| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:20 PM
The Lakers' Kobe Bryant is still dominating the All-Star balloting, despite sitting out most of the season recovering from an Achilles' tendon injury.
Back just two games, Bryant leads all NBA guards with 501,215 votes. On Thursday, the league...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Working Kobe Bryant back into the lineup has been an adjustment for the Lakers, losers of two games in a row.
Playing without backup point guard Jordan Farmar (hamstring) and Steve Nash (back) hasn't made games any easier for the Lakers.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Week 6 saw Kobe Bryant return to the lineup, but the Lakers finished the week back at .500 (10-10).
The Lakers start Week 7 with a home game Tuesday before starting a four-game trip that bleeds into Week 8.
Through 20 games, the Lakers have exceeded...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Jordan Crawford scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics posted the most lopsided victory in the NBA this season, bursting out to another sizzling start and pouring it on from there to batter the Knicks, 114-73, on Sunday in New York.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:05 PM
James Harden and Dwight Howard figured to be a potent combination for the Houston Rockets this season. Friday, the Golden State Warriors saw how good they can be.
Harden scored 34 points, Howard had 22 points and 18 rebounds, and the Rockets routed...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Nelson Mandela was, quite famously, a fan of European classical music. His two favorite composers were George Frideric Handel and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, but he grew up exposed to the country’s rich tradition of vocal groups forging a unique form...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:26 PM
The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City was postponed because of smoky conditions inside the arena Wednesday.
The game will be made up in Minnesota at a later date.
The arena was evacuated about 45 minutes...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Ryan Anderson made seven three-pointers and scored 31 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to a broken left hand to beat the Knicks, 103-99, Sunday night in New York.
Tyreke Evans had 24 points, including 10 in the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The Lakers hit Thanksgiving with an 8-8 record, putting the team in 11th place in the Western Conference standings.
Despite playing without Kobe Bryant (Achilles' tendon) and most of the season without Steve Nash (back), the Lakers are only three...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Cameron Rodriguez was the fourth in a string of five people since February to pocket $20,000 by nailing a half-court shot at an Oklahoma City Thunder home game earlier this month.
But he may have to take himself off the list.
Rodriguez, 23, plays...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:21 PM
After Clippers backup small forward Matt Barnes was ejected from the game with 6.2 seconds left in the second quarter after an altercation with Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka, Barnes took to Twitter to express himself.
Barnes tweeted: "I love my...