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Ja Morant scores 41 points, Grizzlies beat slumping Lakers

Dec. 30, 2021 00:13 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 41 points, Desmond Bane added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 14-point second-half deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-99 on Wednesday night. LeBron James led Los Angeles with 37 points — a day short of his 37th birthday —...

James, Westbrook have triple-doubles, Lakers' skid ends at 5

Dec. 29, 2021 00:10 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — LeBron James and Russell Westbrook both had triple-doubles and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a season-high, five-game skid with a 132-123 victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. “The hardest thing to do in this league is win," James said. “So when...

Spurs rout depleted Lakers 138-110 in last Staples game

Dec. 24, 2021 02:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 30 points while making all 11 of his shots, and the San Antonio Spurs routed the slumping Los Angeles Lakers 138-110 on Thursday night in the final event at Staples Center under the 22-year-old arena's original name. Derrick...

Booker, Ayton push Suns past Lakers 108-90

Dec. 22, 2021 01:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Devin Booker continued to distance himself from a hamstring injury that cost him seven games, scoring 24 points with nine rebounds and seven assists as the Phoenix Suns earned a 108-90 victory Tuesday night over the Los Angeles Lakers. Booker played 32 minutes...

DeRozan leads Bulls over Lakers 115-110 in team's return

Dec. 19, 2021 23:54 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 38 points after missing two weeks in the NBA's health and safety protocols, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 115-110 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Lonzo Ball added 19 points...

Towns, Timberwolves cruise past short-handed Lakers 110-92

Dec. 18, 2021 01:55 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew out the depleted Los Angeles Lakers for a second time this season, 110-92 on Friday night. In coach Chris Finch's view, Towns has doubled down lately on a quest to establish...

James rallies Lakers past Pacers 124-116 after suspension

Nov. 24, 2021 23:14 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James missed his chance to shine at Madison Square Garden this season. So, he picked up his teammates in his return Wednesday night at Indiana. After drawing the first suspension of his career because of a fracas Sunday in Detroit, James...

LeBron, Westbrook propel Lakers past Rockets again, 119-117

Nov. 03, 2021 01:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers' immediate rematch with Houston was a whole lot tougher than the initial meeting, and it wasn't decided until Kevin Porter Jr.'s 3-pointer rimmed out right before the buzzer. Los Angeles still kept winning with a huge collective game from...

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...