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BREAKING: Kobe Bryant Set To Have Surgery, No Timetable For Return

Kobe Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff in the loss to the New Orleans Pelicans last week and will have surgery for the injury on Wednesday, according to Lakers Nation reporter Serena Winters: Kobe Bryant to have surgery on torn rotator cuff Wednesday morning.— Serena Winters (@SerenaWinters) January 26, 2015 Despite the announcement of surgery, there is still no official timetable as to when Bryant ...

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Lakers News: Nick Young Sprains Ankle During Practice

After playing in only eight minutes against the Houston Rockets on Sunday night, Nick Young clearly wasn't happy about the lack of playing time and left Staples Center without talking to reporters in the locker room. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Bleed Purple and Gold" T-Shirts? -- Unfortunately, circumstances didn't get any better for Young or the Lakers on Monday. According to Lakers Nation repo ...

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Shaquille O’Neal Called Kobe Bryant ‘Penny Hardaway Part 2′

Throughout NBA history, there have always been excellent duos that went on to great success. The Lakers themselves benefitted from Jerry West and Wilt Chamberlain as well as Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Try Me" T-Shirts? -- Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal won three straight championships, but also went through a very public fued that ultimately saw Shaq tra ...

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Kobe Bryant Wanted To Sign With Wizards, Join Michael Jordan

On Sunday, the Los Angeles Lakers suffered their eighth consecutive loss against the Houston Rockets and remain the fourth worst team in the NBA. With the Lakers facing perhaps their most important off-season in nearly a decade, the franchise will have approximately $30 million in cap space to pursue big-name free agents. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Try Me" T-Shirts? -- More than a decade ago, K ...

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Byron Scott: Nick Young Looked Like ‘He Didn’t Want To Be There’

The Los Angeles Lakers returned home to host the Houston Rockets and unfortunately, the losing trend continued. The Lakers suffered their eighth straight defeat, falling 99-87. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Try Me" T-Shirts? -- One thing that stood out was Lakers sixth man Nick Young failing to score in only nine minutes and not taking the court in the entire second half. According to Lakers Natio ...

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Game Recap: Losing Streak Reaches Eight After Falling To Rockets

The Los Angeles Lakers returned home Sunday night to take on the Houston Rockets for the third and final time this season. After losing seven straight, the Lakers were in need of a win and hoped to deliver one in Staples Center. The two teams split their previous two matchups with the road team taking the victory each time. As was the case in their second game, Rockets center Dwight Howard sat out the game ...

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Jeremy Lin On Not Playing: ‘I Don’t Think Anybody Would Feel Great’

Before Friday night's game against the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott announced that he was making a change to the team's starting lineup. The major move was inserting rookie Jordan Clarkson into the starting point guard spot. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Try Me" T-Shirts? -- Clarkson's promotion meant that Scott had to choose between Ronnie Price and Jeremy Lin as t ...

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Dwight Howard On Kobe Bryant’s Legacy: ‘Five Championships’

These days, Dwight Howard is probably the most hated player in the NBA amongst Los Angeles Lakers fans. After only one season, Howard left the Lakers to join the Houston Rockets and fans have been booing him loudly ever since. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Try Me" T-Shirts? -- Despite the departure and reported issues with Lakers star Kobe Bryant, Howard still respects the Lakers star, saying that ...

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Dwight Howard On Kobe Bryant’s Shoulder Injury: ‘I Was Sad’

Just two years ago, the Los Angeles Lakers believed they had their superstar of the future when they traded for center Dwight Howard. As everyone now knows, the partnership didn't quite work and Howard left after one season to join the Houston Rockets. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Try Me" T-Shirts? -- In the season opener between the Rockets and Lakers, Howard got into an altercation with former ...

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Lakers Vs. Rockets Preview: Lakers Look To Break Losing Streak

With Kobe Bryant likely out for the rest of the year, head coach Byron Scott needs to turn his attention towards developing young guys who are likely to be in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform next year and evaluating those who may not be. With that being said, the Lakers are now losers of seven straight, and a win to start off a three game homestand would do wonders for team morale. That will be easier said tha ...

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