EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending his season with two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chase.
Kevin Durant and the Thunder have reason to shout after holding the Lakers scoreless in the final 6:14. Durant had 26 points.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook had 37 points and 10 rebounds, Kevin Durant scored 26 and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off a second-half charge to beat the improving Los Angeles Lakers 122-105 on Tuesday night.
PHOENIX - Marcin Gortat hit big shots at the end of regulation and overtime, helping the Phoenix Suns end a three-game losing streak with an 84-83 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers’ playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the ‘80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.
WASHINGTON - For the first 32 games of the season, the Washington Wizards were a sorry bunch - winning only four times.
Kobe Bryant (10) and LeBron James started for Team USA, but each played fewer than 18 minutes, and the two combined for 11 points.
Kobe Bryant takes a three-point shot in an exhibition game against the Dominican Republic. Bryant was 0 for 3 on three-point attempts.
LAS VEGAS - New role, same old result for Kevin Durant.
LAS VEGAS - Kevin Durant can't hide from the hurt this summer.
Steve Nash chose the Los Angeles Lakers because they're close to his children and to NBA title contention.