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Spurs Bash Lakers 103-82 to Complete Series Sweep

Spurs Bash Lakers 103-82 to Complete Series SweepJeff Gross/Getty Image(LOS ANGELES) --  Just like that, it was the end of a tumultuous season for the Los Angeles Lakers. Tony Parker scored 23 points as the San Antonio Spurs completed its first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Lakers with a 103...

Rutgers Introduces Eddie Jordan as Men’s Basketball Coach

Rutgers Introduces Eddie Jordan as Men’s Basketball CoachRich Schultz/Getty Images(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) --  Rutgers University introduced Eddie Jordan as its new men's basketball coach on Tuesday, the next step in moving forward from a scandal that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice and the resignatio...

Spurs Knock Off Lakers in Game One

Spurs Knock Off Lakers in Game OneRonald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) -- Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili each scored 18 points, as the San Antonio Spurs leveled the Los Angeles Lakers 91-79 in Game 1 of their first round playoff series Sunday. Veteran Tim Duncan had 17 points and 1...

Nash Plans to Play Sunday

Nash Plans to Play SundayLos Angeles Lakers/NBA(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) -- Steve Nash, who has missed the last eight games with an injured right hip, hamstring and lower back, says he plans to play Sunday in Game 1 of the Lakers playoff series against the Spurs. The 39-year-old Na...

Lakers Clinch Seven Seed in the West

Lakers Clinch Seven Seed in the WestStephen Dunn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Pau Gasol recorded his seventh triple-double of his career helping the Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Houston Rockets, 99-95 in overtime Wednesday night. The win clinches the Lakers the seventh seed in the Weste...

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...

Rutgers Targets Lakers Assistant Eddie Jordan

Rutgers Targets Lakers Assistant Eddie JordanStephen Dunn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A day after Rhode Island head basketball coach Danny Hurley turned down an offer from Rutgers to become their next head coach, the Scarlet Knights are targeting former Rutgers star Eddie Jordan, according to ESPN ...

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...

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/7/13Rich Pilling/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- MLB: The New York Yankees (2-4) shut out the Detroit Tigers (3-3), 7-0. The Boston Red Sox (4-2) pounded the Toronto Blue Jays (2-4), 13-0. The Cincinnati Reds (4-2) doubled up the Washington Nation...

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...

Jerry West Thought Heat Would Break Lakers Record

Jerry West Thought Heat Would Break Lakers RecordRonald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Hall of Famer Jerry West was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that won 33 straight games, a record that the Miami Heat were chasing up until their 27-game win streak was snapped Wednesday night. West is now ...

Lakers’ Metta World Peace Has Torn Meniscus

Lakers’ Metta World Peace Has Torn MeniscusBruce Bennett/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Lakers forward Metta World Peace received an MRI exam in Minneapolis that showed a cartilage tear in the lateral meniscus of his left knee, the team announced Tuesday. "Sorry bout the injury," World Peace twee...

Lakers’ Dwight Howard Vows Revenge on Warriors’ David Lee

Lakers’ Dwight Howard Vows Revenge on Warriors’ David LeeNBA via Los Angeles Lakers(NEW YORK) -- Dwight Howard most likely won't be having David Lee over for dinner anytime soon. Howard has vowed retribution on Lee after an altercation erupted on Monday night.In the second quarter of the game between Howard'...

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