los Angeles Lakers took on the Chicago Bulls on Monday night, it was announced that head coach Mike D'Antoni would relegate Pau Gasol to the bench. The Spaniard was not happy about the decision and at this point it looks like he won't be around in LA much ...

Kobe Bryant named to record 15th straight All-Star Game start

Friday, January 18th, 2013

On Thursday afternoon the NBA announced the starters for the league's February 17 All-Star Game. There weren't any surprises among those selected, but the headline was that Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was elected to his NBA-record 15th consecutive All-Star start. Bryant finished with 1,591,437 votes, besting Miami's LeBron James ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Jim Buss claims team is “very solid”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers sit squarely out of postseason contention with a record of 15-20 on January 12 of the 2012-13 season. Despite that, executive vice president Jim Buss thinks the team is "very solid" and there is no need to "blow it up." Now, I don't claim to be any ...

Video: Gerald Henderson’s monster dunk on Dwight Howard

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Usually when the Lakers are in a highlight on here, they're the ones throwing down dunks or tossing around sweet alley-oops, but not tonight. Tonight that award belongs to Gerald Henderson of the Charlotte Bobcats. Yes, you read that right. In the fourth quarter of the Lakers' 101-100 win over the ...

Video: Danilo Gallinari full court drive and dunk

Friday, November 30th, 2012

In a game between the Denver Nuggets-Los Angeles Lakers game you'd expect highlights to come from other players, but Danilo Gallinari had the big one Friday night. The 24-year-old Italian forward grabbed a rebound and went coast-to-coast for a thunderous jam that got the Nuggets' bench up and going. Pretty sweet ...

Video: Kobe Bryant to Pau Gasol to Dwight Howard alley-oop

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

When the Los Angeles Lakers the Dwight Howard this summer, more than a few Lakers fans were dreaming of the ridiculous on-court combinations the team could put together. Well in head coach Mike D'Antoni's first game on the bench Tuesday night, a sequence of passes occurred that could have made ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue unveiled

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers honored one of the greatest players to ever step on a basketball court on Friday night. The franchiseĀ unveiled a statue of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar outside of Staples Center in Los Angeles. His No. 33 had already been retired, and now his patented skyhook has been captured in ...

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 ...