76 Arrests as Fans, Some Rowdy, Cheer Lakers Win in LA

LOS ANGELES — Seventy-six people were arrested and more than 30 buildings and business were damaged when a downtown celebration turned chaotic after the Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th National Basketball Association championship, police said Monday. Caus...
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LeBron, Lakers on the Cusp of Reaching West Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Houston Rockets didn’t show up for Game 4 against the Los Angeles Lakers until it was too late. They can’t do that again Saturday in Game 5 — or else. For the second time in t...
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Lakers Beat Jazz 116-108 to Clinch Top Seed in West

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Anthony Davis had 42 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs by beating the Utah Jazz 116-108 on Monday night. The Lakers (51-15) own a six-game lead over the sec...
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Kobe Bryant Handprints, Other Memorabilia up for Auction

NEW YORK — Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints from his induction into the Grauman’s Chinese Theater hall of fame gallery, are going up for sale in April. “We are honored to include this c...
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Snoop Dogg Apologizes to Gayle King for Rant Over Bryant

NEW YORK — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basketball star Lisa Leslie about the late Kobe Bryant. “So with that being said, Gayle King, I publicly tore you...