| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The Lakers won their second exhibition game in three tries Tuesday, defeating the Denver Nuggets 90-88 in Ontario.
What did Coach Mike D'Antoni take away from the Lakers' win?
"The two bigs can play together. I didn't know that," said D'Antoni after...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first 12 of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than five (New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The Magic are commemorating their 25th anniversary by bringing back their greatest players, and that requires the franchise to take the high road. We're talking nose-bleed high.
The Magic are working on plans to honor Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Good news for Nick Young and the Lakers -- his "tweaked ankle" is not serious. Expect Young to start at shooting guard Saturday night as the Lakers open the preseason in Ontario against the Golden State Warriors.
"I should be ready to go tomorrow,"...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The long arms of Dwight Howard are gone. So are the quick hands of Metta World Peace.
It's enough to make the remaining Lakers wonder if their heads will spin watching opponents continually score easy baskets.
The Lakers were already among the most...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:23 PM
No matter how dreadful the upcoming season might be, Lakers fans don't have to hold their breath. Chris Kaman will do it for you.
He can stay submerged in water for 2½ minutes thanks to years of free diving in the ocean.
No, Kaman isn't your normal...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Shawne Williams came into the league in 2006 out of Memphis with tremendous promise as the 17th draft pick of the Indiana Pacers.
Seven years later, he's fighting to get back into the league after a number of drug-related incidents tarnished his...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:49 AM
The Lakers are expected to resume practice Sunday morning after a lengthy visit to China.
The team lost a pair of exhibition games to the Golden State Warriors in Beijing and Shanghai, before returning home Friday.
Confusing matters, the team had to...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:08 PM
The Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 108-94 on Tuesday night at Staples Center in their seventh game of the preseason.
Jordan Farmar scored 20 points off the bench on five-of-seven shooting, and had a leaping block of Utah's 7-foot-1 Rudy Gobert. The 6-foot-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Now it can be revealed: That pull-up jumper in transition was not a shot under construction or a new tool now only ready for prime time after his apprenticeship with the Clippers.
Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe insisted he had it in his arsenal....