| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Despite the loss in Denver to the Nuggets on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers have gotten a badly-needed spark from forward/center Jordan Hill.
Coach Mike D'Antoni, searching for a productive rotation, promoted Hill to the starting...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:02 PM
Joe Johnson stole a pass and dropped in a short jumper as time expired in overtime, giving the visiting Brooklyn Nets a 100-98 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Johnson had tied the game at the end of regulation on a short floater with 30...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:34 AM
One of the early surprises this year for the Lakers (5-7) has been the play of Jordan Hill.
Coach Mike D'Antoni promoted Hill to the starting lineup last Tuesday and the 26-year-old forward/center has responded with averages of 18.8 points and 12...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Michael Cooper, the former "Showtime" Lakers forward and coach of two L.A. Sparks championship teams, will return to the WNBA as coach of the Atlanta Dream, the team announced Thursday.
Cooper, who quit last spring after an 11-20 campaign in his...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:04 PM
In addition to his five NBA championships with the Lakers, Michael Cooper led the Sparks to consecutive WNBA titles as coach in 2001 and 2002.
Cooper will go back to the WNBA sidelines as head coach of the Atlanta Dream.
The Dream have reached the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Denver Nuggets 111, Lakers 99 (final)
The Denver Nuggets pulled away in the fourth quarter, easily defeating the Lakers, 111-99.
Center Timofey Mozgov had a big game off the bench for the Nuggets, tying his career high with 23 points in 28 minutes....
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The Lakers hit Thanksgiving with an 8-8 record, putting the team in 11th place in the Western Conference standings.
Despite playing without Kobe Bryant (Achilles' tendon) and most of the season without Steve Nash (back), the Lakers are only three...
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:26 PM
The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City was postponed because of smoky conditions inside the arena Wednesday.
The game will be made up in Minnesota at a later date.
The arena was evacuated about 45 minutes...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $45-million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
The agreement was subject to a physical, according to people who spoke to the...