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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) goes up for two points as New York Knicks forward Taj Gibson (67) is restrained by a Lakers defender, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

James closes on Kobe, Davis has 28 as Lakers beat Knicks

Jan. 22, 2020 11:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James spent the first half showing why he will soon pass Kobe Bryant for third place on the NBA's career scoring list. Then this season's assists leader put his own offense aside to help Anthony Davis find his. James scored 19 of his 21 points before halftime to quickly cut into...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) bumps Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets 124-115

Jan. 19, 2020 12:35 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers were determined to start the second half of their season on a high note following a loss that snapped a nine-game winning streak. They were able to do that by riding a big third quarter to a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets. LeBron James had 31 points and 12...

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma (0) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson, center, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Lakers top Thunder 125-110 without LeBron, Anthony Davis

Jan. 11, 2020 11:52 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers fully expected victory, even without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Kyle Kuzma was among those who took advantage. He scored a season-high 36 points and the Lakers rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder, 125-110 on Saturday night. Lakers coach Frank Vogel said...

Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis out vs Thunder

Jan. 11, 2020 8:25 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James and Anthony Davis missed the Lakers' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday. Lakers coach Frank Vogel said James has a chest cold. Officially, the team said he has flu-like symptoms. James is averaging 25.4 points, a league-leading 10.7 assists and 8.7...

Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) tries to defend against a shot by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

James leads Lakers over frustrated Doncic, Mavericks 129-114

Jan. 11, 2020 2:07 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James drove for easy layups or quick passes to open shooters at the 3-point line early in another meeting with Dallas phenom Luka Doncic. The 20-year-old Mavericks star played the last few minutes of the first half with a jersey he ripped into a V-neck look on a frustrating night...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

LeBron James posts 35 points, 16 boards, Lakers beat Mavs

Jan. 11, 2020 1:45 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James had 35 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored a season-high 26 points starting in place of injured star Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers went up big early in a 129-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. James was dominant from the start to help the...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) is fouled by Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 117-107. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

West-leading Lakers beat Suns 117-107 for 3rd win in row

Jan. 2, 2020 2:21 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers built a huge early lead against Phoenix only to see it shrink to single digits. They still won their third in a row, but considered it a lesson learned. LeBron James notched his eighth triple-double of the season, Anthony Davis had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Western...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Kuzma, James lead Lakers past Trail Blazers 128-120

Dec. 29, 2019 2:10 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Kyle Kuzma’s season may have turned a corner on Saturday night, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their season-long four-game losing streak in the process. Kuzma scored 24 points, LeBron James had 21 points and 16 assists, and the Lakers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 128-120....

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, and Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) chase the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 111-106. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Lakers 111-106

Dec. 26, 2019 12:32 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers were resilient and dominant in the second half to put away the Los Angeles Lakers, using the NBA’s marquee Christmas game to show why the city and the Western Conference might belong to them this season. Kawhi Leonard scored 11 of his 35 points in the...

Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo, right, attempts a layup against Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

Nuggets beat LeBron-less Lakers 128-104 for 6th win in row

Dec. 23, 2019 1:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buoyed by a perfect five-game homestand, the Denver Nuggets hit the road and kept on winning. Paul Millsap scored 21 points and the Nuggets dominated the second half in defeating the Los Angeles Lakers, who were without LeBron James, 128-104 on Sunday night for their sixth win in a row....