Kobe Not Quite Ready For RetirementIf Kobe Bryant is beginning the final season of his career this week, he insists that he doesn't know it.
Mavs Stop Lakers For Season SweepTyson Chandler had 20 points to lead seven Mavericks in double-figure scoring, and Dallas tuned up for the postseason with a 120-106 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night.
Steve Nash Heads Into RetirementSteve Nash played through pain and injury for essentially his entire career. But he finally surrendered to his back woes last weekend after 19 years in the NBA and "failure" in Los Angeles.
Ellis Helps Mavericks Beat Lakers 100-93It all came together Sunday night against the Lakers. Monta Ellis shot 12-for-22 and scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter to help the Mavs pull out a 100-93 win.
Lakers Say Kobe Bryant Has Torn Rotator CuffBryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers' loss at New Orleans on Wednesday night. An MRI exam in San Antonio revealed the tear, the club says.
Mavs Look To Bounce Back Vs Visiting LakersThe Mavericks can avoid a season-high third straight loss Friday night with a fifth consecutive victory over the Lakers, who are likely to again be without Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Passes Jordan On NBA Scoring ListKobe Bryant has reached rarefied air. The Lakers star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's career scoring list Sunday night in a 100-94 win over the Timberwolves.
Streaking Mavs Host Recovering Lakers At AACMavericks owner Mark Cuban has no sympathy for the 3-9 Los Angeles Lakers, saying on a radio show recently that he hopes they "suck forever."
A Closer Look At The Lakers' StrugglesBen and Skin take a look at the historically bad Los Angeles Lakers' season so far and discuss how Kobe is taking over the team whether it leads to wins or not.
Dallas-Native Randle Breaks Leg In Lakers DebutAfter Lakers rookie Julius Randle left his NBA debut strapped to a wheeled stretcher, every player at Staples Center gained a sober perspective on the season opener.
Steve Nash To Miss Season With Back InjuryNash will miss the entire season because of a back injury, the Lakers announced Thursday, putting the two-time NBA MVP point guard's career in doubt.
Rockets Trade Lin To LakersJeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Rockets, who also gave up first- and second-round draft picks in 2015 for the rights to European center Sergei Lishchuk.