3:47 AM EST, Sun December 28, 2014
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

Byron Scott-Magic Johnson friendship has plenty of fuel left in tank

Magic Johnson created a mess earlier this month by saying the Lakers should "lose every game" and secure a top-five draft pick.
Los Angeles Times Dec 27, 2014

Lakers, without Kobe Bryant again, lose to Mavericks, 102-98

The Lakers played another game without Kobe Bryant and might have learned something about themselves.

Three in the key: Dirk’s milestone, Tyson’s alley-oop and Charlie’s block all key to Mavs’ 102-98 win against Lakers

Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning NewsDallas Mavericks guard Rajon Rondo (9) and Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin (17) fight for the ball in the second quarter during a National Basketball Association game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Dallas …

Lakers' late rally falls short in 102-98 loss to the Mavericks

The Lakers competed well against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night but ultimately fell short to the NBA's highest-scoring team, 102-98.