| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The Lakers fell to the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game, 97-88, and lost Wesley Johnson because of a strained left foot.
The Lakers swingman played only eight minutes and made one of five shots with two turnovers after starting at shooting guard...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
If the Lakers have any intention to make a deal before the Feb. 20 trade deadline, a number of players on the roster just became trade eligible.
In most cases, free agents signed during the off-season cannot be traded until Dec. 15.
This applies to...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The Lakers finally get Kobe Bryant back on Sunday night when they host the Toronto Raptors, about 240 days after the team's All-Star guard went down with a torn Achilles' tendon.
In his absence, the Lakers were swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Centers Chris Kaman and Pau Gasol will be game-time decisions for the Lakers' game Sunday against Philadelphia.
Kaman sustained a moderate sprain in his left ankle Friday against Utah. Gasol missed two of the last four games because of an upper-...
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:04 AM
The Lakers (14-25) and Boston Celtics (14-26) were the best teams in the league not too long ago, facing each other in the 2008 and 2010 NBA Finals.
Now the former champions are going through the rebuilding process, both having won only two of their...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:34 PM
On Sunday, the Lakers did their best to play through their first practice since returning from a preseason trip to China as part of the NBA's 2013 Global Games.
Stepping away from training camp to fly halfway around the world can be disruptive, given...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The Lakers (4-7) host the Detroit Pistons (3-5) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Pistons are one of five teams in the Eastern Conference scoring more than 100 points a game (100.5). Defensively, the Pistons are a bit shakier, giving up 102.5 a...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Minnesota Timberwolves (4-2) are off to one of their best starts in franchise history.
They'll visit Staples Center on Sunday night, looking to end a 22-game losing streak to the Lakers (3-4).
The Lakers have the opportunity to improve to .500,...
| 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,"...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:57 PM
On the eve of training camp, the Lakers have added former UCLA and NBA veteran center Dan Gadzuric.
Announced Friday by General Manager Mitch Kupchak, Gadzuric increases the roster to 19 players.
The Lakers cannot carry more than 15 into the regular...