| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
It's always more fun to be inclusive when it comes to NBA midseason awards.
So for every Kevin Durant (our most valuable player), we like to mix in a Larry Sanders (most exasperating) or a Kendall Marshall (most unlikely rise to a starter).
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Doc Rivers' message had a nice ring to it: Vote for D.J.
The Clippers coach said Wednesday he had lobbied his fellow Western Conference coaches to cast an All-Star vote for center DeAndre Jordan, who has become one of the game's elite big men in his...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The Lakers are well-represented throughout the NBA.
On Saturday, former Lakers center Andrew Bynum signed with the Indiana Pacers.
Guard Shannon Brown, who won two titles with Bynum and the Lakers, also signed a 10-day contract on Saturday with the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Doc Rivers' recruiting efforts didn't pay off.
The Clippers coach lobbied his fellow Western Conference coaches to vote for DeAndre Jordan as an All-Star reserve, but Jordan was not among the seven players selected Thursday.
The West reserves are...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Of all the surprises this season, this wasn't one of them: Pau Gasol was left off the All-Star team.
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni thinks he knows why. The Lakers (16-30) are 14th in the Western Conference.
"When you’re not in the top eight, top...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 11:04 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke.
Well, maybe a chuckle is in order.
The East wasn't exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that featured a record 318 points and zero blocked shots, but it did manage to stop the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Nothing meaningful happened to the Lakers last week, unless you count its possibly marking the moment Kobe Bryant found humility.
The standoffish superstar who likes to scoff at 3-0 series deficits, his team's sub-.500 record and the folly of a payroll-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The Lakers resume play Wednesday night at Staples Center, playing host to Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets.
A Lakers team that has struggled all season with injuries will welcome back Jodie Meeks, who will make his return from a sprained ankle....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Kevin Durant had 36 points to offset Tony Parker's season-high 37, and the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder survived a testy 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, their third win this season over the defending Western Conference...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 31 points and Dwight Howard added 24 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 126-113 win over Portland on Monday night that snapped the Trail Blazers' five-game winning streak.
The Rockets won their second straight,...