| Dec 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Lakers 88, Charlotte Bobcats 85 (final)
Pau Gasol shut down Charlotte's Al Jefferson in the final minutes as the Lakers made a late push to end a three-game losing streak, winning their first game since the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles injury....
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:59 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It hasn't looked as if the Lakers will soon add one of those golden trophies to the window sill that overlooks their practice court.
Whether it's the slow return of an aging superstar or Pau Gasol's hot-and-cold play (mostly...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:52 PM
ATLANTA — Despite a shrinking payroll and aging roster, Kobe Bryant made it clear he still wanted to win a championship, come hell or high water.
So of course the latter actually happened, the Lakers' El Segundo offices flooding because of a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The Lakers fell on the road to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, 110-97.
Defense was once again an issue as the Lakers let the Mavericks shoot 53.3% from the field.
Dirk Nowitzki led all scorers with 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting. When the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:32 PM
The Houston Rockets (23-13) dominated the second half against the Lakers (14-22), coasting to a 113-99 win on Wednesday night.
Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers dropped their ninth game over their last 11 tries.
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Everyone knows the Lakers turn the ball over way too often to be a playoff team.
But they're being crushed in another turnover category. They're not forcing any.
Translation: They're too slow.
The Lakers are 27th in the NBA in turnovers,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Lakers center/forward Pau Gasol missed practice Monday to get an MRI scan on his left foot.
Gasol suffered an injury Friday in the Lakers' 123-87 loss to the Clippers.
The Lakers have struggled with injuries through most of the season. Early in the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Pau Gasol participated in the Lakers’ shoot-around Tuesday morning despite a strained big toe on his left foot and hoped to play against the Cleveland Cavaliers later in the day at Staples Center.
The 7-footer said he had tested the toe by running...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:06 PM
It was almost too bad someone had to win it.
A pair of struggling teams barely played defense and produced plenty of unremarkable moments Tuesday night at Staples Center, the Lakers coming up with a few more of them during a 120-118 loss to the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:12 PM
PHOENIX — Dreadful season. Just when Lakers fans thought it couldn't get worse, it did.
Nick Young was ejected in the second quarter because of a "punching foul" and later said he felt ignored by teammates in the midst of a skirmish Wednesday...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
TORONTO — Ryan Kelly stopped walking down the hallway at Staples Center during a recent chat, a look of concern spreading across his face.
He took several quick, long steps and knocked on some wood paneling. He had just been asked about his...