| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first 12 of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than five (New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Magic Johnson has opted to step down from his position as ESPN analyst.
"I love ESPN. Unfortunately, due to the nature of my schedule and other commitments, I don't feel confident that I can continue to devote the time needed to thrive in my role," said...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Fourth-seeded Jennifer Fopma, whose father played a season in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets, and Brooke Sweat rallied from a first-round loss to win the AVP Championship beach volleyball tournament in Huntington Beach on Sunday.
Fopma and Sweat beat...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The smile that never seems to leave Nick Young's face has only grown wider in recent weeks.
The lifelong Lakers fan is living his dream, slipping on the jersey of his beloved team. He's even talked trash with Kobe Bryant, the superstar he has long...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers have fans all over the world, including the Philippines.
Dwight Howard, playing an exhibition game Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines, received scattered boos and "Kobe" chants as the Houston...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The Lakers won their second exhibition game in three tries Tuesday, defeating the Denver Nuggets 90-88 in Ontario.
What did Coach Mike D'Antoni take away from the Lakers' win?
"The two bigs can play together. I didn't know that," said D'Antoni after...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:48 PM
The Lakers waived two centers on Wednesday, cutting ties with Eric Boateng and veteran Dan Gadzuric.
Both were training-camp invites with long odds of making the roster.
The Lakers now have 17 players under contract. The league maximum to start the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:25 PM
All the injuries the Clippers have suffered during training camp haven’t stopped Coach Doc Rivers and his staff from trying to get his team ready for the start of the regular season on Oct. 29.
“If any coach expects everyone to be healthy...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:59 PM
With so much time off while recovering from his torn Achilles' tendon, Kobe Bryant opted to fly to Germany to get his knee treated -- to make sure it's sound when he finally returns to the court.
"I haven't had this much time off in a very, very long...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Coach Doc Rivers was feeling better Wednesday after falling ill the night before during the Clippers' game at Phoenix, and he didn’t sound all that concerned about Blake Griffin’s injured ankle.
Griffin didn’t play in the last two...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The Lakers fell to the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game, 97-88, and lost Wesley Johnson because of a strained left foot.
The Lakers swingman played only eight minutes and made one of five shots with two turnovers after starting at shooting guard...