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#LA Lakers

# la-lakers - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

The Lakers traded away the future of the franchise... and it could be to make room for LeBron James
# Trading Places
From The42
# Trading Places

The Lakers traded away the future of the franchise... and it could be to make room for LeBron James

Jun 21st 2017, 9:43 AM 11,403 Views 4 Comments

On paper, the trade with the Nets looks an odd one.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Kobe bows out of the NBA in the shadow of the record chasing Warriors
# California Dreaming
From The42
# California Dreaming

Kobe bows out of the NBA in the shadow of the record chasing Warriors

Apr 13th 2016, 3:15 PM 5,853 Views 0 Comments

The eyes of the basketball world will be on California season.

# la-lakers - Thursday 11 February, 2016

This story about Kobe Bryant & pingpong shows just how competitive he is
# The Hunger Games
From The42
# The Hunger Games

This story about Kobe Bryant & pingpong shows just how competitive he is

Feb 11th 2016, 7:30 AM 4,371 Views 2 Comments

The LA Lakers icon is retiring at the end of the season.

# la-lakers - Monday 30 November, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: McGregor hotly tipped, Towell signs for Brighton & all today's sport
# Monday
From The42
# Monday

We'll Leave It There So: McGregor hotly tipped, Towell signs for Brighton & all today's sport

Nov 30th 2015, 8:16 PM 20,496 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Kobe Bryant announces he’ll retire at the end of the season and Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw could be out for the next six weeks because of injury.

Appreciate the genius of Kobe Bryant with the best plays of his career
# Best Bits
From The42
# Best Bits

Appreciate the genius of Kobe Bryant with the best plays of his career

Nov 30th 2015, 3:18 PM 5,596 Views 4 Comments

Put your feet up for a few minutes and see why the basketball world will be so much worse off without Kobe Bryant.

# la-lakers - Saturday 27 June, 2015

5 sportsmen who made cocky claims they couldn't back up
# Loud Mouths
From The42
# Loud Mouths

5 sportsmen who made cocky claims they couldn't back up

Jun 27th 2015, 6:00 AM 13,268 Views 16 Comments

History has taught us that sometimes over-confidence can backfire.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

The Lakers are in real danger of ruining their season... by winning too many games
# Lottery
From The42
# Lottery

The Lakers are in real danger of ruining their season... by winning too many games

Apr 1st 2015, 8:43 AM 7,905 Views 4 Comments

Kobe and company could do with losing a few more.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

NBA player claims a dolphin tried to drown him and steal his rapper girlfriend
# Eh What?
From The42
# Eh What?

NBA player claims a dolphin tried to drown him and steal his rapper girlfriend

Feb 11th 2015, 6:57 PM 4,479 Views 6 Comments

Dolphins LOVE Iggy Azalea.

# la-lakers - Friday 23 January, 2015

Kobe Bryant injured his right shoulder - so he came back on and played left-handed instead
# Mamba
From The42
# Mamba

Kobe Bryant injured his right shoulder - so he came back on and played left-handed instead

Jan 23rd 2015, 11:26 AM 2,871 Views 1 Comment

Why? Because he can.

# la-lakers - Monday 5 January, 2015

Kobe Bryant is not impressed with your fighting skills Carlos Boozer
# He's Kobehind You
From The42
# He's Kobehind You

Kobe Bryant is not impressed with your fighting skills Carlos Boozer

Jan 5th 2015, 2:36 PM 3,444 Views 0 Comments

Is this the NBA’s equivalent to a schmozzle

# la-lakers - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Come at the Kobe, best not miss
# Trash Talk
From The42
# Trash Talk

Come at the Kobe, best not miss

Dec 28th 2014, 3:51 PM 3,124 Views 1 Comment

Show us your medals.

# la-lakers - Monday 15 December, 2014

'Don't F this up!' Kobe Bryant hit another big milestone with these free throws last night
# Mamba
From The42
# Mamba

'Don't F this up!' Kobe Bryant hit another big milestone with these free throws last night

Dec 15th 2014, 4:15 PM 3,423 Views 0 Comments

The all-time points list now reads Jordan: 32,292, Bryant: 32,310.

# la-lakers - Thursday 30 October, 2014

One play perfectly sums up just how bad the Lakers will be this season
# 1 On 5
From The42
# 1 On 5

One play perfectly sums up just how bad the Lakers will be this season

Oct 30th 2014, 8:15 PM 5,320 Views 3 Comments

Kobe Bryant’s team are in trouble this year.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NBA legend Steve Nash thinks this season will be his last
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

NBA legend Steve Nash thinks this season will be his last

Jul 29th 2014, 8:14 PM 3,378 Views 10 Comments

The 40 year-old has seen injuries derail his time with the LA Lakers since he joined them two years ago.

Video: Metta World Peace takes a pick-up game just a little too seriously
# Brawler
From The42
# Brawler

Video: Metta World Peace takes a pick-up game just a little too seriously

Jul 29th 2014, 3:54 PM 2,984 Views 2 Comments

The former NBA champion and All-Star gets physical at the Venice summer league in LA.

# la-lakers - Thursday 5 June, 2014

NBA draft prospect jumps freakishly high at Lakers workout
# Hang Time
From The42
# Hang Time

NBA draft prospect jumps freakishly high at Lakers workout

Jun 5th 2014, 12:05 AM 7,555 Views 6 Comments

Zach Lavine can reach those hard-to-get places.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

A perfect picture of Nick Young celebrating a three-point shot that didn't go in
# BALLS UP
From The42
# BALLS UP

A perfect picture of Nick Young celebrating a three-point shot that didn't go in

Mar 26th 2014, 9:07 PM 7,620 Views 3 Comments

Schoolboy error, son.

# la-lakers - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Bad news, Lakers... Kobe Bryant's season is over
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Bad news, Lakers... Kobe Bryant's season is over

Mar 13th 2014, 11:17 AM 2,509 Views 3 Comments

The NBA legend has been ruled out with a knee injury.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprised one of the greatest athlete movie cameos of all time
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprised one of the greatest athlete movie cameos of all time

Mar 4th 2014, 10:43 PM 4,877 Views 10 Comments

The Lakers legend stars in a new ad.

# la-lakers - Thursday 20 February, 2014

NBA player definitely meant this over-the-backboard circus shot
# Fluke?
From The42
# Fluke?

NBA player definitely meant this over-the-backboard circus shot

Feb 20th 2014, 12:06 PM 4,877 Views 0 Comments

Or it might just have been a fluke.

# la-lakers - Thursday 6 February, 2014

The Lakers beat the Cavaliers thanks to an obscure rule even the players didn't know existed
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

The Lakers beat the Cavaliers thanks to an obscure rule even the players didn't know existed

Feb 6th 2014, 2:16 PM 4,793 Views 0 Comments

So that’s what happens!

# la-lakers - Monday 25 November, 2013

Chicago Bulls without Derrick Rose for another season after knee injury
# Thorny Issue
From The42
# Thorny Issue

Chicago Bulls without Derrick Rose for another season after knee injury

Nov 25th 2013, 7:53 PM 2,971 Views 5 Comments

Over in Los Angeles, meanwhile, Kobe Bryant has signed up with the Lakers for two more years.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

You can stop counting the votes, the NBA Dunk of the Year happened last night
# Slammin'
From The42
# Slammin'

You can stop counting the votes, the NBA Dunk of the Year happened last night

Nov 13th 2013, 2:48 PM 5,728 Views 3 Comments

Xavier Henry throws down a powerful dunk.

# la-lakers - Monday 28 October, 2013

5 reasons we can't wait for the NBA to return
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

5 reasons we can't wait for the NBA to return

Oct 28th 2013, 11:01 AM 2,081 Views 9 Comments

From Derrick Rose to the New Orleans Pelicans.

# la-lakers - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Man meets Kobe Bryant, cries like Justin Bieber fan
# No More Tears
From The42
# No More Tears

Man meets Kobe Bryant, cries like Justin Bieber fan

Aug 8th 2013, 9:59 AM 1,835 Views 0 Comments

So THIS is why you shouldn’t meet your heroes.

# la-lakers - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Steve Nash has probably been involved in better TV interviews
# Awkward
From The42
# Awkward

Steve Nash has probably been involved in better TV interviews

Jul 21st 2013, 10:37 AM 4,587 Views 5 Comments

This is just car crash TV from start to finish.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Improve your Tuesday by watching the 10 best dunks of the NBA season
# Boomskakalaka
From The42
# Boomskakalaka

Improve your Tuesday by watching the 10 best dunks of the NBA season

Apr 23rd 2013, 3:10 PM 1,422 Views 0 Comments

Now go outside and try your best.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Kobe Bryant on abusive Rutgers coach: 'I would've smacked the hell out of him'
# Pity Da Fool
From The42
# Pity Da Fool

Kobe Bryant on abusive Rutgers coach: 'I would've smacked the hell out of him'

Apr 10th 2013, 8:16 PM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

The LA Lakers star had some stern words of advice for Mike Rice.

‘I’m too sexy for my cat’ — Metta World Peace gave this bizarre interview after his comeback
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

‘I’m too sexy for my cat’ — Metta World Peace gave this bizarre interview after his comeback

Apr 10th 2013, 3:40 PM 1,061 Views 0 Comments

‘That was the Black Swan, the Black Mamba, call me whatever.’

# la-lakers - Monday 8 April, 2013

The EXACT moment when Blake Griffin thought: 'Layup? Nah, I'm dunking this!'
# Ball So Hard
From The42
# Ball So Hard

The EXACT moment when Blake Griffin thought: 'Layup? Nah, I'm dunking this!'

Apr 8th 2013, 5:08 PM 2,343 Views 0 Comments

Another one for Griffin’s end-of-season highlight reel.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Jack Nicholson honoured Shaq as the Lakers retired the 34 jersey last night
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Jack Nicholson honoured Shaq as the Lakers retired the 34 jersey last night

Apr 3rd 2013, 11:12 AM 2,319 Views 2 Comments

The former centre was celebrated at the Staples Center.

# la-lakers - Monday 4 March, 2013

Kobe Bryant served up this dunk and a high-5 for Ari Gold last night
# Entourage
From The42
# Entourage

Kobe Bryant served up this dunk and a high-5 for Ari Gold last night

Mar 4th 2013, 6:31 PM 2,527 Views 1 Comment

No sign of Turtle and Drama though.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Will Ferrell worked as a Lakers security guard and escorted Shaq from the game
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

Will Ferrell worked as a Lakers security guard and escorted Shaq from the game

Feb 13th 2013, 1:57 PM 7,901 Views 0 Comments

Was it for a movie?

# la-lakers - Friday 8 February, 2013

VIDEO: LA Lakers star Steve Nash shows off his soccer skills during game with Boston Celtics last night
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

VIDEO: LA Lakers star Steve Nash shows off his soccer skills during game with Boston Celtics last night

Feb 8th 2013, 12:30 PM 2,847 Views 1 Comment

The guy’s got game.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Steve Nash joins NBA elite with 10,000th assist -- here are 10 of his best
# Play Maker
From The42
# Play Maker

Steve Nash joins NBA elite with 10,000th assist -- here are 10 of his best

Jan 9th 2013, 12:47 PM 1,120 Views 1 Comment

The man knows how to play basketball.

# la-lakers - Monday 7 January, 2013

Snapshot: Kobe Bryant tries to kill the story about the fight with a fellow Laker... with this picture
# Fight Club
From The42
# Fight Club

Snapshot: Kobe Bryant tries to kill the story about the fight with a fellow Laker... with this picture

Jan 7th 2013, 9:54 PM 2,865 Views 0 Comments

Our money would be on Dwight Howard, for what it’s worth.

# la-lakers - Friday 4 January, 2013

Pick 6: featuring FA Cup action an L.A story and much, much more
# Pick 6
From The42
# Pick 6

Pick 6: featuring FA Cup action an L.A story and much, much more

Jan 4th 2013, 6:50 PM 1,280 Views 0 Comments

In which six of our writers answer the questions that nobody has even asked.

# la-lakers - Thursday 27 December, 2012

David Beckham in no rush to join new club
# Destination Unknown
From The42
# Destination Unknown

David Beckham in no rush to join new club

Dec 27th 2012, 5:58 PM 1,232 Views 0 Comments

“David is enjoying spending quality time with his family over the holidays,” his management company says.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

VIDEO: This Bobcats dunk is so good, even the Lakers bench went a little crazy
# Trampoline
From The42
# Trampoline

VIDEO: This Bobcats dunk is so good, even the Lakers bench went a little crazy

Dec 19th 2012, 10:30 PM 2,235 Views 0 Comments

Getouttatheway, Dwight Howard!

The name of Shaquille O'Neal's new vodka brand is kind of amazing
# Baller
From The42
# Baller

The name of Shaquille O'Neal's new vodka brand is kind of amazing

Dec 19th 2012, 6:13 PM 2,802 Views 0 Comments

Shaq’s vodka will come in a coconut flavour, coconut fans.