| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The Lakers were down to five healthy and eligible players Wednesday night when center Robert Sacre picked up his sixth personal foul, fueling hope for a struggling Cleveland team that it would play the final 31/2 minutes with a man advantage.
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
TORONTO — Canadian journalists gathered around one of their favorite basketball players before the Lakers played the Toronto Raptors.
A semicircle at Steve Nash's locker? Try again. Nash was on the other side of the country, trying to...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Almost as quickly as you could say "Blake Mamba," the seldom-used duo acquired from Golden State for Steve Blake erupted for a combined 29 points in the Lakers' 101-92 victory Friday night over Boston.
Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks had...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Chris Kaman finally had the game he envisioned when he signed with the Lakers last July.
An advocate on numerous occasions for more playing time, Kaman had 27 points and 10 rebounds in almost 28 minutes of the Lakers' 92-86 loss Sunday to the Chicago...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Lakers have moved closer to starting their rebuilding process, engaging in trade discussions with the Phoenix Suns for veteran forward Pau Gasol, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Lakers are hoping to shed Gasol's salary and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Like a perfectly functioning carburetor on an engine that's otherwise shot, there is one part of the Lakers that continues to hum: their three-point shooting.
Kendall Marshall and Jordan Farmar both ranked among the top six in the NBA in three-point...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:19 PM
CHICAGO — Kobe Bryant was on a roll Monday, chiding the NBA for evolving into a soft game and also for banning high-school players from entering the draft.
He didn't enter the NBA until 1996, but you could sense Bryant yearning for a return to the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Magic Johnson apparently isn't the only one who thinks the Lakers are unwatchable.
The Lakers' ratings on Time Warner Cable SportsNet declined 37.5% over the team's first 40 games versus the same period last season, according to Nielsen ratings in the...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:10 PM
Surely the Lakers wanted to send Steve Nash to the sidelines with something better than this.
They might get another chance.
In one of the final dramas of a long-ago discarded season, Friday was supposed to be the last game of 2013-14, if not a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:57 PM
I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven.
John C. Borrego
How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
He was booed at Dodger Stadium and two days later wasn't even the most fawned over Paul in his own building.
Whoever cued up the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" inside Staples Center on Sunday might as well have been playing an ode to Chris Paul.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:23 AM
BOSTON -- At some point in Friday night's game against Boston, two recent Development League players could be on the court at the same time for the Lakers.
Shooting guard Manny Harris joined the team after signing a 10-day contract Thursday. He was...