NBA: Chicago 95, Los Angeles Lakers 83

CHICAGO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Kirk Hinrich netted 22 points and Marco Belinelli added two key 3-pointers Monday, boosting Chicago over the reeling Los Angeles Lakers 95-83.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 104, Milwaukee 88

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard both tallied 31 points Tuesday in the Los Angeles Lakers' 104-88 win over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks.

NBA: Houston 125, Los Angeles Lakers 112

HOUSTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- James Harden scored 31 points for Houston in the Rockets' 125-112 win over the slumping Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday.

NBA: Denver 112, Los Angeles Lakers 105

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Ty Lawson's 21 points and 10 assists Sunday sparked the Denver Nuggets to a rare road win over the Los Angeles Lakers, 112-105.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 104, Portland 87

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The scoring of Kobe Bryant and the rebounding of Dwight Howard Friday launched the Los Angeles Lakers to a dominating 104-87 victory over Portland.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 100, New York 94

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant poured in 34 points on 14-for-24 shooting Tuesday and the Los Angeles Lakers avenged an earlier loss to New York with a 100-94 win over the Knicks.

NBA: LA Lakers 118, Golden State 115 (OT)

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant got six of his 34 points in overtime Saturday, carrying the Los Angeles Lakers to their third straight win, 118-115 over Golden State.

NBA: Houston 107, Los Angeles Lakers 105

HOUSTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Greg Smith netted 21 points and sparked an improbable second-half rally that carried the Houston Rockets past the Los Angeles Lakers 107-105.
Mike D'Antoni to coach Lakers

Mike D'Antoni to coach Lakers

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Mike D'Antoni will replace Mike Brown as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA team announced.

Woman decries police surveillance camera

PLATTE CITY, Neb., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A Platte City, Neb., woman said police inappropriately aimed a surveillance camera at her back yard and bedroom window.
Lakers' Blake fined for comments to fan

Lakers' Blake fined for comments to fan

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake has been fined $25,000 for "inappropriate" comments he made toward a fan during a game, the NBA said Tuesday.

NBA: LA Clippers 105, LA Lakers 95

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Caron Butler's 3-pointer to end the first half Friday gave the Los Angeles Clippers momentum that carried them to a 105-95 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: Golden State 87, Phoenix 85

PHOENIX, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Carl Landry's jumper with a minute to play gave Golden State a 3-point lead Wednesday and the Warriors held on to edge Phoenix 87-85.

NBA: Dallas 99, Los Angeles Lakers 91

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Darren Collision scored 17 points and O.J. Mayo had 12 Tuesday to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 99-91 opening-night win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Miami, Boston to open NBA 2012-13 season

NEW YORK, July 26 (UPI) -- The Miami Heat will open their NBA title defense at home against the Boston Celtics when the NBA 2012-13 season opens, the league announced Thursday.

Suns sign Eric Gordon to offer sheet

PHOENIX, July 11 (UPI) -- Restricted free agent guard Eric Gordon Wednesday signed an offer sheet with the Phoenix Suns, the team said.

Nash now a Laker

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- Veteran point guard Steve Nash has joined the Los Angeles Lakers, who gave up four draft picks to acquire him from Phoenix.
Reports: Suns deal Nash to Lakers

Reports: Suns deal Nash to Lakers

PHOENIX, July 4 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Suns have traded playmaking point guard Steve Nash to the Los Angeles Lakers, multiple reports indicated Wednesday.

Nash named Canada basketball GM

TORONTO, May 8 (UPI) -- Steve Nash, a two-time NBA MVP, Tuesday agreed to take over the Canadian men's senior national basketball team as general manager.

NBA: San Antonio 110, Phoenix 106

PHOENIX, April 26 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Patty Mills with 6 seconds remaining Wednesday clinched the San Antonio Spurs' 110-106 victory over Phoenix.

NBA: Utah 100, Phoenix 88

SALT LAKE CITY, April 25 (UPI) -- Paul Millsap had 26 points and 15 rebounds Tuesday to lead the Utah Jazz past Phoenix 100-88 and into the eighth and final Western Conference playoff berth.

NBA: Phoenix 93, Los Angeles Clippers 90

PHOENIX, April 20 (UPI) -- Steve Nash put Phoenix ahead with 30 seconds left Thursday and the Suns enhanced their playoff chances by downing the Los Angeles Clippers 93-90.

NBA: Phoenix 125, Portland 107

PHOENIX, April 17 (UPI) -- Marcin Gortat scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Phoenix Monday, helping boost the Suns into playoff position with a 125-107 win over Portland.

NBA: Phoenix 112, Houston 105

HOUSTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Marcin Gortat led Phoenix to as much as a 17-point advantage in the fourth quarter Friday and the Suns held on down the stretch to defeat Houston 112-105.

NBA: Phoenix 114, Minnesota 90

MINNEAPOLIS, April 10 (UPI) -- Markieff Morris put in 21 points and Shannon Brown added 17 for Phoenix Monday, helping the Suns breeze by Minnesota 114-90.
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