| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Lakers floundered last season, it was easy to blame Coach Mike D'Antoni.
His biggest crime was not being Phil Jackson.
The team spent most of the year pushing through injuries (Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Kobe Bryant has this thing he does, just when the Lakers are moments from being flattened by an oncoming train, he smiles and says, "What whistle?"
Call it the no-look quote.
Bryant has been doing this for years, his normal confidence level going into...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:59 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In times like these, with the Lakers down to no healthy point guards, it's tempting to ask "What if?"
What if Ramon Sessions hadn't opted out of the final year of his contract, a move setting in motion a chain of events that...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:56 AM
The Dwight Howard show in Houston hasn't gotten off to a spectacular start.
Sure, the former Lakers center says he's happy with the Rockets, but his numbers aren't much better than they were in Los Angeles. In addition, Houston's 8-5 start indicates the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Kobe Bryant is still a likely to be voted by fans to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team, according to an All-Star balloting update Tuesday from the NBA.
Despite playing just six games so far this season while recovering from an...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:00 PM
The Lakers lost Dwight Howard, but then their free-throw shooting improved drastically.
They were 28th in the NBA in free-throw accuracy as of last week, almost as bad as last season despite no longer employing the charity-stripe-...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:59 AM
HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard still thinks about his time with the Lakers.
"Every day, every day," he said Thursday.
He was joking.
Howard seems tired of talking about his rocky 11-month relationship with the Lakers, a headline again because they play...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:13 PM
HOUSTON -- The Lakers tried their best, chasing Dwight Howard and his associates wherever he went, but ultimately failed.
That was last summer. Not Thursday night.
The Lakers lost a 19-point lead but then rallied to beat Howard and the Houston...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Dwight Howard remains confronted by a nemesis his long arms and massive hands can’t do anything about: Lakers fans.
Many remain bitter over his departure for the Houston Rockets after just one season wearing purple and gold, something Howard has...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:02 PM
HOUSTON -- Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard didn't have a good time in their one season together on the Lakers. Not even close.
But Bryant was fairly complimentary toward Howard when asked about him Thursday before the Lakers played the Houston Rockets....