| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson returned to the court Friday against the Charlotte Bobcats after he had missed the four previous games with a sore and swollen left knee.
Coach Jacque Vaughn started Nelson at point guard, where Nelson began the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Friday night's game between the Orlando Magic and the Charlotte Bobcats at Amway Center felt like a homecoming for eight members of the Bobcats' basketball operations staff.
Bobcats coach Steve Clifford, associate head coach Patrick Ewing and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Week 6 saw Kobe Bryant return to the lineup, but the Lakers finished the week back at .500 (10-10).
The Lakers start Week 7 with a home game Tuesday before starting a four-game trip that bleeds into Week 8.
Through 20 games, the Lakers have exceeded...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The Lakers are the first team in the NBA to have already played seven of their 82 games, in part because they were one of six to open play on Oct. 29.
Starting on opening night against the Clippers, the Lakers have managed a 3-4 record despite playing...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The Lakers finished Week 2 with a single, last-second win on Thursday in Houston, dipping to 3-5 on the year.
Starting the week in 10th place in the Western Conference, the Lakers ended Week 2 in 12th.
The Lakers were bombarded on the road by the...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:06 PM
The Charlotte Bobcats (10-13) won only 21 games last season but with former Lakers assistant Steve Clifford as head coach, the Bobcats have emerged this season as one of the better defensive teams in the NBA.
The Lakers (10-12) visit Charlotte on...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The Lakers opened the season with one impressive win and one impressive loss.
Expectations by and large are low for the franchise. Oddsmaker MyTopSportsBooks.com gives the Lakers 40-1 odds to win the 2013-14 NBA championship.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Lakers (3-3) won't have long to celebrate Thursday night's dramatic win over the Houston Rockets, their first road victory of the season.
After Steve Blake's game-winning three-point shot, the Lakers traveled to New Orleans to get ready for Friday...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Charlotte Bobcats Coach Steve Clifford, a former Lakers assistant, was hospitalized on Thursday night, according to a statement from the Bobcats' president of basketball operations, Rod Higgins.
Clifford "went to the hospital last night after not...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Pelicans 96, Lakers 85 (final)
The New Orleans Pelicans pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Lakers by 11 points. The Lakers ran out of gas against the younger, athletic Pelicans, especially with second-year forward-center Anthony Davis...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
With the Orlando Magic mired in a frustrating six-game losing streak, rookie guard Victor Oladipo tries to keep perspective by drawing on his experiences at Indiana University.
Oladipo was part of a college program that endured some rough seasons but...