Nomor punggung Kobe Bryant akan dipensiunkan

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:38 PM

LA Lakers mempensiunkan nomor punggung 8 dan 24 yang pernah dikenakan Kobe Bryant

MENDAPAT PENGHARGAAN. Dua nomor punggu Kobe Bryant, 8 dan 24, akan dipajang di kandang LA Lakers. Foto oleh Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers to retire both Kobe Bryant jersey numbers

Sep 13, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Bryant the third highest scorer in NBA history will have his number 8 and 24 jerseys retired

HONORED. Kobe Bryant will have two jersey numbers hanging from the rafters of the Staples Center. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Kobe Bryant unveils NBA China academy plans

Sep 12, 2017 - 4:04 PM

The NBA Basketball School Mission Hills Haikou will be open to male and female players after its completion in 2019 and could help unearth the next Chinese basketball star

AMBASSADOR. Kobe Bryant, seen at a 2016 function, says "the Chinese youth will benefit from a complete approach to player development that combines NBA-quality coaching with NBA-level training." File photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images/AFP

BBB launches Filipino fan page as Lonzo Ball says he'll visit Philippines 'next summer'

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Lonzo Ball shares his excitement to meet his Filipino fans and says he ll pay a visit next summer

GLOBAL EXPANSION. Big Baller Brand launches @FollowTheBall Twitter page to cater to the Filipino community. File photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/AFP

NBA probes charge Lakers improperly wooed George

Aug 21, 2017 - 12:54 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have little to say about the issue but insists they feel they did nothing wrong

Original Lakers coach Kundla dead at 101

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:55 PM

John Kundla led the Minneapolis Lakers to 5 NBA titles before the team moved to Los Angeles

Johnson dazzled by Ball magic for Lakers

Jul 19, 2017 - 1:25 PM

Magic Johnson says the Los Angeles Lakes – who completed the worst season in franchise s history last year – is a better team now

Lonzo Ball drops double-double on Mavs, suffers calf injury

Jul 17, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Lonzo Ball is uncertain to play in the championship game against the Portland Trail Blazers

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 16: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers has his right leg worked on by a trainer during the second half of a semifinal game of the 2017 Summer League against the Dallas Mavericks at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Los Angeles won 108-98. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Lonzo Ball clinches second triple-double in NBA Summer League

Jul 14, 2017 - 1:38 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers advance to the quarterfinals behind Lonzo Ball s triple double

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. After an underwhelming debut, Lonzo Ball bags his second triple-double of the Summer League. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP

Lonzo Ball underwhelms in NBA Summer League debut

Jul 08, 2017 - 2:58 PM

Ball puts up just 5 points and 5 assists on two of 15 shooting including a one of 11 clip from long range plus 3 turnovers in 32 minutes of play

UNDERWHELMING DEBUT. It wasn't the best debut for Lonzo Ball during the NBA Summer League. Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP

Nick Young signs with Golden State Warriors

Jul 06, 2017 - 8:51 AM

The man known as Swaggy P had spent the past 4 seasons with the Lakers

SWAG SURFING. Nick Young is going from the 14th team in the West to the reigning NBA champions. File photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers ink Ball to 4-year deal

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:56 AM

You have to have a great leader and somebody that can make their teammates better says LA Lakers new team president Magic Johnson of Lonzo Ball

George wooed by all sides as off-season moves begin

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Paul George is being eyed by the Los Angeles Lakers Houston Rockets Boston Celtics San Antonio Spur s and Cleveland Cavaliers

WATCH: LaVar Ball gets booed as he leaves 2017 NBA Draft

Jun 23, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Not even a chorus of boos can wipe the smile off LaVar Ball s face

PROUD DAD. While Lakers fans may be excited about the drafting of Lonzo Ball, fans had no love for his dad LaVar Ball at the NBA Draft. Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images North America/AFP

Backing up LaVar’s claim, Lonzo Ball confident in leading Lakers to playoffs

Jun 23, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Lonzo Ball echoes his dad s belief that basketball is for entertainment with no room for worries

BALLING OUT. LaVar Ball talked his son Lonzo becoming a Laker into existence, and he might just do the same about next year’s playoffs. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images North America/AFP

Sixers like Fultz first, Lakers eye Ball as draft looms

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:31 AM

The 2017 NBA Draft takes place on Thursday June 22 Friday in Manila

TRUSTED PROCESS. Markelle Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games last season for the University of Washington Huskies and will likely be heading to Philadelphia. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America/AFP

Celtics get top draft pick, Lakers second

May 17, 2017 - 4:46 PM

The Celtics earn the top spot in the draft lottery 4 years after their decision to trade Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets in a blockbuster deal that enabled multiple first round picks to go to Boston

TOP PICK. The Boston Celtics get to pick first in the NBA Draft this year. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Jordan Clarkson vows to make playing for Gilas Pilipinas happen

Apr 11, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Clarkson though has yet to be declared eligible to play for the Philippines

GILAS DREAMS. Jordan Clarkson reiterates his desire to play for Gilas Pilipinas. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Butler's brilliance sparks Bulls past Hawks

Apr 02, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Jimmy Butler s 33 points maintains Chicago s push for the playoffs while the Clippers down the Lakers

RAGING BULLS. Jimmy Butler scores the final 9 points for the Bulls to help Chicago's push for the playoffs. File photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

Jeanie Buss thwarts family coup, maintains control of Lakers

Mar 28, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Jeanie Buss will remain the controlling owner of the NBA s Los Angeles Lakers

STILL IN CONTROL. Jeanie Buss watches warm up before the game against the San Antionio Spurs at Staples Center on February 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP

Jordan Clarkson drops career-high 35 points in Lakers win

Mar 25, 2017 - 3:16 PM

Watch highlights from Clarkson s game here

CAREER GAME. Jordan Clarkson comes up with a career performance against the Wolves. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Shaq soars again at Staples as statue unveiled

Mar 25, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Lakers legend Kareem Abdul Jabaar and Jerry West former teammate Kobe Bryant and coach Phil Jackson are among those paying tribute to Shaquille O Neal

STATUE. Former Los Angeles Lakers player Shaquille O'Neal speaks after unveiling of his statue at Staples Center March 24, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers' Nick Young robbed of $500,000 cash, jewelry

Mar 10, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Swaggy P is the latest celebrity to have his house burglarized

SWAGGED OUT. Nick Young's house was burglarized while he was in New Orleans for All-Star weekend. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Buss family battle for control of Lakers moves into court

Mar 04, 2017 - 6:00 PM

A battle is brewing behind the scenes between Jeanie Buss and her brothers Jim and Johnny who are seeking to oust her as controlling owner

BUSS TRIP. Jeanie Buss (L) and Jim Buss (R), seen during more amicable times, are fighting for control of the Lakers franchise. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs pounce early to post big win over Lakers

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:14 PM

The Spurs beat the Lakers for the eighth straight time to improve to 45 13

Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs drives to the basket as he gets past Brandon Ingram of the Los Angeles Lakers in the second half of the game at Staples Center on February 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook shines as Thunder roll over Lakers

Feb 25, 2017 - 3:55 PM

Russell Westbrook earns his 28th triple double of the season posting 17 points 17 assists and 19 rebounds

28TH. Russell Westbrook rolls on to his 28th triple-double of the season. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Magic Johnson wants Kobe to help rebuild Lakers

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:27 AM

Magic Johnson who has been hired to advise Lakers co owner and president Jeanie Buss wants Kobe Bryant to help piece together the struggling franchise

FRANCHISE PLAYERS. Magic Johnson says the recently retired Kobe Bryant would be the first person he'd call for help in rebuilding the Lakers franchise. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/Pool/AFP

Lakers legend Magic ready to call the shots for club

Feb 11, 2017 - 1:17 PM

Magic Johnson hopes his role will be the man in charge as he tries to rebuild a club that has missed the playoffs the past 3 seasons after winning an NBA crown as recently as 2010

Owner Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Sparks holds the Championship Trophy for his team after a win in Game Five of the 2016 WNBA Finals against the Minnesota Lynx on October 11, 2016 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Sparks defeated the Lynx 77-76 to win the WNBA Championship. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics top Lakers, secure All-Star coaching job for Stevens

Feb 04, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Isaiah Thomas scores 21 points in the fourth quarter to stretch the Celtics winning streak to 6 games

WHO CAN STOP ME? Isaiah Thomas scores 38 points to secure the victory - and Celtics coach Brad Stevens' spot as the Eastern Conference coach for the NBA All-Star game. Maddie Meyer / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Magic Johnson returns to Lakers in advisor role

Feb 03, 2017 - 5:24 PM

Magic Johnson will be advising co owner Jeanie Buss in all areas of basketball and business

MAGIC RETURN. Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be a voice of experience for the Lakers as they try to rebuild their prestige in the post-Kobe Bryant era. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers forward Deng 'proud refugee' against Trump travel ban

Jan 31, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Deng stresses the struggles of refugees to simply survive and then escape the violence around them and urged people not to become numb to their suffering

'PROUD REFUGEE.' Lakers forward and Sudan-born Luol Deng, who is now a British citizen, condemns US President Donald Trump's travel ban. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers forward Randle diagnosed with pneumonia

Jan 29, 2017 - 1:24 PM

The Lakers say he will be restricted from any activity for two to 3 days and will be examined again

PNEUMONIA. Julius Randle of the Los Angeles Lakers is diagnosed with pneumonia but may not miss any games. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Thunder top Mavs, frustrated Kanter breaks arm

Jan 27, 2017 - 3:36 PM

OKC takes down Dallas but loses Kanter after he takes out his frustrations on a folding chair

Lakers suffer historic rout at hands of Mavericks

Jan 23, 2017 - 12:19 PM

Lakers coach Luke Walton offers no excuses after a loss he describes as embarrassing

BIG BLOW. Coach Luke Walton of the Los Angeles Lakers is not happy during play in a historic blowout loss to the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on January 22, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers avenge Christmas loss to Lakers

Jan 15, 2017 - 12:58 PM

The Clippers dominate in every facet of the game to avenge the Lakers win over their undermanned squad 3 weeks ago

FULL CLIP. DeAndre Jordan (L) finished with a game-high 24 points and 21 rebounds while J.J. Reddick (R) scored 10 points. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Leonard scores 31 as Spurs thrash slumping Lakers

Jan 13, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Kawhi Leonard needs just 3 quarters to decimate Los Angeles defense

HOT SPUR. Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points - including 9 in the final 7:17 - to go along with 10 rebounds and 4 assists. File photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers guard Clarkson fined $15,000 for swipe at Dragic

Jan 10, 2017 - 12:26 PM

The NBA says in a statement that Jordan Clarkson s fine stems from his forearm above the shoulders to Goran Dragic

FINED. Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson is fined $15,000 for elbowing Heat Guard Goran Dragic in a game. File photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Filipino wins nearly P5 million after making halfcourt shot at Lakers game

Jan 04, 2017 - 5:47 PM

This Pinoy has ice in his veins

Phil Jackson and Lakers owner Jeanie Buss call off engagement

Dec 28, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Knicks president Phil Jackson and Lakers co owner Jeanie Buss end their relationship citing professional obligations and the geographic distance between us

WALANG FOREVER. Jeanie Buss and Phil Jackson, seen in 2006, have ended their relationship after 4 years of being engaged. Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images/AFP

Dwyane Wade credits early career success to Shaq

Dec 23, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Wade and Shaq won the Miami Heat its first franchise title back in 2006

Los Angeles Lakers to unveil Shaq statue in March

Dec 22, 2016 - 11:05 AM

O Neal played for the Lakers from 1996 2004 winning an NBA MVP and 3 championships while at it

Former Lakers coach Byron Scott watches PBA game

Dec 21, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Scott enjoys a PBA game during his vacation in the Philippines

VACATION. Former Lakers coach Byron Scott sits courtside, enjoying a PBA game during a vacation in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Former Cavs center Mozgov finally collects championship ring

Dec 18, 2016 - 12:09 PM

The Russian center was traded to the Lakers just before the Cavs won the NBA title last season He finally got his ring when the Lakers traveled to Cleveland

RETURN TO CLEVELAND. "I miss this place. I'm not going to lie," Timofey Mozgov told the crowd in the city where he used to play. File photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Lakers' Nance devastates Brook Lopez with poster dunk

Dec 15, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Larry Nance Jr leaps from the dotted line and overpowers the Brooklyn Nets 7 footer with brutal force

LOOK AT THE BRIGHT SIDE. At least Brook Lopez got a nice view of Larry Nance Jr's one-handed stuff. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers coach Luke Walton fined $15K for outburst against Kings

Dec 15, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Luke Walton remains unrepentant saying he was standing up for his players after getting ejected during a game in Sacramento

HOT-HEADED. Luke Walton was not pleased with the refereeing against the Sacramento Kings and makes no apologies for speaking his mind. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers' Randle dunks on own teammate

Dec 10, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The new look Lakers are still trying to figure out their chemistry

IT HAPPENS. Julius Randle is running wild out on the court. Friend or foe, you can end up on a poster. File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Davis destroys Lakers as Pelicans snap losing streak

Nov 30, 2016 - 1:20 PM

Anthony Davis maintains his hot start to the NBA season with a 41 point performance against the Lakers

MAN DOWN. Anthony Davis missed the final 21 games of last season due to injury and could begin this season on the injured list. File photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images/AFP

Golden State Warriors blow out Lakers by 43 points

Nov 24, 2016 - 3:19 PM

The Dubs pile on the points against the Lakers with Curry scoring 31 and Durant adding 28

DISTRIBUTION. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors dished for a franchise record 47 assists in a win over the Lakers. File photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Nick Young steals pass from teammate, hits game-winning 3

Nov 23, 2016 - 4:16 PM

Swaggy P brings the swag to lift the Lakers over the Thunder

BRINGING THE SWAG. Nick Young made up his mind that tonight was his moment. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers blast Pelicans as Clarkson drops 23 points

Nov 13, 2016 - 12:10 PM

Lakers coach Luke Walton tops his old mentor Alvin Gentry as LA s cast of young talent shines

LAKE SHOW. Jordan Clarkson led the Lakers with 23 points. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP