| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:06 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY — Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni says he doesn't think about whether he'll be back next season, preferring instead to chronicle the progress of the team, not his job security.
"It's not my place to have a sense" on a possible return as...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Taj Gibson hit the game-winning layup at the buzzer, giving the Chicago Bulls a 102-100 victory in overtime over the Lakers on Monday.
After five-straight points from D.J. Augustin to give the Bulls a 100-98 lead, Nick Young hit a right, baseline jumper...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
When: 12:30 PST
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: Channel 7; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 18-32; Bulls 24-25.
Record vs. Bulls: 0-1.
Update: The Lakers lost at Chicago last month, 102-100, when Mike Dunleavy found Taj Gibson for an...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:30 PM
When: 5 PST
Where: United Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 16-25, Bulls 19-20.
Record vs. Bulls (2012-13): 1-1.
Update: The Bulls appeared to give up on their season when they salary-dumped...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Former Lakers center Andrew Bynum, traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers and cut by the Chicago Bulls last month, has been signed by the Indiana Pacers.
The Pacers, who have the best record in the NBA at 35-10 -- three games better in the Eastern Conference...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Chris Grant will need to get creative when he re-formats his resume for his next job.
The longtime Cleveland Cavaliers executive who was fired as general manager this week was responsible for drafting the disaster that is Anthony Bennett, signing the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Sandburg and Stagg will continue their District 230 boys basketball rivalry on Saturday but neither team will enjoy a home-court advantage.
There will be few complaints about that from the Eagles and Chargers.
The two squads will face off at 2 p.m. on...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:56 AM
NBA Hall of Famer Larry Bird, the president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, did not mince words when talking to reporters about the signing of Andrew Bynum and made it clear that his club is "going to do whatever we can to go as far as we...