| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:20 PM
The Lakers and Clippers will play many dramatic, high-caliber games against each other this season and will bring fans at Staples Center to their feet with a parade of dunks and alley-oops and the sheer brilliance of their superstar-stuffed lineups....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It's the most anticipated NBA season in Los Angeles history, so what are we waiting for?
Oct. 30 — The Lakers defeat the Dallas Mavericks by 55 points in the season opener. At least, this is the rumor. Nobody actually sees the game after it is...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:16 PM
There were so many people standing and taking photos with their phones, I couldn't see the Lakers warming up.
There were so many people cheering the procession of All-Stars hopping and dancing on to the floor, I couldn't hear the Lakers introductions....
| May 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Lakers legend Magic Johnson made a controversial statement Friday that had fans wondering if the team would be looking for a new coach by Monday.
Appearing on an ESPN's NBA Countdown, Johnson said Lakers head coach Mike...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:37 PM
*Full audio of Josh McRoberts' interview
Josh McRoberts, who is known as the guy with the highest vertical on the Lakers, had his exit interview on Wednesday. In his first season with the team, he averaged 2.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 14.4 minutes a...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol were in the Lakers' training facility on the same day, possibly for the last time.
They arrived several hours apart for their exit interviews Wednesday and then stepped into the sunshine afterward, though nothing looked...
| Nov 2, 2012
Kobe Bryant, who plays for the second-best NBA team in town, said he hasn't seen the Clippers but he's impressed by what he knows about them.
"Going down the roster, it's like a Who's Who," he said.
For the Lakers, winless and painfully turnover-prone...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:48 PM
Mike Brown finished a long post-practice talk with Pau Gasol on Thursday, walked to a corner of the practice gym, and waited for the media to surround him for his daily interview session.
And waited. And waited.
Dwight Howard was giving interviews about...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Steve Nash will not play Friday night against the Clippers.
Nash, who suffered a lower-leg contusion Wednesday against Portland, is listed as day to day.
Lakers Coach Mike Brown said that there's no timeline for his return.
"He didn't do anything...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sometimes teenage athletes can be very stubborn and don't want to listen to suggestions from their father, even if they play basketball and he's a coach in the NBA.
Elijah Brown, a standout senior guard at Santa Ana Mater Dei and the son of former...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:12 PM
Pulling into a Staples Center parking lot Tuesday afternoon, I encountered the Lakers' biggest, shaggiest dilemma.
"Hey, good news, Pau Gasol is coming back tonight, right?" said the attendant.
"Yeah, and you still probably want him traded, right?"...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:06 PM
That didn't take long.
On Oct. 30, one of the presumably most powerful teams in NBA history opened its season by marching on to a Staples Center floor ringed in blinding belief.
On Sunday, one of the potentially most disappointing teams in NBA history...