| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner’s office.
Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in...
| 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 29, 2013
| 10:56 PM
The Lakers are currently carrying the league-maximum 15 players on their roster, but that may not be the case for long.
Four players are signed to nonguaranteed contracts: Xavier Henry, Shawne Williams, Ryan Kelly and recent acquisition Kendall...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:18 AM
After winning two consecutive games, the Lakers (16-28) have lost two in a row. They finish their seven-game road trip in New York on Sunday, visiting Madison Square Garden to play the Knicks (16-27).
New York is coming off an impressive win over 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."...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:01 PM
ATLANTA — No point guards, no semblance of offense, no defense.
And, of course, no victory.
The Lakers have become a mudslide on hardwood, slogging through another game Monday with a predictable ending — a 114-100 loss to the Atlanta Hawks...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Steve Nash and ex-wife Alejandra Amarilla Menrath recently settled their child-custody dispute in Arizona court.
According to the Associated Press, Maricopa County Judge Ray Ryan Adelman signed off on a settlement agreement on Sept. 25, ordering it...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The Lakers will have to wait a while longer for guard Xavier Henry to return from a sprained knee and abnormality of his lateral meniscus.
According to a team spokesman, Henry experienced knee soreness on Monday after running through an on-court workout...