| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Kobe Bryant is in the final year of his contract, but he certainly sounds like a player looking to re-sign and finish his career with the Lakers.
"I was born a Laker, so I look forward to dying one," Bryant tells Kevin Frazier on Wednesday night's...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The Lakers opened the season with one impressive win and one impressive loss.
Expectations by and large are low for the franchise. Oddsmaker MyTopSportsBooks.com gives the Lakers 40-1 odds to win the 2013-14 NBA championship.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson says he's concerned about Lamar Odom and his life after basketball.
"We thought the Kardashian arrangement, or marriage, was a terrific thing for him because it's a family, a structure, something that would give him...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls, 107-104, at Philadelphia on Saturday night....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The Lakers began the 2013-14 NBA season with a 2-2 record, playing four games in six nights.
Playing without Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from Achilles' tendon surgery, for an unknown stretch may make it difficult for the Lakers to finish the season...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:56 PM
The Lakers (2-3) were dismantled on the road by the Dallas Mavericks (3-1) on Tuesday night, falling, 123-104. Monta Ellis led all scorers with 30 points on 11-of-14 shooting with nine assists.
The five Lakers starters combined to outscore Ellis by just...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The new Lakers coach famously wants his players to shoot in seven seconds or less. I’m not going to require that long to list the reasons that hiring Mike D'Antoni was yet another Buss blunder.
He's never taken a team to an NBA Finals. He has a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:16 PM
There were so many people standing and taking photos with their phones, I couldn't see the Lakers warming up.
There were so many people cheering the procession of All-Stars hopping and dancing on to the floor, I couldn't hear the Lakers introductions....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Just before the Lakers broke away from their huddle, Coach Mike Brown reiterated the obvious solution on how to secure a game-winnner. "Kobe, you're our best player," Brown said. "Go win the play for us." Even if Brown and the 18,997 at Staples Center...