| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:21 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Poor Lakers. They lose even when they win.
They hammered the similarly woeful Utah Jazz on Monday, 119-104, but damaged their lottery percentages for the draft.
If the Lakers had lost, Utah would have caught them (and Boston) in...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:55 PM
The Lakers didn't count on Brandan Wright scoring 23 points on 10-for-10 shooting in only 28 minutes of play, eventually falling to the Dallas Mavericks, 107-95, on Friday night at Staples Center.
Dirk Nowitzki scoring 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:53 PM
The Lakers gave out gas cards, fast-food coupons and casino getaways on fan appreciation night.
They couldn't give their fans a victory, much like the rest of the season.
The Memphis Grizzlies needed a win to help stay in playoff contention and got...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Mike D'Antoni might have coached his last game with the Lakers on Wednesday. Or he might return for the final guaranteed year of his contract.
It'll be the biggest subplot of a Lakers off-season sure to feature twists and turns....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:34 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Finally.
The Lakers crawled past the finish line Wednesday, kissing goodbye to the 2013-14 season (without any further injuries) in a 113-100 victory over the half-interested San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center.
After a series of...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The short-handed Lakers fought to the end, but ultimately fell to the Sacramento Kings, 107-102, for their 50th loss of the season.
A Wesley Johnson tip-in with a minute left cut the Lakers' double-digit deficit to three points, 105-102. The Lakers...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:45 PM
There were plenty of items to pluck from Mitch Kupchak’s 41-minute meeting with reporters Friday, first and foremost the lack of a timetable for a decision on Coach Mike D’Antoni’s future.
“Mike is under contract for two more...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:14 PM
It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup.
So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Phil Jackson wasn't overly visible Tuesday at Staples Center, hanging out in a luxury suite in a corner across from the New York Knicks' bench.
Probably better that way for him.
His former team drilled his new team, the Lakers bashing New York, 127-...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Milwaukee Bucks (13-58) have the worst record in the NBA. Even after the Philadelphia 76ers (15-56) lost 25-straight games, they're still ahead of the Bucks in the standings.
The Lakers (24-46) visit Milwaukee on Thursday night, with a chance to...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 12:09 PM
The NBA has raised its salary-cap projection for the 2014-15 season from $62.9 million to $63.2 million.
The current salary cap for the 2013-14 season is $58.7 million. The new cap number, which won't officially be set until the NBA completes its annual...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:57 PM
The Phoenix Suns were in town and handed the Lakers much more to ponder beyond another surprisingly rare and easy victory.
The Suns couldn't control Chris Kaman, lost Sunday's game by a 115-99 score and offered the perfect time to explore some big-...