| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:58 PM
CLEVELAND -- It's true. Nothing's shocking anymore.
The Lakers were seemingly down to four players but beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 119-108, with help from an obscure rule that kept Robert Sacre in Wednesday's game after he picked up his sixth...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:15 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Swaggy knee?
Nick Young was the Lakers' latest player to get hurt, taking away their second-leading scorer and nickname-bestowing personality.
He will miss at least two weeks because of a non-displaced fracture in the patella of...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Injuries have defined the 2013-14 season for the struggling Lakers (17-32).
On Wednesday, the team simply ran out of players in its odd, 119-108 victory over the Cavaliers.
After losing Nick Young (knee), Jordan Farmar (calf) and Chris Kaman (fouled...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Another disastrous third quarter led to the latest demise of the Lakers (16-28), who fell 114-105 to the lowly Magic (12-32) in Orlando on Friday night.
Forward Tobias Harris was a force for the Magic, finishing with 28 points and 20 rebounds. Former...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:28 PM
NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony didn't score 62 points, so it could have been worse for the Lakers. Maybe.
Their seven-game trip ended the same way it began, with an unsurprising loss, this time to the New York Knicks, 110-103, Sunday at Madison...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Miami Heat 109 - Lakers 102 (end of regulation)
The Lakers made a game of it but the Miami Heat held off a Lakers' run, completing a two-game season sweep, 109-102.
Chris Bosh had his jumper working all night, scoring 31 points on 15-of-22 shooting....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:21 PM
MIAMI — Sometimes the Lakers disintegrate horribly and lose by 36 to the Clippers. Sometimes they fall in overtime to Chicago by allowing a ridiculously easy inbounds play with 0.9 seconds left.
Occasionally, though, they surprise you, winning...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:48 PM
The Lakers competed for a half against the NBA's top team, but the Indiana Pacers easily pulled away to win, 104-92.
David West led the Pacers with 19 points. Both Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert notched double-doubles. Stephenson scored 15 points with...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Al Jefferson simply dominated the Lakers on Friday night, scoring 40 points while taking 18 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 110-100 victory at Staples Center.
The 6-foot-10 center shot 18 of 32 from the field in 38 minutes, scoring only four...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The season is over.
It only feels like the Lakers franchise is done.
There is the terrible team, the sidelined superstar and the dim prospects for a quick turnaround. What's next? A walkout by super fan Flea?
Fortunately, these are the Lakers, and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Steve Nash and Steve Blake will start for the Lakers on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, ending lengthy injury absences for the Lakers' point guards.
Don't expect Nash, who turns 40 on Friday, to play 48 minutes. He'll...