Suns Overcome Booker’s Ejection, Hold Off Lakers 114-104 — CBS Los Angeles

Dario Šarić scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, Mikal Bridges added 19 and the Phoenix Suns overcame Devin Booker’s ejection for a 114-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

Suns Overcome Booker’s Ejection, Hold Off Lakers 114-104 — CBS Los Angeles

Can the Lakers reign again, or has the league become too fast to rein in? — Whittier Daily News

The Lakers blow out Golden State without much exertion, but they’ll need that same offensive firepower when the real games begin.

Can the Lakers reign again, or has the league become too fast to rein in? — Whittier Daily News

Butler, Nunn lead Heat past depleted Lakers 96-94 in NBA Finals rematch — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Kendrick Nunn scored 27 points, and Jimmy Butler had 24 points and eight rebounds.

Butler, Nunn lead Heat past depleted Lakers 96-94 in NBA Finals rematch — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Four storylines to watch as Lakers go without Anthony Davis — Press Telegram

Editor’s note: This is the Friday, Feb. 19 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. LeBron James still leans on Anthony Davis. It’s not to make a shot. Or get the block if a driver gets behind him. Or grab…

Four storylines to watch as Lakers go without Anthony Davis — Press Telegram

Harden, Harris Lead Streaking Nets Past Lakers, 109-98 — CBS Los Angeles

James Harden scored 23 points, Joe Harris added 21 with six 3-pointers and the Brooklyn Nets routed the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 109-98 Thursday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.

Harden, Harris Lead Streaking Nets Past Lakers, 109-98 — CBS Los Angeles

Grizzlies’ Bane to miss Lakers game — WREG.com

MEMPHIS — Already playing without Brandon Clarke and De’Anthony Melton, who are both nursing injuries, the Grizzlies rotation takes another hit as talented rookie Desmond Bane won’t play Friday night when the Grizzlies take on the Lakers at Staples Center. Bane is listed as out for the game due to personal reasons. He tweeted on […]

Grizzlies’ Bane to miss Lakers game — WREG.com

Robert Horry weighs in about current Lakers’ role players — Orange County Register

Editor’s note: This is the Wednesday Feb. 10 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. Most everybody picked up a quarantine hobby. Robert Horry has a few. He’s got his day job as a commentator for Spectrum SportsNet and ESPN,…

Robert Horry weighs in about current Lakers’ role players — Orange County Register

Lakers’ Talen Horton-Tucker could get poison-pill offer sheet in free agency — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The projected worth of the largest offer sheet Horton-Tucker could sign: $82,767,203.

Lakers’ Talen Horton-Tucker could get poison-pill offer sheet in free agency — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Analysis: Lakers’ offense has hit lulls as team seeks to pick up pace — Daily Breeze

When the Lakers look ahead, there’s few teams more devastating — no matter the situation. Pulling the ball out of the net, for most teams, means walking the ball up the court. But on an inbounds pass in the third quarter against Detroit, LeBron James channeled his inner quarterback, cocking back his arm to toss…

Analysis: Lakers’ offense has hit lulls as team seeks to pick up pace — Daily Breeze

Lakers survive Pistons’ upset bid in double-OT nail-biter — Orange County Register

The Lakers’ Dennis Schroder scores in front of the Pistons’ Sekou Doumbouya during the first half of Saturday’s game at Staples Center. The Lakers won in double-overtime. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions…

Lakers survive Pistons’ upset bid in double-OT nail-biter — Orange County Register

Nikola Jokic approaching Lakers, LeBron James with respect, wise-cracks: “Can he jump as high as me?” — The Denver Post

Nikola Jokic’s dedication to the joke was so strong it took a full 20 seconds for him to crack.

Nikola Jokic approaching Lakers, LeBron James with respect, wise-cracks: “Can he jump as high as me?” — The Denver Post