| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Laker Gary Payton will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The veteran point guard spent one year in Los Angeles, joining with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the 2003-04 season.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Two of the top power forwards available in free agency have reportedly agreed to terms with NBA teams: Josh Smith is going to the Detroit Pistons and Carl Landry is returning to the Sacramento Kings.
Smith, an All-Star with the Atlanta Hawks, was the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Josh Smith and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a four-year, $54-million contract, a person familiar with the deal told Associated Press on Saturday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. NBA rules...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:25 PM
After playing one season with the Clippers, 40-year-old Grant Hill announced his retirement Saturday after playing 19 seasons in the NBA.
Hill, a seven-time NBA All-Star, averaged 16.7 points over his career. He averaged 3.2 points in an injury-...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:39 PM
"Glee's" Naya Rivera is keeping her real estate agent mother busy this year.
The 26-year-old actress bought a house in Los Feliz for $2.6 million and a sale is in the works on her home in a 90210 neighborhood.
The East Coast-inspired traditional...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
While the fans at Staples Center ended the season chanting "We want Phil," it appears the Lakers and Phil Jackson are nowhere near a reunion.
Jackson has agreed to "serve in an advisory capacity" with the Detroit Pistons as owner Tom Gores searches...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:47 AM
Lakers Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor will be auctioning off memorabilia, awards and personal items on May 31 with the help of Julien's Auctions.
Baylor, whose No. 22 jersey is retired at Staples Center, is making available his 1959 All-Star Game MVP...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:33 AM
Lakers' Jerry West, with a piece of tape "protecting" his broken nose, drives to the basket. Lakers' Elgin Baylor screens out unidentified Knickerbocker in game at the Sports Arena. West scored 38 points as the Lakers won 119-103....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where cardinals are set to enter the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI after he became the first pope in 600 years to resign from the role. The conclave is scheduled to start on Tuesday,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:01 PM
If David Stern ruled the NBA with an iron fist, he cushioned the blows by transforming a league that couldn't get its championship final live on national TV in the early 1980s into a powerful marketing machine that made players and owners incredibly...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 11:25 PM
You can't lose them all.
Mike Brown made one wonder whether it was possible over the season's first three games, nobody doing less with more than the Lakers coach.
Four potential Hall of Famers who had never played together meet the Princeton offense....