The Early Lead: Los Angeles Lakers


Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Kobe Bryant says “only an idiot” would doubt he’ll return

Still, knee injury signals that the end of Lakers star’s career is approaching rapidly.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Lamar Odom plea deal results in three years’ probation

For now, the former L.A. star remains an NBA free agent.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lamar Odom, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Kobe Bryant gives himself an F in return with Lakers

L.A. star played for the first time in eight months and was bummed by his turnovers in loss.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:50 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Kobe Bryant’s new Nike shoe has stitches

Lakers star, who had Achilles’ surgery in April, said of the shoe, “You want them to have an emotional reaction as soon as they see it.“

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Kobe Bryant signs two-year extension with Lakers

New deal all but guarantees he’ll never play for another team.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:17 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Steve Nash reportedly considering retirement

The Lakers point guard, a two-time MVP, has struggled with chronic back issues.

By Kelyn Soong  |  06:53 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Steve Nash

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Kobe Bryant gets $24 million payday

Lakers star gets roughly 80 percent of his pay on Nov. 1. Not bad.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:22 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Lakers bench is too much for Clippers

Xavier Henry leads a bunch of no-names in the first battle of Los Angeles.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Xavier Henry

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Kobe Bryant sidelined as Los Angeles Lakers take on Los Angeles Clippers

The aging Lakers take on the surging Clippers, who are a team that many have going to the NBA Finals.

By Kelyn Soong  |  05:25 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Steve Nash

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Kobe Bryant to have treatment on knee in Germany

There’s no problem with his surgically-repaired Achilles’ tendon, though.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 08/30/2013

Kobe Bryant jumps off a 40-foot high dive (video)

Naturally, he shares his progress from a torn Achilles on social media.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:20 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Kobe Bryant takes issue with prediction for Lakers

ESPN's 12th-place projection draws a pithy response.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Kobe Bryant denies retirement talk, saying 'soon, but not yet'

As he recovers from Achilles surgery, he has time to ponder what Phil Jackson wrote about him and Michael Jordan.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Dwight Howard, Lakers face uncertain future

A dreadful season in Los Angeles ends with an uncharacteristic sweep in the playoffs.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Kobe Bryant signs off Twitter, at least during Lakers games

What's a superstar to do while he's laid up recovering from Achilles surgery and his team is still playing?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/14/2013

Kobe Bryant says he's "keeping track of all doubters and haters"

To those who doubt whether he'll play again, he has a strong message the day after Achilles surgery.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:01 PM ET, 04/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/13/2013

Kobe Bryant has complete Achilles tear, out 6-9 months

Before entering surgery today, Laker adds "#vicodintweets" to his social media reportoire.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 04/13/2013

Kobe Bryant injury: "The frustration is unbearable"

After On Facebook, Lakers star does some soul-searching about his future and whether Black Mamba can come back.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:08 PM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Kobe Bryant scores 47 points in big win for Lakers

Lakers beat Portland and lead Utah by a game for the final Western Conference playoff berth.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:01 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Kobe Bryant can't carry Lakers past Clippers, although he tries

Injured and weary Lakers are fighting for a playoff berth, so Bryant is logging monster minutes.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:55 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Kobe Bryant injury: NBA says he was fouled

The bigger question is: Just how long will he be sidelined as the Lakers fight for a playoff spot?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:23 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Kobe Bryant watches movies as he rests sprained ankle

Lakers star, out indefinitely with sprained ankle, is still a wee bit angry with Dahntay Jones.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dahntay Jones, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Kobe Bryant injury: Was the play dirty?

Lakers star claims that Dahntay Jones "Jalen Rose'd me" after he severely sprained his ankle Wednesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:35 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Dwight Howard answers Orlando boos with 39 points

Magic's hack-a-Dwight strategy doesn't work as Lakers win for the ninth time in 11 games.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:53 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Dwight Howard in Orlando: "Nothing but love for the fans here" (video)

Naturally, the Lakers' first game in Orlando calls for a wacky press conference. Thanks, Metta World Peace.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace, NBA

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Kobe on Kimmel: "What's a Laker team in L.A. without drama?" (video)

And if a teammate doubted his playoff guarantee? "I would have called the Buss family and said, 'Cut this guy right now!'

By Cindy Boren  |  10:26 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Phil Jackson, Dwight Howard have been texting one another

Lakers player says the topic has been recovering from back surgery. No word if emoticons were involved.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Kobe Bryant hurts his elbow in Lakers' painful loss to Thunder

Bryant's funny bone is bruised and so are Los Angeles' playoff hopes after a loss in Oklahoma City.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace, NBA

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Kobe Bryant: Call him "Vino" as Lakers hit .500 (video)

Lakers star turns back the clock with a dunk over Josh Smith in victory Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:44 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Metta World Peace wears Cookie Monster pajamas

Lakers center confronts real cops, summoned to his condo complex because of actors with BB guns, in his jammies.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013

NBA trade deadline: Dwight Howard won't be traded, Mitch Kupchak says

General manager says that center, who can become a free agent this summer, is the future of the Lakers.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Kobe Bryant pays tribute to Jerry Buss -- and Lakers beat Celtics (video)

And the Lakers topped it off by playing one of their best games, with Dwight Howard scoring 24 points.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:47 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Phil Jackson talks about his future and the Lakers

In an interview before the death of Jerry Buss, the Lakers' former coach discussed what, if anything, is left for him to do in the NBA.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80

With Hollywood watching, the franchise won 10 NBA championships.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:26 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Buss, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Will Ferrell kicks Shaquille O'Neal out of the Lakers' game (video)

Comedian worked the Staples Center stands as a red-jacketed security guard.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:13 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Shaquille O'Neal

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Kobe Bryant "happy as hell" as Lakers win again

Two games with 14 assists have brought two wins for Lakers.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Kobe Bryant vs. Dwight Howard: Lakers drama continues

Players "went at each other" in a clear-the-air meeting that accomplished little.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:46 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Kobe Bryant, Lakers are still off-key in another loss

If he can't make beautiful music on a basketball court, there's always a piano.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:42 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard nearly fought, report says

Team chemistry may be a bigger problem for the Lakers than their advanced age.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:41 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Phil Jackson, Jeanie Buss engaged

For a change, the Zen Master is in headlines for something other than coaching rumors.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:40 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Kobe Bryant says the Lakers are old

If he wants to feel even older, he should consider that he's 34 and has played 17 years in the NBA.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:56 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 12/27/2012

Dwight Howard ejected; Lakers fall to Nuggets

The Lakers had won five in a row...until they stumbled against the Nuggets, despite Kobe Bryant's 40 points.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:52 AM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Pau Gasol returns, but Kobe Bryant lifts Lakers over lowly Bobcats

Beating the lowly Bobcats takes everything the Lakers can muster.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:59 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Kobe Bryant would like to play the Washington Generals

The Harlem Globetrotters say they'd make room for Kobe.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:21 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Carmelo Anthony limps off, but Knicks still hammer Lakers

Carmelo Anthony escapes serious injury and Kobe Bryant reveals the secret of his resurgence.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:26 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Kobe Bryant calls Magic Johnson, which is "very helpful"

With the Lakers struggling, retired legend Magic Johnson, gets a call from Kobe Bryant ahead of tonight's game against the Knicks.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:32 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Kobe Bryant frustrated at Lakers "finding ways to lose"

There's no love from Magic Johnson or, at this point, anyone else for a Lakers team that is foundering.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:39 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Magic Johnson rips Lakers for poor play

The Los Angeles Lakers are struggling at 9-12 and Magic Johnson steps up with tough love for his former team.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, NBA

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Kobe Bryant tops 30,000 points, keeps an eye on Michael Jordan

While Magic Johnson says Kobe Bryant could be the "greatest Laker," Kobe Bryant is more interested in catching his boyhood idol.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:53 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Mike D'Antoni is 1-0 as Los Angeles Lakers coach

Mike D'Antoni makes his debut and the Los Angeles Lakers win with a performance that isn't his usual style.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:21 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Mike D'Antoni to make Lakers debut tonight

Mike D'Antoni says he'll coach his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers tonight against the Brooklyn Nets.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Mike D'Antoni will make Lakers debut Tuesday, report says

Mike D'Antoni has had a delayed debut as Los Angeles Lakers' coach because he's recovering from knee-replacement surgery.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Phil Jackson learned of Lakers decision in late-night call that was just weird

Phil Jackson said he was awakened late Sunday night and told that he wouldn't be the Lakers' coach. "I wish it would have been a little bit cleaner," he said.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Lakers new coach is happy, but what about Phil Jackson?

Mike D'Antoni isn't saying much about how and why he got the Lakers' job over Phil Jackson.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni, New York Knicks

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Phil Jackson isnt Lakers new coach, Mike DAntoni is

The Los Angeles Lakers quickly hire a new coach -- and it isn't Phil Jackson. It's Mike D'Antoni.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:56 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Kobe Bryant is steamed as Lakers fall again

The Lakers reloaded during the offseason, but they've misfired in a 1-4 start that has Kobe Bryant seething.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:25 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Steve Blake fined $25,000 for cursing at fan

With the Lakers struggling, Steve Blake aimed some profanity at a fan -- and will pay for it.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Steve Nash may be out up to four weeks, report says

One of the Los Angeles Lakers' prized off-season acquisitions, Steve Nash, may be out longer than expected with a non-displaced fracture of his fibula.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:19 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Steve Nash doubtful as winless Lakers host Clippers

The 0-2 Lakers will be without their starting point guard when they host the Clippers on Friday night.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:03 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 10/31/2012

New-look Lakers lose to Mavericks, make Mark Cuban happy

The Lakers may be loaded with talent and big names, but they could still use some practice.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:46 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Kobe Bryant sounds like he’ll play, although he’s a game-time decision for Lakers’ opener

Kobe Bryant says his foot injury is healing, but he's a game-time decision for the Los Angeles Lakers' opener against the Dallas Mavericks.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:21 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Mavericks, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Kobe Bryant’s status for Lakers season opener in doubt

The star-studded Lakers enter the season with key players nursing nagging injuries.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:51 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/18/2012

LeBron James a Laker? It may be possible, ESPN reports

LeBron James a Laker? The team may well be maneuvering for a run at King James, ESPN reports.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Alex Rodriguez, Yankees are on the brink despite Kobe Bryant’s pep talk

Alex Rodriguez, Yankees are on the brink despite Kobe Bryant’s pep talk

By Matt Brooks  |  11:03 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Dwight Howard on Shaq: “He’s done. He’s gone. It’s time to move on.”

Shaquille O'Neal said he prefers "old-school" centers Andrew Bynum and Brook Lopez to Dwight Howard, but Howard doesn't care what Shaq thinks.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Kobe Bryant on Dwight Howard: “It’s my team.”

Kobe Bryant welcomes Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers and reminds him, "It's my team."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:50 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA