| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:05 PM
What had been softly whispered for months, almost as if saying it aloud might make a terrible thing come true, became sad and public knowledge Thursday.
Lakers owner Jerry Buss, not seen this season around his beloved team and for nearly a year removed...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:18 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Kobe Bryant doubled over in laughter when I asked whether he thought the day would come when Bynum played so well.
Will Bynum. A runt who plays for the Pistons. Shredded the Lakers' interior defense.
And by the way,...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:21 PM
During the Lakers' lackluster defensive showing in their 112-105 loss to Denver on Sunday, there was one hustle play that brought the Staples Center crowd to its feet.
At the top of the fourth quarter, Metta World Peace decided to stick Danilo...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:06 PM
That didn't take long.
On Oct. 30, one of the presumably most powerful teams in NBA history opened its season by marching on to a Staples Center floor ringed in blinding belief.
On Sunday, one of the potentially most disappointing teams in NBA history...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:40 PM
The unraveling of the Lakers over the season's first few weeks was so complete that not even purple-and-gold pugilist George Karl could enjoy it.
The Denver Nuggets coach, you may recall, made his feelings for the team that has repeatedly knocked him out...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:20 PM
He sits on the second row. The moment he gave up the throne, he moved back to the second row. It suits him there. His journey makes sense from there. He is as close to the ushers as the superstars. He is midway between his deepest roots and wildest...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Today is my time to be there for you, to serve as your grief counselor.
This is what we do in a caring, sharing society at times when there has been great sorrow from a natural disaster, a terrible accident or, worse, the failure of the Lakers to hire...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:35 PM
NBA lockout: Representatives of the owners and the players union are to meet today. NBA.com's Steve Aschburner argues that the owners and players union don't feel inclined to compromise at this point in the lockout negotiations....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Pau Gasol drawing energy from trade speculation...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lamar Odom trade: Lakers reach a crossroads...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Unrestricted free-agent power forward Troy Murphy worked at the Lakers' practice facility Wednesday evening. Murphy has averaged double figures in seven seasons and five double-double efforts in points and rebounds in his 10-year career. He's coming off a...