| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Wesley Johnson swears he's OK. He laughs when told he survived the NBA equivalent of back-to-back car accidents.
The slender Johnson just ended a two-day trek through burly land, guarding brawny Pacers power forward David West on Tuesday and the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Xavier Henry has yet to suit up for the Lakers in 2014, felled by a knee injury in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Dec. 29.
On Thursday, Henry will make an appearance with the D-Fenders in one of the final stages of his recovery from a bone bruise...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:24 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Count Kendall Marshall among those dragged down by the Lakers' woes.
He was a surprisingly successful pick-up from the NBA's Development League, churning out double-digit assists almost immediately when signed in December.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The Lakers waived Shawne Williams on Jan. 7, after he played in 32 games for the team, averaging 5.2 points and 4.5 rebounds a night.
On Monday, the D-Fenders announced they had acquired Williams via a waiver claim.
The D-Fenders, the Lakers' NBA...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Like a perfectly functioning carburetor on an engine that's otherwise shot, there is one part of the Lakers that continues to hum: their three-point shooting.
Kendall Marshall and Jordan Farmar both ranked among the top six in the NBA in three-point...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:55 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — There was a gust of certainty Monday, a rarity in one of the most uneasy seasons in Lakers history.
Steve Nash clearly wants to return next season.
"I want to come back for sure," he said Monday.
It's a longshot he'll even...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The Lakers have signed guard Manny Harris to a second 10-day contract, the team announced Sunday.
Harris was recently called up from the NBA Development League, where he played for the Lakers' affiliate (D-Fenders).
Through five games with the Lakers,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Mike D'Antoni has spent most of this season blending together a bunch of young first-round draft picks whose best days seemingly were behind them.
Now he has another reclamation project.
Desperate for help at point guard, the Lakers signed Kendall...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 PM
Lakers 110 - Utah Jazz 99 (end of regulation)
The Lakers held off a late Utah rally to defeat the Jazz, 110-99, ending a six-game losing streak.
Kendall Marshall had a career night, notching his first career double-double with career marks in points...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:21 PM
CLEVELAND — Clippers center DeAndre Jordan suffered a strained right arch in the fourth quarter and rookie small forward Reggie Bullock suffered a sprained left ankle in the fourth.
Neither returned to the game the Clippers lost, 88-82, to the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:00 PM
The Lakers lost Dwight Howard, but then their free-throw shooting improved drastically.
They were 28th in the NBA in free-throw accuracy as of last week, almost as bad as last season despite no longer employing the charity-stripe-...