| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:48 PM
The Lakers competed for a half against the NBA's top team, but the Indiana Pacers easily pulled away to win, 104-92.
David West led the Pacers with 19 points. Both Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert notched double-doubles. Stephenson scored 15 points with...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Kent Bazemore cried a little bit. Nick Young planted his face in a towel for a long time.
Sunday was rough on them, the latest two injured Lakers.
In another sign of a bad season, the Lakers have more hurt players (eight) than healthy ones (seven)....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Two of the NBA's marquee stars didn't play when the Clippers played host to the Lakers at Staples Center on Friday night, but that didn't stop Blake Griffin from playing a starring role for his team and J.J. Redick from returning with aplomb.
| 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 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Kent Bazemore suffered a foot injury Sunday in the Lakers' 120-97 loss to the Clippers at Staples Center.
On Monday, the Lakers announced that Bazemore tore the peroneus longus tendon in his right foot.
The 6-foot-5 guard will undergo season-ending...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers, who have been riddled with injuries at point guard, expected veteran Steve Nash to practice Monday. But that plan was pushed back when Nash tweaked his back getting out of bed in the morning.
"I'm fine," said Nash later in the day. He last...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Point guards are the lifeblood of Coach Mike D'Antoni's system, the heads of the snake that drive and score or kick out to open shooters in a perfect basketball world (see: Steve Nash, 2005).
Too bad none of them can stay healthy on the Lakers.
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Jordan Hill had a career-high 28 points to help the Lakers end their four-game losing streak with a 103-94 victory over the Orlando Magic.
In an outcome that likely ended any hope the Lakers had for the third lottery position of the 2014 NBA draft,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:35 PM
And now for the truly hard part of the Lakers schedule.
They might be tired of breaking badly almost every night. They might feel the weight of a rudderless season.
As if Oklahoma City cares. As if San Antonio will be compassionate.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:58 AM
For the Lakers in Week 20, what happened off the court was far more interesting than the road losses against the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs.
It wasn't surprising that the team fell to the top teams in the NBA on successive nights. ...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:23 PM
It came during a pause in the national anthem, loud and clear.
“Fire D'Antoni!” was the yell from a single fan before the Lakers played Houston on Tuesday.
Don't tell that to Steve Nash, who came to the defense of Lakers Coach Mike D&...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games, dropping to 13th place in the Western Conference.
With a record of 14-23, the Lakers are now only 2 1/2 games ahead of the last-place Utah Jazz (12-26). The Lakers have a half-game edge over the...