Austin Reaves’ triple-double, Malik Monk’s scoring outburst leads Lakers to comeback win over Nuggets in finale
The Lakers closed the season with a win in Denver, one that featured historic nights from both Malik Monk and Austin Reaves.
A disappointing season at Staples Center and Crypto.com Arena for the Lakers ended on a positive note with a victory over OKC.
An undermanned but young Lakers team gave it a go on Thursday, led by Talen Horton-Tucker’s first 30-point game of his career, but would fall short to the Warriors.
The Lakers’ loss to the Suns was a move we’ve seen a few times this year, a perfect end to encapsulate their horrendous year.
Anthony Davis was back to his dominant ways on Sunday against the reigning MVP in Nikola Jokic, but the same old Lakers came up short to the Nuggets by the final buzzer.
The Lakers got LeBron James and Anthony Davis back, but because of their own self-inflicted lineup wounds, it didn’t matter. Now they’re on the precipice of postseason elimination.
The bar for the Lakers has lowered to whether or not the team can just stay competitive against good teams, and Russell Westbrook and Dwight Howard ensured they at least cleared that short benchmark on Thursday in Utah.
Luka Doncic was magnificent and the Dallas Mavericks were unconscious from the field as the Lakers were routed yet again.
The Lakers needed to win on Sunday to have any hope of passing the Pelicans in the standings. They did not.
Down LeBron James and matched up against one of the league’s best teams, the Lakers went toe-to-toe with the Sixers for 48 minutes before losing late.
DJ Augustin gave the Lakers a huge spark off the bench to help LeBron James and Russell Westbrook upset the Cavaliers.
LeBron James made history by passing Karl Malone for second all-time in regular season scoring, but the Lakers blew a big lead to fall against the shorthanded Wizards.
Heroics from LeBron James and Russell Westbrook down the stretch allowed the Lakers to snap their long road losing streak with a dramatic overtime win in Toronto.
The Lakers continued their disengaged skid with a loss to the Timberwolves.
The Lakers are pretty obviously uninterested in trying for 48 minutes to compete, with the latest indication of as much coming in their first-half no-show against the Raptors.
LeBron James couldn’t score 50 points again — and it may not have even been enough — as Phoenix obliterated the Lakers on Sunday.
The Lakers need LeBron James to be exceptional just to have a chance, even against lottery teams. Luckily for them, on Friday night, that’s exactly what he was.
Improbably, the Lakers found a new way to lose a game on Wednesday as they let slip a pair of chances to win the game before watching Houston run away with a win in overtime.
As LeBron James sat out with knee soreness, the Lakers saw their one-game winning streak snapped against the San Antonio Spurs.
LeBron James wasn’t going to allow the Lakers to lose another close one against Stephen Curry and the Warriors.
The Clippers clinched a season sweep of the Lakers with a dominant win, and it’s hard to find reasons to even care about this team when they have so blatantly given up on this season.
Despite an improved effort from the Lakers, Luka Doncic and the Mavs were too much for LeBron James and the Lakers on Tuesday.
The Lakers looked like a team ready to give up on the season on Sunday, losing to the Pelicans with a completely listless effort at home.
The Lakers still look like the same that can compete before coming up short that we’ve seen all year, coming out of the All-Star break with a tight loss to the Clippers.
LeBron James wasn’t going to let the Lakers lose to the Jazz on the same night they lost Anthony Davis.
LeBron James passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the most combined playoff and regular season points in NBA history, but it wasn’t enough for the Lakers to beat the Warriors on the road.
The Lakers showed that their issues go far beyond Russell Westbrook, putting up an ugly showing against a horrid Trail Blazers team in their last outing before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline.
These Lakers very much do not appear to be a title contender as currently constructed. The Bucks made that clear enough, and right now, it doesn’t even look like the NBA trade deadline can fix it.
Malik Monk moved into the starting lineup, and gave the Lakers the boost they needed for a comeback, overtime win vs. the Knicks — despite the worst game Russell Westbrook has played this season.
Anthony Davis and the Lakers fell back to three games below .500 following a tight loss to the Clippers.
Despite missing LeBron James for a fourth game in a row, the Lakers rode Anthony Davis and Carmelo Anthony to a victory over Portland on Wednesday.
Despite seeing Malik Monk nearly match his career-high in points, the Lakers were unable to knock off the Hawks in Atlanta on Sunday afternoon.