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Lakers overcome Morant's 40-points, beat Grizzlies 121-118

Oct. 25, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmelo Anthony got the game ball after the Los Angeles Lakers’ first victory of the season. Anthony had just scored a team-high 28 points, moving into ninth place on the NBA’s career scoring list, and was asked to make a speech. The 37-year-old...

Dwight, AD downplay confrontation in Lakers' loss to Suns

Oct. 23, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwight Howard and Anthony Davis both say their physical confrontation on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench was a momentary disagreement that has already been resolved. Even if their big men are getting along again, the Lakers have a whole lot more...

Curry, Warriors stun James, Lakers 121-114 in opener

Oct. 20, 2021 02:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opening night in Hollywood went well for three quarters for Los Angeles Lakers superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. But it was a flop for their new supporting cast, including L.A. native and...

The NBA at 75: From a very modest beginning, to a behemoth

Oct. 19, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

It started in 1946 with 11 teams and 160 players. The shot clock was nearly a decade away, the 3-point line was a couple generations away. Buildings were smaller. So were the players. And it wasn’t even called the National Basketball Association. The NBA, 75 years ago,...

NBA 2021-22: 10 things to follow throughout the season

Oct. 19, 2021 02:41 AM EDT

In the opening seconds of Stephen Curry’s NBA career he got an assist on the first possession, a steal on the second and then tried a 3-pointer for the first time at the professional level. It missed. In that moment, there probably were not very...

Lakers claim Avery Bradley, who opted out before title win

Oct. 18, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers claimed veteran guard Avery Bradley Jr. off waivers on Monday. Bradley played for the Lakers in 2019-20, but opted out prior to the NBA restart in the bubble in Orlando, Florida, because of health concerns related to the...

Oldies but goodies: The Lakers may be ones to catch in West

Oct. 13, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

It may be a roster like none other. The Los Angeles Lakers have four of the NBA’s top seven active scorers. The top three leading active rebounders. Three of the top four active leaders in assists. Three of the top five in blocks. Three of the top five in wins. Four of...

Lakers debut their new 'Big 3' in 111-99 loss to Warriors

Oct. 13, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr is a curious as any NBA observer to see how former league MVP Russell Westbrook blends with incumbent Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis as part of the latest “Big Three” to chase a championship together in Los Angeles. ...

Stephen Curry ready to help Warriors chase another title

Oct. 12, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry is coming off a career season, and now he is ready to chase another championship with a cast that includes familiar faces and young newcomers. After becoming NBA scoring champion for the second time, Curry wants to ride the momentum...

George facing increased workload for Clippers without Kawhi

Oct. 12, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No Kawhi Leonard means even more Paul George for the Los Angeles Clippers. With Leonard out while recovering from knee surgery, George becomes the primary scorer for a team looking to make a deeper run in the playoffs. George is already one of the...