| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:40 PM
The Lakers avoided tying a franchise-worst 10-game losing streak by stopping the bleeding with a hard-fought, 123-118 double-overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night at Staples Center.
With a nine-point advantage with 2:08 left in the...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:25 AM
TV/radio: 9:30 p.m. Thursday; CSN, TNT, WMVP-AM 1000.
Storylines: The Bulls see old friend Carlos Boozer but not old foe Kobe Bryant, who underwent surgery Wednesday to repair his torn rotator cuff. The Bulls are tied with the Hawks for the league's...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 7:57 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Bulls improved to 30-17 with Tuesday's overtime road victory over the Warriors. Here are three observations:
Joakim Noah looked like himself.
Tom Thibodeau called it Noah's best game of the season. Noah said he didn't want to...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Kobe Bryant is expected to return to the lineup Wednesday night when the Lakers (12-30) visit the New Orleans Pelicans (20-21).
Bryant has rested the last two games and five of the Lakers' previous eight, dealing with the rigors of old age (at least...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:55 PM
The Lakers rallied in the fourth quarter, trimming a 25-point deficit to the Houston Rockets to 11, but ultimately fell short to lose their eighth consecutive game, 99-87, on Sunday evening at Staples Center.
Playing without center Dwight Howard, the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Kobe Bryant wasn't the only thing missing from the Lakers on Friday in Utah.
There were also no questions about him, a heavy departure from the norm.
He was out of sight, out of mind, resting at home while the Lakers slogged their way to a 94-85...
| 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 16, 2015
| 7:30 AM
The Lakers (12-28) played well on Thursday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-20) but ultimately fell short for their third loss in a row. Here are five takeaways from their 109-102 defeat at Staples Center.
1) Kobe Bryant dished a career-high 17...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:35 PM
This isn't going very well. At all.
Nobody picked the Lakers to win the 2015 championship — or, really, to even make the playoffs — but the first half of their season has been one glass-eating carnival trick after another.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers (12-27) host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (19-20) on Thursday night at Staples Center.
James returned Tuesday night from back and knee injuries, only to see his team lose their sixth game in a row in overtime to the Suns in...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 11:43 AM
In July 2010, the Bulls were preparing to sign Carlos Boozer as a free agent when the Jazz, Boozer's previous team, asked for a favor.
Allow the Jazz to sign-and-trade Boozer, creating a $13 million trade exception they eventually used to acquire Al...