| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The Lakers had a one-point lead with two minutes left in a game against New Orleans on Tuesday.
With the outcome on the line, Kobe Bryant, one of the game's best closers, passed the ball to Earl Clark, a player many fans hadn't heard of until recently....
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:05 AM
Everywhere the Lakers' reserves looked, they seemed to be outnumbered by their Clippers counterparts.
There was Ronny Turiaf taking a bounce pass from Chris Paul and soaring for a two-handed dunk.
There was Eric Bledsoe driving into the lane for a...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:40 PM
In a year defined by injury, Coach Mike D'Antoni became a lightning rod for criticism, despite leading the Lakers (45-37) team to a 28-12, seventh-place finish.
In the closing moments of the Lakers' sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, the familiar chant...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Lakers 108, Rockets 99 (final) Kobe Bryant was back to being Kobe Bryant but in an MVP, can't-live-without-him kind of way. Bryant took plenty of shots again Tuesday night at Staples Center but made nearly half of them, including four key baskets on the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The Lakers' struggle at Portland's Rose Garden...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Lakers have the day off before traveling for their game Thursday at Portland. But there's plenty to discuss, including Kobe Bryant's torn ligament in his right wrist, Andrew Bynum's strong start and that the Lakers appear to have their own Big Three....
| Oct 16, 2012
Salary dumps are designed to save teams money while shedding extraneous players.
They don't normally help them land a Hall of Famer.
Salary dumps allow teams to rid themselves of aging veterans.
They don't usually help them find up-and-comers they...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:20 PM
The Lakers and Clippers will play many dramatic, high-caliber games against each other this season and will bring fans at Staples Center to their feet with a parade of dunks and alley-oops and the sheer brilliance of their superstar-stuffed lineups....
| Dec 9, 2012
| 11:13 PM
If you believe the return of Steve Nash and Pau Gasol is going to make everything all right for the Lakers, here's some bad news:
There's too much wrong for even Nash, as gifted as he is, to fix what ails the Lakers. And there's certainly...
| Nov 14, 2012
So here I am, the Welcome Wagon, the first media guy in Los Angeles talking to Mike D'Antoni and he's not quitting.
I thought I would be spending the day genuflecting in front of the Zen Master again, but by the time I'm finished with D'Antoni I'm...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Some notes from the Kings and Ducks as they prepare for their rookie camps and training camps next week: Restricted free-agent defenseman Drew Doughty is not expected to attend the Kings’ Fan Fest, to be held Sunday from 9 a.m.......