1. Will the Lakers' unfamiliarity with Indiana hurt their preparation? Coach Phil Jackson acknowledged after Saturday's practice at the team's facility that he's not that familiar with Indiana. Given the Lakers' six-point loss to Utah, the team will be, as Jac
If Carmelo Anthony is on his way to New Jersey or New York, he sure didn't show it. Anthony seemed indifferent to the mounting trade talks Friday, including a report that the Nets had agreed to trade for the Denver ...
The NBA trade deadline passed last week and the Lakers didn't make any roster changes. Players became available on the waiver wire and things remained the same. And that's fine in the Lakers' eyes, with Coach Phil Jackson saying he neither expected nor feels d
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