Boston, Cleveland, Orlando and San Antonio are all fired up in their bid to dethrone the reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers.
Archive for October, 2009
The defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers shoot for their second straight win in the young season when they welcome the Dallas Mavericks to Staples Center.
The Mavericks have never come to the greater Los Angeles area and won back-to-back games against the LA teams.
Leading into the Oct. 27 season openers, Sporting News will preview each of the NBA teams, counting backward from its Sept.
“Adagio” and “allegro” are two French words that are used to describe rhythm and tempo, and for 29 other NBA teams, they may be the words that sound a death bell on their seasons.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant celebrates during his team’s championship ring ceremony before the start of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Tuesday, Oct.
For just one more night, Lakers fans want to revel in last year’s championship run.
It’s possible no one has spent more time in NBA locker rooms with Ron Artest than Bulls center Brad Miller.
There have been many tales written about the life and times of Kobe Bryant. His story has been dissected and debated, with fierce loyalists lining up on both sides.
Ron Artest and Pau Gasol arrive at Lakers media day at the team’s training facility Sept.
In a region of Hollywood stars and larger-than-life personalities, today may prove once again that one name has become just bigger and more widely-known than the rest.
The Lakers won 65 games in the regular season, followed it up with their 15th NBA championship and then took part in a day-long party downtown before scattering for three months, going their separate ways with a lifetime’s worth of memories rolled into a nine-month period.
The Lakers got a visit from an old friend at practice today, one that brought smiles to everyone’s faces.
Repeating as league champion may be the toughest thing to do in pro sports. Once you win it, everyone sees you as their main target.
The Sentinel’s NBA coverage team brought you its preseason power poll throughout the preseason.