Kyle Kuzma

LOS ANGELES | LeBron’s triple-double leads Lakers past Nuggets 121-114

LOS ANGELES— When Kobe Bryant took a courtside seat in the first quarter, Staples Center buzzed with excitement for the mere sight of the most popular athlete in this building’s history. The crowd even started a “Kobe! Kobe!” chant in the fourth quarter — and it was immediately drowned out by cheers when LeBron James … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | LeBron’s triple-double leads Lakers past Nuggets 121-114

PORTLAND, Ore | Blazers spoil James’ debut with 128-119 win over the Lakers

PORTLAND, Ore.  — LeBron James opened with two thunderous dunks and had 26 points and 12 rebounds in his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the Portland Trail Blazers prevailed 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Damian Lillard had 28 points and Nik Stauskas came off the bench to … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | Blazers spoil James’ debut with 128-119 win over the Lakers

LAS VEGAS  | Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

LAS VEGAS  — Wash. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers will meet in the NBA Summer League championship for a second straight season. Last year Kyle Kuzma dropped a game-high 30 points to lead the Lakers to a 110-98 victory over Portland. This year it’ll be MVP-candidate Josh Hart — … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again