| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Orioles left-hander Troy Patton said he took an Adderall pill four days before this past season ended as a temporary fix to improve focus and then was tested for banned substances the next day.
On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Patton...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK -- Center Brook Lopez has broken a bone in his right foot again, leaving the Brooklyn Nets without their leading scorer as they try to turn around a disappointing season.
The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder 122, Lakers 97 (final)
The Thunder made short work of the Lakers on Friday night, coasting to a 25-point win.
Forward Kevin Durant led Oklahoma City with 31 points, eight rebounds, five assists and four steals. Point guard...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:31 PM
The Lakers opened training camp on Saturday by holding media day at their El Segundo practice facility.
Pau Gasol, who recently arrived in Los Angeles after spending most of the summer in Spain, is healthy after May procedures to help relieve tendinosis...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The Lakers won their second exhibition game in three tries Tuesday, defeating the Denver Nuggets 90-88 in Ontario.
What did Coach Mike D'Antoni take away from the Lakers' win?
"The two bigs can play together. I didn't know that," said D'Antoni after...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The Magic are commemorating their 25th anniversary by bringing back their greatest players, and that requires the franchise to take the high road. We're talking nose-bleed high.
The Magic are working on plans to honor Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The long arms of Dwight Howard are gone. So are the quick hands of Metta World Peace.
It's enough to make the remaining Lakers wonder if their heads will spin watching opponents continually score easy baskets.
The Lakers were already among the most...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Lakers made their preseason debut Saturday night in Ontario, beating the Golden State Warriors, 104-95.
In a game where Coach Mike D'Antoni sat out Steve Nash and Pau Gasol to avoid playing the veteran duo on back-to-back nights (the team also plays...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:23 PM
No matter how dreadful the upcoming season might be, Lakers fans don't have to hold their breath. Chris Kaman will do it for you.
He can stay submerged in water for 2½ minutes thanks to years of free diving in the ocean.
No, Kaman isn't your normal...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The Lakers are currently in China, preparing for a pair of exhibition games against the Golden State Warriors in Beijing and Shanghai.
Lakers.com gives a behind-the-scenes look at their trip, starting in Los Angeles as the players collect at the airport...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:08 PM
The Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 108-94 on Tuesday night at Staples Center in their seventh game of the preseason.
Jordan Farmar scored 20 points off the bench on five-of-seven shooting, and had a leaping block of Utah's 7-foot-1 Rudy Gobert. The 6-foot-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Among the many questions about the Lakers' lineup: Who's going to play power forward?
Pau Gasol will take over at center, leaving a gap down low that might be filled by Jordan Hill. Might.
The eighth pick in the 2009 draft worked on his outside shot...