| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Chris Andersen has been cleared of any wrongdoing as part of an investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children unit of the Douglas County (Colo.) Sheriff's Department, both his lawyer and prosecutors have confirmed.
The colorfully tattooed...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year. The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37.
What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season?
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The long arms of Dwight Howard are gone. So are the quick hands of Metta World Peace.
It's enough to make the remaining Lakers wonder if their heads will spin watching opponents continually score easy baskets.
The Lakers were already among the most...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Alex Each always believes in Kobe.
His wife might elbow him in the ribs if he didn't; the first name of the Lakers' biggest star is the middle name of the couple's youngest son.
So even things like Kobe Bryant's uncertain return from a torn Achilles'...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Kobe Bryant has taken notice of exactly where the Lakers are being ranked in the Western Conference, at least in a preseason survey by ESPN.com.
12th I see.. — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) August 14, 2013
Compiling the opinion of 215 contributors,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Candace Parker had a blast in her All-Star debut. Parker scored a record 23 points to lead the West to a 102-98 win over the East on Saturday at Uncasville, Conn., and earn MVP honors.
The Sparks star was voted a starter for the 2011 game, but she...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:20 PM
On Monday, the Lakers let their final asset from the Dwight Howard trade slip away.
The team's $1.2-million trade exception for Christian Eyenga, a throw-in to the Orlando Magic as part of the four-team trade, expired a full year after the initial...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Armed with massive cap room, the Lakers will go shopping in 2014.
The franchise would love to lure LeBron James from Miami -- but after his second straight title, and given the craftiness of Heat President Pat Riley, it may prove a futile hope....