| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Wesley Johnson dunked an in-bounds pass from Kent Bazemore with 6.9 seconds left on the clock, stealing a 107-106 win in Portland against the Blazers.
After exploding with a 33-point first quarter, the Lakers saw their lead gradually shrink until the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When the Lakers hired Coach Mike D'Antoni in November 2012, they made their decision soon after an interview with Phil Jackson.
Jackson expected to have the opportunity to either accept or reject the position, but the Lakers chose to go in a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The Lakers overcame an 11-point third quarter deficit with a dominant fourth quarter to sweep the season series against the Boston Celtics with a 101-92 victory on Friday night at Staples Center.
Newcomers Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks sparked the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Help has arrived for the Lakers, albeit a bit too late.
Point guards Steve Nash, Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar could all be available on Tuesday night when the Lakers (16-31) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (23-24).
"I think they're all ready to go,"...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Magic Johnson apparently isn't the only one who thinks the Lakers are unwatchable.
The Lakers' ratings on Time Warner Cable SportsNet declined 37.5% over the team's first 40 games versus the same period last season, according to Nielsen ratings in the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:18 PM
For two straight games, Steve Nash left early with back, knee and hamstring issues, all related to the chronic nerve root irritation that has kept him out of the Lakers' lineup for most of the season.
"It's pretty much the same thing. It was provoked...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Steve Nash left the Lakers' game in the third quarter Sunday after suffering nerve irritation in the same leg that was fractured last season.
Nash, who apparently collided with a Chicago Bulls player, left with eight points and two assists in 21...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The Lakers signed guard Manny Harris on Thursday to a 10-day contract, the team announced.
Harris has played 13 games for the D-Fenders, the Lakers' NBA Development League affiliate, averaging 30.6 points a game.
The 6-foot-5 Harris previously spent...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Lakers center/forward Pau Gasol missed practice Monday to get an MRI scan on his left foot.
Gasol suffered an injury Friday in the Lakers' 123-87 loss to the Clippers.
The Lakers have struggled with injuries through most of the season. Early in the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Earvin "Magic" Johnson said Wednesday that he's willing to do whatever he can to turn the Lakers into a championship-caliber team, including doing some grassroots recruiting.
"I've done that in the past," Johnson told the Los Angeles Times. "I told...