| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Lakers received a traded-player exception of $2,789,920 on Wednesday in their trade of Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
A traded-player exception can be used to acquire a player in trade without...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:24 PM
It was the trade deadline that was nearly D.O.A.
Besides the last-minute deal that sent Evan Turner from Philadelphia to Indiana, it was mostly a day of high-profile inactivity. There have been minute-long slug races that produced more movement.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers, who have been riddled with injuries at point guard, expected veteran Steve Nash to practice Monday. But that plan was pushed back when Nash tweaked his back getting out of bed in the morning.
"I'm fine," said Nash later in the day. He last...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:48 PM
The Lakers competed for a half against the NBA's top team, but the Indiana Pacers easily pulled away to win, 104-92.
David West led the Pacers with 19 points. Both Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert notched double-doubles. Stephenson scored 15 points with...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:55 PM
When the NBA season started in October, point guard Kendall Marshall was in the NBA Development League, where he played for the Delaware 87ers.
Then the long list of Lakers injuries changed his fate, leading to a promotion. On Friday night, the 22-year-...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:39 PM
After missing practice Thursday, Pau Gasol admitted he's probable for Friday when the Lakers host the Charlotte Bobcats (20-27).
"My groin is sore," said Gasol. "I've just got to keep working on it and we'll see tomorrow."
Gasol noted that he first...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Lakers have moved closer to starting their rebuilding process, engaging in trade discussions with the Phoenix Suns for veteran forward Pau Gasol, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Lakers are hoping to shed Gasol's salary and...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The Lakers could get back three point guards in the coming week as Steve Nash (back), Steve Blake (elbow) and Jordan Farmar (hamstring) are getting closer to returning.
The Lakers (16-31) have started six players at point guard, including Kobe Bryant...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:22 PM
At 16-30, the Lakers are currently tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 24th-25th place.
That's a difficult place to be with 36 games left to play during the 2013-14 NBA season.
"The great group of guys that we have, guys that are not willing to quit,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Lakers have seen point guards Steve Nash and Steve Blake return to the lineup from injury, but the team is still short six players.
Guard Jodie Meeks is out with a sprained ankle. Guard Kobe Bryant, swingman Nick Young and forward Xavier Henry all...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:24 AM
After playing 10 of their last 12 games on the road, the Lakers (18-32) will play their next six at Staples Center.
In addition to a long list of injuries, the Lakers have had a difficult schedule with 29 games on the road, where they're 10-19. At...