| 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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Back spasms sidelined Chris Kaman for a stretch in late November but when he improved, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni left the veteran center out of the rotation.
On Friday night, Kaman played his first significant minutes in a month, contributing to a 104-...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder 122, Lakers 97 (final)
The Thunder made short work of the Lakers on Friday night, coasting to a 25-point win.
Forward Kevin Durant led Oklahoma City with 31 points, eight rebounds, five assists and four steals. Point guard...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The Lakers (11-12) visit the Atlanta Hawks (12-12) on Monday night, their third stop on a four-game road trip.
When they met on Nov. 3, Pau Gasol hit a pair of free throws with six seconds left, followed by a crucial block of a Kyle Korver attempt, to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:52 PM
The Lakers fell to the Hawks on the road Monday night in Atlanta, 114-100.
After a strong first half, the Lakers allowed 67 points in the second, getting simply outworked by the Hawks.
Six Hawks scored in double figures including Al Horford (19), Paul...