Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard will not play in Wednesday night's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder because of a sore right knee, coach Frank Vogel announced. "Hopefully he'll play tomorrow [against the Houston Rockets]," Vogel added. This has been a solid bounce-back season for Howard, who struggled to stay on the court last year with the Washington Wizards.
The Los Angeles Lakers will host a "home" game Wednesday more than 2,500 miles away from L.A., but anyone in the building who closes their eyes and opens their ears before tipoff, might mistake their surroundings for Staples Center. "And now, celebrating their 60th year in Southern California, 72nd year in the NBA, the franchise with 23 Pacific Division titles, 31 Western Conference titles and 16 NBA titles, your Los Angeles Lakers," the voice of Lakers public address announcer Lawrence Tanter e...
The world was a much different place when the Los Angeles Lakers last clinched the No. seed in the Western Conference in 2010. There was only one iPad, shutter shades were on every shelf across the United States, “Parks and Recreation” was only in its second season, and Bruno Mars was nothing more than a feature artist.