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3 years 4 months ago

Lakers reportedly hire Brown as head coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Los Angeles Lakers have reached a deal in principle with former Cleveland coach Mike Brown to succeed Phil Jackson. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the Lakers hadn't made...

4 years 3 months ago

Lakers win 16th NBA title

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant hopped up on the scorer's table, shook his fists and extended five fingers. That's five, as in five NBA championships. This time a Game 7 in the NBA Finals, it finally went the Lakers' way. Beating Boston for the first time in a Game...

4 years 3 months ago

Lakers force game 7 of NBA Finals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant scored 26 points, Pau Gasol added 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers emphatically extended the NBA finals to a decisive seventh game with a 89-67 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 on Tuesday night. Ron Artest added 15...

4 years 3 months ago

Celtics even NBA Finals at 2-2

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Celtics have tied up the NBA finals, and they owe it more to "Big Baby" than the Big Three. Backup Glen "Big Baby" Davis scored half of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Celtics bench as it pulled away from the Los...

4 years 4 months ago

Lakers edge Suns on Artest buzzer beater

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The L.A. Lakers acquired Ron Artest for his rebounding and hard-nosed defense. Last-second offensive heroics were hardly his strong suit. Until Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night. Artest beat the buzzer with a wild bank shot after rebounding Kobe Bryant's air ball to...

4 years 10 months ago

Nuggets stun Lakers at Pepsi Center

DENVER (AP) - Carmelo Anthony got the better of Ron Artest, scoring 25 points in 29 minutes and leading the Denver Nuggets past the Los Angeles Lakers 105-79 Friday night. The Lakers' six-game winning streak was snapped. They scored just eight points in the third quarter as the Nuggets turned...

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