| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:27 PM
After he swished the three-point shot that gave the Lakers a 20-point lead over the Portland Trail Blazers late in the second quarter of what would become a 104-87 thrashing, Pau Gasol pumped his fist and floated to the bench on the sound of roars from...
| Nov 12, 2012
He was asked and so he served, but Bernie Bickerstaff gave the distinct impression he will be happy when his term as the Lakers' interim coach ends and he can go back to being a low-profile assistant coach with nothing more pressing to worry about than...