This is the January 2, 2013 news archive. View today's Lakers rumors and news.
The Los Angeles Lakers' one-step-forward, two-steps-back season returned to reverse on Tuesday night, as Mike D'Antoni's squad followed Friday night's comfortable 2012-ending win over the Portland Trail Blazers by opening 2013 with a sluggish 103-99 los…Upvote Share Tweet
Why Are The Lakers So Flat? Kobe: "Because We're Old As Shit."deadspin.com Jan 2, 2013Older teams have run the same strategy for years to deal with the NBA's 82-game grind: go through the motions in the regular season, make sure you're healthy and rested for the spring. But these Lakers, built to win in the postseason, wouldn't even be i…Upvote Share Tweet
Holiday, Turner help Sixers fend off LakersESPN.com Jan 2, 2013Jrue Holiday had 26 points and 10 assists, Evan Turner added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 103-99 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Pau Gasol Launches A Football Pass to Kobe Bryantdimemag.com Jan 2, 2013Pau Gasol launches a football pass to Kobe Bryant who scores easily at the other end of the floor in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 2, 2013Kobe Bryant drives the baseline and cashes in a reverse layup in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.Upvote Share Tweet
How Much Of Problem With Lakers Is Kobe?Jan 2Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Lakers' struggles this season.
Are The Lakers Too Old?Jan 2Kurt Rambis discusses Kobe Bryant's comments about what's wrong with the Lakers.
Lee Jenkins: More polished Sanders hopes to be The Next Big ThingJan 2In the winter of 2009, NBA scouts flocked to Virginia Commonwealth University, lured by a fearless point guard named Eric Maynor, who would soon become a first-round draft pick. While watching Maynor in Richmond, the scouts noticed a springy center on t…