At first, the Lakers' bench remained nothing more than a liability. In the Lakers' 111-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night, they built a second double-digit lead. Earlier this season, Lakers Coach Mike Brown shuffled his rotations as quickly as a
Free agent profile of Troy Murphy: Troy Murphy has averaged double figures in seven seasons and five double-double efforts in points and rebounds in his 10-year career, but he doesn't provide anything on defense.
Unrestricted free-agent power forward Troy Murphy worked at the Lakers' practice facility Wednesday evening. Murphy has averaged double figures in seven seasons and five double-double efforts in points and rebounds in his 10-year career. He's coming off a poor
--The Times' Mike Bresnahan explores the possibility that Devin Ebanks might start at small forward. --The Times' T.J. Simers talks exclusively with Lakers forward Pau Gasol, who acknowledges there were personal issues among players on the team last season. --
With Baron Davis apparently on his way to the New York Knicks, NBA teams still in the market for a point guard might shift their focus to free agent Gilbert Arenas, who was waived by the Orlando Magic earlier this month. Arenas has indicated he'd like to play
Clippers 108, Lakers 103 (final) The Hallway Rivalry has taken a sharp turn toward the Clippers. Blake Griffin put on a dazzling display of moves on the way to 30 points, seven assists and six rebounds, leading the Clippers to ...
Lakers 96, Jazz 71 (final) You can't lose them all. It might have seemed a distinct possibility to jittery Lakers fans after their team's 0-2 start, but there remain more than a handful of NBA teams the quality of the visitors who took the Staples Center court