| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The Denver Nuggets cruised to an easy win at Staples Center on Sunday night, defeating the Lakers, 137-115.
The Lakers scored more than enough points to win an NBA game, but absolutely fell apart defensively. The Nuggets did a lot of damage from three-...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:01 PM
The Lakers turned to the Marshall Plan again, new point guard Kendall Marshall giving them another solid game after being plucked from the Development League.
They're also open to fresh alternatives on defense after yielding 77 points in the second half...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 PM
Lakers 110 - Utah Jazz 99 (end of regulation)
The Lakers held off a late Utah rally to defeat the Jazz, 110-99, ending a six-game losing streak.
Kendall Marshall had a career night, notching his first career double-double with career marks in points...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:13 PM
HOUSTON — The Lakers didn't look like themselves for 21/2 quarters, not necessarily a bad thing right now.
They hung with the Houston Rockets, even led by 11 points, until reality checked into the game on James Harden's alley-oop lob to Dwight...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:26 PM
One question is answered: Kobe Bryant will return to the court Sunday night against Toronto at Staples Center.
But then it gets a little murky from there.
How will he look? Who loses playing time? Will the Lakers continue to have a winning record,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Kobe Bryant went through a brief but symbolic practice Saturday, his final step before returning from a torn Achilles' tendon.
He will make his comeback Sunday against Toronto at Staples Center.
"He's not going to be above the rim for a while, which...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The Lakers lost for the 12th time in their last 13 games, falling to the Suns in Phoenix on Wednesday night, 121-114.
Nick Young was ejected in the second quarter after getting floored by a flagrant foul from Alex Len, who was ejected as well. Young...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Everyone knows the Lakers turn the ball over way too often to be a playoff team.
But they're being crushed in another turnover category. They're not forcing any.
Translation: They're too slow.
The Lakers are 27th in the NBA in turnovers,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The Lakers (11-13) wrap up their four-game road trip with a stop in Memphis on Tuesday, visiting the Grizzlies (10-13).
Memphis has dropped three straight, struggling to play without center Marc Gasol, who is sidelined with a knee injury.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The era of the peacock pro-basketball player is upon us. Having an off-court look is as important as on-court play, stylists are de rigueur and a player's presence in the front row of fashion shows no longer turns heads. Since the City of Angels is now...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 2:51 PM
With Pau Gasol sitting out for the first time this season during the Lakers' loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, the team fielded its 12th different starting lineup in 27 games.
Chris Kaman, who was out of the rotation for nearly a...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The Lakers (11-12) have used 10 different starting lineups this season through 23 games.
It's not that Coach Mike D'Antoni is particularly indecisive. Injuries have played a major factor this season for the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant has only four games...