| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Chris Paul underwent an MRI exam Sunday that revealed a Grade 3 AC joint separation of his right shoulder that the Clippers said would sideline their All-Star guard up to six weeks.
Paul will not require surgery on his shoulder, the team announced....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looks are never more deceiving than they are in the NBA's Western Conference.
Oklahoma City held what seemed to be exclusive rights to the conference championship as recently as summer 2012, when the Thunder's run-and-fun core of young stars was...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The Lakers were swept out the playoffs last spring by the San Antonio Spurs as Dwight Howard was ejected in Game 4 while Kobe Bryant sat in the locker room because of a recently torn Achilles' tendon.
Minutes after Howard stormed to the locker room,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:40 PM
After Week 2 of the 2013-14 NBA season, the Lakers dropped two spots in the Western Conference to 12th place.
With a 1-3 record for the week, the Lakers (3-5) are now 3 1/2 games behind the first-place San Antonio Spurs (6-1).
Only three teams in...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Even when the Lakers aren't favorites, they're still one of the league's marquee teams.
The NBA has added Tuesday night's game between the Lakers and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas to the national NBA TV schedule.
Through NBA.com, fans can vote weekly...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Lakers, 91-85, in a Tim Duncan-less, Kobe Bryant-less matchup that saw both teams struggling to score for most of the night.
Tony Parker scored 24 points on 12-18 shooting to lead San Antonio to a 2-0 start on the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year. The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37.
What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season?
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The Clippers recently made a statement at Staples Center, covering up the various Lakers banners and retired jerseys in the rafters with oversized images of players, including Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan.
Should the Clippers obscure the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:42 PM
After saying earlier Monday that the Clippers weren’t going to sign “anybody today or probably even tomorrow,” Coach Doc Rivers said later that the team was “close” to a deal with free-agent swingman Stephen Jackson....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:31 PM
San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan is doubtful for Friday's game as his team visits the Lakers at Staples Center.
Duncan was hit in the chest by Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen on Wednesday in a 101-94 Spurs victory. The Spurs All-Star played just...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Kobe Bryant gave, but he didn't give enough.
In taking a $40-million to $50-million, two-year contract extension with the Lakers on Monday, Bryant accepted a discount from the maximum allowed under the rules at $66 million.
The Lakers' All-Star had...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The Lakers fell on the road to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, 110-97.
Defense was once again an issue as the Lakers let the Mavericks shoot 53.3% from the field.
Dirk Nowitzki led all scorers with 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting. When the...