| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Miami Heat 109 - Lakers 102 (end of regulation)
The Lakers made a game of it but the Miami Heat held off a Lakers' run, completing a two-game season sweep, 109-102.
Chris Bosh had his jumper working all night, scoring 31 points on 15-of-22 shooting....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Nick Young said he expects to play Friday night when the Lakers (22-45) host the Washington Wizards (35-22).
"I'm feeling good," Nick Young said. "Ain't too much Swaggy can't do out there."
Young, who gave himself the nickname "Swaggy P," fractured...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Lakers center/forward Pau Gasol missed practice Monday to get an MRI scan on his left foot.
Gasol suffered an injury Friday in the Lakers' 123-87 loss to the Clippers.
The Lakers have struggled with injuries through most of the season. Early in the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Earvin "Magic" Johnson said Wednesday that he's willing to do whatever he can to turn the Lakers into a championship-caliber team, including doing some grassroots recruiting.
"I've done that in the past," Johnson told the Los Angeles Times. "I told...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The Lakers have had conversations with the Phoenix Suns, contemplating a trade that could send Pau Gasol to the Arizona desert for the expiring contract of Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first-round pick.
The Suns are in a unique position heading into the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Lakers' comeback attempt against the Brooklyn Nets fell short on Sunday night, as the Lakers fell 108-102.
After trailing by double digits for most of the game, a MarShon Brooks put-back and a Nick Young layup closed the Lakers to within four points...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The most compelling number to watch in the Lakers' box scores the rest of the season could be home attendance.
The Lakers failed to sell out a game Tuesday for the second time this season when they drew a season-low 18,209 against the Utah Jazz,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:57 PM
With a little more than a minute left in the fourth quarter Friday night in Boston, Kendall Marshall hit what proved to be the game-winning three-pointer in the Lakers' 107-104 defeat of the Celtics.
The Lakers, who closed the game on an 11-0 run, had a...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The kids are taking over the place.
You can't toss a string of beads in the French Quarter this weekend without hitting a wide-eyed NBA All-Star.
The festivities have become one extended Rising Stars Challenge between the six...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Lakers ran out of players and nearly blew a 29-point lead before a pair of late Steve Blake three-pointers ended the Cleveland Cavaliers' rally and helped secure a 119-108 victory on Wednesday night.
Playing on the second night of back-to-back...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The Lakers could get back three point guards in the coming week as Steve Nash (back), Steve Blake (elbow) and Jordan Farmar (hamstring) are getting closer to returning.
The Lakers (16-31) have started six players at point guard, including Kobe Bryant...