| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Kent Bazemore cried a little bit. Nick Young planted his face in a towel for a long time.
Sunday was rough on them, the latest two injured Lakers.
In another sign of a bad season, the Lakers have more hurt players (eight) than healthy ones (seven)....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The Lakers (25-55) play arguably their most important game of the season on Monday night, visiting the also-lottery-bound Utah Jazz (24-56).
Measured by futility, both teams are well-positioned for the 2014 NBA draft lottery. The Jazz are currently...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Nobody got hurt. The Lakers didn't lose by 50. There are only three games left.
These were reasons for the Lakers to celebrate a 112-95 loss Friday to Golden State at Staples Center.
The season that won't ever end is down to a handful of days. Nobody'...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Nick Young was due for some good karma.
The Laker guard's house was robbed during a game last Sunday, and he said nearly $100,000 worth of clothing, jewelry and shoes had been stolen.
Things went much better for him during Tuesday's 124-112 loss to...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 12:09 PM
The NBA has raised its salary-cap projection for the 2014-15 season from $62.9 million to $63.2 million.
The current salary cap for the 2013-14 season is $58.7 million. The new cap number, which won't officially be set until the NBA completes its annual...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:16 PM
The two towers approach delivered a single, familiar result.
Another Lakers loss.
Pau Gasol got his wish, the chance to play next to fellow 7-footer Chris Kaman, but nothing really changed Tuesday in a 124-112 victory by the Portland Trail Blazers...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Of all the indignities, this was the lowest of the low: Clippers 142, Lakers 94.
It wasn't only the Lakers' worst loss ever to the Clippers. It was their worst ever to anybody.
The Clippers appeared to play five-on-three that night, outscoring the...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:10 PM
Surely the Lakers wanted to send Steve Nash to the sidelines with something better than this.
They might get another chance.
In one of the final dramas of a long-ago discarded season, Friday was supposed to be the last game of 2013-14, if not a...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The Golden State Warriors (48-30) fell to the Denver Nuggets (35-44) by a single point on Thursday night, giving up a Kenneth Faried hook shot with 1.8 seconds left on the clock.
The Lakers (25-53) have theoretically relished the role of playing spoiler...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Lakers lost their 50th game of the season on Wednesday night, falling 107-102 to the Sacramento Kings (27-48).
Given the Lakers (25-50) have been long eliminated from the playoffs, the worse they do in the standings, the higher their position in the...