| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:31 PM
The Lakers scheduled practice for Monday, despite returning Sunday from a long, seven-game road trip, with hopes of getting Steve Nash back on the practice floor.
Out for all but six games this season, battling through nerve root irritation in his...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:22 PM
At 16-30, the Lakers are currently tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 24th-25th place.
That's a difficult place to be with 36 games left to play during the 2013-14 NBA season.
"The great group of guys that we have, guys that are not willing to quit,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:58 PM
For the second straight game, Steve Nash was forced to leave early because of discomfort in his leg and back, related to nerve root irritation.
After playing 16 minutes 35 seconds in the first half, which ended with the Lakers trailing the Utah Jazz,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder 131 - Lakers 102 (end of regulation)
The Thunder got easy revenge on Thursday night, defeating the Lakers 131-102 in Oklahoma City.
On Sunday, the Lakers upset the Thunder 114-110, behind a career-high 42 points from Jodie Meeks....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The Lakers have two games left before they wrap a miserable regular season.
Despite the team's down year, point guard Jordan Farmar said if it was up to him, he'd be back next season with the franchise.
"Of course, I'd be a Laker," he said after the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The Lakers were thoroughly outclassed on Friday night, getting dominated in San Antonio by the Spurs, 119-85.
Playing on the second night of back-to-back games, the Lakers fell behind quickly in the first quarter and were completely out of contention by...