Mar 16, 2013 00:05 EDT
Dwight Howard scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while Kobe Bryant went scoreless in limited minutes due to an ankle injury as the Los Angeles Lakers beat Indiana 99-93.
Mar 14, 2013 03:05 EDT
Kobe Bryant severely sprained his left ankle in the last minute of the 96-92 loss to the Atlanta Hawks and is out indefinitely, the Los Angeles Lakers announced.
Mar 12, 2013 22:49 EDT
Dwight Howard scored a season-high 39 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers over the Orlando Magic 106-97 in a homecoming game against his former NBA club.
Mar 08, 2013 23:30 EST
Deron Williams scored 42 points and set an NBA record by making nine 3-point shots in the first half to lead the Brooklyn Nets over the Washington Wizards 95-78.
Mar 06, 2013 01:52 EST
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, leading six Oklahoma City players in double figures in a 122-105 NBA victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mar 05, 2013 18:38 EST
Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers and Jeremy Lin's Houston Rockets will travel to Asia for a series of exhibition games in October, the National Basketball Association announced on Tuesday.
Mar 04, 2013 16:27 EST
Asian-American NBA star Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets will face the Indiana Pacers in a pre-season game next October in the Philippines, according to a report there on Monday.
Feb 26, 2013 02:02 EST
Ty Lawson scored 22 points and had eight assists as the Denver Nuggets scored 78 points in the paint en route to a 119-108 thrashing of the mistake-prone Los Angeles Lakers.
Feb 24, 2013 23:16 EST
Kobe Bryant scored a game-high 38 points and became the youngest player in NBA history to surpass the 31,000-point mark as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-99.
Feb 23, 2013 02:12 EST
Kobe Bryant scored 29 of his 40 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers capped an emotional week with a much-needed 111-107 NBA victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Feb 21, 2013 02:21 EST
The Los Angeles Lakers won in their first game since their long-time owner Jerry Buss died, beating their mighty rivals the Boston Celtics 113-99 behind 24 points from Dwight Howard.
Feb 18, 2013 15:11 EST
Former players and rivals recalled Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who died Monday after a fight with cancer at age 80, as a visionary who helped mold the NBA and make the Lakers champions.
Feb 18, 2013 00:43 EST
Chris Paul scored 20 points and passed out 15 assists to spark the Western Conference over the Eastern Conference 143-138 in the 62nd NBA All-Star Game.
Feb 16, 2013 01:40 EST
Denver Nuggets second-year forward Kenneth Faried had 40 points as Team Chuck routed Team Shaq 163-135 in the National Basketball Association's Rising Stars Challenge game.
Feb 15, 2013 20:31 EST
Michael Jordan, the basketball superstar who won six NBA crowns and boosted the sport's worldwide appeal, celebrates his 50th birthday on Sunday with a powerful legacy 10 years after his final game.
Feb 15, 2013 19:08 EST
Eastern Conference coach Erik Spoelstra named Chris Bosh, who plays for him on the Miami Heat, as a replacement starter for injured Boston guard Rajon Rondo in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.
Feb 15, 2013 15:14 EST
Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss remained hospitalized Friday, reportedly fighting an undisclosed form of cancer with his son telling the Los Angeles Times his father was "doing fine."
Feb 10, 2013 22:36 EST
Guard Dwyane Wade scored 16 of his 30 points in the final quarter as the Miami Heat defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 107-97 in a National Basketball Association matchup at American Airlines Arena.
Feb 09, 2013 00:06 EST
Kobe Bryant scored all 20 of his points in the second half -- 14 in the fourth quarter -- to lead the Los Angeles Lakers' comeback to a 100-93 NBA win over the Charlotte Bobcats.
Feb 08, 2013 02:02 EST
Somewhere between Jason Terry's 25-foot three pointer in the first half and Dwight Howard fouling out in the fourth quarter, Los Angeles realized this wasn't going to be their evening.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Bryant in June 2009|
|Los Angeles Lakers – No. 24|
|Born||August 23, 1978 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Lower Merion HS,|
Lower Merion, Pennsylvania
|Draft||13th overall, 1996|
|Awards||4× NBA Champion|
(2000, 2001, 2002, 2009)
NBA Finals MVP
NBA Most Valuable Player
11× NBA All-Star
2× NBA Scoring Champion
7× All-NBA First Team
2× All-NBA Second Team
2× All-NBA Third Team
7× All-Defensive First Team
(2000, 2003–2004, 2006–2009)
2× All-Defensive Second Team
NBA All-Rookie Second Team
3× NBA All-Star Game MVP
(2002, 2007, 2009)
NBA Slam Dunk Champion
Naismith Prep Player of the Year