Latest Lonzo Ball News

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...

LeBron scores 42 as Lakers surge past Spurs late, 121-113

Dec. 6, 2018 2:45 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had no idea why he was so tired. He slept 11 hours overnight, missing his company Christmas party in the process, and then had a 2½-hour nap before the Los Angeles Lakers' game against San Antonio. Perhaps his body just knew he would need all that stored-up energy to...

LeBron, Lakers rally in 2nd half to beat Mavericks 114-103

Dec. 1, 2018 2:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers were stuck in neutral for most of the first half against Dallas. Then they ramped up their defense and rallied for a second win in as many nights, posting a 114-103 victory over the Mavericks on Friday night. "From the second quarter on, our defense stepped up. We...

LeBron carries Lakers down stretch of 104-96 win over Pacers

Nov. 30, 2018 2:21 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James' team was in danger of blowing a close game Thursday night until he seized control and carried his teammates to victory. The Los Angeles Lakers are still getting used to this enormous advantage, and they love it. The Indiana Pacers? They've seen this plenty of times over the...

UCLA ends 2-game skid with 80-61 rout of Hawaii

Nov. 29, 2018 12:07 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Ali slammed a one-handed dunk over 7-foot Dawson Carper and gave a look in the direction of Lonzo Ball sitting baseline. Ball, the one-and-done UCLA star now with the Los Angeles Lakers, nodded. "That's my guy," Ali said. Ball and Indiana Pacers Aaron Holiday, TJ Leaf and Ike...

Nuggets roll to biggest win over Lakers with 117-85 romp

Nov. 28, 2018 1:16 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have never been better against the Lakers. Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley scored 20 points apiece, and the Nuggets rolled to their most lopsided victory ever over Los Angeles, a 117-85 rout on Tuesday night. The 32-point margin surpassed a 29-point win in...

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...

Even in Year 16, LeBron James refusing to slow down

Nov. 19, 2018 2:11 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James stopped worrying about his place in history long ago. His legacy has been secure for years. The argument about where he ranks, whether or not he's the best player to ever step on a basketball court, will continue forever and there will never be a definitive answer. That is, unless...

LeBron James scores 51 points, Lakers roll past Heat 113-97

Nov. 18, 2018 10:06 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — There was a time when LeBron James getting pestered by Lance Stephenson would have worked out wonderfully for the Miami Heat. Sunday was not one of those times. The scenario: It was late in the game, the outcome was decided, and Stephenson — James' former rival, now his teammate with...