| Apr 10, 2015
| 11:30 PM
Not everybody thumps the Lakers. Sometimes they get to be the big kids on the block.
Especially when they're playing one of their little lottery friends.
The Lakers stuck it to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 106-98, ending a five-game losing streak...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 11:31 PM
Byron Scott delivered the directive at a time when most people are easing into their days.
"Compete," the Lakers coach barked at his players while adding an expletive Tuesday at the morning shoot-around.
The message came two days after the Clippers...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Jeremy Lin missed another game because of a sore left knee, creating a natural question.
Has he already appeared in his last Lakers game?
He wants to finish out the season, all three games that remain, but free agency is just over the horizon for...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:31 PM
Chris Paul's coaches seem to agree:
The Clippers' point guard is underrated and should be in the conversation for this year's NBA most valuable player award.
"So I'm a little biased because I still think he's the best point guard in the league," Byron...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Byron Scott still is making his Lakers students attend classes, knowing full well no amount of practice is going to change this sorry season.
Still, the Lakers coach is eager to see whom his prized pupils are and which ones are just showing up because...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:02 PM
It was another perfect storm for the Lakers in an angry, frothing sea of them this season.
One team needed to win, visions of a deep playoff run bouncing tantalizingly around their players' minds.
The other team was eliminated from postseason...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 1:57 PM
The Lakers are waiting, yet again, for the results of an MRI after veteran guard Wayne Ellington suffered a mild separation of his right shoulder in the team's 113-92 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday.
"He was pretty sore this morning,"...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 10:05 PM
Nick Young declared his season officially done Sunday because of a nagging knee injury, a fitting end to a forgettable six months for the loquacious but often off-target Lakers forward.
He was ineffective on the court and somewhat erratic off it,...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:10 PM
The Lakers have had a lot of problems this season. They finally have a nice one.
It centers on the 46th player taken in last year's draft. Is Jordan Clarkson their point guard of the future?
He had another strong game amid yet another loss Wednesday,...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:08 PM
Byron Scott stopped short of saying the Lakers needed to rebuild around Jordan Clarkson. It would have been a little extreme to say such a thing despite the season the rookie is having.
But the Lakers coach offered the second-round draft pick quite...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 9:49 PM
The name Chris Paul is floating around somewhere in the NBA stratosphere for the most valuable player award.
It's unlikely Paul will win the MVP hardware, but the Clippers All-Star point guard has a supporter in Lakers Coach Byron Scott.