| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Lakers came back from a 21-point deficit but couldn't quite come back again after facing a 20-point deficit.
The Portland Trail Blazers barely fended off the Lakers, 114-108, Sunday at Staples Center.
The Lakers trailed by 21 in the first quarter,...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:05 PM
A 20-point deficit is often too much for a team to overcome.
Not the feisty, fun-to-watch Lakers.
But comebacks from two massive deficits? Sorry. Too much to ask.
GAME SUMMARY: Trail Blazers 114, Lakers 108
The Portland Trail Blazers made sure...
| 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 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:40 PM
After Week 2 of the 2013-14 NBA season, the Lakers dropped two spots in the Western Conference to 12th place.
With a 1-3 record for the week, the Lakers (3-5) are now 3 1/2 games behind the first-place San Antonio Spurs (6-1).
Only three teams in...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:07 PM
On Tuesday, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant practiced for the second time since April, after tearing his Achilles tendon in a win over the Golden State Warriors.
Bryant's return date remains a mystery, although he suggested it could be before the end...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Lakers 102, Golden State Warriors 95 (final)
The Lakers took advantage of a depleted Golden State Warriors squad to take a 102-95 victory at Staples Center on Friday night.
Playing without point guard Stephen Curry (concussion) and backup point...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:02 PM
Joe Johnson stole a pass and dropped in a short jumper as time expired in overtime, giving the visiting Brooklyn Nets a 100-98 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Johnson had tied the game at the end of regulation on a short floater with 30...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:54 PM
LOUDON, N.H. -- Matt Kenseth made it two for two in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Steve Nash had his best game of the season Sunday night in the Lakers' 105-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
While he missed eight of 13 shots, Nash played a season-high 29 minutes and contributed 13 points along with six assists without a turnover....