| 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:34 PM
It seems like only yesterday that LeBron James made The Decision to take his talents to South Beach.
Two MVP awards, two NBA titles and two Finals MVP awards later, it's almost time for James to make Another Decision.
Will he keep his many talents...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
When it was over, when the Lakers' heave-three-pointers-and-hope strategy failed Wednesday and the Miami Heat showed the heart of a champion and the hunger to win again, Kobe Bryant embraced LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, exchanging kind words and pats...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Sorry Laker fans, Santa Claus couldn't work a miracle this time around.
The Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 101-95, during their Christmas Day showdown on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center.
In a closer-than-expected game that saw seven...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Ryan Anderson made seven three-pointers and scored 31 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to a broken left hand to beat the Knicks, 103-99, Sunday night in New York.
Tyreke Evans had 24 points, including 10 in the...
| 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 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Kobe Bryant often finds motivation in the media. Counting Bryant or the Lakers out only adds fuel to his fire.
Consider the match lit.
Ranking the top 500 players in the NBA, ESPN has given Bryant an overall rank of 25.
Bryant, who is currently...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...