James passes Malone, but Lakers blow lead in loss to Wizards

James came into the night needing 19 points to tie Malone.

WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James passed Karl Malone on the career scoring list, leaving only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar still to catch. Then the Los Angeles Lakers wasted another stellar performance by their star. James came into the night needing 19 points…

Spurs rout depleted Lakers 138-110 in last Staples game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 30 points while making all 11 of his shots, and the San Antonio Spurs routed the slumping Los Angeles Lakers 138-110 on Thursday night in the final event at Staples Center…

Mavericks defeat Lakers two in a row

Doncic, Mavs stun Lakers with rally in Davis’ 2nd game back

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic was swarmed by double teams with the Lakers trying to force someone other than the Dallas sensation to beat them again in Los Angeles star Anthony Davis’ second game back from a long injury absence.…

One year anniversary of Kobe Bryant's death

Bryant, his daughter Gianna and the other seven people who climbed aboard that helicopter on a Sunday morning in Southern California have been gone for exactly one year now

Kobe Bryant wasn’t in the bubble with the Los Angeles Lakers last fall when they won the NBA championship. He wasn’t at the All-Star weekend in Chicago where half the players wore his number on their uniforms, the other half…

The Los Angeles Lakers are the 2020 NBA Champions

The Lakers storm pass the Heat to claim their 17th NBA title in franchise histroy

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The ultimate anguish. The ultimate joy. This season, for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, had it all. And it ended in the only fashion that they deemed would be acceptable, with them…

The NBA Finals will be between the Lakers and the Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers will face the Miami Heat in the championship starting Wednesday

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James vs. the Heat. Pat Riley vs. the Lakers. Get ready for the NBA Finals — a title series like none other, to end a season like none other. The matchup is set,…

Magic leaves Lakers front office job

Magic Johnson, the beloved former point guard behind five world titles for the Los Angeles Lakers, announced Tuesday night he was quitting as the team's president of basketball operations.