| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Dwight Howard made his return to Staples Center on Wednesday night for the first time since leaving the Lakers as a free agent over the summer to join the Houston Rockets.
His new team completely destroyed the Lakers on Wednesday night, 134-108....
| 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.
| 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 7, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Lakers have badly missed having point guards on their active roster.
On Friday night, the Lakers got their second win in a row, defeating the Philadelphia 76ers, 112-98, with some stellar play from three point guards.
Steve Nash, who turned 40...
| 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...
| 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 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 4, 2014
| 10:34 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Steve Nash finally played. Steve Blake too.
But all the Steves in NBA history couldn't have fixed the Lakers' defense.
Kevin Love and Kevin Martin each broke the 30-point barrier as the Minnesota Timberwolves took a 109-99...