As he investigates Trump's aides, special counsel's record shows surprising flaws

Brad Miller

Lakers' youthful rally falls short against Kings

Lakers' youthful rally falls short against Kings

SACRAMENTO — Kobe Bryant gave his fans what they wanted, a sublime 28-point effort in his final appearance here.

Then the young Lakers gave their followers something too, overcoming a 27-point deficit only to lose narrowly to the Sacramento Kings, 118-115, Thursday at Sleep Train Arena.

It was almost the perfect Lakers script, age handing off in-game to youth, until it ended with some dreaded injury suspense.

Rookie D'Angelo Russell scored a career-high 27 points but sprained his right ankle while driving, and scoring, on Kings center DeMarcus Cousins late in the fourth quarter.

Russell stayed down for about a minute after falling several feet behind the...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World