After the Los Angles Lakers began the new NBA season with three straight losses, they sought encouragement from a superstar who is also going through difficult times: Will Smith. After screening his new film Emancipation on Monday for several stars, including Rihanna, Tyler Perry and Dave Chappelle, Smith shared a sneak... Read More.
Want to know the real story of how the Lakers became the Showtime Lakers? Then the new docuseries Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers is for you. The Hulu series, debuting Monday, details how Dr. Jerry Buss bought the team in the late... Read More.
HBO Max’s new hit series Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, airing Sundays, shines a light on the experiences of some of the often forgotten but essential players of the Showtime-era Lakers. One of them was Norm Nixon, played by his son DeVaughn Nixon in the series. He... Read More.
It’s time to go back to the 1980s with Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. The HBO series stars John C. Reilly as Dr. Jerry Buss, the real estate mogul who bought the flailing NBA team and made them the brand they are today. Reilly tells ABC... Read More.
NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson won five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, but he says he will not watch the upcoming HBO series about how his team dominated the decade.
(NEW YORK) -- The NBA has suspended-without-pay Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James and Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart after an altercation during Sunday's game. The NBA announced Monday that for "recklessly hitting," James will serve his one-game suspension Tuesday when the Lakers face the... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Anthony Davis’ time on the court Sunday was cut short after the Los Angeles Lakers forward strained his left groin, causing him to miss the second half of his team’s matchup against the Phoenix Suns. The Lakers went on to lose Game... Read More.
By CARMEN COX, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- NBA star LeBron James is staying with the Los Angeles Lakers.Under a new deal worth $85 million, James has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the team into... Read More.
By ABC News (ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat ended with LeBron James and Anthony Davis leading the Lakers to their 17th championship Sunday night, after beating the Heat 106-93.Vanessa... Read More.
By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- The Los Angeles Lakers are one win away from being crowned the NBA champions.The team inched closer to their first title in 10 years Tuesday night, beating the Miami Heat 102-96... Read More.