| May 11, 2011
Mark Landsberger, apropos of his modest NBA career, makes only a barely noticed cameo in one of the most frequently replayed video highlights in NBA history.
That's Landsberger, in his No. 54 Lakers jersey, tracking Julius Erving at the baseline as the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 on Thursday.
As news spread, members of the NBA community and Lakers organization shared their thoughts.
Thankful to @NelsonMandela for having shown us so much wisdom and leadership. His...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Nick Young has a unique personality, starting with his nickname "Swaggy P."
Time Warner Cable SportsNet analysts, and former Lakers champions, James Worthy and Byron Scott have Young's speech pattern down cold.
In a clip put together on the TWC...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni downplayed Kobe Bryant's activity level in Saturday's practice, saying it was too early to tie it to an official return from a torn Achilles' tendon.
Bryant had been sidelined since mid-April but returned to the practice court...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:17 PM
In this most conflicted of Lakers seasons, it figures that the common reaction to Kobe Bryant's imminent and inspirational return is actually two reactions.
Upon hearing the news: Yes! This means they have a chance to make the playoffs!
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Steve Nash doesn't know when he'll come back, how he'll feel or whether he can be an effective player again.
There is one certainty for the Lakers point guard: He's not contemplating retirement because of persistent back pain that has sidelined...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:00 PM
The Lakers lost Dwight Howard, but then their free-throw shooting improved drastically.
They were 28th in the NBA in free-throw accuracy as of last week, almost as bad as last season despite no longer employing the charity-stripe-...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:07 PM
As legions of fans awaited news about Derrick Rose's MRI results Saturday, Bulls legend Scottie Pippen played video games with his fans in a mall.
If Pippen had any insider information or was worried about the effect those results would have on the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The plan was to get ahead of the frenzy, especially what would be playing out on nights like this coming Wednesday, when the Heat make their first visit of the season to Cleveland.
Surely this would be a repeat of 2009-10, when as much of the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Twenty-five years ago, most thought Magic shooting guard Reggie Theus — with his movie-star looks and charisma — was destined for a life outside basketball.
Heck, he played coach Bill Fuller on the NBC sitcom "Hang Time."
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Time Warner Cable SportsNet will televise 78 of the Lakers' 82-regular season games this coming season.
Bill MacDonald and Stu Lantz return to call the broadcast along with sideline reporter Mike Trudell.
The studio programs "AccessSportsNet: Lakers"...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Kobe Bryant spent the eve of Lakers media day coaching a celebrity basketball team in Dubai, which may not be as bizarre as it seems given his NBA team is roughly half a world away from where it usually is this time of year.
Expectations haven't been...