| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Golden State Warriors 112- Lakers 95 (end of regulation)
All the Golden State Warriors needed was a big second quarter to put away the Lakers on Friday night at Staples Center.
All-Star guard Stephen Curry scored 11 points in the second on four-of-...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Several Lakers players each spent 20 to 30 minutes with Coach Mike D'Antoni and General Manager Mitch Kupchak on Thursday in individual "exit meetings."
It was a chance to reflect on the season and figure out how to improve their game during the off-...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 10:41 PM
With the game already far, far out of reach, Arron Afflalo received an inbounds pass and sprinted down the court to attempt one final shot before time expired Sunday night. He went up for a layup as Kent Bazemore contested the shot, and the ball rattled...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:40 PM
NEW ORLEANS — When Clippers Coach Doc Rivers was asked Wednesday night about the chances of J.J. Redick returning to play with the team on this trip, Rivers left the assembled media confused with his answers.
Redick was on the court shooting...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:27 AM
SAN ANTONIO -- Mike D'Antoni might coach his last game with the Lakers on Wednesday night. Or he might be back next season for the final guaranteed year of his contract.
It's the biggest subplot of a Lakers' off-season sure to feature some twists and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:33 PM
National pride washed over Canada on Feb. 23, the day Canada won the Olympic gold medal in men's ice hockey.
Hundreds of people filled the streets of downtown Toronto that morning. They swarmed Maple Leaf Square, adjacent to the city's main hockey and...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a town where perception is reality, get ready for a season of the surreal.
The Lakers aren't the Lakers. The Clippers aren't the Clippers.
Kobe Bryant isn't Kobe Bryant. Steve Nash isn't Steve Nash. The Buss aura isn't the Buss aura.
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Kobe Bryant is still a likely to be voted by fans to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team, according to an All-Star balloting update Tuesday from the NBA.
Despite playing just six games so far this season while recovering from an...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Maybe Kobe Bryant won't play this month.
Bryant said a few days ago he could envision playing in November, but his coach didn't sound convinced Saturday.
Mike D'Antoni said it would be "very hard" for Bryant to play during the Lakers' three-game...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:56 PM
SHANGHAI — All done with their trip to China, the Lakers are ready to be world-beaters when they return to Los Angeles.
Or maybe they're just ready to be beat.
"Don't hold us to a high standard on Tuesday when we play Utah," Coach Mike D'...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Was it the fadeaway jumper he made over Nick Young? The step-back shot that was too much for Xavier Henry?
The proof must have been on the practice court for the Lakers, who just committed two more years and $48.5 million to Kobe Bryant before really...