| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni has some worries about Kobe Bryant's return to game action. It has more to do with the rest of the Lakers.
"The biggest concern is that we just watch him play and they don't bring their egos into the game and do what they've...
| 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,...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:43 PM
It was one of the Lakers' few sunshine moments this season, a historically bizarre victory in Cleveland when backup center Robert Sacre was allowed to keep playing despite picking up a sixth foul.
The serenity, though, was short-lived.
As Lakers Coach...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:04 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first two entries in a series of 14, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans but not as good as the Oklahoma City Thunder.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:23 PM
No matter how dreadful the upcoming season might be, Lakers fans don't have to hold their breath. Chris Kaman will do it for you.
He can stay submerged in water for 2½ minutes thanks to years of free diving in the ocean.
No, Kaman isn't your normal...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:17 PM
DENVER — Phil Jackson, viewed by some Lakers fans as a future savior of the franchise, has been offered a front-office job by the New York Knicks.
Jackson, 68, recently met with Knicks owner James Dolan and planned to make a decision next week,...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
If the Lakers have any intention to make a deal before the Feb. 20 trade deadline, a number of players on the roster just became trade eligible.
In most cases, free agents signed during the off-season cannot be traded until Dec. 15.
This applies to...
| 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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Lakers are destined to have a high pick in June's NBA draft, but the franchise won't know where it is picking until the draft lottery on May 20.
One of the top prospects in the draft, Kansas center Joel Embiid, received some disappointing news on...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:16 PM
The Lakers would have been so incredibly happy Thursday if NBA games lasted only six minutes.
They would have beaten the Clippers by three after charging to a quick lead and getting DeAndre Jordan in early foul trouble.
Predictably though, reality...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...