| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a busy schedule against quality opponents.
Through November, including three games in October, the Lakers will play 17 times -- 10 at home and seven on the road.
They'll play 13 teams, nine of which made the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:06 PM
As has been well reported, the Lakers are extremely short-handed at point guard.
On Sunday, the visiting Denver Nuggets have chosen to leave veteran point Andre Miller at home.
Miller was suspended two games by the team for conduct detrimental to...
| 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 4, 2014
| 7:10 AM
The suspension of point guard Andre Miller has been lifted by the Denver Nuggets, who said in a statement that he will return to the team on Monday.
Miller, who was originally suspended for two games after getting into an on-court confrontation with...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:02 PM
DENVER — If a teammate ever asks for advice on whether to play with an injury, Arron Afflalo says he usually answers the question something like this: "If you can play, get out there and play. If you're going to [play halfway], sit down and recover....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 9:54 PM
DENVER — This result was predictable.
Already playing bad basketball, the Orlando Magic faced the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night without two of their best players, injured shooting guard Arron Afflalo and injured center Nik Vucevic.
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:15 PM
DALLAS — Injuries are piling up for the Orlando Magic.
The Magic might have just healthy eight players available when the team faces the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night at American Airlines Center.
Swingman Arron Afflalo sat out Saturday night'...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Who will be the next coach of the Lakers?
According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites.
Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The dollar menu
TNT analyst Charles Barkley, speaking with late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien about some of his chintzy millionaire friends: "There's nobody cheaper than Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan. Oh, yeah, [Jordan is] cheap. I always...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:59 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — On Feb. 22, 2004, Jacque Vaughn and Mark Jackson played against each other for the last time. They played sparingly that night — Vaughn as a backup point guard for the Atlanta Hawks, Jackson as a backup point guard for the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The good news for the Lakers (21-41) is they won't have much time to sit and dwell on their franchise-worst 48-point drubbing by the Clippers (43-20) on Thursday night.
The bad news is they'll play their fourth game in five nights in the altitude of...