LeBron Scores 42 As Lakers Surge Past Spurs Late, 121-113LeBron James had no idea why he was so tired. He slept 11 hours overnight, missing his company Christmas party in the process, and then had a 2½-hour nap before the Los Angeles Lakers' game against San Antonio.
Kobe, Clarkson Lead Lakers Past Pistons 97-85 For 2nd WinAndre Drummond had 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Pistons. They wrapped a six-game West Coast trip with their fourth consecutive loss.
Jordan Hill Leads Lakers Past Pistons 114-99 Jordan Hill barely played for coach Mike D'Antoni when they were together with the New York Knicks four years ago, and he started this season on D'Antoni's bench again with the Los Angeles Lakers.
LA Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Dead At 80Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss had been hospitalized for “an undisclosed form of cancer."
World Peace SuspendedForward Metta World Peace was suspended for one game because he hit Detroit's Brandon Knight in the face, and the Los Angeles Lakers also were again without Dwight Howard when they faced the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.
Pistons Top Lakers In OT 88-85The Detroit Pistons rally to beat the L.A. Lakers in overtime 88-85 Tuesday night at the Palace.