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LeBron, Kuzma lead Lakers to easy win over Grizzlies

Dec. 8, 2018 11:59 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers weren't about to let fatigue get the better of them on the second night of a back-to-back. The Lakers recovered from a loss Friday night in San Antonio to dominate Memphis, defeating the Grizzlies 111-88 on Saturday, led by 20 points each from...

DeRozan's 36 points fuels Spurs past Lakers 133-120

Dec. 8, 2018 12:50 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jakob Poeltl and Davis Bertans walked off the court to huge cheers and the embrace of San Antonio Spurs veterans Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge. In a game filled with All-Stars like Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan and LeBron James, the Spurs relied on a gritty effort from Poeltl, Bertans and...

Warriors C Damian Jones undergoes surgery for torn pectoral

Dec. 7, 2018 7:59 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors center Damian Jones underwent surgery for a torn left pectoral muscle. Golden State said Friday that Jones had the procedure Wednesday in Chicago, performed by Dr. Benjamin Domb. Jones is expected to begin the rehab process in six weeks with a timetable to be determined...

Kuzma leads Lakers' 120-96 rout of Suns for 3rd straight win

Dec. 2, 2018 7:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moritz Wagner drove for a layup to put the Los Angeles Lakers up by 31 points, and his teammates erupted off the bench in spontaneous glee for their German rookie's first NBA field goal. "He learned how to ride a bike!" LeBron James said afterward. "That was that moment. You guys never...

No. 5 Nevada dominates USC in 2nd half of 73-61 victory

Dec. 1, 2018 8:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Struggling offensively, Nevada went into halftime trailing by one in front of a partisan crowd. The Wolf Pack's seniors emerged with a different mindset. "We just have to come out with that intensity, come out with that fire," Jordan Caroline said. "We got to play like we're behind. We...

Vucevic, Magic hand Lakers another loss 108-104

Nov. 25, 2018 7:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Orlando Magic had swept the season series against the Los Angeles Lakers once in their first 29 seasons in the NBA. In a span of eight days, the Magic did it for the second time. Nikola Vucevic had 31 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists and Terrence Ross made a go-ahead lay-up with...

LeBron pushes Lakers past Jazz for 7th win in 8 games, 90-83

Nov. 24, 2018 2:08 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Lakers haven't won many games with defense over the last half-decade, LeBron James can inspire his new teammates to all sorts of feats that seemed impossible not too long ago. James had 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and he seized control of an ugly...

JaVale McGee flourishing in opportunity with LeBron, Lakers

Nov. 22, 2018 10:17 AM EST

There was a two-season stretch during which JaVale McGee scored a total of 141 points. He was a target of jokes, wildly misunderstood by many in the NBA, almost an afterthought of sorts whose career seemed to be closer to flaming out than taking off. And in those darkest days, McGee kept asking himself the same...

LeBron gets 44, passes Wilt in LA's 126-117 win over Blazers

Nov. 15, 2018 5:07 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A floating jumper, a foul and a free throw in the fourth quarter of a tight game. With a gorgeous three-point play , the King jumped over the Big Dipper. LeBron James' inimitable presence has already been felt in his first few weeks in Hollywood. His most impressive game yet for the...

LeBron gets 44, passes Wilt in LA's 126-117 win over Blazers

Nov. 15, 2018 2:40 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A floating jumper, a foul and a free throw in the fourth quarter of a tight game. With a gorgeous three-point play , the King jumped over the Big Dipper. LeBron James' inimitable presence has already been felt in his first few weeks in Hollywood. His most impressive game yet for the...