Northern Michigan News
Kobe returns, but Raptors beat Lakers 106-94
Kobe Bryant had nine points and eight rebounds in his season debut for the Lakers, but Amir Johnson scored a career-high 32 points in the trade-depleted Toronto Raptors' 106-94 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday night.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
NBC Los Angeles
Lakers Practice - Kobe Bryant Ready
Kobe Bryant practices at the Los Angeles Lakers facility under the watchful eyes of General Manager Mitch Kupchak on December 7, 2013 The Lakers lost to the Trail Blazers on Sunday, and Robert Sacre set career highs in nearly every category, Xavier Henry played PG and score 27 points, and Pau Gasol announced he would get an MRI on his ankle.
Sacramento Kings Couldn't Top Los Angeles Lakers' Balanced Attack
The Sacramento Kings lost a close game last night to the Los Angeles Lakers . Despite 12 lead changes, the Lakers were able to pull away in the final 1:30.
Silver Screen and Roll
Team effort brings the Lakers back against the Kings
This is Beast or Burden - a quick look at the best and worst players, themes, and moments from last night's Lakers game.
NBA: Bryant to make season debut Sunday against Raptors
Kobe Bryant will make his long-awaited return from a torn left Achilles tendon when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Timeline of Kobe Bryant's Return from Devastating Achilles Injury
The date was April 12, 2013 - game 80 of the Los Angeles Lakers ' regular season.
Stretching the Field: Beware the Black Mamba
If Kobe Bryant has LL Cool J in his Ipod, then the classic hit "Mama Said Knock You Out" can be found with a quick scroll.
No Kobe as Lakers visit Sacramento
Kobe Bryant's return to the Los Angeles Lakers took a backseat and it's unknown when the five-time NBA champion will debut.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Lake Show Life
Grading The Lakers So Far This Season
The Lakers season is about to change drastically. After 18 games and before Kobe Bryant's first, this is a great moment to reflect on the performance of one of the most unlikely rosters ever assembled for the Lakers organization.
South County Spotlight
EGGERS: This year, ball is in Lillard's court
After Monday night's 106-102 victory over Indiana, Damian Lillard met the media wearing a designer T-shirt inscribed with "Billionaire" across the front.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
LA Daily News
Kobe not planning to play Friday night for Lakers
The Lakers have preached caution with Kobe Bryant's pending return, knowing the sensitivity surrounding his left Achilles tendon makes it unpredictable when he'll play in a basketball game for the first time in almost eight months.
Buying or Selling LA Lakers' Most Surprising Stats After NBA's 1st Month
In addition to an unanticipated 9-9 start, the Lakers have posted some unexpected stats through the first month of the season.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Lakers visit D.C.
The Los Angeles Lakers have won three straight and hope to continue that momentum as they begin an eastern road trip in Washington on Tuesday night.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Blazers hold off furious Lakers rally, win 114-108
LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers blew most of a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Sunday night for their 12th victory in 13 games.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
4 Controversial Sports Calls: Sore Winners and Losers
Controversy has always dogged the steps of professional sports, but it has been on the tips of everyone's tongues this year - and especially this week.
Time to Be a Buyer
On our way to a deep playoff run if we can get some bench help. The 4 pg's we should target are .
Sat Nov 30, 2013
D'Antoni: Kobe could return to play Friday
Kobe Bryant has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers , but the Los Angeles Lakers acknowledged he could return Friday in Sacramento if he feels ready after a week of practices.
Nets coach Jason Kidd fined $50,000 for drink spill
The Jason Kidd drink spilling incident continues. On Thanksgiving Day, the NBA fined the Brooklyn Nets coach $50,000 for staging a spilled drink on Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons: Live Score and Analysis
The Lakers are off to a decent start. Now they're just waiting for Kobe. Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images With Kobe Bryant 's return looming on the horizon, the 8-8 Lakers are looking to tread water until the Black Mamba is ready to go.
'It's hard to get a win': Coaches Mike Tomlin, Jason Kidd accused of foul plays
Adam Schefter discusses Steelers coach Mike Tomlin's interference with Jacoby Jones' kick return and whether it is fine-worthy.