| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:05 PM
The Lakers look at .500 records the same way they treat Pacific Division titles.
But their 100-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings gave them a 7-7 mark that was significant for one reason Sunday.
GAME SUMMARY: Lakers 100, Kings 86...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Denver Nuggets 111, Lakers 99 (final)
The Denver Nuggets pulled away in the fourth quarter, easily defeating the Lakers, 111-99.
Center Timofey Mozgov had a big game off the bench for the Nuggets, tying his career high with 23 points in 28 minutes....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Kobe Bryant gave, but he didn't give enough.
In taking a $40-million to $50-million, two-year contract extension with the Lakers on Monday, Bryant accepted a discount from the maximum allowed under the rules at $66 million.
The Lakers' All-Star had...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:34 AM
The Lakers' Pau Gasol will not play Sunday against Philadelphia, the third game he will sit out because of an upper respiratory infection.
It's been a bizarre pattern for Gasol, who missed a game against Golden State a little over a week ago because...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Lakers didn't do much defensively against the Boston Celtics on Friday night at TD Garden, until the final 3 minutes and 12 seconds when they finally clamped down and rallied for a 107-104 victory.
A Gerald Wallace layup gave the Celtics a 104-96...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:04 AM
The Lakers (14-25) and Boston Celtics (14-26) were the best teams in the league not too long ago, facing each other in the 2008 and 2010 NBA Finals.
Now the former champions are going through the rebuilding process, both having won only two of their...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:20 PM
The long, painful wait and the guessing are over.
Kobe Bryant will return Sunday when the Lakers face the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center, his imminent comeback announced Friday in a video posted on his and the Lakers' Facebook pages.
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Sorry Laker fans, Santa Claus couldn't work a miracle this time around.
The Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 101-95, during their Christmas Day showdown on Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center.
In a closer-than-expected game that saw seven...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:14 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — This was supposed to be the easy part of the Lakers' schedule.
Simple, really. Get closer to .500 with a slew of games against teams already deeply embedded in draft lottery odds.
But the Lakers might be one of those lottery...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:04 PM
A vaguely familiar presence was on the Lakers' practice court Monday.
Pau Gasol was in the far corner, doing some light shooting and one-on-one drills with Lakers teammates Jordan Hill and Robert Sacre.
He said he would play Tuesday against...