| Dec 8, 2007
The Lakers had barely opened the last few minutes of their practice to the media Friday when Ronny Turiaf and Javaris Crittenton collided under the basket and got up . . . very . . . very . . . slowly.
A minute or two later, Luke Walton hobbled off the...
| Dec 9, 2007
The Lakers probably were not going to win 50 games, but Coach Phil Jackson made it semi-official Saturday.
Jackson said after practice that he told his players following a 127-99 win over Denver on Nov. 29 that they were not good enough to win 50 games....
| Dec 10, 2007
It wasn't quite Magic to Worthy, but the Lakers did pretty well for themselves Sunday night.
They threw on throwback jerseys from the 1987-88 season and then tossed aside the Golden State Warriors, 123-113, Sunday at Staples Center.
Andrew Bynum tied...
| Jan 14, 2008
A good victory and, paradoxically, the possibility of a good-sized loss.
The Lakers managed to fend off the Memphis Grizzlies, 100-99, Sunday night but lost center Andrew Bynum because of what the team said was a sprained left knee.
Bynum was hurt...
| Jan 15, 2008
SEATTLE -- What next?
Now that their franchise-center-in-training will be taking at least an eight-week break, the Lakers are perilously thin in the middle.
Kwame Brown has started 178 games in his seven-year career, and newly anointed backup Ronny...
| Feb 12, 2008
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Lakers center Chris Mihm will undergo surgery on his right heel and sit out about four to six weeks.
Mihm's right ankle has been surgically repaired twice, and he has been sidelined since Dec. 23 because of bursitis in his right heel...
| Feb 13, 2008
MINNEAPOLIS -- More and more, Kobe Bryant feels like a kid locked in a toy store after closing hours.
"It's like Christmas every day," Bryant said. "We have so many weapons here. I really just use my abilities to be a bait, continue to create easy...
| Dec 12, 2013
The Sports Xchange
MINNEAPOLIS — Maybe Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman is getting greedy. After his team rallied from a 19-point first-half deficit Wednesday at the Target Center for a 106-99 victory over the slumping Philadelphia 76ers,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:12 PM
With Kevin Love out for Minnesota and Michael Beasley out for the Heat, a look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Saturday's 8 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center (TV: Sun...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Observations from Saturday night's 103-82 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center: -- Midway through the second quarter: Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman rants for a foul call on LeBron; LeBron smiles back at Adelman as he advances the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:26 PM
When/Where: 8 p.m., Target Center, Minneapolis
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: This is the first game of the two-game season series, with the Timberwolves to visit AmericanAirlines Arena...