| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Steve Nash and Steve Blake will start for the Lakers on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, ending lengthy injury absences for the Lakers' point guards.
Don't expect Nash, who turns 40 on Friday, to play 48 minutes. He'll...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:50 PM
CHICAGO — The Lakers found a new way to lose, if that's even possible anymore.
They played well enough for 52 minutes and 59.1 seconds but the final 0.9 was a killer for them, an inbounds pass leading to an open layup that meant a 102-100 overtime...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Wesley Johnson swears he's OK. He laughs when told he survived the NBA equivalent of back-to-back car accidents.
The slender Johnson just ended a two-day trek through burly land, guarding brawny Pacers power forward David West on Tuesday and the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Coach Mike D'Antoni said Friday he hopes that Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant can play Jan. 28 against Indiana, right after the Lakers' seven-game road trip, their longest of the season.
Speaking to reporters at the Lakers training facility in El Segundo, D'...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Lakers have seen point guards Steve Nash and Steve Blake return to the lineup from injury, but the team is still short six players.
Guard Jodie Meeks is out with a sprained ankle. Guard Kobe Bryant, swingman Nick Young and forward Xavier Henry all...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Mike D'Antoni has a very selective memory when it comes to keeping things in house. Wasn't he the fellow who proclaimed to reporters in an interview that he sat Pau Gasol down in the fourth quarter "because I wanted us to win the game." If that isn't a...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:18 AM
After winning two consecutive games, the Lakers (16-28) have lost two in a row. They finish their seven-game road trip in New York on Sunday, visiting Madison Square Garden to play the Knicks (16-27).
New York is coming off an impressive win over the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:30 PM
The Lakers were dismantled on Friday night by the Clippers, falling by 36 points, 123-87, to their Staples Center rivals. It tied the Lakers' 10th-worst margin of defeat while it was the Clippers' biggest margin of victory over the Lakers.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:05 PM
MEMPHIS -- Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni didn't necessarily disagree with Pau Gasol. Yes, the Lakers' offense had too much one-on-one action Tuesday against Indiana.
But D'Antoni definitely didn't like Gasol's sharing his opinion with reporters after the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Injuries have defined the 2013-14 season for the struggling Lakers (17-32).
On Wednesday, the team simply ran out of players in its odd, 119-108 victory over the Cavaliers.
After losing Nick Young (knee), Jordan Farmar (calf) and Chris Kaman (fouled...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:18 PM
LOS ANGELES — Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his third consecutive game when the Orlando Magic faced the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.
Nelson and coach Jacque Vaughn said Nelson has a sore left knee.
"It's getting better," Nelson said...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The well-chronicled failures of the Lakers were pushed aside for a day, mercifully their fans would say, as national media members converged on Staples Center to cover Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player.
He came out in a Sports Illustrated...