Weather conditions scrutinized as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 - 08:17 GMT

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday in the first full day of federal aviation experts’ crash investigation.

Ex-basketball star Kobe Bryant dead in helicopter crash

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 08:24 GMT

Retired basketball star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning.

American John Salley arrives in Cairo for 3-day visit

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 09:30 GMT

The American star will give a speech at the Creativity Industry Forum held from March 26-27.

Lakers' James eliminated from NBA postseason picture

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 - 12:53 GMT

Legendary superstar LeBron James will miss the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2005 as the Los Angeles Lakers were officially eliminated with a 111-106 loss to the Brooklyn Nets.

Lakers guard Rondo out for a month

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Los Angeles Lakers veteran guard Rajon Rondo will be out of the lineup for a month after undergoing surgery on his right hand, the NBA team announced Friday.

Ibaka drops 34 as Raptors pound Lakers

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Serge Ibaka scored a career-best 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 121-107 Sunday night.

Lakers snap Portland losing skid, Oladipo powers Pacers

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 03:09 GMT

LeBron James scored 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a 16-game losing streak to the Portland Trail Blazers by holding on for a 114-110 win on Saturday.

James finally gets into win column as Lakers rout Suns

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 - 03:15 GMT

LeBron James had 19 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as Los Angeles clobbered the Phoenix Suns 131-113, giving the four-time MVP his first win as a Laker.

LeBron James to make Lakers home debut against Rockets

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 07:00 GMT

LeBron James will make his Los Angeles Lakers' home debut on October 20 against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center arena, the National Basketball Association announced on Friday.

Lakers' Thomas set to undergo hip surgery

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 06:41 GMT

Thomas' hip woes have limited him to just 32 games this season after making his debut as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 2.

Lillard's late scoring flurry leads Blazers past Lakers

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Lillard knocked down four straight 3-point shots, as the Trail Blazers rallied from an 11-point deficit in the final 5:26 to win their seventh game in a row.