Victoria’s Steve Nash cemented his standing as one of the best-ever point guards Tuesday, earning his 10,000th career assist in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 125-112 loss to the Houston Rockets.
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Steve Nash will start for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Golden State Warriors after missing 24 games because of a small fracture in his lower left leg.
Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles became the youngest player in NBA history to eclipse 30,000 career points and only the fifth to hit that milestone in the first half in New Orleans.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s skyhook has been captured in bronze for future generations of basketball fans. Staples Center unveiled a nearly 16-foot-tall statue of the top scorer in NBA history Friday night, immortalizing Jabbar’s famed hook shot.
When Steve Nash suits up in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform for their regular-season opener Tuesday night against the Dallas Mavericks, the 38-year-old will embark on his last quest for an NBA championship that has eluded him for 16 seasons
Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant wore their gold uniforms together for the first time Monday as the Lakers opened training camp with a revamped roster and sky-high expectations.
The Los Angeles Lakers have a deal in place to acquire Dwight Howard from Orlando in a four-team, eight-player trade also involving Denver and Philadelphia, and the NBA has scheduled a conference call Friday with the four general managers to finish the deal, according to multiple reports.
Steve Nash won’t be coming home to Canada. The veteran point guard is going to the Los Angeles Lakers, a Pacific Division rival the two-time MVP point guard tried so hard to beat, with little success, in his eight seasons with the Phoenix Suns.
After blowing a seven-point lead and the chance to steal homecourt advantage from the powerful Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night, the third-seeded Los Angeles Lakers’ fate will be decided rapidly at Staples Center, with back-to-back games Friday and Saturday.
Kevin Garnett scored 27 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and used a dominant second quarter to help the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 107-91 on Wednesday night and take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.