| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The Lakers finally get Kobe Bryant back on Sunday night when they host the Toronto Raptors, about 240 days after the team's All-Star guard went down with a torn Achilles' tendon.
In his absence, the Lakers were swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Steve Nash had his best game of the season Sunday night in the Lakers' 105-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
While he missed eight of 13 shots, Nash played a season-high 29 minutes and contributed 13 points along with six assists without a turnover....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The Lakers (6-7) can climb back to .500 with a win Sunday night at Staples Center over the Sacramento Kings (4-8).
The Kings are coming of a close loss Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles against the Clippers.
The return of Kobe Bryant will have to...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Shawne Williams said he expects to be an opening-night starter for the Lakers on Tuesday night as they host the Clippers at Staples Center.
"That's what I heard," said Williams.
Coach Mike D'Antoni remained coy, opting not to name his starting five, ...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:55 PM
As the regular season nears, the Lakers will have to make some final decisions on the roster before opening night.
"I think it's 48 hours before the first game and I do think you get to work on weekends. I think [the NBA] changed the rules," Coach Mike...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:26 AM
WASHINGTON -- Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni was happy Kobe Bryant received a two-year contract extension.
Or maybe just relieved.
"It got it out of the way before you all started talking about it," he said Tuesday, envisioning the uncertainty that...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:05 PM
OAKLAND -- The "Rest Nash" plan began Wednesday.
Steve Nash, the NBA's oldest point guard, sat out the second night of consecutive games, a trend that could last the entire Lakers season, according to a person familiar with the situation.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:34 AM
The Lakers' Pau Gasol will not play Sunday against Philadelphia, the third game he will sit out because of an upper respiratory infection.
It's been a bizarre pattern for Gasol, who missed a game against Golden State a little over a week ago because...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Pau Gasol will not travel with the Lakers to Utah on Thursday for their game against the Jazz on Friday.
The Lakers forward/center will miss his second game of the season, battling through a lingering upper respiratory infection.
Gasol sat out his...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson says he's concerned about Lamar Odom and his life after basketball.
"We thought the Kardashian arrangement, or marriage, was a terrific thing for him because it's a family, a structure, something that would give him...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Kobe Bryant is typically among the league leaders in scoring, but the Lakers will have to make do without him while he recovers from an Achilles' heel injury.
The Lakers' preseason numbers give an idea of what the team will look like while waiting for...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Charlotte Bobcats Coach Steve Clifford, a former Lakers assistant, was hospitalized on Thursday night, according to a statement from the Bobcats' president of basketball operations, Rod Higgins.
Clifford "went to the hospital last night after not...