Lakers officially out of postseason contention

Agence France Presse 04/06/2022

Los Angeles—The Los Angeles Lakers were officially eliminated from postseason contention on Tuesday as the Phoenix Suns sent the crisis-stricken NBA giants spinning to a seventh straight defeat. With an injured LeBron James watching from the sidelines,…

OKC Thunder stun Lakers, spoil Westbrook’s triple double

Agence France Presse 10/28/2021

LOS ANGELES – Russell Westbrook posted the first triple-double of his Los Angeles Lakers career but a late collapse saw the NBA giants crash to an upset 123-115 defeat against the previously winless Oklahoma City Thunder on…

Suns eliminate defending champion Lakers

06/04/2021

The Phoenix Suns eliminated the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers with a masterful 113-100 win in Game 6 of their Western Conference first round showdown at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Friday, June 4, 2021,…

LA Lakers re-sign LeBron James, Anthony Davis

Reuters 12/04/2020

LOS ANGELES  – LeBron James and Anthony Davis have re-signed with the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced on Thursday, in a move that sets the foundation for what could be the next great NBA…

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

09/25/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals — and only another comeback from 3-1 down by the Denver Nuggets can stop them. Anthony Davis scored…

Lakers coach on Davis’ game-winner: ‘It’s a Mamba shot’

09/21/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Anthony Davis has never been this deep in the playoffs, never had the chance to take such an important shot. It’s nothing new for the Los Angeles Lakers, though. So when Davis’…

With LA story ruined, Lakers set for West finals vs Nuggets

09/18/2020

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers were there waiting. Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers were right on the doorstep. One more win would have set up a Western Conference finals showdown between the Los Angeles teams,…

LeBron James makes All-NBA team for record 16th time

09/17/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — LeBron James now stands alone in All-NBA recognition history, getting there unanimously. James was revealed Wednesday (Thursday, September 17, 2020, Philippine time) as an All-NBA player for a record 16th time, breaking…

Davis, Lakers run past Rockets for 3-1 West semifinals lead

09/11/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Anthony Davis was the biggest player on the floor, and the Houston Rockets had no answers. Davis had 29 points and 12 rebounds, LeBron James finished one assist shy of a triple-double…

Anthony Davis helps Lakers rout Trail Blazers to tie series

08/21/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Anthony Davis had 31 points and 11 rebounds and the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from an opening loss to beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 111-88, on Thursday  night (Friday morning,…

Lakers’ Davis to wear own name on jersey in Orlando

AP 07/13/2020

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis will wear his own name on the back of his jersey when the Los Angeles Lakers return to action. Davis confirmed his decision Sunday in a conference call from Orlando, where the…

Lakers end Clippers’ six-game winning streak

03/09/2020

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis scored 30 points, LeBron James added 28 and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Clippers 112-103 on Sunday, snapping their Staples Center co-tenant’s six-game winning streak. Avery Bradley added 24 points to…

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