| 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...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Everyone knows the Lakers turn the ball over way too often to be a playoff team.
But they're being crushed in another turnover category. They're not forcing any.
Translation: They're too slow.
The Lakers are 27th in the NBA in turnovers,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The Lakers were dragging for a team that landed before it took off.
Their charter flight touched down at Los Angeles International Airport late Friday night, about three hours prior to an early Saturday morning departure from China.
The 12-hour flight...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The Lakers waived Marcus Landry on Friday night after their 111-106 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz.
Landry was a summer league standout for the Lakers in Las Vegas. Last season, he shot 42.8% from three-point range with the Reno Bighorns of the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The latest installment was unveiled in the Steve Nash Injury Watch.
It's "very possible" the 39-year-old point guard will sit out the second night of season-opening back-to-back games, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said Sunday.
Somewhere you can hear...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:43 PM
It was one of the Lakers' few sunshine moments this season, a historically bizarre victory in Cleveland when backup center Robert Sacre was allowed to keep playing despite picking up a sixth foul.
The serenity, though, was short-lived.
As Lakers Coach...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:03 PM
None of this entered Kendall Marshall's thoughts in his wildest, most optimistic moments.
The former first-round draft washout is now the Lakers' starting point guard. Two weeks ago, he was with the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League....
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:48 PM
They were four players everybody wanted, and then almost nobody did.
Jordan Hill was considered one of the mightiest power forwards in his draft … only to be nudged to the back of the big-man class in New York and Houston.
Xavier Henry was a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been decimated by injuries like the Lakers have. They play in the weaker Eastern Conference in which just five teams have winning records.
Somehow though, the Cavaliers have the same record as the Lakers through 48 games,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:20 PM
It was a Christmas gift that never appeared on any star basketball player's wish list.
Inside the hefty SAT study guide filled with algebra equations and vocabulary teasers was a letter from one high school friend to another, a message of hope for...
| 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...