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No. 5 UCLA beats Colorado 73-61 in Pac-12 opener

Dec. 02, 2021 00:27 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spurred on by Russell Westbrook's courtside encouragement, Tyger Campbell kept firing away. Campbell scored 21 points, tying his career high with four 3-pointers, and No. 5 UCLA recovered after blowing most of a 17-point first-half lead to beat...

Lakers overcome James' absence to beat Kings 117-92

Dec. 01, 2021 01:16 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of LeBron James to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-92 on Tuesday night. The Lakers sent James home earlier in the day after he was placed...

LeBron has 33 points, Lakers beat Pistons in calm rematch

Nov. 29, 2021 01:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart had no Round 2 in the Lakers' rematch with the Pistons. James was too busy making sure Los Angeles got the same decision he wasn't around to see last week in Detroit. James had 33 points, nine...

Fox, Hield lead Kings over Lakers 141-137 in triple OT

Nov. 27, 2021 02:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alvin Gentry said when he became Sacramento's interim coach that it was going to take everyone if the Kings were going to stop their season from spiraling out of control. On Friday night, they got plenty of contributions up and down the roster. Seven...

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...

Knicks recover to beat Lakers team missing suspended James

Nov. 23, 2021 23:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James couldn't be in the building. Anthony Davis almost wasn't. With one superstar suspended and another sick, the Los Angeles Lakers already had big problems. Then they created one more for themselves by falling into a 25-point hole. ...

Timeline of NBA in 1960s as league celebrates 75th season

Nov. 22, 2021 11:12 AM EST

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 1960s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: Feb. 1, 1960: Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain and...

James ejected after bloodying Stewart, Lakers beat Pistons

Nov. 21, 2021 22:37 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — LeBron James was ejected for drawing blood from Isaiah Stewart's face, sending the superstar to the locker room early in the third quarter and leaving his teammates to pick up the slack. Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook did that in a big way. ...

James draws blood on Stewart's face in Pistons-Lakers melee

Nov. 21, 2021 22:04 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — LeBron James was ejected from the Los Angeles Lakers-Detroit Pistons game after drawing blood on Isaiah Stewart's face when they were tangled up while boxing out for a rebound on Sunday night. James' left elbow and hand appeared to make contact with...

Oklahoma governor grants clemency, spares Julius Jones' life

Nov. 18, 2021 16:13 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's governor spared the life of Julius Jones on Thursday, just hours before his scheduled execution that had drawn widespread outcry and protests over doubts about his guilt in the slaying of a businessman more than 20 years ago. Gov. Kevin...