| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The Lakers could get back three point guards in the coming week as Steve Nash (back), Steve Blake (elbow) and Jordan Farmar (hamstring) are getting closer to returning.
The Lakers (16-31) have started six players at point guard, including Kobe Bryant...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:06 PM
In an interview with The Times on Tuesday evening, Kobe Bryant acknowledged that he's disappointed that he will have to miss at least an additional three weeks because of pain and swelling in his left knee.
"[I'm] down about it," Bryant said following...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1:
June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The Lakers are a basketball mess. They've used 21 lineups in 42 games. They're 13th in the Western Conference. Kobe Bryant is at least two weeks away from returning from another injury, as are Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar. Steve Nash also hopes to come...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Indiana Pacers power forward David West has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for elbowing Clippers power forward Blake Griffin in the jaw during their game Saturday in Indianapolis, the league announced Sunday.
The incident occurred at the end of the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:58 AM
On a night when the NBA had All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo back on the court after a year's absence, it was Kevin Durant scoring a career-high 54 points, some stellar Western Conference showdowns and the Lakers stealing the spotlight on Friday night....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
MEMPHIS – When Jeremy Lamb comes off the bench the Oklahoma City Thunder can expect good things to happen.
A most recent example came against the Grizzlies at FedEx Forum Tuesday, when Lamb entered the game late in the first quarter, the Thunder...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:25 PM
MEMPHIS – Shabazz Napier had one of those nights when his shot wasn't falling. They've been common lately, but against Memphis he did not go into a shell, he stayed with it.
"I say this all the time, I'm not all about myself," Napier said. "I...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:38 PM
MEMPHIS — As soon as the American Athletic Conference was assembled, it was apparent that UConn and Memphis would have the best chance of forming a rivalry.
The Huskies have all those Big East banners on their wall, and Memphis was a flagship of...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:13 PM
It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance:
Ciao, Pau Gasol.
Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:46 PM
With two straight losses, the Lakers have dipped back below .500 to with a 10-11 record.
In the competitive Western Conference, the Lakers now stand in 12th place -- ahead of the New Orleans Pelicans (9-10) by mere percentage points.
The road ahead...