| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:15 AM
At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs.
On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick.
Currently, the Lakers have the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Kevin Durant had 36 points to offset Tony Parker's season-high 37, and the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder survived a testy 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, their third win this season over the defending Western Conference...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:29 PM
The Orlando Magic finally has its first victory of the new year.
Beginning the day as one of only two NBA teams that hadn't registered a win in 2014, Orlando ended its recent frustrations against a Boston Celtics team that is struggling just as much....
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Indiana Pacers power forward David West has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for elbowing Clippers power forward Blake Griffin in the jaw during their game Saturday in Indianapolis, the league announced Sunday.
The incident occurred at the end of the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Imagine a Grammy trip for the Lakers that starts in London before going on to Paris, Rome, Madrid and Berlin.
Maybe they would rename it the Royal Albert Hall trip.
Incoming NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said this week he was open to the idea of...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The Sacramento Kings will be the first NBA team to accept bitcoin, the controversial digital currency that is increasingly gaining acceptance in the commercial world.
The basketball franchise said customers can already buy merchandise at its team store....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
With their sixth straight loss and 12th defeat in 13 tries, the Lakers have plummeted to 14th place in the Western Conference.
Falling on Wednesday night to the Phoenix Suns, the Lakers (14-25) were overtaken in the standings by the Sacramento Kings...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Joe Johnson hit a high-arching jumper as time expired to give the Brooklyn Nets a 95-93 comeback victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.
Johnson's game-winning shot capped an improbable rally from a 16-point second-half deficit for the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:12 PM
J.J. Redick, out the last six weeks recovering from a broken right wrist and torn ligaments on the side of his right wrist, said the idea is for him to play tonight when the Clippers host the Lakers at Staples Center.
“That’s the plan,&...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Kobe Bryant practiced for a third consecutive day Thursday and said he felt improvement in his left ankle.
“It feels stronger this morning than it did yesterday before practice,” Bryant said, “and it’s less sore now than it was...