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2015-16 Schedule
0-3, 5th in Pacific

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Kobe Bryant on being No. 93 in ESPN's 2015-16 #NBArank: "Please don't ask me about silly stuff like that."

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers fall to 0-3 in preseason after 105-97 loss to the Toronto Raptors here in Ontario, Calif. Kobe Bryant finished with his best game of the preseason thus far -- 16 points on 5-11 shooting in about 22 minutes. Julius Randle had another impressive showing with 17 points on 7-10 shooting. And Lakers guard Lou Williams scored 19 against his former team.

What will roy hibbert bring out west?

As one of the most valuable big men in the league, Hibbert excels at guarding the rim. See where his high-value defensive skills landed him in our rankings. #NBARank: Nos. 91-100

Rose: There aren't 92 players better than Kobe (3:46)

EFT: Hardy, Kobe #93, Fisher vs. Barnes

Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith debate Jerry Jones speaking about Greg Hardy, the Texans' struggles and Kobe being ranked #93. Plus, they discuss the fight between Derek Fisher and Matt Barnes.

Stephen A. goes off on Skip about Kobe (3:42)
Rousey on Kobe retiring: 'It's getting to be about that time' (0:38)
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1dBrian Windhorst and Ian Begley

Fisher, Barnes scuffle at L.A. party, sources say

Knicks coach Derek Fisher and Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes were involved in a physical altercation Saturday night in Los Angeles at the home of Barnes' ex-wife, sources say.


Kobe comes in at No. 93 in NBA Rank

The project asks, "Which player will be better in 2015-16?" from both a quality and quantity standpoint. Kobe ranked 260th in Wins Above Replacement last season. Players ranked 91-100

Shaq sells car on "Fresh Off the Boat" (1:33)
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Kobe Bryant: Barely a top-100 player?

In the 41 games Bryant’s played over the last two seasons, he’s averaged 21.1 PPG while shooting under 38 percent. That’s the worst field goal percentage over any two-year stretch in the shot-clock era in which a player averaged at least 20 PPG.

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2dBaxter Holmes

Lakers From The Outside: The Kobe issue

Kobe Bryant returning for another season after this one is a fan's dream, but insiders around the NBA say it would be a nightmare for the franchise. Here's why.

Trevor Booker punches Roy Hibbert (0:21)

Two Lakers just miss the top 100

In the latest edition of our NBA player rankings, two newcomers to Los Angeles made the cut. They might be disappointed to learn just how close they were to the top 100. #NBArank: Nos. 101-110

Tempers flare in preseason contest between Jazz and Lakers (0:58)

Booker ejected for swipe at Hibbert

Jazz F Trevor Booker (left) was ejected from Tuesday night's preseason game in Honolulu after he took a swing at Lakers C Roy Hibbert (far right). Booker first got into a tangle with Lakers F Julius Randle, and when Hibbert joined the fray, Booker threw a punch that missed. Said Hibbert: "I have everybody's back."

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Preseason final from Honolulu: Jazz 117, Lakers 114. Kobe Bryant: 13 points on 5-9 FGs in 21 min. Lou Williams leads LAL with 20 points. Utah's Alec Burks scores a game-high 27 points.

Team Stats

Points Per Game98.519th
Rebounds Per Game43.912th
Assists Per Game20.921st
Points Allowed105.329th

Team History


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