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  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant practices again, says he might play this month

    Kobe Bryant said he could envision returning to a Lakers game this month after practicing on Tuesday for the second time in four days. "Yeah, I can," said Bryant, sidelined by a torn Achilles' tendon since mid-April. Bryant took part in a full-court...
  • Injury-depleted Lakers fall to Warriors, 102-83

    The Golden State Warriors defeated the Lakers, 102-83, on Saturday night, extending a double-digit lead in third that the Lakers couldn't overcome. In addition to the expected injuries to guards Kobe Bryant (knee), Jordan Farmar (hamstring), Steve Blake...
  • Lakers can't close out in 89-86 loss to Grizzlies

    The Memphis Grizzlies closed out a tight game at Staples Center on Friday, defeating the Lakers, 89-86, behind a big performance from Zach Randolph. After Jodie Meeks hit a three-pointer with the Lakers down, 85-81, with 1:20 left, Randolph was able...
  • Jordan Hill's promotion to starter affecting Lakers' bench

    Jordan Hill's promotion to starter affecting Lakers' bench
    One of the early surprises this year for the Lakers (5-7) has been the play of Jordan Hill. Coach Mike D'Antoni promoted Hill to the starting lineup last Tuesday and the 26-year-old forward/center has responded with averages of 18.8 points and 12...
  • Jordan Hill giving the Lakers a badly needed toughness

    Despite the loss in Denver to the Nuggets on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers have gotten a badly-needed spark from forward/center Jordan Hill. Coach Mike D'Antoni, searching for a productive rotation, promoted Hill to the starting...
  • Kurt Rambis not sure Lakers are ready to run next season

    Kurt Rambis not sure Lakers are ready to run next season
    Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis hopes to help improve the team's defense, but he also had some thoughts to share on the offense. "The [Lakers] still have big people and I think you have to take advantage of the big people," said Rambis in a phone...
  • What does the Kobe Bryant contract mean to the Lakers' roster?

    What does the Kobe Bryant contract mean to the Lakers' roster?
    The Kobe Bryant-less Lakers have grown on the fan base over the past few weeks, playing through a difficult schedule to win seven of 14 games. With Bryant agreeing to a two-year, $40-million to $50-million contract extension, what does it mean for the...
  • Horse euthanized after accident at Breeder's Cup

    Horse euthanized after accident at Breeder's Cup
    The first Breeders' Cup race of the day was filled with controversy and heartbreak. She's a Tiger beat Ria Antonia by a nose to seemingly win the $2-million Juvenile Fillies race Saturday at Santa Anita. But the stewards flashed the inquiry sign...
  • Chris Kaman delivers strong performance after finally getting minutes

    Chris Kaman delivers strong performance after finally getting minutes
    Back spasms sidelined Chris Kaman for a stretch in late November but when he improved, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni left the veteran center out of the rotation. On Friday night, Kaman played his first significant minutes in a month, contributing to a 104-...
  • Could Philadelphia 76ers help Lakers ditch luxury tax?

    Could Philadelphia 76ers help Lakers ditch luxury tax?
    If the Philadelphia 76ers are willing, the Lakers might have a way under the luxury tax and, more important, the repeater tax. The league currently levies a progressive tax that penalizes teams for every $5 million they spend on salary over the...
  • In first 23 games, Lakers starting lineup in near-constant flux

    In first 23 games, Lakers starting lineup in near-constant flux
    The Lakers (11-12) have used 10 different starting lineups this season through 23 games. It's not that Coach Mike D'Antoni is particularly indecisive. Injuries have played a major factor this season for the Lakers. Kobe Bryant has only four games...
  • Pau Gasol, Jordan Hill are expected to play Sunday against Portland

    Pau Gasol, Jordan Hill are expected to play Sunday against Portland
    Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill took part in the Lakers' Sunday morning shoot-around and were expected to play Sunday night against Portland, Coach Mike D'Antoni said. Gasol has a sprained right ankle and sprained left hand; Hill has a sprained left ankle....