Role Reversal for Fisher in Trying to End Lakers' Playoff Run
The Lakers forward sees his charity work with UNICEF and children's hospitals as a different way to fulfill the dreams instilled in him by his medically minded Spanish family. Gasol won the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award on Friday for his
By GREG BEACHAM AP LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's perfection at the free-throw line was big for the desperate Lakers. His poise in the fourth quarter was even bigger, and it got Los Angeles back into its second-round series with Oklahoma City.
The Lakers weren't going THAT quietly. In Game 3 against OKC, a must-win, the Lakers jumped out 16-4 and then held on to win 99-96. Kobe Bryant might be getting old, but he's always good for one big game and last night,
On Saturday the Lakers host the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Clippers take on the San Antonio Spurs in back-to-back NBA playoff games at Staples. Then on Sunday the real traffic trouble comes as the NHL's Kings will host the Phoenix Coyotes on the
AP Lakers center Jordan Hill (center) blocks the shot of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal Friday. The Lakers won 99-96. / Mark J. Terrill, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES