| Jan 4, 2015
| 9:15 PM
Kobe Bryant hit a jump hook with 12.4 seconds left to give the Lakers an 88-87 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Lakers fell behind early, trailing by as many as 13 points, but finally climbed on top when Bryant made...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (11-23) overcame a 13-point deficit to defeat the Indiana Pacers (13-22) on a Kobe Bryant game-winning shot with 12.4 seconds left. Here are five takeaways from their 88-87 victory Sunday night at Staples Center.
1) At 88 points, the Lakers...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Friday could have been a lot worse here for the Lakers (see box score, Lakers-Mavericks, Nov. 21). Here are five takeaways from a less embarrassing 102-98 loss at Dallas.
1) The Lakers’ frontcourt practically carried the team, and when was the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Kobe Bryant had a lecture for media members as they surrounded his locker.
He had just accumulated the 21st triple-double of his career, a 23-point, 11-rebound, 11-assist endeavor Tuesday against Denver. Time to wag the finger, Dikembe Mutombo style....
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:29 PM
This has all been, um, interesting for Carlos Boozer.
He arrived in Los Angeles with a shrug from most Lakers followers. They wanted to see rookie Julius Randle at power forward, not him.
Then he lost his starting job 20 games into the season,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks 140, Lakers 106
The Dallas Mavericks easily improved their record to 10-3, with a 34-point win over the defenseless Lakers.
The Mavericks scored at least 30 points in every quarter but it was their 42-point third quarter that put...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time career scoring list, then he helped the Lakers win their third in a row with a 100-94 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota.
Bryant climbed into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Week 7 proved to be the Lakers' best of the year, the team putting together a perfect 3-0 record, while reaching a major milestone in the career of Kobe Bryant.
Before the Lakers hosted the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, Coach Byron Scott and Carlos...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:25 PM
It wasn't a pretty sight when Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer lost their starting jobs.
Lin was crushed, immediately requesting a sit-down with Lakers Coach Byron Scott and morosely calling the demotion "one the toughest situations I've been in."...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:36 PM
It's unclear if the Lakers will be willing to make any significant moves this season, but as of Dec. 15, a number of Lakers became trade eligible.
Nick Young, Ed Davis, Wesley Johnson, Ryan Kelly and Xavier Henry, who signed contracts over the summer,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The Lakers won back-to-back road games against the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets, before getting smashed by the Dallas Mavericks. An overtime loss on Sunday at home to the Denver Nuggets gave the Lakers a 2-2 week -- an improvement after a miserable...