| May 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
NEW YORK — The 2014 NBA Draft Lottery could have solved the Orlando Magic's overwhelming personnel problem.
The franchise needs a cornerstone player.
What's far less clear is how the Magic can acquire a player of that caliber....
| May 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position.
"To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley.
Scott said he met with...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:26 AM
| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Mike Conley scored 21 points, Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies held the Indiana Pacers to their lowest output of the season Saturday night in an 82-71 victory at Memphis, Tenn.
Mike Miller scored 13 points as...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The Lakers are well-represented throughout the NBA.
On Saturday, former Lakers center Andrew Bynum signed with the Indiana Pacers.
Guard Shannon Brown, who won two titles with Bynum and the Lakers, also signed a 10-day contract on Saturday with the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Nothing meaningful happened to the Lakers last week, unless you count its possibly marking the moment Kobe Bryant found humility.
The standoffish superstar who likes to scoff at 3-0 series deficits, his team's sub-.500 record and the folly of a payroll-...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery.
With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league.
A full 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ since...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
It's a stunning reversal of fortune if you pause and ponder.
The Clippers are fighting for home-court advantage in a first-round playoff series next month. The Lakers are merely playing for lottery position in the June draft.
Strange, strange days...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:53 PM
A where-are-they-now rundown of top players from the Lakers' last championship era makes one feel for the purple and gulp.
Kobe Bryant is busy rehabbing a bothersome left knee whenever he's not busy ripping the direction of his franchise.
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:12 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The reporter made her way through the throng of media surrounding Chris Paul inside a hotel ballroom, thrusting her microphone close to the Clippers star so that she could pick up the answer to the question she just had to know:...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The Lakers will probably be mathematically eliminated next week from a playoff spot, four weeks before the regular season ends.
That's what happens when you go 10-29 since Dec. 21.
But Coach Mike D'Antoni still wants some consistency from them over...