Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? J.A. Adande examines each West series.
The Lakers' Game 6 demise was led by a host of Lakers who weren't violently ill earlier in the day, writes J.A. Adande.
Kobe Bryant among players glad situation with female fan during Lakers-Nuggets game was handled quickly and safely.
After a season all about Andrew Bynum, the focus is starting to shift back onto Kobe Bryant once again.
Phil Jackson could be facing a last hurrah in Game 5
With Phil Jackson leaving, what happens now for the Lakers?
For the first time in their Hall of Fame careers, Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki are matched up in the playoffs.
A lot of strange things happened in Game 2, including the Lakers losing to the Celtics at home.
Lamar Odom did not like the shortcoming of the Lakers' second unit. Good thing Lakers are taller, J.A Adande writes.
The elimination of the Thunder set up perfectly for Kobe and the Lakers in Game 6, J.A Adande writes. Then, Pau.
In 2009, Kobe and Phil reached new heights together -- which didn't seem possible not too long ago.
Kobe Bryant had his chances to push the Lakers to a 3-0 Finals lead.
Kobe Bryant's demeanor was all business in the Lakers' Game 1 rout of the Magic.
The Lakers have a great opportunity to win a title, and Kobe has never been more ready.
The Orlando Magic handled the Los Angeles Lakers twice during the regular season. J.A. Adande examines whether the Finals will be different.
With their teams facing crucial Game 3s, Kobe Bryant thrived while LeBron James struggled late