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Lakers agree to extension with C Andrew Bynum
The Los Angeles Lakers signed Andrew Bynum to a contract extension Thursday, removing the possibility the 21-year-old center would become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
Oct 30, 2008 - 9:54:09 PM
Lakers open with 96-76 win over Trail Blazers
Kobe Bryant had 23 points, 11 rebounds and five assists Tuesday night, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 96-76 season-opening victory over the Portland Trail Blazers and spoiling rookie Greg Oden's debut, which was cut short by another injury.
Oct 29, 2008 - 1:30:53 AM
Celtics wins 17th NBA title with 131-92 rout of Lakers
With Russell and Havlicek sitting courtside, and Red surely lighting up a victory cigar somewhere, these Boston Celtics returned to glory like the great teams before them.
Dominant in every way.
Jun 18, 2008 - 11:48:47 AM
Lakers still alive, beat Celtics 103-98 in Game 5
Pack up the championship trophy and book a flight back to Boston, the NBA finals aren't over yet. The Los Angeles Lakers are headed East to try a historic comeback of their own. Kobe Bryant scored 25 points, including a decisive dunk in the final minute - and Lamar Odom added 20 as the Lakers, playing with pride on their star-studded stage, prevented the Celtics from winning a 17th title with a 103-98 win in Game 5 on Sunday night to close to 3-2 in this restored rivalry.
Jun 16, 2008 - 2:08:33 PM
Celtics roar back, beat Lakers 97-91 in Game 4
In their comeback season, the Celtics saved the biggest one of all for the NBA finals. Boston rallied from a 24-point deficit and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-91 on Thursday night to take a commanding 3-1 lead in this history-rich series and move within one victory of a 17th championship that seemed impossible a year ago.
Jun 13, 2008 - 7:50:03 AM
Pierce, Garnett struggle in Game 3 loss to Lakers
Paul Pierce is looking forward to Game 4 of the NBA finals, when he'll get a second chance to show his hometown what Boston's Big Three can do.
Jun 11, 2008 - 4:47:29 AM
Pierce leads Celtics past Lakers 98-88 in Game 1
Paul Pierce shook off a sprained knee in the third quarter and sparked the Boston Celtics to a 98-88 win over the L.A. Lakers in the opener of the NBA Finals last night.
Jun 6, 2008 - 7:44:28 AM
Kobe, Lakers come back to win Game 1 over Spurs
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers waited until the third quarter to get going. Once they did, the San Antonio Spurs couldn't stop them. Bryant scored all but two of his 27 points after halftime, including a go-ahead, 10-foot jumper in the lane with 23.9 seconds remaining, and the Lakers rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat the Spurs 89-85 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
May 22, 2008 - 9:04:20 AM
Kobe scores 26, Lakers beat Jazz to take 3-2 lead
So much for Kobe Bryant's sore lower back. Bryant scored 26 points, his teammates kept Utah at bay down the stretch, and Los Angeles Lakers extended the stunning home success by NBA teams in the second round of the playoffs, beating the Jazz 111-104 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
May 15, 2008 - 7:13:51 AM
Kirilenko stuffs Kobe, Lakers in OT as Jazz tie series 2-2
Andrei Kirilenko blocked Kobe Bryant twice in overtime and converted a three-point play with 35 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 123-115 on Sunday, tying the Western Conference semifinals at 2-2. The Jazz went 9-for-9 from the foul line in overtime and outscored the Lakers 15-7 in the extra 5 minutes.
May 11, 2008 - 8:13:53 PM
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