missed LeBron James referee foul call, LA Lakers vs Boston Celtics, no call review rule, reaction, scores, results

The fallout from the NBA refereeing blunder in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 121-125 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics on Sunday (AEDT) continues, with both pundits and fans around the league calling for changes to the instant replay and coaches challenge rules. When LeBron James drove to the basket with less than five seconds on … Read more

Report debunks LeBron James’ claims that Lakers have been wronged by officials. Actually, the opposite is true

The Los Angeles Lakers have been on the wrong end of some high-profile officiating miscues of late. The most recent was LeBron James clearly getting fouled by Jayson Tatum on a game-winning layup attempt against the Boston Celtics on Saturday (which the Last Two Minute Report confirmed the following day), only to have the refs … Read more

LeBron James’ first triple-double of season lifts Lakers at MSG

NEW YORK — LeBron James moved within 89 points of breaking the NBA’s career scoring record and climbed into fourth place on the assists list, finishing with a triple-double in his return to Madison Square Garden as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the New York Knicks 129-123 in overtime on Tuesday night. James had 28 … Read more

Lakers’ Dennis Schroder tosses in the most nonchalant half-court shot you’ll ever see

Getty Images The Los Angles Lakers couldn’t make a 3-pointer to save their life in the first half against the New York Knicks on Tuesday, finishing the first 24 minutes 3 of 17 from downtown.  That mark was 2 for 16 until the final tenths of the final second, when Dennis Schroder received a pass from … Read more

State of play on all 30 teams, latest news, rumours, whispers, LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, John Collins, OG Anunoby

The February 10 NBA trade deadline (AEDT) is right around the corner. And the NBA rumour mill continues to heat up, with several stars potentially on the moves and teams otherwise exploring key changes. It’s been something of a unique season with an extreme seller’s market – the opposite to what was expected with the … Read more

LeBron James to play at MSG in return to Lakers lineup

NEW YORK — LeBron James will return to the lineup Tuesday night against the New York Knicks, sources told ESPN, making his first appearance at Madison Square Garden in three years. James sat out of the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 121-104 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday because of “significant soreness” in his left foot, … Read more

Lakers’ Russell Westbrook ‘grateful’ as march up record book continues

NEW YORK — LeBron James isn’t the only Los Angeles Lakers player making remarkable moves in the record books while the team remains pedestrian in the standings. Guard Russell Westbrook (8,972) passed Gary Payton (8,966) for No. 10 on the NBA’s all-time assists list during the Lakers’ 121-104 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday … Read more

NBA 2023; Patty Mills trade rumours, Brooklyn Nets v LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors v Oklahoma City Thunder, Steph Curry, Josh Giddey, scores, results, highlights, video, latest news

When the undermanned Brooklyn Nets needed someone to step up against the LA Lakers – albeit, even more undermanned – Patty Mills answered that call. Mills went off for 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field with four triples in 26 minutes off the bench to help lead the Nets past the Lakers at … Read more

Lakers’ Russell Westbrook passes Gary Payton for 10th place on NBA’s all-time assists list

USATSI Monday night’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets lost most of its luster with the absences of LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant and Ben Simmons due to their respective injuries. But Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving were ready to go, and something interesting might happen whenever those two are on … Read more

Lakers, LeBron James stunned after not getting game-altering foul vs. Celtics; NBA confirms missed call

The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t getting along with NBA officials this season. Los Angeles ranks third in the league in restricted area field goal attempts, but just 19th in clutch free-throw attempts per minute. For whatever reason, the offense that scores more in the paint than any other can’t seem to get calls at the end … Read more