| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The team survived the first 19 games of the season without Kobe Bryant, winning 10 while waiting for their All-Star guard to return from Achilles' tendon surgery.
Now Bryant is down with a knee injury that will knock him out for six more weeks.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The rash of injuries to Lakers point guards that has afflicted starters, backups and fill-ins alike struck Kobe Bryant on Thursday, the All-Star learning he will miss about six weeks with a broken bone in his left knee.
Bryant initially shrugged off the...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The Lakers spent $99.9 million in salary this season for a roster that went 45-37. Additionally, the team will pay $29.6 million in luxury taxes -- a total of $129.5 million to get into the playoffs and suffer a first-round sweep by the San Antonio Spurs....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Spurs 120, Lakers 89 (final)
The San Antonio Spurs dominated the Lakers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff matchup to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series with a 120-89 victory on Friday night at Staples Center.
| May 9, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The Lakers announced that power forward Pau Gasol received a successful "FAST technique" procedure on both knees Thursday morning.
The procedure, whose name stands for Focused Aspiration of Scar Tissue, was performed by Dr. Steve Yoon of the Kerlan-Jobe...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:40 PM
In a year defined by injury, Coach Mike D'Antoni became a lightning rod for criticism, despite leading the Lakers (45-37) team to a 28-12, seventh-place finish.
In the closing moments of the Lakers' sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, the familiar chant...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Spurs 103, Lakers 82 (final)
The Lakers' season finally came to a close on Sunday in a game that symbolized the year.
Injuries were the defining factor in the team's 45-37 regular season and the postseason was no different. The Lakers had to play...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
On Friday, Kobe Bryant suggested he might play beyond his current contract with the Lakers.
Bryant, whose deal expires after this season, spoke to Stephen A. Smith on ESPN Radio about the possibility of San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan tying the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Former NBA players' union executive director Billy Hunter has claimed that Lakers star Kobe Bryant and agent Rob Pelinka, acting on behalf of union president Derek Fisher, meddled with his efforts to end the 2011 lockout.
In a Los Angeles Superior Court...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni is looking forward to a "normal" season after last year's difficult trek.
"I'm looking forward to getting to know the guys. See how they interact with each other -- see if we can have a little bit [more] chemistry this year...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
They often arrived, especially at first, with a certain swagger. Two Lakers, a Boston Celtic and, once, an entire pro team from China among them.
On the sidewalk outside, passersby sometimes stopped to peer through the windows of the Marina del Rey...