| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looks are never more deceiving than they are in the NBA's Western Conference.
Oklahoma City held what seemed to be exclusive rights to the conference championship as recently as summer 2012, when the Thunder's run-and-fun core of young stars was...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Even when the Lakers aren't favorites, they're still one of the league's marquee teams.
The NBA has added Tuesday night's game between the Lakers and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas to the national NBA TV schedule.
Through NBA.com, fans can vote weekly...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Lakers, 91-85, in a Tim Duncan-less, Kobe Bryant-less matchup that saw both teams struggling to score for most of the night.
Tony Parker scored 24 points on 12-18 shooting to lead San Antonio to a 2-0 start on the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Are the Golden State Warriors worthy of the moniker "The New Showtime"?
Sports Illustrated's NBA season preview features four different covers, one of which features Warriors guard Stephen Curry, that "Showtime" headline and the subheadline "Steph Curry...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Jeanie Buss did not take the news well that the Lakers were hiring Mike D'Antoni to replace Mike Brown as the team's head coach last November.
"Two days after Phil [Jackson] got that phone call, I was at the gym when I started crying so hysterically...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:02 AM
The Lakers opened training camp in preparation for the 2013-14 season.
Though Pau Gasol is generally healthy, after an offseason procedure to heal his knees, he'll be brought along slowly during training camp, team officials said. A doctor's examination...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The Lakers have a 1-2 record after losing Friday night to the San Antonio Spurs 91-85.
Coach Mike D'Antoni is still trying to sort through his rotation options, especially at power forward.
"I'm still searching for the right combinations," D'Antoni...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:01 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first eight of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz but not as good...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi told fans at the team’s fan fest event he believes the franchise is “at a critical stage” but has a unique opportunity to “create something special” despite the challenge of operating under...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...