TRAIL GUIDE
Follow along for results from the New Hampshire primary

Lakers

LAKERS NEWS

Lakers' Julius Randle continues on upswing as a starter

Someone had to try to grab all the wacky caroms off the Lakers' many misses. Julius Randle was up for it. The 19 rebounds he took Monday in a duck-and-cover loss to Indiana were emblematic of a young career bouncing the right way lately. He has 21 double-doubles, more than any second-year player,...

LAKERS PHOTO GALLERIES

MORE LAKERS NEWS

  • Lakers: Predictions for Week 16

    Lakers: Predictions for Week 16

    The Lakers won two of three games through Week 15, finally reaching double-digits in the win column at 11-42. They'll play just two games in Week 16, visiting the Indiana Pacers (27-24) and Cleveland Cavaliers (36-14). Monday at Indiana Pacers Retiring veteran guard Kobe Bryant will make his final...

  • Lakers Week 15 in review: Kobe Bryant returns to form

    Lakers Week 15 in review: Kobe Bryant returns to form

    The Lakers entered Week 15 with 10 straight losses, in danger of setting a franchise record with an 11th. Coach Byron Scott said the team acts like they're "strangers" on the court, and that he won't ease up on the Lakers' youngsters. On Tuesday, the team rallied behind 38 points from Kobe Bryant,...

  • Lakers, among NBA cellar-dwellers, have 19.9% chance of winning the lottery

    Lakers, among NBA cellar-dwellers, have 19.9% chance of winning the lottery

    There was a very important game for Lakers fans over the weekend. Oklahoma City vs. Golden State? No. Lakers vs. San Antonio? Getting closer. The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets in a showdown of two fellow cellar-dwellers, a game with lottery intrigue for many Lakers followers. With fewer...

  • Kobe Bryant looks great in tribute video but not on court as Lakers lose his final game at San Antonio

    Kobe Bryant looks great in tribute video but not on court as Lakers lose his final game at San Antonio

    The Kobe Bryant tribute video lasted 2 minutes 29 seconds, a sharply produced compilation with kind words from San Antonio players and Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich. Unfortunately for the Lakers, Bryant's shot was neither sharp nor kind and they lost a relatively entertaining game to the Spurs on...

  • Byron Scott wishes Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell were 'a tad further along' in his development

    Byron Scott wishes Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell were 'a tad further along' in his development

    The Kobe Bryant goodbye tour isn't the only thing winding down. D'Angelo Russell has a little more than two months to go on the first lap of his pro career. He had a 27-point game in Sacramento and an almost scoreless one against Chicago, leading to an overall acknowledgment from Lakers Coach Byron...

  • Kobe Bryant steals the show again in Lakers' win over the Pelicans

    Kobe Bryant steals the show again in Lakers' win over the Pelicans

    It was a fun day with plenty of parades, sunshine and good times during Mardi Gras. The French Quarter was happily rolling toward Fat Tuesday, the locals and tourists ready for a weekend of gumbo, hurricane drinks and everything in between. Only in a little corner of the city was there a lack of...

  • Lakers' Jordan Clarkson adds skills challenge to his All-Star weekend schedule

    Lakers' Jordan Clarkson adds skills challenge to his All-Star weekend schedule

    Jordan Clarkson's All-Star weekend keeps getting busier. The NBA added more tasks to his schedule, making him part of the eight-player skills challenge next Saturday in Toronto. The league announced last week that Clarkson would take part in the rising stars challenge next Friday, a game that includes...

  • Lakers hold off Pelicans for second consecutive victory

    Lakers hold off Pelicans for second consecutive victory

    The Lakers won their second conseuctive game, defeating the Pelicans, 99-96, in New Orleans on Thursday night. Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 27 points and 12 rebounds, making three three-point shots in the fourth quarter to help the Lakers hold off a desperate New Orleans squad. Anthony Davis...

  • Jordan Clarkson to participate in All-Star skills challenge

    Jordan Clarkson to participate in All-Star skills challenge

    Jordan Clarkson will represent the Lakers in the NBA's All-Star skills challenge in Toronto. The Lakers' second-year guard will be joined by DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves),...

  • Preview: Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans

    Preview: Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans

    The Lakers (10-41) ended a 10-game losing streak with a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves (15-36) on Tuesday. On Thursday, the Lakers have a chance to build a winning streak, visiting the New Orleans Pelicans (18-30).  The Pelicans played Wednesday, falling in San Antonio to the Spurs (41-8)....

  • Happy memories of Marge Hearn, 'first lady of the Lakers'

    Happy memories of Marge Hearn, 'first lady of the Lakers'

    Stu Lantz still carries the press pass, tucked safely in his wallet, wherever he goes. It has Chick Hearn's name and smiling face on it, and was given to the Lakers TV analyst after the team's play-by-play announcer died in 2002. The press pass was in a box of Hearn's belongings that his wife,...

  • Preview: Jeremy Lin and the Charlotte Hornets visit the Lakers today

    Preview: Jeremy Lin and the Charlotte Hornets visit the Lakers today

    Former Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin will return on Sunday, as the Charlotte Hornets (22-25) visit the Lakers (9-40) at Staples Center. Kobe Bryant's status (sore shoulder) remains unclear. The all-star guard sat out on Friday when the Lakers hosted the Clippers. Rookie forward Larry Nance Jr....

  • Tarik Black helps the D-Fenders improve to 15-14

    Tarik Black helps the D-Fenders improve to 15-14

    Lakers forward/center Tarik Black helped the D-Fenders (15-14) defeat the Oklahoma City Blue (10-20) on Saturday, scoring 15 points with 14 rebounds on assignment in the NBA Development League. Through eight appearances with the D-Fenders, Black has averaged 16.4 points, 11.8 rebounds and 2.6 blocks,...

  • Clippers' Lance Stephenson picks up his game with Paul Pierce resting

    Clippers' Lance Stephenson picks up his game with Paul Pierce resting

    DeAndre Jordan liked what he saw as he walked into the interview room late Friday night. "Born Ready!" Jordan yelled, acknowledging the nickname of the Clippers teammate situating himself behind a table to take questions. "Hey, what's up?" Lance Stephenson responded earnestly. Fun is usually involved...

  • Lakers are on the doorstep of some bad history, hoping to avoid a club record-tying 10-game skid

    Lakers are on the doorstep of some bad history, hoping to avoid a club record-tying 10-game skid

    The Lakers' young players show the same reaction. They frown in an animated, taken-aback fashion. If the Lakers (9-40) lose to Charlotte on Sunday, they tie the franchise record of 10 consecutive defeats. "Really? The record? Oh my," rookie D'Angelo Russell said with sad amazement. The 1993-94...

  • Lakers' D'Angelo Russell trying to turn criticism into motivation

    Lakers' D'Angelo Russell trying to turn criticism into motivation

    After a poor performance in the Lakers' loss to the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, rookie guard D'Angelo Russell called himself out for "lackadaisical" play. Both Russell and the Lakers were more competitive on Friday, visiting the Clippers, but 18 turnovers doomed the team to their ninth straight...

  • Five takeaways from the Clippers' 105-93 win over the Lakers

    Five takeaways from the Clippers' 105-93 win over the Lakers

    The Lakers (9-40) lost their ninth-straight game, falling to the Clippers (31-16), who won their third in a row.  Here are five takeaways from the Clippers' 105-93 win over the Lakers at Staples Center. 1. Chris Paul scoring 27 with seven assists isn't surprising.  DeAndre Jordan pulling down 17...

  • Chris Paul's 27 points lead Clippers past the Lakers, 105-93

    Chris Paul's 27 points lead Clippers past the Lakers, 105-93

    They are two teams dealing with their own set of issues, but only the Clippers have been able to withstand their problems while the Lakers just remain in the same poor state. On Friday night, the shadow of Blake Griffin's absence loomed over the Clippers, his right hand injured from a punch he...

  • With Lakers flailing and L.A. there for the taking, Clippers fumble a chance thanks to Blake Griffin

    With Lakers flailing and L.A. there for the taking, Clippers fumble a chance thanks to Blake Griffin

    Silly Clippers. This was supposed to be their turn to lie out in the sun, to leave the Staples Center basement while the Lakers kept tumbling down the stairwell. Their first chance came last May with a 3-1 series lead over Houston, and need it be rehashed? Their second chance was now. Or more accurately,...

  • Clippers' Doc Rivers says Blake Griffin feels awful about Toronto incident

    Clippers' Doc Rivers says Blake Griffin feels awful about Toronto incident

    The only sign of Blake Griffin at tipoff Friday night was a massive banner of the power forward far above the Staples Center court, his mouth agape and his arm muscles rippling. Looming much larger over the Clippers was continuing uncertainty about when they might see the real-life version back...

  • No Blake Griffin sighting at tonight's Clippers game

    No Blake Griffin sighting at tonight's Clippers game

    There won’t be any Blake Griffin sighting at tonight’s Clippers-Lakers game. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said Griffin was not here so that his team could focus on playing the Lakers. Another no-show here is Clippers assistant equipment manager Matias Testi, Rivers said. Last weekend Griffin suffered...

  • Preview: Lakers, without Kobe Bryant, visit a Clippers team adjusting to Blake Griffin news

    Preview: Lakers, without Kobe Bryant, visit a Clippers team adjusting to Blake Griffin news

    The Lakers (9-39) will play their second game in as many nights, visiting the Clippers (30-16) at Staples Center on Friday night. The Clippers are reeling after forward Blake Griffin broke his hand in a brawl with the team's assistant equipment manager.  Still, the team has fared with Griffin already...

  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' 114-91 loss to the Chicago Bulls

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' 114-91 loss to the Chicago Bulls

    The Lakers (9-39) lost their eighth straight game, falling to the Chicago Bulls (26-19) on Thursday night. Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 114-91 defeat at Staples Center. 1. Coach Byron Scott was not happy with his team's effort, given they were down big early and never quite made a charge...

  • Game against Lakers could allow Clippers to exhale amid Blake Griffin mess

    Game against Lakers could allow Clippers to exhale amid Blake Griffin mess

    It could be worse. The Clippers could be playing a team with a better record than 30 games below .500. They get the Lakers on Friday at Staples Center, which is as close to a breather as the NBA schedule allows. It comes at a time when the Clippers need to exhale. They have dealt with the breathless...

  • D'Angelo Russell says he doesn't deserve promotion to starting lineup

    D'Angelo Russell says he doesn't deserve promotion to starting lineup

    Lakers rookie guard D'Angelo Russell took responsibility for his poor performance Thursday night in a loss to the Chicago Bulls at Staples Center. "Personally, for me, lackadaisical turnovers," Russell said concerning his play against the Bulls. "I take the blame for a little bit of that. I've...

Loading
71°