| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:10 PM
This certainly wasn't part of the plan.
Not that the Lakers officially had one — Tank Option A? Tank Option B? — but they were merrily drifting toward rebuild mode with a nice, comfy spot in the draft lottery thanks to all these injuries....
| 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....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been decimated by injuries like the Lakers have. They play in the weaker Eastern Conference in which just five teams have winning records.
Somehow though, the Cavaliers have the same record as the Lakers through 48 games,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:18 PM
For two straight games, Steve Nash left early with back, knee and hamstring issues, all related to the chronic nerve root irritation that has kept him out of the Lakers' lineup for most of the season.
"It's pretty much the same thing. It was provoked...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Lakers ran out of players and nearly blew a 29-point lead before a pair of late Steve Blake three-pointers ended the Cleveland Cavaliers' rally and helped secure a 119-108 victory on Wednesday night.
Playing on the second night of back-to-back...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Lakers lost point Steve Nash to a leg injury and then a game to the Chicago Bulls, 92-86.
Nash left after sustaining nerve damage near his left knee, apparently in a collision, with five minutes left in the third quarter Sunday at Staples Center. He...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (18-32) have won two straight games, finishing their three-game road trip on a high note.
On Sunday, they'll play a more challenging team than the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-33) or Philadelphia 76ers (15-36), hosting the Chicago Bulls (24-25) at...
| 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 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 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Like a perfectly functioning carburetor on an engine that's otherwise shot, there is one part of the Lakers that continues to hum: their three-point shooting.
Kendall Marshall and Jordan Farmar both ranked among the top six in the NBA in three-point...