| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:08 AM
LeBron James won the NBA most valuable player award and led the Miami Heat to the league title in 2013.
In other words, it was just another year for the basketball superstar.
Or at least it looked that way until the final week. James was named the...
| 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 24, 2013
| 9:22 AM
LeBron James keeps proving that he's one of the most powerful dunkers in the NBA.
After posterizing Sacramento Kings' Ben McLemore on Friday, James jammed over Atlanta's Paul Millsap on Monday.
Millsap tried to take a charge when he saw James...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Playing without their top three point guards and All-Star Kobe Bryant, the Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-91, at Staples Center on Friday night.
Nick Young led the Lakers with 25 points, hitting four of six three-point shots. Pau Gasol...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
If the shoe fits
Nike's pristine new sneaker, at about $200 a pair retail, is the LeBron 11.
Too bad they don't feel very snug on the feet of the 6-foot-8, 250-pound superstar whose name is on them. LeBron James only wore the new Nikes for two full...
| 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 4, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The Lakers won't know if Kobe Bryant will make his return to the court until Friday, but just the possibility has sent ripples around the NBA.
The league announced Wednesday that the Lakers' visit to the Sacramento Kings on Friday will now be...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Kobe Bryant is still a likely to be voted by fans to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team, according to an All-Star balloting update Tuesday from the NBA.
Despite playing just six games so far this season while recovering from an...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:17 PM
In this most conflicted of Lakers seasons, it figures that the common reaction to Kobe Bryant's imminent and inspirational return is actually two reactions.
Upon hearing the news: Yes! This means they have a chance to make the playoffs!
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C.
As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them.
He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...