| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The Lakers' injuries keep coming, as if anything's really surprising anymore.
Pau Gasol was the latest to receive bad MRI exam results and was expected to miss at least a week because of a strained right groin, the Lakers said Saturday.
He won't be...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:25 PM
It doesn't take a numerologist to figure out the unevenness of the Lakers' roster. Or their season.
The Lakers have played 30 games. They've used 15 starting lineups. None of their players has started every game this season.
It sounds a lot like the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| 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 16, 2013
| 11:30 PM
ATLANTA — Chris Kaman is not angry. He says he makes too much money for that to be the case.
He's not happy, though.
The reserve center continues to find himself at the end of the bench during Lakers games. No playing time, no stat line,...
| 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 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...
| 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 10, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Mike D'Antoni has seen enough of big men setting career highs against the Lakers.
Pau Gasol, does he have your attention?
"In the paint, we're awful and we've got to get tougher," the Lakers' coach said before Tuesday's game against Phoenix. "If we...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Steve Nash and Steve Blake will start for the Lakers on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, ending lengthy injury absences for the Lakers' point guards.
Don't expect Nash, who turns 40 on Friday, to play 48 minutes. He'll...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Good news for the Lakers: Almost everybody on their team is in a contract year.
Bad news for the Lakers: Almost everybody on their team is in a contract year.
Such players have incentive to deliver with an added hunger, according to the long-held...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Lakers came back from a 21-point deficit but couldn't quite come back again after facing a 20-point deficit.
The Portland Trail Blazers barely fended off the Lakers, 114-108, Sunday at Staples Center.
The Lakers trailed by 21 in the first quarter,...