| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The team survived the first 19 games of the season without Kobe Bryant, winning 10 while waiting for their All-Star guard to return from Achilles' tendon surgery.
Now Bryant is down with a knee injury that will knock him out for six more weeks.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:47 AM
PHOENIX -- Pau Gasol will play Monday night against the Phoenix Suns, Lakers' Coach Mike D'Antoni said.
Gasol surprised the team by not playing Saturday against Golden State because of an upper respiratory tract infection.
He was coming off his best...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
How will the Lakers fare over the 2013-14 regular season, which tips off on Tuesday night at home against the Clippers?
Kobe Bryant will not be in uniform, still recovering from the torn Achilles' tendon suffered on April 12 in a win over the Golden...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Former Lakers shooting guard Shannon Brown was traded by the Phoenix Suns on Friday to the Washington Wizards.
His stay in Washington was brief.
The Wizards waived Brown on Monday, despite his $3.5-million guaranteed salary. If he clears waivers in...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:03 AM
It has been a polarizing first two games of the season for the Lakers. Coming off their rousing opening-night, 116-103 victory over the Clippers, they suffered an embarrassing 125-94 loss to Golden State on Wednesday.
"We probably got up too high,"...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:46 PM
HOUSTON -- Generally, the Lakers don’t like to talk about Dwight Howard, hoping his decision to leave them will go away and hide in a file cabinet of awkward moments in team history.
They don't have a choice Thursday. Staggering from two horrid...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
League executives voted Kobe Bryant as the second-best shooting guard in the league, according to a survey of the team's 30 general managers.
Let's just say Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni sees things differently.
"He's probably the second-best with a torn...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:35 PM
TORONTO — Rookie forward Ryan Kelly will start for the Lakers on Sunday, taking the place of Jordan Hill, against the Toronto Raptors.
Kelly scored a career-high 20 points Friday in the Lakers' 107-104 victory over Boston. He made four of six...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:12 PM
OAKLAND -- Already short-handed, the Lakers will play Golden State tonight without Pau Gasol.
Gasol had one of his best games of the season Friday against Minnesota, but has been sidelined a day later because of an upper respiratory infection.