Kobe Bryant injury update: Knee still hurting; next exam in three weeks – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comTime is running out for Kobe Bryant as he tries to return from his knee injury this season. Lakers team physician Stephen Lombardo examined the superstar guard at halftime of … Read More

Lakers Acquire Bazemore and Brooks – NBA.com

NBA.comEL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for guard Steve Blake, it was announced today … Read More

Report: James Harden replaces Kobe Bryant as NBA All-Star Game starter – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Lakers superstar, Bryant, will miss the game due to the knee injury that has kept him out of action since Dec. 17. Thunder coach Scott Brooks, who is coaching … Read More

Are Listless Los Angeles Lakers a Preview of Life After Kobe Bryant? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportDuring the 2004-05 campaign—the last time Los Angeles failed to clinch a playoff berth—the Lakers were at least semi-competitive, grinding out 34 wins while headed by a younger Bryant … Read More

Dark Times Are Just Beginning for Injury-Ravaged Los Angeles Lakers – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Los Angeles Lakers released official confirmation that Kobe Bryant’s left knee isn’t close to being fully healed, as Bleacher Report reported Monday. Realistically, Bryant figures to miss more … Read More

Anthony scores 35, Knicks beat Lakers 110-103 – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony followed his 62-point game with 35 more, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 110-103 on Sunday. Anthony finished with two … Read More

Kobe Bryant gets courtside seat to see potential future teammate Carmelo … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNow might be the perfect time for Carmelo Anthony to go for 63. The Lakers are in town, meaning Melo has a great chance to break his … Read More

Pau Gasol on state of Los Angeles Lakers: ‘We are who we are right now’ – FanSided

FanSidedThe Los Angeles Lakers are now 16-28 on the season. Pending something miraculous, they will miss the playoffs and any sense of relevance for the 2013-2014 season is far in … Read More

IndySportsDay: How many Pacers will be All-Stars? – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe NBA All-Star game starters were announced Thursday and included Pacers forward Paul George. But what about the reserves. ProBasketballTalk. Loading… Post to Facebook. IndySportsDay: Which Pacers will join … Read More

Morning Briefing: Jan. 24, 2014 – Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Herald-RepublicNEW YORK — Stephen Curry, Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving were voted NBA All-Stars Thursday, putting four first-time starters in the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans. … Read More

2014 All-Star Top 10: LeBron James – NBA.com

NBA.comSee LeBron James’ Top 10 plays from the season so far as he is announced as a starter for the 2014 All-Star game. About the NBA: The NBA is the … Read More

Kobe Bryant, ‘with all due respect,’ would like to skip All-Star game – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMIAMI — Kobe Bryant kept asking people to vote for someone besides him for the All-Star game. So when the votes were tallied and he was announced a … Read More

Nick Young doesn’t like it when you call him ‘The Swag Mamba’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCHICAGO — All season, we at For The Win have taken to calling Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Nick Young “The Swag Mamba.” His long-standing nickname is “Swaggy P,” … Read More

Lakers lose in a different way as Bulls get 102-100 OT victory – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCHICAGO — The Lakers found a new way to lose, if that’s even possible anymore. They played well enough for 52 minutes and 59.1 seconds but the final … Read More

Kobe Bryant and Lakers still have no timetable for return – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCHICAGO (AP) — Kobe Bryant is riding a bike. That’s about all he can do right now, so he’s trying not to think about when he might be able … Read More

Kobe hopes fans don’t choose him for All-Star Game – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — While Kobe Bryant heals from his latest injury, he has an unusual message for the fans who select the NBA All-Star Game’s starters: Don’t vote … Read More

2014 All-Star Game starters voting released with latest update – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe NBA released the latest results of the 2014 NBA All-Star Game voting. The way the system is designed now, it’s broken down into groups of backcourt players and frontcourt … Read More

Miami Heat close out Los Angeles Lakers for 6th in row – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers missed having Kobe Bryant out on the court on Christmas Day. Same for LeBron James. Playing without its biggest star, Los … Read More

LeBron James calls Kobe Bryant’s doubters ‘stupid’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLeBron James’ Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day, and James could be seen chatting with the injured Kobe Bryant after the game. Bryant spoke with … Read More

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant says knee injury rehab is slow – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant wasn’t happy about spending Christmas Day on the sideline, unable to help the struggling Los Angeles Lakers. It’s a place he’s unaccustomed to … Read More

With recovery going ‘slow,’ Kobe out for Christmas game – NBA.com

NBA.comLOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant isn’t happy about spending Christmas Day on the sideline, unable to help the struggling Los Angeles Lakers. It’s a place he’s unaccustomed to being … Read More

LeBron James’ kids had a sweet Christmas – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comLeBron James and the Heat are visiting the Lakers on Christmas Day. But that didn’t mean the NBA star wasn’t able to celebrate the holiday with his family. Well before … Read More

Bad luck, bad play leave NBA weak Christmas slate – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldIn this Dec. 8, 2013, photo, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant looks back during his team’s loss to the Toronto Raptors during an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. … Read More

Setting the table for a Christmas feast – ESPN

ESPNBecause let’s face it, you’ve got to be a devoted NBA fan to watch all of this year’s Christmas Day lineup. For the first time since 2007, there won’t be … Read More

Injury-depleted Lakers fall to Warriors, 102-83 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe 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 … Read More

NBA A to Z: Mike D’Antoni will keep Lakers respectable – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSo, Kobe Bryant will miss at least another six weeks with a fracture in his upper left shinbone near the knee. You know what that means? The Los Angeles … Read More

Kobe Bryant’s injury puts Lakers’ future in jeopardy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCan we just fast forward to the summer of 2014 in Laker Land please? That’s when the real intrigue — and hopefully a fully healthy Kobe Bryant — will … Read More

Kobe has five championship rings but Father Time is undefeated – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMake no mistake, we will see Kobe Bryant play another NBA game. It won’t be for another six weeks, as he recovers from a fractured lateral tibial plateau on … Read More

Lakers vs. Grizzlies final score: Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol lead LA to 96-92 road win – SB Nation

SB NationThe Lakers’ dynamic duo turned in their best collective performance of the season thus far and led the Lakers to a .500 road trip as they head home. Tweet … Read More