| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:57 AM
On the heels of one NBA general manager telling ESPN The Magazine that his franchise will lose games on purpose to increase the chances of improving their draft position, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan scoffed at the suggestion Friday.
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The Lakers have a 1-2 record after losing Friday night to the San Antonio Spurs 91-85.
Coach Mike D'Antoni is still trying to sort through his rotation options, especially at power forward.
"I'm still searching for the right combinations," D'Antoni...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:14 PM
This was a tough one.
Not for the Lakers to lose. For anybody to watch.
The Lakers and San Antonio appeared to be throwing boulders at the baskets. A run in this game meant two consecutive baskets.
GAME SUMMARY: Spurs 91, Lakers 85
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:03 AM
In some ways the Lakers are a hobbled version of last season's team.
Dwight Howard is gone. Kobe Bryant is sidelined as he rehabilitates his Achilles' tendon injury. Steve Nash is nearly 40.
Then there's the bench.
Last year the Lakers' bench ranked...
| 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 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first 12 of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than five (New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:48 PM
The Lakers waived two centers on Wednesday, cutting ties with Eric Boateng and veteran Dan Gadzuric.
Both were training-camp invites with long odds of making the roster.
The Lakers now have 17 players under contract. The league maximum to start the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Shawne Williams came into the league in 2006 out of Memphis with tremendous promise as the 17th draft pick of the Indiana Pacers.
Seven years later, he's fighting to get back into the league after a number of drug-related incidents tarnished his...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Lakers made their preseason debut Saturday night in Ontario, beating the Golden State Warriors, 104-95.
In a game where Coach Mike D'Antoni sat out Steve Nash and Pau Gasol to avoid playing the veteran duo on back-to-back nights (the team also plays...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Chelsea at Norwich, 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at West Bromwich, 9:55 a.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--Presidents Cup, 11 a.m. (NBC)
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The smile that never seems to leave Nick Young's face has only grown wider in recent weeks.
The lifelong Lakers fan is living his dream, slipping on the jersey of his beloved team. He's even talked trash with Kobe Bryant, the superstar he has long...