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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

Kuzma gets 28, leads Lakers past rival Celtics 108-107

LOS ANGELES/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Kyle Kuzma scored 17 points in the fourth quarter, showing off a spectacular array of big shots and slick passes. And if Boston’s Marcus Smart hadn’t missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer, it still wouldn’t have been enough for a win because the Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t hit their free throws … Continue reading Kuzma gets 28, leads Lakers past rival Celtics 108-107

Ingram sends Lakers past Spurs to 3rd straight win, 93-81

LOS ANGELES  /January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Brandon Ingram scored 26 points, Lonzo Ball added 18 and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 93-81 Thursday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Larry Nance Jr. had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers, who blew an … Continue reading Ingram sends Lakers past Spurs to 3rd straight win, 93-81

Kuzma, Lakers overcome Harden’s 51 to end Rockets’ streak

HOUSTON /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma set career highs with 38 points and seven 3-pointers against the NBA’s hottest team, and he wasn’t all that impressed with it. “Why not? I scored 30s in summer league, so…,” he said before trailing off. The stakes were a little higher Wednesday night. Kuzma … Continue reading Kuzma, Lakers overcome Harden’s 51 to end Rockets’ streak

KD shoots Warriors past Lakers 116-114 in OT on Kobe’s night

LOS ANGELES /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — On the night the Los Angeles Lakers retired both of Kobe Bryant’s jerseys, Kevin Durant provided his own tribute with a deadly accurate impression of the Black Mamba. Durant couldn’t hit a shot early on, but simply refused to stop launching. And when the game was finally on … Continue reading KD shoots Warriors past Lakers 116-114 in OT on Kobe’s night