| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will have the opportunity to rebuild the Lakers (25-53) after agreeing to a multiyear contract extension.
Kupchak has served as the team's general manager since 2001, winning four titles on his watch. Now the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves 143 - Lakers 107 (end of regulation)
The Lakers simply didn't compete on Friday night, getting blown out early by the Minnesota Timberwolves, 143-107
Minnesota scored 41 points in the first quarter and 74 by the half, building a...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Pau Gasol may be back on the court on Tuesday night when the Lakers host the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center, after recovering from a scary bout of vertigo.
"We'll see," said Gasol after going through a full noncontact practice with the team...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Lakers didn't do much defensively against the Boston Celtics on Friday night at TD Garden, until the final 3 minutes and 12 seconds when they finally clamped down and rallied for a 107-104 victory.
A Gerald Wallace layup gave the Celtics a 104-96...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:13 PM
This season, an injury report from the Lakers is rarely brief. Seven of the team's 15 players are battling through ailments.
Kobe Bryant, who suffered a lateral tibial plateau fracture in his left knee on Dec. 17, will be evaluated Tuesday by Dr....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Pau Gasol has wanted to play next to Chris Kaman for months. It will finally happen Tuesday against Portland.
Gasol and Kaman will start together against the Trail Blazers a day after Gasol said he hoped Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni would allow it.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The Lakers pulled out one of their easiest wins of the season, using 17 unanswered points in the second quarter to build an 18-point lead during a 115-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Phoenix tried to make some runs in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012? Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson? Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations?
Finally those questions...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:55 PM
The Lakers didn't count on Brandan Wright scoring 23 points on 10-for-10 shooting in only 28 minutes of play, eventually falling to the Dallas Mavericks, 107-95, on Friday night at Staples Center.
Dirk Nowitzki scoring 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The short-handed Lakers fought to the end, but ultimately fell to the Sacramento Kings, 107-102, for their 50th loss of the season.
A Wesley Johnson tip-in with a minute left cut the Lakers' double-digit deficit to three points, 105-102. The Lakers...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:39 PM
It seemed inevitable given all the injuries Xavier Henry accrued this season.
So the Lakers made it official Friday -- he's done for the season.
Henry won't play in their final seven games because of wrist and knee injuries. He appeared in only 43...