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Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis celebrates after scoring during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Anthony Davis scores 37, leads Lakers past Sixers 120-107

Mar. 4, 2020 1:59 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shortly before halftime, 6-foot-10 Anthony Davis coolly dropped a crossover dribble and a Eurostep layup on the 76ers. And then shortly after halftime, 35-year-old LeBron James walked the ball upcourt and casually drilled a 3-pointer from the “R” inside the Lakers'...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) reaches for the ball as New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) drives to the basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

James' triple-double lifts Lakers past Pelicans, 122-114

Mar. 2, 2020 12:26 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LeBron James keeps finding ways to assert his supremacy over the upstart New Orleans Pelicans and rookie sensation Zion Williamson — with or without the help of fellow Lakers All-Star Anthony Davis. James had 34 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds, and Los Angeles overcame both...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, celebrates with Anthony Davis (3) and Jared Dudley during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Lakers' Davis, Caruso out against Pelicans

Mar. 1, 2020 7:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Lakers have ruled out forward Anthony Davis and guard Alex Caruso for their game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night. The Lakers said Davis, who played his first seven seasons in New Orleans, has a sore right knee. Caruso has a sore right hamstring. Both players started...

Detroit Pistons forward Markieff Morris (8) has the ball stripped from him by Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

LA Lakers sign veteran Markieff Morris for playoff push

Feb. 23, 2020 8:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Markieff Morris has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers for the postseason push. The Lakers announced the deal Sunday to add the nine-year NBA veteran immediately after he cleared waivers. Los Angeles waived injured center DeMarcus Cousins to clear a roster spot. Morris reached a buyout...

LeBron James among 44 US Olympic basketball team finalists

Feb. 11, 2020 2:30 AM EST

LeBron James is considering a return to the Olympics. James — a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian — was among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Games this summer. James played in 2004, 2008 and 2012, helping the U.S....

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

LeBron James scores 22 points, Lakers beat Warriors 125-120

Feb. 9, 2020 12:20 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr's instructions for Andrew Wiggins before his first game with Golden State were simple and basic: Sprint the floor. No requirements or rules about shots. Just some good old hustle. “I told him, ‘No matter what happens we need you to sprint the floor, both...

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Covington has clutch debut, Rockets outlast Lakers 121-111

Feb. 7, 2020 2:25 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nobody taller than 6-foot-6 was in Houston's starting lineup, and a heavily bearded guard lost the opening tip. Nobody bigger than 6-foot-7 Robert Covington played for the Rockets in a game between division leaders at Staples Center. Because Russell Westbrook went wild and Covington came...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James I swarmed by teammates after making several 3-point shots in a row during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LeBron gets 36 in 3-point barrage, Lakers rout Spurs 129-102

Feb. 5, 2020 1:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James absorbed contact and tumbled to the court while his fifth 3-pointer in a three-minute span dropped through the net. The Los Angeles Lakers' entire roster left the bench and crossed the court, gleefully picking up their leader while a sellout crowd roared....