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Lakers chasing 18th title with seasoned roster around LeBron

Oct. 12, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers spent the summer gutting the roster of a championship contender and restocking it with seasoned NBA talents committed to making an immediate title run together. Now that everybody is in uniform, the Lakers are talking like...

Nets beat Lakers as most stars sit in preseason opener

Oct. 03, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Russell Westbrook were on one side. Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving sat on the other. Safe to say there won't be a better collection of benchwarmers in an NBA game this season. Brooklyn and the Los...

Lakers say they're building a vintage championship contender

Sep. 28, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James has heard the basketball world talking about how the Los Angeles Lakers are too old, and he is laughing — both literally and figuratively. “Some of the memes and some of the jokes have been extremely funny,” James said with a...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...

AP source: Ish Smith agrees to 2-year deal with Hornets

Aug. 03, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a two-year deal with free agent guard Ish Smith, according to a person familiar with the situation. The deal includes a team option for the second year of the contract. Financial terms were not available. The...