| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:17 PM
The Lakers guard stepped to the foul line and the familiar chant rose from the Staples Center crowd.
“M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!”
Three wondrous letters symbolized the sorry end of a season. The Lakers fans were chanting for their only MVP still...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:28 PM
After falling just short of a national title in a loss to Louisville, Trey Burke was asked about his relationship with Michigan coach John Beilein.
"The respect I have for Coach Beilein is at an all-time high and it will always be," Burke said....
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:19 AM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The time was right for Trey Burke.
The Michigan star made it official Sunday: He's leaving the Wolverines to enter the NBA draft. The move came as no surprise after Burke was voted The Associated Press national player of...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Lakers guard Darius Morris is a regular at the team's training facility.
In addition to improving his outside shot, Morris is working under the guidance of strength and conditioning coach Tim DiFrancesco.
@dariusmorris4 working his #core at end of...
| 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....
| 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...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Guard Darius Morris improved through his second season in the NBA.
With Steve Nash and Steve Blake on the roster, Morris was expected to be a spot player the Lakers would develop primarily in practice.
Instead, the 6-foot-4 23-year-old guard was...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:46 PM
The Lakers will be even more shorthanded for Sunday's playoff game against San Antonio than they have been, though that doesn't seem possible.
Metta World Peace will miss Game 4 at Staples Center, along with Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Jodie Meeks and Kobe...
| 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...