| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games, dropping to 13th place in the Western Conference.
With a record of 14-23, the Lakers are now only 2 1/2 games ahead of the last-place Utah Jazz (12-26). The Lakers have a half-game edge over the...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The NBA admitted Sunday there was a missed foul call at the end of the Dallas Mavericks-New Orleans Pelicans game Saturday night that could have changed the outcome of the game, the second time in three weeks the league office has pointed out potential...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 31 points and Dwight Howard added 24 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 126-113 win over Portland on Monday night that snapped the Trail Blazers' five-game winning streak.
The Rockets won their second straight,...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:30 AM
Part of the fun of being a sports fan is team nicknames, which can range from the fitting to the fictitious; from the serious to the sarcastic. With that as a guide, and in no particular order, here are some of the best — and worst — sports...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Can the Lakers win a title this season?
Former Lakers center Vlade Divac apparently seems to think so.
"The Los Angeles Lakers are an elite team and I'm sure they're going to do better than last year. It's not going to happen two years in a row to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first 12 of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than five (New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Are the Lakers a playoff team?
To do so, they'll need to beat out seven of the 14 other teams in the Western Conference.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles' tendon injury, Steve Nash's sustainability as...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year. The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37.
What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season?
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:02 AM
The Lakers opened training camp in preparation for the 2013-14 season.
Though Pau Gasol is generally healthy, after an offseason procedure to heal his knees, he'll be brought along slowly during training camp, team officials said. A doctor's examination...