| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1:
June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
BOSTON — Not everything was drab and gray for the Lakers on Thursday, despite the NBA suspending Nick Young for one game.
They headed east for six games, an itinerary of optimism for Western Conference teams this season, even heavily damaged ones....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Lakers floundered last season, it was easy to blame Coach Mike D'Antoni.
His biggest crime was not being Phil Jackson.
The team spent most of the year pushing through injuries (Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Maybe it's a good thing Metta World Peace didn't know exactly what he was getting into when he signed with the New York Knicks in the off-season.
The former Lakers forward told ESPN this week that he didn't even know who the Knicks' coach was when he...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Steve Nash was hailed as a missing piece when the Lakers acquired him from Phoenix last year.
Now they're just trying to keep him in one piece.
He was supposed to be the answer to their failed attempt to snare Chris Paul, a solid second choice the NBA...
| 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 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
They often arrived, especially at first, with a certain swagger. Two Lakers, a Boston Celtic and, once, an entire pro team from China among them.
On the sidewalk outside, passersby sometimes stopped to peer through the windows of the Marina del Rey...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Nearly three months after he was selected by the Lakers with the 48th pick of the 2013 NBA draft, Duke forward Ryan Kelly signed a contract with the team.
Kelly spent most of the summer rehabbing his foot after April surgery. The Lakers announced the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The Lakers come into the 2013-14 season with many, many questions.
Kobe Bryant is still recovering from a torn Achilles' tendon. Pau Gasol just started basketball drills over after procedures on both knees.
Few pundits have the Lakers as a true...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:29 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first of a 14-part series, are the Lakers better than the New Orleans Pelicans?
The Pelicans made two major off-season additions in...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Bill Sharman is 87 years old. Saturday afternoon, he had a mild stroke. These things hit us like lightning bolts of reality.
Los Angeles has more than its share of sports legends. We are blessed. We thought John Wooden would live forever. We were wrong....