LeBron James scores 30 as Lakers get even with Celtics

Reuters-inquirer.net 12/08/2021

LeBron James scored 30 points on 13-of-19 shooting to lead the host Los Angeles Lakers to a 117-102 win over the rival Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. Russell Westbrook contributed 24 points and 11 assists, Anthony Davis…

Clippers hit big triples late to hold off Lakers

Reuters 12/04/2021

Marcus Morris had a season-high 21 points and Paul George added 19 as the visiting Los Angeles Clippers held on for a 119-115 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday in the first meeting of the…

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…

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks in Nets blowout, LeBron’s Lakers stumble

10/20/2021

Los Angeles, United States—Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks launched the defence of their NBA crown on Tuesday (Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Philippine time) with a 127-104 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, as LeBron…

Lakers trade Marc Gasol to Grizzlies for Wang Zhelin draft rights

Reuters 09/11/2021

The Los Angeles Lakers have traded veteran center Marc Gasol to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Lakers are also sending a 2024 second-round pick and cash to Memphis in exchange for the draft rights to Chinese 7-footer Wang…

Wizards trade Russell Westbrook to Lakers in blockbuster

Reuters 07/30/2021

The Washington Wizards have agreed to send superstar Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers for three players and the No. 22 pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft, The Athletic and ESPN reported. In addition to the…

Durant says US men’s team wants to honor Kobe at Tokyo Olympics

Reuters 07/10/2021

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant has said the United States basketball team has Kobe Bryant’s DNA embedded in it and will look to honor the Los Angeles Lakers great with their play during this year’s Tokyo Olympics.…

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,…

‘We got our ass kicked’ says LeBron after Lakers mauling

06/02/2021

Los Angeles, United States—LeBron James made no excuses after the Los Angeles Lakers were left facing elimination from the NBA playoffs on Tuesday (Wednesday morning, June 2, 2021, Philippine time) following a humiliating defeat to the Phoenix…

Lakers ruin LaMelo Ball’s homecoming with Hornets

Reuters 03/19/2021

LeBron James welcomed LaMelo Ball back to Los Angeles with a 37-point performance Thursday night, lifting the Lakers to a 116-105 victory over the visiting Charlotte Hornets. Shooting for a third straight and 100th career triple-double, James…

LeBron hits back at Ibrahimovic criticism of political activism

Reuters 02/27/2021

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Friday fired back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic and vowed to never stay silent about social causes after he was criticized by the AC Milan forward for sticking his nose into politics.…

LeBron relishes NBA Finals ‘chess match’

AFP 10/08/2020

The hectic pace of the NBA Finals slowed with rest days Wednesday and Thursday, but LeBron James’s mind was racing with his Los Angeles Lakers within one game of victory. “At this point in the season, I…

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