| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The Lakers might have enough money to sign New York Knicks free-agent Carmelo Anthony, but starting the summer, the Lakers are still over the NBA's salary cap.
How is that possible with only four players under contract? Each and every Lakers' free...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Pau Gasol spent his final day ever at the Lakers' training facility on Thursday, yet again.
Trade rumors never managed to whisk him off to seemingly every NBA team the last few years.
So now Gasol has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July....
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Jason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer's table.
He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey top and joined his Brooklyn Nets teammates on the Staples Center court.
It was a routine...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Clippers (42-20) have hopes for an NBA title in June. The Lakers (21-40) are eyeing the top pick in the NBA draft.
On Thursday night, the Lakers are to host the Clippers at Staples Center.
The two local teams met on the season's opening night,...
| 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....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Here's the Lakers' newest nightmare development, other than the play-so-terribly-they-miss-playoffs one they're living now.
It starts with plenty of money to spend on free agents. And there's a player or two who can change a franchise.
But he's also...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:20 PM
SACRAMENTO — Pau Gasol's vertigo came back with a vengeance and Chris Kaman's right calf wouldn't cooperate.
It was almost time for assistant coaches Kurt Rambis and Mark Madsen to suit up for the Lakers.
"Only if they let me wear the short...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Jodie Meeks was the star of the Lakers' show last Sunday, outscoring Kevin Durant but also reminding his team of something less enthralling.
He'll be a free agent in July. Almost all the Lakers will be, in fact.
The latter isn't necessarily a bad...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Wesley Johnson dunked an in-bounds pass from Kent Bazemore with 6.9 seconds left on the clock, stealing a 107-106 win in Portland against the Blazers.
After exploding with a 33-point first quarter, the Lakers saw their lead gradually shrink until the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Pau Gasol is back from vertigo. And he has some suggestions.
He liked how Chris Kaman looked Sunday against Phoenix and wouldn't mind playing alongside him.
"We played a few games in the preseason, and I think it was pretty effective. I think people...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:16 PM
The two towers approach delivered a single, familiar result.
Another Lakers loss.
Pau Gasol got his wish, the chance to play next to fellow 7-footer Chris Kaman, but nothing really changed Tuesday in a 124-112 victory by the Portland Trail Blazers...