LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers' owner Jerry Buss has died at age 80. Spokesman Bob Steiner says Buss died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He'd been hospitalized for cancer, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure. Buss shepherded the NBA franchise to... more »
DENVER - Corey Brewer had the hot hand Wednesday night sinking six out of seven 3-pointers matching a career high of 27 as the Nuggets beat the Lakers 126-114 at the Pepsi Center.
Kenneth Farried (21 points 15 rebounds) and Ty Lawson (17 points 14 assists) each posted double-doubles.... more »
DENVER (AP) - Carmelo Anthony had 32 points and 13 rebounds to rally the Denver Nuggets past Los Angeles 118-112 on Thursday night, handing the Lakers their first loss of the season. Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 34 points and Pau Gasol had 17 points and 20 rebounds for the... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant hopped up on the scorer's table, shook his fists and extended five fingers. That's five, as in five NBA championships. This time a Game 7 in the NBA Finals, it finally went the Lakers' way. Beating Boston for the first time in a Game... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant scored 26 points, Pau Gasol added 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers emphatically extended the NBA finals to a decisive seventh game with a 89-67 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 on Tuesday night. Ron Artest added 15... more »
DENVER (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and had a game-saving block at the buzzer, helping the Denver Nuggets hold on for a 98-96 win over a Los Angeles Lakers team playing without Kobe Bryant on Thursday night. With time winding down, Anthony stuffed Derek Fisher's shot as Denver... more »