The Los Angeles Lakers have the Western Conference’s top seed all but wrapped up, so going 2-2 thus far on a strenuous five-game road trip doesn’t seem like much of a reason to panic.
Archive for March, 2010
Pau Gasol scored 30 points as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 109-101 on Saturday, getting back on track a night after a terrible outing in Oklahoma City.
The Times’ Mike Bresnahan describes the post-game locker-room scene after the Lakers’ 108-100 loss Monday to the New Orleans Hornets.
The Oklahoman Updated Mar 29, 2010 10:35 PM ET The Lakers are riding a seven-game winning streak.
NEW ORLEANS The Lakers ran into the Cleveland Cavaliers last Wednesday night in San Antonio.
Sometime in May, Cleveland ’s LeBron James will be announced as this season’s Most Valuable Player, likely by a huge margin.
In this book cover image released by Ballantine/ESPN books, “Jerry West: The Life and Legend of a Basketball Icon” by Roland Lazenby, is shown.
Phil Jackson made the ground shake in Oklahoma City on Friday night. After a horrible 91-75 loss by the Lakers to the Thunder, he raised the specter of him bowing out as head coach of the team after the season.
In many ways it seems like a lifetime now, but it was actually only two seasons ago that the Lakers and the New Orleans Hornets finished first and second in the Western Conference standings.
While he’s been an excellent teammate, contrary to his reputation, Artest isn’t helping the Lakers on court as much as Trevor Ariza, the man he replaced, did last season.
The Oklahoma CityA Thunder nullified Kobe Bryant to snap the Los Angeles Lakersa A seven game winning streak with a 91-75 victory Friday.
The Times’ Broderick Turner outlines some of the possible opponents the Lakers will meet in the playoffs.
Matt Calkins on the injuries to Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom. -Teaford , on the rotation changes while Bynum is shelved .
The defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers hope to put their worst loss of the season behind them tonight in south Texas against a fading Houston Rockets team.
Last year’s magical run left Laker fans spoiled. No major riffs between players, no lapse in effort, and every player knew their role and embraced it.