| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Kobe Bryant said he could envision returning to a Lakers game this month after practicing on Tuesday for the second time in four days.
"Yeah, I can," said Bryant, sidelined by a torn Achilles' tendon since mid-April.
Bryant took part in a full-court...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:11 PM
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Lakers, 102-83, on Saturday night, extending a double-digit lead in third that the Lakers couldn't overcome.
In addition to the expected injuries to guards Kobe Bryant (knee), Jordan Farmar (hamstring), Steve Blake...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:53 PM
The Memphis Grizzlies closed out a tight game at Staples Center on Friday, defeating the Lakers, 89-86, behind a big performance from Zach Randolph.
After Jodie Meeks hit a three-pointer with the Lakers down, 85-81, with 1:20 left, Randolph was able...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:34 AM
One of the early surprises this year for the Lakers (5-7) has been the play of Jordan Hill.
Coach Mike D'Antoni promoted Hill to the starting lineup last Tuesday and the 26-year-old forward/center has responded with averages of 18.8 points and 12...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Despite the loss in Denver to the Nuggets on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers have gotten a badly-needed spark from forward/center Jordan Hill.
Coach Mike D'Antoni, searching for a productive rotation, promoted Hill to the starting...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis hopes to help improve the team's defense, but he also had some thoughts to share on the offense.
"The [Lakers] still have big people and I think you have to take advantage of the big people," said Rambis in a phone...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Kobe Bryant-less Lakers have grown on the fan base over the past few weeks, playing through a difficult schedule to win seven of 14 games.
With Bryant agreeing to a two-year, $40-million to $50-million contract extension, what does it mean for the...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The first Breeders' Cup race of the day was filled with controversy and heartbreak.
She's a Tiger beat Ria Antonia by a nose to seemingly win the $2-million Juvenile Fillies race Saturday at Santa Anita. But the stewards flashed the inquiry sign...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Back spasms sidelined Chris Kaman for a stretch in late November but when he improved, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni left the veteran center out of the rotation.
On Friday night, Kaman played his first significant minutes in a month, contributing to a 104-...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If the Philadelphia 76ers are willing, the Lakers might have a way under the luxury tax and, more important, the repeater tax.
The league currently levies a progressive tax that penalizes teams for every $5 million they spend on salary over the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The Lakers (11-12) have used 10 different starting lineups this season through 23 games.
It's not that Coach Mike D'Antoni is particularly indecisive. Injuries have played a major factor this season for the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant has only four games...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill took part in the Lakers' Sunday morning shoot-around and were expected to play Sunday night against Portland, Coach Mike D'Antoni said.
Gasol has a sprained right ankle and sprained left hand; Hill has a sprained left ankle....