| 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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Nick Young said he expects to play Friday night when the Lakers (22-45) host the Washington Wizards (35-22).
"I'm feeling good," Nick Young said. "Ain't too much Swaggy can't do out there."
Young, who gave himself the nickname "Swaggy P," fractured...
| 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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Lakers are destined to have a high pick in June's NBA draft, but the franchise won't know where it is picking until the draft lottery on May 20.
One of the top prospects in the draft, Kansas center Joel Embiid, received some disappointing news on...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations.
"It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Lakers (22-46) have a chance to break their four-game losing streak when they host the Orlando Magic (19-51) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Orlando comes in on the second night of a back-to-back, after a last-second, 89-88 loss to the Utah...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
The Lakers were beaten soundly by the Clippers, 120-97, losing the season series to their Staples Center roommates, 3-1.
After a relatively competitive first half, with the Lakers trailing by eight at intermission, the Clippers exploded for 37 points in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Pau Gasol continued to feel symptoms of vertigo during Tuesday's 124-112 loss to the Portland Trailblazers.
"I wasn't confident out there, I wasn't assertive," said Gasol, who finished with nine points on four-for-nine shooting. "I didn't feel confident...
| 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 10, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The Lakers held one of their final practices of the season in El Segundo, preparing for their last two regular season games at Staples Center (Golden State Warriors on Friday and Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday).
"I think guys just want to finish the season...