| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The Lakers will play three games through Week 10, all at home against teams with losing records.
If they can't break their five-game losing streak and sweep the week, their chances look bleak for the future as most of January will be played on the road....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Kobe Bryant, ever the optimist, still thinks the Lakers can win a championship.
"It doesn't matter what anybody else is saying. That's the goal that we have," he said Saturday.
Bryant, though, wouldn't be healthy enough to take part in the Lakers'...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Lakers 106, Kings 100 (final)
The Lakers were a mess defensively for three quarters.
The fourth was a completely different story as the Lakers held the Sacramento Kings to 10 points in until Ben McLemore's meaningless three-pointer with 6.9 seconds...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:02 PM
With news that Kobe Bryant will miss six weeks with a knee fracture, the Lakers will turn to 6-foot-6 Xavier Henry to play point guard.
"I'm not going to say it's difficult, but it's different," Henry said after practice Thursday.
The Lakers are still...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:06 PM
As has been well reported, the Lakers are extremely short-handed at point guard.
On Sunday, the visiting Denver Nuggets have chosen to leave veteran point Andre Miller at home.
Miller was suspended two games by the team for conduct detrimental to...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:30 PM
The Lakers were dismantled on Friday night by the Clippers, falling by 36 points, 123-87, to their Staples Center rivals. It tied the Lakers' 10th-worst margin of defeat while it was the Clippers' biggest margin of victory over the Lakers.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 PM
Lakers 110 - Utah Jazz 99 (end of regulation)
The Lakers held off a late Utah rally to defeat the Jazz, 110-99, ending a six-game losing streak.
Kendall Marshall had a career night, notching his first career double-double with career marks in points...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Kobe Bryant-less Lakers have grown on the fan base over the past few weeks, playing through a difficult schedule to win seven of 14 games.
With Bryant agreeing to a two-year, $40-million to $50-million contract extension, what does it mean for the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
On Tuesday, the Lakers waived forward Shawne Williams, but not before he earned $475,334.
The Lakers now have 14 players on the roster, one below the league maximum.
Including three waived players (Chris Duhon, Elias Harris and Williams), the team's...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Kobe Bryant will return to the Lakers' lineup on Sunday night in a game against the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center.
Both Bryant and the Lakers simultaneously posted a video clip on their respective Facebook accounts that ends with the text, "The...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol has had an up-and-down season, recently playing through an ankle sprain that limited his mobility.
"I felt better the last two games," Gasol said in a phone interview with The Times. "More effective, more explosive."...