| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Lakers guard Nick Young sprained his ankle in practice on Thursday, putting his availability in question for the Lakers' first two preseason games on Saturday and Sunday.
"Nick tweaked his ankle a little bit today, so I don't even know if Nick's going...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:52 AM
The Lakers' bench is the highest scoring second unit in the NBA.
With an average of 57.8 points a game, the Lakers are eight full points ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks (49.8) and 12.5 points in front of the Sacramento Kings (45.3).
Jodie Meeks, who...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni is looking forward to a "normal" season after last year's difficult trek.
"I'm looking forward to getting to know the guys. See how they interact with each other -- see if we can have a little bit [more] chemistry this year...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:56 PM
The Lakers (2-3) were dismantled on the road by the Dallas Mavericks (3-1) on Tuesday night, falling, 123-104. Monta Ellis led all scorers with 30 points on 11-of-14 shooting with nine assists.
The five Lakers starters combined to outscore Ellis by just...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:14 PM
AUBURN HILLS -- The Lakers were dominated in the paint, practically embarrassed, but still beat the Detroit Pistons.
Nick Young, of all people, drew a charge on Detroit power forward Josh Smith with 1.9 seconds left and the Lakers snared a 106-102...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Jordan Farmar says playing abroad in Turkey was beneficial to his career.
Farmar, who signed a three-year, $10.5-million deal last summer to play in the Turkish Basketball League, agreed to take a salary cut to play with the Lakers, signing with them in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:05 PM
OAKLAND -- The "Rest Nash" plan began Wednesday.
Steve Nash, the NBA's oldest point guard, sat out the second night of consecutive games, a trend that could last the entire Lakers season, according to a person familiar with the situation.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The Lakers did what few expected on Tuesday, defeating the Clippers, 116-103, in the season opener for both teams.
This was supposed to be the season where the Lakers rebuild while the Clippers make a run at their first NBA title. It looks like...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Steve Nash will miss at least two weeks because of persistent nerve pain in his back, the Lakers said Monday.
Nash will have an epidural shot in his back Tuesday, a solution he tried with limited effect toward the end of last season. He was examined...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:35 PM
The Lakers lost their fourth consecutive game, falling on Friday night to the Utah Jazz, 105-103, in Salt Lake City.
Jordan Hill gave the Lakers a chance with a strong performance in the fourth quarter, scoring 13 points, including a pair of free throws...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Kobe Bryant is typically among the league leaders in scoring, but the Lakers will have to make do without him while he recovers from an Achilles' heel injury.
The Lakers' preseason numbers give an idea of what the team will look like while waiting for...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Pelicans 96, Lakers 85 (final)
The New Orleans Pelicans pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Lakers by 11 points. The Lakers ran out of gas against the younger, athletic Pelicans, especially with second-year forward-center Anthony Davis...