Lakers haven't yet been granted hardship exception to go to 16 - though it seems like it's a rubber stamp from NBA sooner or later
Lakers F Ed Davis: "We don't have a confidence problem at all. We can beat any team on any given night."
Lakers lose. Thunder out of the Western Conference basement. Updated standings: http://t.co/P5yYmToXDX
Lakers (3-12) have lost three straight, their third such streak already this season.
Lakers are now 1-7 at home this season.
Final: MEM 99, LAL 93. The West’s best tops its worst, but Lakers put up a fight.
Lakers lose it 99-93 to Memphis. This is another game the Lakers crumble down the stretch
Ends up Lakers' ball - but Kobe missed and clock is running out - that'll do
Turnover Lakers - that should do it
Bad miss from Kobe in transition - wide open - Lakers badly needed that one
90 seconds left in the game and the Lakers trail 97-93 after Jeremy Lin makes only one of his free-throws.
Nick Young draws the foul on a three-pointer as Lakers trail 95-89 with 2:15 left. Should’ve been a four-point play, Swaggy P.
Ganme in danger of slipping away for LAkers - Grizzlies 93-87 - with 3:10 left
Lakers get a break when MIke Conley tosses the ball a few rows into the stands
Lakers trail by two with 4:28 remaining and I’m going to need Wes Johnson 15.0 to be activated during this timeout.
Lakers pushing back into this thing - 89-87 with ball 6:13 left
Kobe checks back in at 7:53 mark in fourth, Lakers trailing Memphis by 5.
With Kobe resting, Ronnie Price is keeping the Lakers within striking distance in the final quarter. This is a real and serious tweet.
Lakers trailing 80-74 after 3rd Q to Memphis. Grizzlies have balance w/ Randolph (16 pts), Gasol (15 pts), Conley (15 pts), Lee (10 pts)
End 3Q: MEM 80, LAL 74. Ten Lakers have scored. Impressive team effort tonight. Kobe leads LAL with 18 on 4-10 shooting.
Grizzlies 80 - Lakers 74 after three
Important three from Wayne Ellington - Lakers down 4 now near end of third
On a team that does not pride itself on 3-point shooting, well the Lakers have stayed in the game because of it.
Grizzlies still can't shake Lakers
We find ourselves enjoying a shootout between... the Lakers and Grizzlies?
Effort is there for Lakers tonight - not always result - currently tied at 66
Kobe with a couple of three's, his second gives Lakers 66-64 lead.
LAL's once 9-point lead is gone, the Grizz using an 8-1 run to open a 60-58 lead, thanks in part to Lakers turnovers (4 in the quarter).
Marc Gasol went coast-to-coast before getting fouled. Fantastic defense there, Lakers.
Second half is underway and if the Lakers outscore the Grizzlies this half, they will win.
Lakers shot 44.2% from the floor in the 1st half (19-for-43). Remarkably, 50% from 3-point range (only six attempts, though).