| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics.
Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State's All-American guard, has been suspended three games by the Big 12 Conference for going into the stands and shoving a Texas Tech fan near the end of the 19th-ranked Cowboys' 65-61 loss Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas, the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:43 PM
At first glance, it was an announcement draped in sadness, the lateral tibial plateau that stole Christmas.
Six games into his comeback from a left torn Achilles' tendon, Kobe Bryant's left leg has buckled under the strain. After Bryant worked eight...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Heading into a two-game stretch on consecutive nights on the road against the defense-minded Indiana Pacers (42-13) and Memphis Grizzlies (31-24), the Lakers (19-37) are more likely to fall to 39 losses before they hit 20 wins.
The Lakers are now...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The Lakers are a dismal 16-32 on the season, but General Manager Mitch Kupchak has a positive outlook on the team's situation.
"Our future is a bright future. We're going to be just fine," said Kupchak on Wednesday to Jared Greenberg and Rick Fox on...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Normally the NCAA tournament is a curiosity for Lakers fans. The team rarely drafts in the first round, making it difficult to guess whom it might take with the 48th pick (Ryan Kelly in 2013) or the 60th (Robert Sacre in 2012).
But this year, with the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The Lakers hit a low point on Thursday night, getting destroyed by the Clippers in a 48-point drubbing.
General Manager Mitch Kupchak was caught on the national TNT broadcast with a clearly displeased facial expression as his team suffered its largest...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:40 PM
After a surprise win in Portland on Monday against the Trail Blazers, the Lakers have completely fallen apart with three straight losses including a 48-point drubbing by the Clippers.
The Lakers have given up an average of 136 points a game through that...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery.
With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league.
A full 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ since...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games, dropping to 13th place in the Western Conference.
With a record of 14-23, the Lakers are now only 2 1/2 games ahead of the last-place Utah Jazz (12-26). The Lakers have a half-game edge over the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:15 AM
At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs.
On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick.
Currently, the Lakers have the...