Tag: LA Lakers

LeBron James joking with Kobe Bryant during a LA Lakers game at Staples Center in LA. (Image: Getty)

Lakers and Clippers Game Postponed, No Change in NBA Title Odds

The NBA postponed Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers in the wake of the accidental death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. According to William Hill, the tragedy hasn’t changed NBA championship odds. The LA Lakers, LA Clippers, and Milwaukee Bucks are all co-favorites […]

Kobe Bryant with the LA Lakers at Staples Center in his final season in 2016. (Image: Getty)

LA Lakers Star Kobe Bryant, 41, Dies in Helicopter Crash with Daughter

Los Angeles Lakers All-Star and five-time NBA champion, Kobe Bryant, died in a helicopter crash with his 13-year old daughter, Gigi, on Sunday morning. TMZ originally reported that Bryant’s private helicopter, a Sikorsky S-76 chopper, crashed in Calabasas with seven other passengers. Nine people were confirmed dead, including the pilot. […]

LA Lakers center, Anthony Davis, moments after a nasty fall against the New York Knicks at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Image: Getty)

Anthony Davis Injury: Bruises Back and Tail Bone After Scary Fall

The Los Angeles Lakers survived a huge scare when center Anthony Davis suffered a bruised tail bone injury after a frightening fall against the New York Knicks on Tuesday night. With under three minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Lakers led by 19 points. Knicks center Julius Randle attempted […]

LA Clippers guard, Patrick Beverly (right), defends LA Lakers star LeBron James at Staples Center in LA. (Image: Getty)

Another Christmas, Another LeBron James Groin Injury

Last Christmas, LeBron James injured his groin and missed five weeks of his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. This Christmas, James tweaked his groin during a 111-106 loss to the LA Clippers. Although the injury is mild compared to the severe groin pull last Christmas, it’s unknown how […]

Denver Nuggets center, Nikola Jokic, posts up LA Lakers big man, Anthony Davis, at the Staples Center in LA. (Image: Bart Young/Getty)

NBA Weekend Preview: Mavs/Sixers, Pacers/Bucks, Nuggets/Lakers

The NBA has several compelling matchups during the penultimate weekend of the calendar year, with the Dallas Mavericks taking on the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, and then battling the defending champ, Toronto Raptors, on Sunday. The Milwaukee Bucks have a back-to-back with the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers. There’s […]

LA Lakers center, Anthony Davis, boxes out LA Clippers forward, Kawhi Leonard, in a game at Staples Arena in Los Angeles. (Image: Brian Rothmuller/Getty)

2020 NBA Title Odds: Lakers and Clippers 3/1, Bucks 4/1

The NBA season passed the first quarter mark, and the Los Angeles Lakers (24-4) and Los Angeles Clippers (21-8) are co-favorites to win the 2020 NBA championship with 3/1 odds, according to William Hill. Meanwhile, Giannis “the Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (24-4) are the best team in […]

Anthony Davis and LeBron James lead the LA Lakers to the best road record in the NBA. (Image: Troy Wayrynen/USA Today Sports)

Road Warriors: Bucks, Lakers, Mavericks Best NBA Away Teams

Only nine teams in the NBA boast a winning record on the road this season. Of those, the Los Angeles Lakers (12-1), Milwaukee Bucks (10-2), and Dallas Mavericks (8-2) are the best road teams in the league, with a combined 30-5 away record. LeBron James and the Lakers actually have […]

Lakers center Anthony Davis drives to the basket against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. (Image: Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)

Anthony Davis Fades Flu, Lakers Best Road Record in NBA

Despite requiring an IV during halftime, Anthony Davis overcame the flu bug and turned in a remarkable performance on both ends of the court for the Los Angeles Lakers in a 105-96 victory over the Denver Nuggets (13-5). The Lakers (18-3) are now tied with the Milwaukee Bucks (18-3) for […]

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo (34) drives to the hole against Donovan Mitchell (45) and Royce O'Neale (23) of the Utah Jazz. (Image: Aaron Gash/AP)

NBA Weekend: Lakers/Mavs Rematch and Greek Freak Back-to-Back

The Los Angeles Lakers (16-2) boast the best record in the NBA, and hit the road to play road games against the Washington Wizards and Dallas Mavericks. Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Bucks (15-3) have the best record in the Eastern Conference while riding a nine-game winning streak. The Greek Freak and […]

Lakers forward LeBron James drives to the hole against the Sacramento Kings at Staples Center in LA. (Image: Alex Gallardo/AP)

Boston Celtics and LA Lakers First NBA Teams with 10 Wins

The Boston Celtics (10-1) and LA Lakers (10-2) both won their games on Friday night, becoming the first teams to win 10 games this season. The Celtics lost their first game of the season, but have now rattled off 10 consecutive victories. The Lakers reached 10 wins when they held […]

LA Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard playing for his new team against the Denver Nuggets in preseason. (Image: Harry How/Getty)

NBA Pacific Preview: LA LA Land and Warriors 3.0

A quick preview of the NBA Pacific shows a division in flux with the departure of Kevin Durant and the addition of Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis. The Golden State Warriors are in rebuilding mode while Klay Thompson recovers from a blown ACL, while both the LA Clippers and LA […]