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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) watches his shot next to Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Houston. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

James scores 26 as Lakers roll over Rockets 117-100

Jan. 12, 2021 10:55 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 26 points in just more than three quarters and the Los Angeles Lakers never trailed in a 117-100 rout of the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. Anthony Davis added 19 points and 10 rebounds in three quarters to help the Lakers to their second straight blowout over the...

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) dunks over Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker (17) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Toyota Center in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Davis has 27 as Lakers roll to 120-102 win over Rockets

Jan. 10, 2021 10:20 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis had 27 points, LeBron James added 18 and the Los Angeles Lakers won for the sixth time in seven games with a 120-102 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. “(Tonight) was just A.D. being A.D. and just having him back in the lineup gives us a whole other...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) defends against Chicago Bulls forward Patrick Williams (9) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

LeBron gets 28, Lakers hold off Bulls 117-115 without Davis

Jan. 9, 2021 1:41 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of two injured starters for a 117-115 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Zach LaVine scored 38 points, but the UCLA product missed a 17-foot jumper with 4.7 seconds...

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, defends against Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

They love LA: Spurs snap Lakers 4-game winning streak

Jan. 8, 2021 1:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trip to Los Angeles proved to be just what the San Antonio Spurs needed to snap out of an early-season slump. Two nights after beating the Clippers to snap a four-game losing streak, the Spurs picked up another win at Staples Center on Thursday, this time defeating the Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) handles the ball against Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks (24) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Lakers stretch winning streak to 4, beat Grizzlies 94-92

Jan. 5, 2021 11:50 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Anthony Davis and LeBron James each scored 26 points, rallying the Los Angeles Lakers to a 94-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. James added 11 rebounds and seven assists, and Dennis Schroder finished with 12 points for Los Angeles. “That’s why...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) shoots past Memphis Grizzlies center Gorgui Dieng (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

James leads Lakers past Grizzlies to open 2-game set

Jan. 3, 2021 9:47 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LeBron James took over the game to open the fourth quarter and helped the Los Angeles Lakers pull away for their third straight victory. James had 22 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, Anthony Davis added 17 points and nine rebounds as the Lakers opened a two-game set in Memphis...

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis, right, keeps the ball from San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay, left rear, and Drew Eubanks during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Davis, James lead Lakers' late rally over Spurs, 109-103

Jan. 1, 2021 11:40 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers know they are not always going to feel or play like the defending league champions. Anthony Davis had 35 points and 11 rebounds and LeBron James added 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists as the Lakers rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-103 on Friday night....

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon breaks from a huddle during a timeout in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in San Antonio, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Hammon became the first woman to direct an NBA team, taking over the Spurs after coach Gregg Popovich was ejected in a 121-107 loss to the Lakers. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Hammon first woman to coach NBA team; Lakers beat Spurs

Dec. 31, 2020 12:17 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Becky Hammon would have preferred a victory over history after becoming the first woman to coach an NBA team. The assistant coach took over the San Antonio Spurs in the second quarter after coach Gregg Popovich was ejected in a 121-107 loss to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on...

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, fouls Los Angeles Lakers guard Dennis Schroeder (17) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Lillard, Trent shoot Blazers past champion Lakers, 115-107

Dec. 29, 2020 1:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half, and CJ McCollum had 20 points and 11 assists in the Portland Trail Blazers' 115-107 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night. “Hopefully we can build on it,” Portland coach Terry Stotts said....

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma, left, shoots past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Kuzma leads AD-less Lakers' 127-91 thrashing of Timberwolves

Dec. 28, 2020 1:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 20 points in the first half while starting in Anthony Davis' place, and LeBron James added 18 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 127-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night. Star big men Davis and Karl-Anthony Towns sat out. Davis has a bruised calf...