| 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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:54 PM
After falling to the Indiana Pacers (43-13) on Tuesday, the Lakers (19-38) travel to Memphis to face the Grizzlies (31-24) on Wednesday.
Like Indiana, the Grizzlies are one of the top defensive teams in the league. The Pacers easily handled the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been decimated by injuries like the Lakers have. They play in the weaker Eastern Conference in which just five teams have winning records.
Somehow though, the Cavaliers have the same record as the Lakers through 48 games,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Lakers were the first NBA team to be eliminated from postseason contention with their 119-85 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night.
That loss coupled with the Phoenix Suns' 87-80 victory over the Boston Celtics was enough to officially and...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 2:59 PM
King of the hill
Miami Heat star LeBron James, putting himself among the four players on an NBA Mount Rushmore: "I'm going to be one of the top four to ever play this game, for sure. And if they don't want me to have one of those top four spots they...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, who has been bothered by a sore left knee lately and sat out Wednesday's loss to the Phoenix Suns, did not practice with his teammates on Friday.
Nelson has not been ruled out for...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:57 PM
The Phoenix Suns were in town and handed the Lakers much more to ponder beyond another surprisingly rare and easy victory.
The Suns couldn't control Chris Kaman, lost Sunday's game by a 115-99 score and offered the perfect time to explore some big-...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The Golden State Warriors (48-30) fell to the Denver Nuggets (35-44) by a single point on Thursday night, giving up a Kenneth Faried hook shot with 1.8 seconds left on the clock.
The Lakers (25-53) have theoretically relished the role of playing spoiler...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast.
But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Chris Kaman found time to joke about his best game with the Lakers. The rest of the season, excruciating at worst and challenging at best, melted behind him.
He had 28 points, 17 rebounds and six assists in an easy 115-99 victory Sunday over the Phoenix...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 24-48; Suns 44-29.
Record vs. Suns: 0-3.
Update: The Suns have won six consecutive games, their longest winning...