| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The Lakers opened the season with one impressive win and one impressive loss.
Expectations by and large are low for the franchise. Oddsmaker MyTopSportsBooks.com gives the Lakers 40-1 odds to win the 2013-14 NBA championship.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Lakers are one of the top three-point shooting teams in the NBA.
Prior to Tuesday night's games, the Lakers were third overall at 40.2% from three-point range -- behind the Golden State Warriors (41.7%) and Portland Trail Blazers (41.5%).
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Charlotte Bobcats Coach Steve Clifford, a former Lakers assistant, was hospitalized on Thursday night, according to a statement from the Bobcats' president of basketball operations, Rod Higgins.
Clifford "went to the hospital last night after not...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Lakers dipped back under .500 after a difficult Week 7.
It took a late fourth-quarter run to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats for the Lakers to improve to 11-12 on the season.
Week 8 won't be easy with a back-to-back set in Atlanta and Memphis...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Former Lakers shooting guard Shannon Brown was traded by the Phoenix Suns on Friday to the Washington Wizards.
His stay in Washington was brief.
The Wizards waived Brown on Monday, despite his $3.5-million guaranteed salary. If he clears waivers in...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:46 PM
With two straight losses, the Lakers have dipped back below .500 to with a 10-11 record.
In the competitive Western Conference, the Lakers now stand in 12th place -- ahead of the New Orleans Pelicans (9-10) by mere percentage points.
The road ahead...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Working Kobe Bryant back into the lineup has been an adjustment for the Lakers, losers of two games in a row.
Playing without backup point guard Jordan Farmar (hamstring) and Steve Nash (back) hasn't made games any easier for the Lakers.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The Lakers finished Week 2 with a single, last-second win on Thursday in Houston, dipping to 3-5 on the year.
Starting the week in 10th place in the Western Conference, the Lakers ended Week 2 in 12th.
The Lakers were bombarded on the road by the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:20 AM
The Charlotte Bobcats and owner Michael Jordan unveiled the new logo that will be featured on their uniforms and merchandise next season when the franchise returns to the nickname of the Hornets.
Jordan was joined during a ceremony at halftime of...