| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:52 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — The Lakers managed to make it to Friday's game from their hotel directly across the street.
It was their only victory of the day.
They certainly didn't do anything after arriving at Target Center, suffering their largest loss in 25...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:07 PM
As last-second shots go, this was one of his best.
With the clock ticking down on the Lakers' chances of obtaining a high pick in what could be a loaded draft, Kobe Bryant stepped up by stepping back.
With only 18 more chances to lose more games and...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Kobe Bryant couldn't help himself. Neither could Magic Johnson. They both demanded action from the Lakers' front office at nearly identical times Wednesday.
As Bryant told reporters he had no patience to wait for the Lakers to retool, Johnson said on...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:23 PM
The Lakers are planning to build a more modern training facility that they hope will also attract future free agents, The Times has learned.
They will stay in El Segundo because they like the area and its proximity to LAX, but will no longer share a...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:06 PM
UCLA begins play in its 46th NCAA tournament Friday when it takes on Tulsa in San Diego in the second round of the South Regional. Here are a few facts and figures about the Bruins, the Golden Hurricane and the tournament:
• The Bruins are...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Kobe Bryant forgot to mention someone of note in his rant about the Lakers’ future.
Thanks to Bryant’s payroll-devouring $48.5-million contract over the next two seasons, the Lakers will have little financial wiggle room to...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Lakers lost their 50th game of the season on Wednesday night, falling 107-102 to the Sacramento Kings (27-48).
Given the Lakers (25-50) have been long eliminated from the playoffs, the worse they do in the standings, the higher their position in the...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Power forward Julius Randle made a strong impression Friday night, helping the No. 8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats get past the No. 4-seeded Louisville Cardinals to advance to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight.
Along with forward Aaron Gordon of top-seeded...