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Kuzma nets 24, lifts Lakers past short-handed Hornets 101-93

Apr. 13, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Frank Vogel isn't complaining about the Los Angeles Lakers finishing a seven-game road trip with a 4-3 record. “I think all of our guys are really fatigued right now,” the Lakers' second-year head coach said. “We are stretched really thin...

Analysis: Injuries wreaking more havoc than virus protocols

Apr. 13, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

As teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it’s injuries to key players — not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 — that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race in both conferences. Still, preparing to play outside of the...

Randle leads Knicks over Lakers and back above .500

Apr. 12, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Same city, whole different kind of game for the Los Angeles Lakers. Two nights after dominating the Nets, the defending champions got a look at how much better the New York Knicks are defensively. Julius Randle had 34 points and 10...

Irving, Schroder thrown out of Lakers-Nets game

Apr. 11, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving and Dennis Schroder were thrown out in the third quarter Saturday night, taking even more star power from a matchup between the Nets and Lakers that was already missing plenty. Despite missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Lakers led...

Lakers pull away after ejections, rout Nets 126-101

Apr. 11, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Schroder helped send a Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis off to a sizzling start. And after Schroder was thrown out along with Kyrie Irving in the third quarter, the defending champions really turned it on. ...

Butler scores 28, Heat beat depleted Lakers 110-104

Apr. 08, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points to lead the Miami Heat past the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 110-104 on Thursday night. Victor Oladipo added 18 points but limped off the court, favoring his right knee, after a dunk late in the fourth quarter. Coach Erik...

Lakers build big early lead, cruise past Raptors 110-101

Apr. 07, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers came out with “an angry, nasty defensive disposition,” coach Frank Vogel said, two days after an embarrassing loss to the Clippers. Hot shooting didn't hurt, either. The Lakers made 18 3-pointers,...

Analysis: Results vary in NBA with trades, buyouts

Apr. 06, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding leader back on the sideline as Los Angeles lost to Milwaukee. LaMarcus Aldridge's first game in a month, with Brooklyn, was quite a bit...

Clippers rout short-handed Lakers 104-86, end 2-game skid

Apr. 04, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcus Morris scored 22 points and the Los Angeles Clippers dominated the short-handed Lakers in a 104-86 victory on Sunday to end a two-game skid. Kawhi Leonard had 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Paul George added 16 points for the...

Kuzma's season-high 30 points lead Lakers past Kings 115-94

Apr. 03, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 10 of his season-high 30 points in the fourth quarter and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers thumped the Sacramento Kings 115-94 on Friday night. Dennis Schroder had 17 points and eight assists as the Lakers bounced back from...