| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Lakers hit the road Tuesday for the second time in this young 2013-14 NBA season.
After getting destroyed by the Golden State Warriors on Oct. 30 in their first road test, the Lakers visit the Dallas Mavericks for a 5:30 p.m. Pacific tipoff.
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls, 107-104, at Philadelphia on Saturday night....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Kevin Love had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Ricky Rubio contributed 14 points, 10 assists and five steals to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a resounding 100-81 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night in Minneapolis.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:20 PM
"And at guard, 6-3 from UCLA, No. 2, Russell Westbrook!"
Chesapeake Energy Arena was rocking last Sunday night when Oklahoma City's second-best player was unexpectedly the last starter introduced, an honor usually reserved for Kevin...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Dirk Nowitzki had 19 points to pass Jerry West on the NBA's career scoring list, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the visiting Washington Wizards, 105-95, on Tuesday night.
Nowitzki hit consecutive three-pointers late in the third quarter, with the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:17 PM
All Knicked up
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, on the discrepancy between the Houston Rockets being awarded 44 free throws and the Knicks 27 during a Rockets victory: "You see how guys get their calls. Me, I've got to get cut. You've got...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:23 PM
No matter how dreadful the upcoming season might be, Lakers fans don't have to hold their breath. Chris Kaman will do it for you.
He can stay submerged in water for 2½ minutes thanks to years of free diving in the ocean.
No, Kaman isn't your normal...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Are the Lakers a playoff team?
To do so, they'll need to beat out seven of the 14 other teams in the Western Conference.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles' tendon injury, Steve Nash's sustainability as...
| 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...