Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#LA Lakers

# la-lakers - Thursday 6 December, 2012

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points
# Milestone
From The42
# Milestone

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points

Dec 6th 2012, 10:14 AM 577 Views 0 Comments

Bryant became only the fifth player to hit the milestone with his points against the New Orleans Hornets last night.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Call that commentary, THIS is commentary
# The Voice
From The42
# The Voice

Call that commentary, THIS is commentary

Dec 5th 2012, 4:30 PM 910 Views 1 Comment

Houston Rockers radio commentator puts a unique spin on his team beating the LA Lakers.

Please stand for your New Orleans... Pelicans?
# What's In A Name?
From The42
# What's In A Name?

Please stand for your New Orleans... Pelicans?

Dec 5th 2012, 2:00 PM 538 Views 0 Comments

Reports emerge that the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets are set to change their name to the Pelicans.

# la-lakers - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Kobe Bryant: NBA players have a great work ethic nowadays... thanks to me
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Kobe Bryant: NBA players have a great work ethic nowadays... thanks to me

Dec 1st 2012, 11:54 AM 727 Views 0 Comments

Humble as ever.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

VIDEO: NBA ref does a ridiculous dance after making a late pivotal call against the Lakers
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

VIDEO: NBA ref does a ridiculous dance after making a late pivotal call against the Lakers

Nov 28th 2012, 2:46 PM 1,316 Views 0 Comments

Strictly come reffing.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000

Nov 21st 2012, 6:25 PM 2,322 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Wallace backed down from the bet, but it looks like Kobe was up for the challenge.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Jackson accuses Lakers of 'slimy' tactics
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Jackson accuses Lakers of 'slimy' tactics

Nov 14th 2012, 10:58 AM 770 Views 0 Comments

The team’s former coach had been expected to replace Mike Brown.

# la-lakers - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Sacksville: LA Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start to NBA season
# L.a History
From The42
# L.a History

Sacksville: LA Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start to NBA season

Nov 10th 2012, 9:11 AM 428 Views 0 Comments

First he was a victim of Kobe’s death stare, now this.

# la-lakers - Friday 9 November, 2012

Kobe Bryant says he's too old to explain the 'death stare' he fired at his coach
# Evils
From The42
# Evils

Kobe Bryant says he's too old to explain the 'death stare' he fired at his coach

Nov 9th 2012, 3:20 PM 1,607 Views 0 Comments

Los Angeles is in a tizzy about a look the Lakers talisman gave their coach.

# la-lakers - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Robbie Keane labelled 'unidentified fan' next to Beckham and Russell Brand at Lakers Game
# Hollywood Story
From The42
# Hollywood Story

Robbie Keane labelled 'unidentified fan' next to Beckham and Russell Brand at Lakers Game

Nov 1st 2012, 12:48 PM 10,653 Views 11 Comments

Oh dear. That’s our record goalscorer, America.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Steve Nash turned up wearing this for his first NBA game with the LA Lakers
# Fashion Police
From The42
# Fashion Police

Steve Nash turned up wearing this for his first NBA game with the LA Lakers

Oct 31st 2012, 1:58 PM 2,030 Views 0 Comments

‘That one. Yeah, the salmon V-neck jumper please. I know just the dickie-bow to wear with that.’

NBA: A winning start for Miami Heat but Lakers fail to fire
# Bling Kings
From The42
# Bling Kings

NBA: A winning start for Miami Heat but Lakers fail to fire

Oct 31st 2012, 10:00 AM 464 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James received his first championship ring before his side’s victory over the Boston Celtics.

# la-lakers - Monday 29 October, 2012

Heat and Lakers to battle it out for NBA title
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Heat and Lakers to battle it out for NBA title

Oct 29th 2012, 4:15 PM 882 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James’ Miami Heat and Kobe Bryant’s LA Lakers are the favourites as the NBA season opens on Tuesday.

# la-lakers - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Check out Kobe Bryant's brand new Ferrari 458 Spider From The42

Check out Kobe Bryant's brand new Ferrari 458 Spider

Oct 6th 2012, 7:18 AM 1,109 Views 0 Comments

Seems legit.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard
# Superman
From The42
# Superman

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard

Aug 14th 2012, 5:18 PM 730 Views 0 Comments

The six-time NBA All-Star has moved to Los Angeles after a huge trade involving four teams.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

NBA: Lakers out of the playoffs
# Overnight
From The42
# Overnight

NBA: Lakers out of the playoffs

May 22nd 2012, 9:30 AM 232 Views 2 Comments

Despite 42 points from Kobe Bryant, his team were beaten 106-90 by Oklahoma City Thunder.

# la-lakers - Thursday 17 May, 2012

NBA wrap: Thunder storm home, Celtics cruise
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

NBA wrap: Thunder storm home, Celtics cruise

May 17th 2012, 9:50 AM 139 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce inspired Boston while Kevin Durant came out on top against Kobe Bryant’s Lakers.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

NBA wrap: Lakers walk into Thunder storm
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

NBA wrap: Lakers walk into Thunder storm

May 15th 2012, 11:33 AM 146 Views 0 Comments

In Boston, the 76ers clung on to level their Eastern Conference semis against the Celtics at 1-1.

# la-lakers - Sunday 13 May, 2012

NBA wrap: Lakers hang on to beat the Nuggets
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

NBA wrap: Lakers hang on to beat the Nuggets

May 13th 2012, 10:13 AM 111 Views 0 Comments

In the Eastern Conference semis, Kevin Garnett helped the Boston Celtics to a 1-0 lead over the Philadelphia 76ers.

# la-lakers - Friday 11 May, 2012

NBA wrap: It's goodnight Chicago as 76ers dump the Bulls out
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

NBA wrap: It's goodnight Chicago as 76ers dump the Bulls out

May 11th 2012, 9:55 AM 112 Views 0 Comments

Miss last night’s NBA playoffs? Here’s what you need to know.

# la-lakers - Monday 7 May, 2012

VIDEO: Drunk woman makes a show of herself at Lakers game
# Boozed Up
From The42
# Boozed Up

VIDEO: Drunk woman makes a show of herself at Lakers game

May 7th 2012, 11:14 AM 1,403 Views 0 Comments

How many times have you thought this was a good idea?

NBA wrap: injury has Bulls heading for early exit
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

NBA wrap: injury has Bulls heading for early exit

May 7th 2012, 10:43 AM 207 Views 0 Comments

Philadelphia, Miami, Boston and LA are each just one win away from reaching round two of the playoffs.

# la-lakers - Saturday 5 May, 2012

NBA playoffs: Rondo rages on, Lakers come up short
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

NBA playoffs: Rondo rages on, Lakers come up short

May 5th 2012, 1:26 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Rajon Rondo returned from suspension to spearhead a Celtics renaissance in Georgia, while Denver turned high altitude to their advantage against LA.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Magnificent seven game suspension for Metta World Peace
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Magnificent seven game suspension for Metta World Peace

Apr 25th 2012, 11:00 AM 317 Views 0 Comments

The Lakers forward will miss the most of the first round of the NBA playoffs.

# la-lakers - Thursday 5 April, 2012

VIDEO: Blake Griffin dunked on Pau Gasol's entire family tree...twice!
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

VIDEO: Blake Griffin dunked on Pau Gasol's entire family tree...twice!

Apr 5th 2012, 9:56 AM 694 Views 1 Comment

But the Lakers beat their LA rivals, the Clippers, 113-108 in the end.

# la-lakers - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Sports film of the week: The Announcement
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: The Announcement

Apr 1st 2012, 9:00 PM 791 Views 0 Comments

Every week we’ll pick a sports documentary or movie we think we’ll all enjoy as a family.

# la-lakers - Thursday 22 March, 2012

This alley-oop reverse by Kobe Bryant is one of the best plays you will see all year
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

This alley-oop reverse by Kobe Bryant is one of the best plays you will see all year

Mar 22nd 2012, 11:33 AM 1,186 Views 2 Comments

How’d he do that?

# la-lakers - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Derrick Rose hit this sick buzzer beater last night
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

Derrick Rose hit this sick buzzer beater last night

Mar 8th 2012, 3:48 PM 406 Views 0 Comments

The Nets beat the Clippers. The Wizards beat the Lakers. And the Heat, Thunder, and Bulls all struggled against lesser opponents before pulling away on a crazy night.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Watch: This alley-oop to Blake Griffin sums up the LA Clippers' season
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

Watch: This alley-oop to Blake Griffin sums up the LA Clippers' season

Mar 6th 2012, 1:39 PM 392 Views 0 Comments

Breaking news: Blake Griffin likes to dunk on people.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Linsanity: How a Knicks benchwarmer became a star in a New York minute
# Super Lintendo
From The42
# Super Lintendo

Linsanity: How a Knicks benchwarmer became a star in a New York minute

Feb 14th 2012, 8:25 AM 1,026 Views 1 Comment

The former Harvard student has scored more points in his first four NBA games than Michael Jordan and Shaq.

# la-lakers - Friday 10 February, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Sofa Supporter
From The42
# Sofa Supporter

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Feb 10th 2012, 9:59 AM 575 Views 0 Comments

Get your feet up and turn the phone off. There’s no need to go outside the door.

# la-lakers - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Pint-size Present of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Pint-size Present of the Day

Jan 19th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,917 Views 10 Comments

No comment.

# la-lakers - Friday 30 September, 2011

It's on: Bryant agrees to play in Italy during NBA lockout
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

It's on: Bryant agrees to play in Italy during NBA lockout

Sep 30th 2011, 11:31 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

“I would say it’s 95% done.” The LA Lakers star has reportedly agreed a deal with Virtus Bologna.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

WATCH: Kobe get punched in the face in a brand new Simpsons
# Ouch!
From The42
# Ouch!

WATCH: Kobe get punched in the face in a brand new Simpsons

Sep 28th 2011, 12:57 PM 382 Views 0 Comments

Why? Why not?

# la-lakers - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Chinese Basketball League willing to pay Kobe Bryant $1.5m a month?
# The Benjamins
From The42
# The Benjamins

Chinese Basketball League willing to pay Kobe Bryant $1.5m a month?

Aug 17th 2011, 4:32 PM 502 Views 0 Comments

As his teammate Ron Artest contemplates a shock move to the Cheshire Jets, the LA Lakers’ Kobe Bryant is weighing up offers from China worth around to $1.5m a month.

# la-lakers - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Woah! Is NBA superstar Ron Artest actually signing for the Cheshire Jets?
# Silly Season
From The42
# Silly Season

Woah! Is NBA superstar Ron Artest actually signing for the Cheshire Jets?

Aug 10th 2011, 3:49 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

Basketball star tweets his excitement about playing in Britain during the NBA lockout.

# la-lakers - Friday 24 June, 2011

Lakers' Ron Artest is changing his name to “Metta World Peace” to prove he’s still crazy
# Identity Crisis
From The42
# Identity Crisis

Lakers' Ron Artest is changing his name to “Metta World Peace” to prove he’s still crazy

Jun 24th 2011, 2:33 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

LA forward thinks it’d be cool to have ‘Peace’ on the back of his jersey. Sure, why not?

# la-lakers - Monday 9 May, 2011

While you were sleeping: Mavs sweep Lakers - but is this really the end of the road for Phil Jackson?
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

While you were sleeping: Mavs sweep Lakers - but is this really the end of the road for Phil Jackson?

May 9th 2011, 11:38 AM 174 Views 0 Comments

We realise that the NBA Playoffs are on at pretty unsociable hours for Irish fans, so here’s what you missed while you were tucked up in bed.

# la-lakers - Thursday 5 May, 2011

While you were sleeping: here's what you missed in the NBA playoffs
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

While you were sleeping: here's what you missed in the NBA playoffs

May 5th 2011, 12:23 PM 162 Views 0 Comments

Phil Jackson’s hopes of another three-peat are in jeopardy after the Lakers lost a second successive game against the Dallas Mavericks.

# la-lakers - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

While you were sleeping: here's what you missed in the NBA playoffs
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

While you were sleeping: here's what you missed in the NBA playoffs

May 3rd 2011, 1:45 PM 237 Views 0 Comments

Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks rallied to stun the La Lakers in front of a star-studded Staples Center crowd. And the Bulls faltered too.