| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The Lakers hit Thanksgiving with an 8-8 record, putting the team in 11th place in the Western Conference standings.
Despite playing without Kobe Bryant (Achilles' tendon) and most of the season without Steve Nash (back), the Lakers are only three...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 11:11 PM
The whiteboard inside the Lakers' locker room spelled out the defensive plan in various shades of marker.
Find Kevin Martin. Watch Kevin Love's outlet passes. Make Ricky Rubio a shooter and not a driver.
Fail. Fail. Fail.
At least the Lakers were...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Last season, the Lakers were the fourth-best rebounding team in the league at 44.8 boards per game — but that was with Dwight Howard manning the middle at an NBA-best 12.4 rebounds a night.
The early returns after eight preseason games is cause...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Coach Mike D'Antoni said it would be "very hard" for Kobe Bryant to play during the Lakers' three-game road trip next week.
Bryant did not practice Saturday, the second consecutive team session he did not take part in after two strong days of full-...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:56 PM
With the departure of Dwight Howard, the Lakers' free throw shooting percentage as a team presumably would climb.
Last season Howard shot just 49.2% from the line, leading the team with 721 attempts. The Lakers as a team shot 69.2% collectively....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni used his sixth different starting lineup on Tuesday night in the team's ninth game, finding a combination to beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 116-95.
The original plan was to regularly use two different starting lineups with...
| 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.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Steve Nash had his best game of the season Sunday night in the Lakers' 105-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
While he missed eight of 13 shots, Nash played a season-high 29 minutes and contributed 13 points along with six assists without a turnover....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:05 PM
The Lakers look at .500 records the same way they treat Pacific Division titles.
But their 100-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings gave them a 7-7 mark that was significant for one reason Sunday.
GAME SUMMARY: Lakers 100, Kings 86...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The Lakers (6-7) can climb back to .500 with a win Sunday night at Staples Center over the Sacramento Kings (4-8).
The Kings are coming of a close loss Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles against the Clippers.
The return of Kobe Bryant will have to...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Shawne Williams said he expects to be an opening-night starter for the Lakers on Tuesday night as they host the Clippers at Staples Center.
"That's what I heard," said Williams.
Coach Mike D'Antoni remained coy, opting not to name his starting five, ...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:05 PM
OAKLAND -- The "Rest Nash" plan began Wednesday.
Steve Nash, the NBA's oldest point guard, sat out the second night of consecutive games, a trend that could last the entire Lakers season, according to a person familiar with the situation.