| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Portland Trail Blazers 124 - Lakers 112 (end of regulation)
A huge night from Nick Young wasn't enough as the Lakers fell on Tuesday night to the Portland Trail Blazers, 124-112.
Young had the hot hand, scoring a season-high 40 points on 15-of-26...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Pau Gasol might have played his last game in a Lakers uniform.
The team is leaning toward sitting him for its final seven games while he recovers from a severe recurrence of vertigo.
He won't play Friday against Dallas after dizziness kept him...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Former Lakers center Dwight Howard and his Houston Rockets teammates were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs, 99-98, on Friday night when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard made a three-point shot on an inbounds play at the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:22 AM
La figura y aportación del alero LeBron James volvió a ser decisiva en la victoria con suspense del Heat de Miami que volvieron al camino del triunfo, mientras que los Spurs de San Antonio no lo abandonaron a llegar al decimocuarto consecutivo en la...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Portland Trail Blazers expected to make the playoffs. They never envisioned practically wrapping up a spot by the day after Christmas.
A 24-5 start gave them the best record in the NBA and made them the league's biggest marvel.
"I would lie,"...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Pick a champion, any champion.
You could make a case for any of the eight playoff teams to win the wonderfully wild Western Conference.
San Antonio has the best record in the NBA and features more precise movement than Cirque du Soleil.
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:24 PM
It was the trade deadline that was nearly D.O.A.
Besides the last-minute deal that sent Evan Turner from Philadelphia to Indiana, it was mostly a day of high-profile inactivity. There have been minute-long slug races that produced more movement.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Wesley Johnson dunked an in-bounds pass from Kent Bazemore with 6.9 seconds left on the clock, stealing a 107-106 win in Portland against the Blazers.
After exploding with a 33-point first quarter, the Lakers saw their lead gradually shrink until the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Melo Trimble knew “something was up” when Bishop O’Connell boy’s basketball coach Joe Wootten had the team stay after practice Wednesday night to watch the McDonald’s All-American selection show on ESPNU.
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Of course it had to happen like this.
Steve Nash. Freak injury. Leaving a game in the third quarter.
The latest piece of an incomprehensible Lakers puzzle was tossed off the table Sunday when Nash exited early in a 92-86 loss to the Chicago Bulls....