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Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Making Speedy Recovery from Achilles Injury

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Making Speedy Recovery from Achilles InjuryDoug Pensinger/Getty Images(NBA) -- If the Los Angeles Lakers want to get back to the postseason, they'll likely need Kobe Bryant to be healthy and playing like his usual self. Even though he's recovering from surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, ...

Lakers VP: Bryant Could Be Back by Preseason

Lakers VP: Bryant Could Be Back by PreseasonDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Kobe Bryant could be back by the time the NBA preseason opens up in the fall, according the Laker vice president Jim Buss. "Well, we're in Vegas, and I would bet a lot of money that this guy comes back probabl...

Steve Nash: Howard Never Wanted to Be a Laker

Steve Nash: Howard Never Wanted to Be a LakerNBA via Los Angeles Lakers (LOS ANGELES) --  Looking back on a tumultuous season for the Los Angeles Lakers, point guard Steve Nash said what everyone already knew, Dwight Howard never wanted to be a Laker in the first place. "Ultimately, I think ...

Kobe Bryant Predicts Howard, Paul Will Both Stay in Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant Predicts Howard, Paul Will Both Stay in Los AngelesDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) --  The NBA is expected to have a crazy summer once free agency opens on July 1, but there's one respected NBA star that believes it may be a quiet one. It's no secret that Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight...

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Hopes to Return for Next Season’s Opener

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Hopes to Return for Next Season’s OpenerNBA via Los Angeles Lakers(EL SEGUNDO) -- With the NBA Finals beginning this week, all Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant can do is watch from his couch as he recovers from a torn Achilles tendon in his left leg. Despite the severity of the injury, B...

LeBron James Leads The First Team All-NBA

LeBron James Leads The First Team All-NBAMike Ehrmann/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Miami Heat forward LeBron James was a unanimous pick for this season’s All-NBA first team, the league announced Thursday. The four-time reigning MVP received all 199 votes from a group of sportswriters and b...

Lakers Hope Dwight Howard Stays in Los Angeles

Lakers Hope Dwight Howard Stays in Los AngelesHarry How/Getty Images(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) -- Dwight Howard will officially become a free agent on July 1.  Howard and the Lakers cleaned out their lockers on Tuesday, and now the team will focus on re-signing him. Howard had a disappointing first...

Dirk Nowitzki Scores 25,000th Career Point

Dirk Nowitzki Scores 25,000th Career PointOdd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) --  The Dallas Mavericks may not be going to the playoffs this year, but their superstar achieved a major career milestone on Sunday. Dirk Nowitzki became the 17th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 ca...

Lakers Top Spurs In First Game Without Kobe

Lakers Top Spurs In First Game Without KobeNBA Via Los Angeles Lakers(LOS ANGELES) --  Even without Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers still find themselves just one win away from a trip to the postseason. Dwight Howard scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the Lakers to a 91-8...

Kobe Bryant Has Successful Surgery to Repair Achilles’ Tendon

Kobe Bryant Has Successful Surgery to Repair Achilles’ TendonRonald Martinez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Kobe Bryant’s surgery to repair a torn Achilles’ tendon was successful, however the Los Angeles Lakers star will be sidelined for at least six to nine months as he recuperates, the team and docto...

Kobe Bryant Out 6-9 Months With Torn Achilles

Kobe Bryant Out 6-9 Months With Torn AchillesNBA Via Los Angeles Lakers(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery on Saturday afternoon to repair the torn Achilles tendon suffered in Friday night's win over the Golden State Warriors, according to team traine...

Lakers Say Kobe Bryant has Probable Torn Achilles

Lakers Say Kobe Bryant has Probable Torn AchillesJeff Gross/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Lakers say guard Kobe Bryant has suffered a probable torn achilles during the teams 118-116 win over the Golden State Warriors, Friday night. The Lakers said Bryant will have an MRI Saturday to co...

Kobe Pours In 47 As Lakers Throttle Trail Blazers

Kobe Pours In 47 As Lakers Throttle Trail BlazersNBA Via Los Angeles Lakers (PORTLAND, Ore.) --  Kobe Bryant is trying to will the Lakers into the postseason. He scored a season-high 47 points in 48 minutes to lead the Lakers to a 113-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers Wednesday night at th...

Metta World Peace Ready to Return Tuesday

Metta World Peace Ready to Return Tuesday Harry How/Getty Images(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) -- After having knee surgery less than two weeks ago, Lakers forward Metta World Peace says he will be ready to play Tuesday when the Lakers take on the New Orleans Hornets. The doctors originally said it...

Clippers Pop Lakers, 109-95, Win Pacific Title

Clippers Pop Lakers, 109-95, Win Pacific TitleBruce Bennett/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Clippers (51-26) cruised past the Los Angeles Lakers (40-37), 109-95 on Sunday to claim their first Pacific Division title in franchise history. Chris Paul led the way for the Clippers with 24 ...

Lakers Edge Grizzlies, Hold Half-Game Lead for 8th Seed in West

Lakers Edge Grizzlies, Hold Half-Game Lead for 8th Seed in West Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Mike Conley couldn't convert on his last second drive to the hoop, giving the Los Angeles Lakers a 86-84 win over the Memphis Grizzlies Friday night. The win keeps the Lakers (40-36) a half-game up on th...

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Unsure About His Future

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Unsure About His FutureDoug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- For 17 seasons, Kobe Bryant has been a staple of the Los Angeles Lakers. But Bryant recently admitted that the end could be near.Bryant's contract runs only until the end of next season, and at 34-years-old, Bry...

Bucks Stop Lakers

Bucks Stop LakersChris Chambers/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) -- Larry Sanders scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks past the Los Angeles Lakers, 113-103 on Thursday at the Bradley Center. The Bucks (35-36) are in firm control of the eighth...

Lakers Throttle Kings

Lakers Throttle KingsHarry How/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Even without Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers managed an easy win. Antwan Jamison scored 27 points to lead the Lakers past the Sacramento Kings, 113-102 on Sunday night at the Staples Center. Bryant missed his ...

Kobe Bryant Plays, Lakers Beat Pacers

Kobe Bryant Plays, Lakers Beat PacersBruce Bennett/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Despite a severe sprained ankle, Kobe Bryant played on Friday night against the Pacers.  The Lakers played motivated by Bryant's will to want to play and beat the Pacers (40-25) 99-93. Bryant played 12 m...

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