| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The Lakers are a basketball mess. They've used 21 lineups in 42 games. They're 13th in the Western Conference. Kobe Bryant is at least two weeks away from returning from another injury, as are Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar. Steve Nash also hopes to come...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:20 PM
ORLANDO — Pau Gasol is often considered the quiet star of the Lakers, the one who doesn't use death stares or bared teeth to show his emotion.
Not on Friday.
Gasol tore into the Lakers after a meek 114-105 loss to the woeful Orlando Magic,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:35 AM
We all know that Ray Allen still has game.
But does Jesus Shuttlesworth?
Allen, who currently plays for the Miami Heat and starred in the 1998 movie "He Got Game" as Shuttlesworth, said he and filmmaker Spike Lee have been in talks over the last...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:50 AM
The Lakers are a household franchise -- love 'em or leave 'em -- because they've won 16 championships and advanced to the NBA Finals 31 times.
But now they're collecting something far different from trophies.
Injuries. Lots of them.
You can keep...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Johnny Football is heading to the NFL.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel declared for the NFL draft on Wednesday following two spectacular seasons in which he became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy and helped the Aggies make a splash...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Pau Gasol considered the question. Was this the worst loss he'd ever experienced in the regular season?
There were surely more painful ones in his career, but they were followed by months of basketball silence — Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals:...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:05 PM
The "great teams" find a way to win games when they return home tired from a grueling trip.
The Clippers may not be able to call themselves one of those great teams just yet, but they demonstrated some resolve to overcome the fatigue a two-week trip can...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction.
Preston Truman reportedly asked Jordan for his Nike Air Jordan...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:41 PM
In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week.
The first pair in...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
No viral prank here. Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is posting his best numbers since his time slot move put him in head-to-head competition with Jay Leno and David Letterman.
For the week of Nov. 18, the latest for which numbers are available, ABC's...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:17 PM
BOSTON — Doc Rivers is returning to the site of his most glorious moments as an NBA coach.
Rivers is bringing his new team, the Clippers, to face his old team, the Boston Celtics, a team he led to an NBA championship in 2008 and to the NBA...