| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C.
As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them.
He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Paul George scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers powered past San Antonio, 111-100, Saturday night, snapping an 11-game skid against the Spurs.
David West had 20 points and Lance Stephenson added 15. Roy Hibbert, former San Antonio guard George Hill,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Sorry, Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore.
Anthony Bennett was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and the Brooklyn Nets were the top story after agreeing to a trade with the Boston Celtics that could leave the Miami Heat's Big Three feeling...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:01 AM
The Dwight Howard saga has begun to irritate some of Howard's biggest supporters.
On Thursday, Charles Barkley went on Philadelphia radio station 97.5 and said, "I love Dwight Howard as a person and as a player, but he's getting on my last damn nerve."...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Lakers forward Pau Gasol will be sidelined for an indefinite period after sustaining a tear of the plantar fascia in his right foot.
Gasol suffered the injury in Tuesday's game against Brooklyn.
Gasol had an MRI in Boston Wednesday on his right...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Shaquille O'Neal made a somewhat bold proclamation Thursday evening on TNT.
"I’m going on the record," O'Neal said. "Best center in the West right now is DeAndre Jordan. You heard it here first."
It was another subtle dig at Dwight Howard, the...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the possibility of the Lakers trading for Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic and/or Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets....
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:34 PM
With all the anger spurred by the NBA's rejection of a trade that would've sent the New Orleans Hornets' Chris Paul to the Lakers, Commissioner David Stern needs to own up to a mistake and reverse course....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Dwight Howard can become a free agent after this season, meaning the Orlando Magic have until then to trade their star center or risk losing him and getting nothing in return. Writers discuss where Dwight Howard might end up....