| 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...
| 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,...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Mike D'Antoni, coach of the year?
Whoa. Settle down.
Frank Vogel has the Indiana Pacers at a league-best 14-1 and Terry Stotts has Portland off to a surprising 13-3 start.
Plus, there's always good ol' standby Gregg Popovich, who has everybody...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Lakers 99 - Brooklyn Nets 94 (end of regulation)
NEW YORK -- The Lakers lost a lead and almost the game. Happens all the time in the NBA.
But losing a 27-point lead? And successfully scurrying to win after the fact in the final minutes? That's hard...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C.
As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them.
He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Kobe Bryant-less Lakers have grown on the fan base over the past few weeks, playing through a difficult schedule to win seven of 14 games.
With Bryant agreeing to a two-year, $40-million to $50-million contract extension, what does it mean for the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Kobe Bryant returned to the practice court Saturday for the first time since sustaining a torn Achilles' tendon in mid-April, his strongest step yet toward a return to game action.
The practice consisted of some contact drills, shooting and strategy...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:01 PM
The Lakers haven't given up on Steve Nash.
Unlike some of their followers, they're not pushing him into an early retirement.
"There's always going to be a debate but we're not going to debate it, talk about it," Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:58 AM
The Lakers closed the week with a 4-4 preseason record and an eye on Tuesday's opening-night contest against the Clippers.
Wins over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday and Thursday brought the Lakers to .500, giving an idea of what the team will look like while...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Gonzaga Coach Mark Few made a visit to the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo on Thursday.
Earlier in the day, Few was at the Time Warner Cable SportsNet studios for the West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tip-Off.
The Lakers have two former...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The Magic are commemorating their 25th anniversary by bringing back their greatest players, and that requires the franchise to take the high road. We're talking nose-bleed high.
The Magic are working on plans to honor Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway...