| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:26 PM
It will sound familiar to Lakers fans.
Steve Nash is a game-time decision Sunday against the Orlando Magic because of recurring nerve damage in his back that presents itself as weakness in his hamstrings.
Nash, who turned 40 last month, had 11 assists...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The Lakers upset the Oklahoma City Thunder, 114-110, on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center, playing against one of the top teams in the Western Conference in their fifth game in seven days.
Jodie Meeks finished with a career-high 42 points, including 20...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:43 PM
It was one of the Lakers' few sunshine moments this season, a historically bizarre victory in Cleveland when backup center Robert Sacre was allowed to keep playing despite picking up a sixth foul.
The serenity, though, was short-lived.
As Lakers Coach...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The Golden State Warriors (48-30) fell to the Denver Nuggets (35-44) by a single point on Thursday night, giving up a Kenneth Faried hook shot with 1.8 seconds left on the clock.
The Lakers (25-53) have theoretically relished the role of playing spoiler...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
With just five games remaining in the season, Mike D'Antoni laughed at the fact he finally now has Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar back in the lineup.
"You either have them all or none," D'Antoni said Tuesday before the Lakers played the Houston Rockets....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:55 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — There was a gust of certainty Monday, a rarity in one of the most uneasy seasons in Lakers history.
Steve Nash clearly wants to return next season.
"I want to come back for sure," he said Monday.
It's a longshot he'll even...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Steve Nash of the Los Angeles Lakers has bought a house in Manhattan Beach for $4.8 million.
Built in 1992, the three-bedroom, four-bathroom home has 4,175 square feet of living space. The long, narrow house features a two-story entry, an indoor...