| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The New York Knicks (29-41) are now the Phil Jackson Knicks, recently hiring the Lakers' former coach as team president.
It will take some time for Jackson to remake the New York roster, but the Knicks have won eight of their last 10, although they're...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The Lakers (25-55) play arguably their most important game of the season on Monday night, visiting the also-lottery-bound Utah Jazz (24-56).
Measured by futility, both teams are well-positioned for the 2014 NBA draft lottery. The Jazz are currently...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Golden State Warriors 112- Lakers 95 (end of regulation)
All the Golden State Warriors needed was a big second quarter to put away the Lakers on Friday night at Staples Center.
All-Star guard Stephen Curry scored 11 points in the second on four-of-...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Lakers 113 - San Antonio Spurs 100 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended a difficult 2013-14 regular season with an easy win over the NBA's best San Antonio Spurs.
With Kobe Bryant (knee), Pau Gasol (vertigo), Steve Nash (nerve root irritation),...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The well-chronicled failures of the Lakers were pushed aside for a day, mercifully their fans would say, as national media members converged on Staples Center to cover Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player.
He came out in a Sports Illustrated...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:56 PM
The Lakers (2-3) were dismantled on the road by the Dallas Mavericks (3-1) on Tuesday night, falling, 123-104. Monta Ellis led all scorers with 30 points on 11-of-14 shooting with nine assists.
The five Lakers starters combined to outscore Ellis by just...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Lakers aren't going anywhere this season, and Ryan Kelly might not be either.
For Kelly, that would be a good thing. It would mean he's still in the NBA.
A late second-round pick out of Duke in last year's draft, the 6-foot-11 power forward wasn't...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:52 PM
ATLANTA — Despite a shrinking payroll and aging roster, Kobe Bryant made it clear he still wanted to win a championship, come hell or high water.
So of course the latter actually happened, the Lakers' El Segundo offices flooding because of a...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
TORONTO — Ryan Kelly stopped walking down the hallway at Staples Center during a recent chat, a look of concern spreading across his face.
He took several quick, long steps and knocked on some wood paneling. He had just been asked about his...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Mike D'Antoni has spent most of this season blending together a bunch of young first-round draft picks whose best days seemingly were behind them.
Now he has another reclamation project.
Desperate for help at point guard, the Lakers signed Kendall...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Washington Wizards 117 - Lakers 107 (end of regulation)
The Lakers' race to the bottom continued on Friday night, in a 117-107 loss to the Washington Wizards at Staples Center -- but team fought until the end, almost literally.
With just over two...