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James, Lakers start fast in racing past Hawks 122-101

Nov. 18, 2019 1:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James wasn’t about to send Kobe Bryant home disappointed. With the former Lakers great sitting courtside, the team’s current ranking superstar scored 12 of his 33 points during a breathtaking opening nine minutes for Los Angeles, which raced to a 25-point lead and...

Kings snap Celtics' 10-game win streak with 100-99 Victory

Nov. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Boston Celtics were an unlucky bounce away from extending an historic start to their season. Instead, the Sacramento Kings walked away with a huge victory. Buddy Hield scored a season-high 35 points, Richaun Holmes hit two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining to give...

Davis’ block at buzzer ensures Lakers’ 99-97 win over Kings

Nov. 16, 2019 2:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After just 12 games together, Anthony Davis and LeBron James already know how to share the workload in their formidable partnership. Davis struggled to find his offensive game against Sacramento, so James did most of the heavy lifting with 29 points and 11 assists. But when the Lakers...

Lakers beat Warriors 120-94, improve to 9-2

Nov. 14, 2019 5:09 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No Anthony Davis for the first time this season, no problem for the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists in three quarters, Kyle Kuzma and JaVale McGee dominated the middle, and the Lakers rolled past the hobbled Golden State Warriors 120-94 on Wednesday night....

Lakers sit Anthony Davis against Golden State

Nov. 13, 2019 9:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis is resting his sore right shoulder for the Los Angeles Lakers in their game against Golden State. Coach Frank Vogel says Davis wanted to play the second half of a back-to-back Wednesday night, but the team decided otherwise. He expects Davis to return Friday at home against...

Kuzma's late 3-pointers help Lakers push past Suns 123-115

Nov. 13, 2019 12:46 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Kuzma was out on the floor in the crucial final minutes on Tuesday night when his teammates made the extra pass and found him at the 3-point line. Both times, he never hesitated to take the shots that splashed through the net and pushed the Lakers to a 123-115 over the Phoenix Suns....

Warriors two-way guard Damion Lee breaks bone in right hand

Nov. 12, 2019 4:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yet another member of the Golden State Warriors is injured, with two-way guard Damion Lee now out because of a broken right hand. The injury occurred during Golden State's 122-108 home loss to the Jazz on Monday night. Lee underwent an MRI exam Tuesday morning that revealed a...

Analysis: Waiters' future in Miami is very unclear

Nov. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EST

Dion Waiters leads the Miami Heat in suspensions and headlines this season. And his future is very unclear. Waiters won't be with the Heat for at least nine more games — his 10-game suspension for repeated conduct deemed detrimental to the team started Friday when Miami visited the Los Angeles Lakers...

Raptors end Lakers' 7-game winning streak in 113-104 victory

Nov. 11, 2019 1:22 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the Toronto Raptors' championship team works at Staples Center now. Two more key components of last season's sublime roster got injured right before the Raptors arrived in Los Angeles for the reunion. In the opening weeks of life after Kawhi, the defending champs are...

Davis' 26 send Lakers past Heat 95-80 for 7th straight win

Nov. 9, 2019 2:19 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miami trimmed the Los Angeles Lakers' lead to six points with nearly nine minutes left in the fourth quarter, and Staples Center buckled in for a big finish between two NBA division leaders. Instead, the Heat missed their next 13 shots and scored only six more points all night. The...