| 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 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year. The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37.
What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season?
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Mike D'Antoni is still reeling from his foot-in-the-mouth moment the other day.
After the Lakers' 117-90 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Monday, D'Antoni made a comment that he immediately regretted.
"Find another team to root for," he said of Lakers fans...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:02 PM
The calendar flipped and there were indeed a few things different about the Clippers.
Some resolve on defense, for one thing, not to mention a turn-back-the-clock performance from Jared Dudley.
Oh, and there's this nugget: The Clippers are perfect...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The Clippers haven't practiced much recently because they are in the midst of a busy portion of their schedule.
The rest keeps bodies fresh but comes with a downside. Exhibit A was a 19-point loss to the Phoenix Suns on Monday.
"We had had a ton of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Abby Wambach extended her world record with her 161st international goal, Sydney Leroux scored four times in the first half, and the next generation of U.S. women's soccer blended nicely with the old guard Tuesday night as the Americans thumped Mexico, 7-...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Kobe Bryant seems indirectly to be directing programming for NBA TV.
With the (now defunct) possibility that Bryant might return Friday in Sacramento from his Achilles' tendon injury, the Lakers-Kings game was added Wednesday to NBA TV's national...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
SACRAMENTO — There is hope for the rundown downtown here, and for the hometown basketball team. The Sacramento Kings were as good as gone in January, when rich boys from Seattle put up half a billion dollars to load the team into a moving van headed...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Pau Gasol will try to play Tuesday night when the Lakers host the Milwaukee Bucks (6-24) despite suffering with a sinus infection and bronchitis.
"I have a bad case of sinusitis, bronchitis too," said Gasol after practice Monday. "Right now we're...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Kobe Bryant is close to a return from his Achilles' tear, but Friday in Sacramento against the Kings may have to wait.
Bryant has ruled out playing against the Kings, according to multiple reports, including by ESPNLosAngeles.com and CNN.
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:11 PM
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Lakers, 102-83, on Saturday night, extending a double-digit lead in third that the Lakers couldn't overcome.
In addition to the expected injuries to guards Kobe Bryant (knee), Jordan Farmar (hamstring), Steve Blake...