| May 9, 2011
| 4:35 PM
In an honor that NBA coaches must mostly determine by reputation, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant made a league-tying ninth appearance on the NBA's all-defensive first team list. That total puts Bryant in a four-way tie with Kevin Garnett, Michael Jordan and...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:25 PM
The Lakers began their rebuilding process Wednesday, sending versatile veteran guard Steve Blake to Golden State, The Times has learned.
The Lakers received young, seldom-used shooting guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks in return for Blake. The...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Lakers dipped back under .500 after a difficult Week 7.
It took a late fourth-quarter run to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats for the Lakers to improve to 11-12 on the season.
Week 8 won't be easy with a back-to-back set in Atlanta and Memphis...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:26 PM
OAKLAND — If the Lakers really need 45 or 46 victories to reach the playoffs, they better hurry up and win.
Those are the magic numbers in Mike D'Antoni's mind, the Lakers coach revealed Friday, and it won't be easy to get there.
The Lakers (13-...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Lakers 102, Golden State Warriors 95 (final)
The Lakers took advantage of a depleted Golden State Warriors squad to take a 102-95 victory at Staples Center on Friday night.
Playing without point guard Stephen Curry (concussion) and backup point...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:41 PM
C.J. Miles had 19 points, Kyrie Irving scored 15 and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a late Minnesota rally to hand the Timberwovles their first loss of the season, 93-92, Monday night at Cleveland.
The Timberwolves erased almost all of a 23-point...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:19 AM
After opening the season with a stunning opening-night upset of the Clippers on Tuesday night, the Lakers travel to Oakland to play the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday.
The Lakers' bench dominated the Clippers in the fourth quarter, allowing the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:31 PM
AT GOLDEN STATE
Where: Oracle Arena.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Record vs. Warriors (2012-13): 3-1.
Update: The Lakers have traditionally played well in Oakland, winning 13 of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Are the Golden State Warriors worthy of the moniker "The New Showtime"?
Sports Illustrated's NBA season preview features four different covers, one of which features Warriors guard Stephen Curry, that "Showtime" headline and the subheadline "Steph Curry...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Lakers made their preseason debut Saturday night in Ontario, beating the Golden State Warriors, 104-95.
In a game where Coach Mike D'Antoni sat out Steve Nash and Pau Gasol to avoid playing the veteran duo on back-to-back nights (the team also plays...