| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:37 PM
The NBA has suspended center DeMarcus Cousins for the Sacramento Kings' Friday night visit to the Lakers at Staples Center.
Cousins received the one-game suspension for punching Houston's Patrick Beverley in a 129-103 loss on Tuesday to the Houston...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:40 PM
After a surprise win in Portland on Monday against the Trail Blazers, the Lakers have completely fallen apart with three straight losses including a 48-point drubbing by the Clippers.
The Lakers have given up an average of 136 points a game through that...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The Bulls announced on Saturday that subsequent examinations and an MRI exam confirmed a medial meniscus tear to Derrick Rose's right knee, which will require surgery.
He is out indefinitely and will not accompany the team on the rest of its current...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Lakers 88, Charlotte Bobcats 85 (final)
Pau Gasol shut down Charlotte's Al Jefferson in the final minutes as the Lakers made a late push to end a three-game losing streak, winning their first game since the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles injury....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Lakers floundered last season, it was easy to blame Coach Mike D'Antoni.
His biggest crime was not being Phil Jackson.
The team spent most of the year pushing through injuries (Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol,...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Indianapolis native Brad Stevens, a childhood Pacers fan and former Butler coach, returned home last week as the rookie coach for the Boston Celtics. It wasn't a warm homecoming. The Pacers blew out his Celtics, 106-79. "I probably would've been better...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:24 AM
After playing 10 of their last 12 games on the road, the Lakers (18-32) will play their next six at Staples Center.
In addition to a long list of injuries, the Lakers have had a difficult schedule with 29 games on the road, where they're 10-19. At...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:52 AM
The Lakers' bench is the highest scoring second unit in the NBA.
With an average of 57.8 points a game, the Lakers are eight full points ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks (49.8) and 12.5 points in front of the Sacramento Kings (45.3).
Jodie Meeks, who...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Lakers finished Week 5 where they started, at .500 (9-9).
Week 6 is relatively quiet with just two games, Friday night in Sacramento and Sunday at home.
The Lakers will have plenty of time to practice, with hopes that Kobe Bryant will be able to...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:28 PM
In late January, Hall of Fame point guard Magic Johnson declared a cease-fire on the Lakers, deciding to halt his public criticism of the team.
Johnson has been critical of owner/executive Jim Buss, and the decision to hire Mike D'Antoni to coach the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Lakers are in Sacramento on Friday to play the Kings, but rookie forward Ryan Kelly is off to Bakersfield.
Kelly was reassigned by the Lakers to the D-Fenders on Thursday, in time to play the fourth game of the D-League season against the Jam....
| 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...