| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
The rookie had reasons to fall further into an exhibition-season abyss.
His shot was way off, his turnovers were high and his coach kept saying he "looked lost" on the court while wondering aloud about his physical conditioning. Not to mention the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:39 PM
New forward Carlos Boozer played almost 21 minutes Monday, scoring six points with four rebounds and three assists as the Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets, 98-95, in their preseason opener.
What was his takeaway from the game?
"Steve [Nash] is...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Curiosity circled inside the old arena and finally dropped down to midcourt. It was time to see Kobe Bryant play.
The Lakers had an exhibition opener Monday and nobody cared about the final score. The stats that mattered: Bryant had 13 points on five-...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:13 AM
The 2014-15 Lakers made their first on-court impression on Monday, opening the preseason with a 98-95 win over the Denver Nuggets.
Kobe Bryant looked comfortable on the floor, contributing to the Lakers' first 13 points, hitting three baskets while...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season.
The team will host the Denver Nuggets at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.
Bryant, who struggled last season with knee...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Lakers were dealt their first significant setback of the 2014-15 season on Friday, when Nick Young was ruled out for approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb.
Through a number of training camp scrimmages, Young served as...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:00 PM
The Lakers held their first intrasquad scrimmage of the preseason on Wednesday.
Coach Byron Scott used a starting five of Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Wesley Johnson, Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill.
The opposing team featured Jeremy Lin, Nick Young, Ed...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Somehow, some way, it felt as if Byron Scott was a player again.
He was asked about dunking on Chris Mullin twice. In one quarter.
And to reflect on his "Showtime" playing days. And his thoughts on the legendary Chick Hearn.
Scott, 53, was subjected...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:01 PM
There's no way the Lakers finish 14th in the Western Conference again. No chance. None. Probably. Maybe?
They were crushed by injuries last season, tumbled to the conference's second-lowest spot and endured their worst record (27-55) since moving to Los...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:06 PM
As the Bulls prepare to open training camp Monday with their annual media day and a team meeting, the similarities to 2010 can't be overlooked.
Like then, the Bulls missed on their top free-agent target and moved quickly to sign a multiple All-Star....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The Lakers suffered through a miserable 2013-14 season, going 27-55, leading to the drafting of Kentucky power forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick.
Randle, averaging 15.0 points and 10.4 rebounds a game, helped lead the Wildcats to the...