| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the fourth, scoring 19 of his 43 points to push the Thunder to a 107-103 victory.
| 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 20, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Taj Gibson hit the game-winning layup at the buzzer, giving the Chicago Bulls a 102-100 victory in overtime over the Lakers on Monday.
After five-straight points from D.J. Augustin to give the Bulls a 100-98 lead, Nick Young hit a right, baseline jumper...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 12:35 PM
TORONTO -- The Lakers won consecutive games for the first time in almost a month, beating the Toronto Raptors, 112-106, on Sunday at Air Canada Centre.
Swingman Nick Young had 29 points off the bench after serving a one-game suspension for punching...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:39 PM
PHOENIX — It makes Lakers fans cringe to remember the Smush Parker era, a two-year span decidedly more goofy than golden and characterized by first-round playoff knockouts via the Phoenix Suns.
But what's Parker up to these days? Can the Lakers...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Kobe Bryant will return to the Lakers' lineup on Sunday night in a game against the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center.
Both Bryant and the Lakers simultaneously posted a video clip on their respective Facebook accounts that ends with the text, "The...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:20 PM
The long, painful wait and the guessing are over.
Kobe Bryant will return Sunday when the Lakers face the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center, his imminent comeback announced Friday in a video posted on his and the Lakers' Facebook pages.
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:26 PM
One question is answered: Kobe Bryant will return to the court Sunday night against Toronto at Staples Center.
But then it gets a little murky from there.
How will he look? Who loses playing time? Will the Lakers continue to have a winning record,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:07 PM
On Tuesday, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant practiced for the second time since April, after tearing his Achilles tendon in a win over the Golden State Warriors.
Bryant's return date remains a mystery, although he suggested it could be before the end...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Out on the practice court, beyond window blinds that blocked the view from the media workroom at the Lakers' El Segundo practice facility, Kobe Bryant was moving ever closer toward returning to the lineup.
His teammates had barely finished praising...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:15 PM
These are the games where all heads normally turn to Kobe Bryant.
Regardless of title — opponent, teammate, fan or hater — everyone in attendance anticipates Bryant's time in the crunch for the Lakers, successful or not.
But without him,...