Dan Woike is the Lakers beat writer for the Los Angeles Times after spending two seasons covering the league as a whole, with an emphasis on Los Angeles’ teams. His work has been honored by the Pro Basketball Writers Assn. He previously covered the Clippers during the “Lob City” era for the Orange County Register, spending most of the past decade chasing NBA teams around the country. He’s also covered the Chargers, the Angels, the Dodgers and USC while in Los Angeles. A Chicagoan always in search of good pizza on the West Coast, he’s always looking for story tips and ideas.
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What several of the NBA’s coaches are saying about LeBron James surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time scoring leader.
The little, and big, moments that led to LeBron James becoming the NBA’s all-time leading scorer as he surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Tuesday night.
LeBron James admits he’s disappointed Lakers couldn’t close deal for Kyrie Irving but says he’s locked in as he approaches Kareem’s NBA scoring record.
LeBron James could be days away from breaking the NBA’s all-time scoring record, but Kyrie Irving’s contract demands could be too steep for the Lakers.
With Kyrie Irving demanding a trade from the Brooklyn Nets before Feb. 9 deadline, the Lakers and other contenders are again weighing their options.
LeBron James finishes with 26 points to move to within 63 of the all-time scoring record in the Lakers’ 112-111 comeback victory over the Indiana Pacers.
LeBron James has a 28-point triple-double and Anthony Davis scores 27 in return from injuries as Lakers beat the Knicks to end two-game losing streak.
The Lakers have listed LeBron James as questionable and Anthony Davis as probable for the game against the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.
With LeBron James and Anthony Davis sitting out of the game, the Lakers lose a seven-point lead as the Nets pull away in the fourth quarter Monday.
LeBron James finished with 41 points, but a missed foul call on the final play of regulation prevented the Lakers from potentially beating the Celtics in a 125-121 overtime loss.