| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:03 PM
NEW YORK — The team with the $100-million payroll continued to underachieve despite all the stars it scooped up in one summer.
The Lakers, though, could afford to laugh. This wasn't about them.
They lost a 27-point lead but held on for a 99-94...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The Lakers (4-7) host the Detroit Pistons (3-5) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Pistons are one of five teams in the Eastern Conference scoring more than 100 points a game (100.5). Defensively, the Pistons are a bit shakier, giving up 102.5 a...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Washington Wizards 116 - Lakers 111 (end of regulation)
The Lakers had a chance to beat the Washington Wizards on the road but fell short in the final two minutes.
Pau Gasol put the Lakers up 108-107 with 1:54 left on the clock. After a John Wall...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Kobe Bryant-less Lakers have grown on the fan base over the past few weeks, playing through a difficult schedule to win seven of 14 games.
With Bryant agreeing to a two-year, $40-million to $50-million contract extension, what does it mean for the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:55 PM
The Lakers' bus was half an hour late for pregame festivities, stymied by Friday afternoon traffic from El Segundo to Anaheim.
Are the harbingers already lining up for the 2013-14 season?
On one hand, at least they didn't go winless like last...
| 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 8, 2013
| 10:29 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It's too early to get mad.
The Lakers are 3-4, not 1-6, and hold quality victories over the Clippers and Houston.
But Coach Mike D'Antoni noticed something that irritated him Friday. There was no hustle, no bustle from his team...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:31 PM
The Lakers don't always live and die by the three.
They sometimes live and die several feet inside the three-point line, a dangerous existence.
They've fallen prey to the casual range of 15-19 feet, shooting too many times from there (107) for Coach...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Steve Nash was hailed as a missing piece when the Lakers acquired him from Phoenix last year.
Now they're just trying to keep him in one piece.
He was supposed to be the answer to their failed attempt to snare Chris Paul, a solid second choice the NBA...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Kobe Bryant is typically among the league leaders in scoring, but the Lakers will have to make do without him while he recovers from an Achilles' heel injury.
The Lakers' preseason numbers give an idea of what the team will look like while waiting for...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Steve Nash may sit out the second game of the season when the Lakers visit the Golden State Warriors.
"It's very possible he sits out," said Coach Mike D'Antoni.
The Lakers open Tuesday, hosting the Clippers. They play the following night in Oakland....