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# LA Lakers

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Utah Jazz stake title claims with dominant win over Los Angeles Lakers
The Jazz shot 45 per cent from three in the 25-point victory.
LeBron James passes 35,000 NBA points milestone but Lakers lose
James Harden scored 23 points for Brooklyn.
LeBron shines as injury-hit Lakers leave it late
For a second straight game, James and the Lakers were forced to dig deep in overtime.
Lakers rally to bury Nuggets, depleted Trail Blazers upset Sixers
James recorded his second triple double of the season and 96th of his career as the Lakers came from behind to win.
Struggling Pistons hand Lakers first back-to-back loss of the season
Centre Mason Plumlee finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the last place Pistons improved to 5-4.
Brooklyn Nets eke out overtime win against the Atlanta Hawks
James Harden missed a potential game-winner for Brooklyn but still finished with 31 points and 15 assists.
Harden and Durant lead Nets past Bucks, Warriors hold off NBA champion Lakers
The Golden State Warriors rallied from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers 115-113.
Giannis earns 20th triple-double in win over Pistons while Lakers extend winning streak to four
Meanwhile, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Charlotte Hornets while the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks.
LaMarcus Aldridge drops 28 points as San Antonio Spurs upset Los Angeles Lakers
Elsewhere, a Damian Lillard masterclass helped the Portland Trail Blazers to an 18-point victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
LeBron and Davis combine for late run of 15 points as Lakers edge out Grizzlies
Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Utah Jazz and the Bulls overcame the Portland Trail Blazers.
Becky Hammon becomes first woman to lead NBA team as Spurs lose out to Lakers
‘It is a big deal and a substantial moment,’ the 43-year-old said after taking over coaching duties from the ejected Gregg Popovich last night.
Lakers rout Dallas as Nets, Heats roll on
LeBron James, who turns 36 on Wednesday, rose to second on the NBA’s all-time Christmas points list with 383.
LeBron and the Lakers pick up NBA rings before opening night defeat
Paul George led the Clippers to victory at Staples Center.
LeBron’s Los Angeles Lakers defeat Miami Heat to snatch NBA title
The team’s leader scored a triple-double and was named Finals MVP.
Butler puts the brakes on LA Lakers' bid for record-equalling 17th NBA title
The Lakers still lead Miami Heat 3-2 in the series and can secure the title with a game-six victory on Sunday.
LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami
Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 50 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.
Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers
The Heat secured their first win of the NBA Finals series.
Miami feeling the Heat after Lakers establish a 2-0 lead in NBA finals
Defiant Butler says Heat capable of rallying against Lakers.
Lakers power past Heat in NBA Finals opener
After a 10-year absence from the championship series, the Lakers returned with a vengeance.
LeBron's triple-double leads the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade
They’ll meet the winner of the Eastern Conference decider between Miami Heat and Boston Celtics.
Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win
The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.
Lakers advance to Western Conference semi-finals as playoffs resume following player boycott
Many players arrived at the arenas wearing Black Lives Matter slogans on their t-shirts.
LeBron's Lakers steamroll Blazers, Heat close out Pacers
The Lakers wore special black and yellow-trimmed “Black Mamba” jerseys to remember former Laker great Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash seven months ago.
Kyle Kuzma drains last-second shot to push Lakers past Nuggets
The two sides traded blows until the 25-year-old stepped up.
Davis follows in Kobe's footsteps and LeBron also stars as Lakers clinch top spot in the West
‘To be in a category with him means a lot. I know he’s looking down on us, cheering us on.’
Players kneel as NBA restarts in Florida 'bubble'
LeBron James led the Los Angeles Lakers to a pulsating 103-101 defeat of the Los Angeles Clippers in the day’s second game.
LeBron: Lakers ready to play despite call to cancel NBA
The Lakers superstar refuted claims the season would be scrapped.
LeBron James becomes third player in NBA history to score 34,000 points
The LA Lakers star improved his career points haul against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday.
Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram
It’s the first time Vanessa Bryant has spoken about her husband’s death.
Body of Kobe Bryant identified as thousands gather for vigil to 'world's greatest basketball player'
Investigators are still working to identify the five remaining bodies from the helicopter crash.
'Words can't describe the pain': Tributes paid to basketball star Kobe Bryant following his death
The 41-year old was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.
LeBron James scores 21 as Lakers snap losing streak
James was a late addition to the lineup because of a groin injury that has hampered his play of late.
LeBron-less Lakers fall to Denver as injury fears raised about Anthony Davis
Superstar LeBron James is hopeful of a Christmas Day return.
Davis scores season-high 50 points as Lakers beat Timberwolves
In Miami, rookie Tyler Herro helped the Heat to victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Bucks up to 13 straight wins as Giannis and Griffin clash
The Lakers put up a strong defensive showing in Utah to notch a 10th away victory in succession.
Kuzma clicks as Lakers finish strong, 76ers escape 'blowtorch'
Meanwhile, Trae Young racked up 42 points for the Hawks.
LeBron and Davis combine for 51 points as Lakers clinch seventh straight win
The Los Angeles side edged out Miami Heat at home.
'I'm not looking to fill LeBron's shoes' - Pelicans-bound Williamson relishing NBA Draft first-pick tag
The prospect of joining an elite group of players as the number one pick will not distract to former Duke forward this week.
Davis set to link up with LeBron at the Lakers in blockbuster trade - reports
ESPN and the Los Angeles Times said unsettled star Davis will join the Lakers in a move which will see the Pelicans receive multiple players and draft picks in return.
LeBron's Lakers appoint new head coach, Warriors go into finals without Durant
Frank Vogel will be the man charged with helping LeBron James get back into the playoffs.