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Elgin Baylor, Lakers Hall of Famer, Dies at 86

With a silky-smooth jumper and fluid athleticism, the 11-time NBA All-Star played a major role in revolutionizing basketball from a ground-bound sport into an aerial show.

Meet the Cast of HBO’s 1980s L.A. Lakers Drama

Meet the actors playing Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and other members of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers in HBO's drama pilot.

LeBron James Responds to “Courtside Karen” Fan Ejected From Lakers Game

On Tuesday afternoon, Juliana Carlos issued an apology.

NBA Christmas Viewership Falls vs. 2019

The NBA's primetime Christmas showcase fell a good amount from 2019, but two other games were up year to year.

NBA Postpones Houston-Oklahoma Game Due to COVID-19 Cases

Houston’s NBA game against Oklahoma City has been postponed because the Rockets do not have the required eight players.

Uninterrupted Doc ‘Gap Year’ Sets December Release (Exclusive)

The basketball documentary starring NBA rookie Darius Bazley is set for a release on Dec. 1 via streaming platforms.

LAPD Makes Several Arrests After Dodgers Celebrations Turn Into Property Damage, Looting

The unruliness hearkened back to the recent Lakers championship, after which 76 people were arrested and more than 30 buildings were damaged. 

Behind the Slump in TV Sports Ratings

A crowded menu, cord cutting and other factors have driven individual sports' TV numbers down, even as overall viewing is fairly stable.

LAPD Details Arrests, Damage Done During Lakers Championship Celebration

The Los Angeles Police Department on Monday released numbers concerning the arrests and damage done to property on Sunday night after the Lakers won the 2020 NBA Championship. 

LeBron James Leads L.A. Lakers in Win Over Miami Heat for NBA Championship

For the first time since Kobe Bryant's fifth and final title a decade ago, the Lakers are NBA champions.

Jalen Rose Criticizes Breonna Taylor Death Investigation Outcome During Heat-Celtics Pregame Show

Jalen Rose criticizes no charges being brought against the police accused of killing of Breonna Taylor, during ESPN Heat-Celtics pregame show.

LeBron James Has “Zero Comment” Response to L.A. Sheriff’s Reward Money Challenge

LeBron James said he had a "zero comment" response to the Los Angeles County sheriff who last week publicly challenged the Lakers superstar to match the reward money being offered for information…