| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Nothing meaningful happened to the Lakers last week, unless you count its possibly marking the moment Kobe Bryant found humility.
The standoffish superstar who likes to scoff at 3-0 series deficits, his team's sub-.500 record and the folly of a payroll-...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni and assistant coach Kurt Rambis recently had a conversation that went something like this.
Rambis: "Hey Mike.
D'Antoni: "Hey Kurt."
Rambis: "Want to hear something bad?"
Rambis: "I'm telling you anyway....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The Lakers (6-7) can climb back to .500 with a win Sunday night at Staples Center over the Sacramento Kings (4-8).
The Kings are coming of a close loss Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles against the Clippers.
The return of Kobe Bryant will have to...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Lakers 100, Sacramento Kings 86 (final)
The Lakers improved to .500 with a 100-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Winning their third game in a row, the Lakers kept pace with last year's team with a 7-7 start,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:40 PM
On Friday, Kobe Bryant's spot on the 2014 NBA All-Star was officially filled by New Orleans Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis.
Bryant was voted in by the fans, but a knee injury has the Lakers guard sidelined for at least the next few weeks.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Of all the surprises this season, this wasn't one of them: Pau Gasol was left off the All-Star team.
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni thinks he knows why. The Lakers (16-30) are 14th in the Western Conference.
"When you’re not in the top eight, top...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:37 PM
The NBA has suspended center DeMarcus Cousins for the Sacramento Kings' Friday night visit to the Lakers at Staples Center.
Cousins received the one-game suspension for punching Houston's Patrick Beverley in a 129-103 loss on Tuesday to the Houston...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Lakers floundered last season, it was easy to blame Coach Mike D'Antoni.
His biggest crime was not being Phil Jackson.
The team spent most of the year pushing through injuries (Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Lakers finished Week 5 where they started, at .500 (9-9).
Week 6 is relatively quiet with just two games, Friday night in Sacramento and Sunday at home.
The Lakers will have plenty of time to practice, with hopes that Kobe Bryant will be able to...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Lakers 106, Kings 100 (final)
The Lakers were a mess defensively for three quarters.
The fourth was a completely different story as the Lakers held the Sacramento Kings to 10 points in until Ben McLemore's meaningless three-pointer with 6.9 seconds...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Four, three, two …
The Derrick Williams position countdown goes on, the No. 2 pick in the 2011 draft still trying to find his spot in the NBA before time runs out.
The Minnesota Timberwolves tried him at power forward and small forward before...