| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
NEW ORLEANS — Orlando Magic guards Arron Afflalo and Victor Oladipo have carved out secure footholds within the NBA. Afflalo ranks as one of the league's better perimeter shooters and more reliable scorers. Oladipo's game is raw in spots, but no one...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:59 AM
One of the last Lakers to walk off the practice court Sunday following the team's shoot-around was Pau Gasol after he shot a series of free throws.
Could they be the last ones he takes in a Lakers uniform?
Speculation continued to swirl that the...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The Denver Nuggets cruised to an easy win at Staples Center on Sunday night, defeating the Lakers, 137-115.
The Lakers scored more than enough points to win an NBA game, but absolutely fell apart defensively. The Nuggets did a lot of damage from three-...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The Lakers fell on the road to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, 110-97.
Defense was once again an issue as the Lakers let the Mavericks shoot 53.3% from the field.
Dirk Nowitzki led all scorers with 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting. When the...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Kobe Bryant isn't sure he should be selected to play in the 2013-14 All-Star game.
"I probably won't be able to come back soon enough to be able to make my stamp or my mark on the game," Bryant said before the Lakers played the Denver Nuggets on...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:04 PM
In addition to his five NBA championships with the Lakers, Michael Cooper led the Sparks to consecutive WNBA titles as coach in 2001 and 2002.
Cooper will go back to the WNBA sidelines as head coach of the Atlanta Dream.
The Dream have reached the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The Lakers will play three games through Week 10, all at home against teams with losing records.
If they can't break their five-game losing streak and sweep the week, their chances look bleak for the future as most of January will be played on the road....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:34 AM
One of the early surprises this year for the Lakers (5-7) has been the play of Jordan Hill.
Coach Mike D'Antoni promoted Hill to the starting lineup last Tuesday and the 26-year-old forward/center has responded with averages of 18.8 points and 12...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:06 PM
As has been well reported, the Lakers are extremely short-handed at point guard.
On Sunday, the visiting Denver Nuggets have chosen to leave veteran point Andre Miller at home.
Miller was suspended two games by the team for conduct detrimental to...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 PM
Lakers 110 - Utah Jazz 99 (end of regulation)
The Lakers held off a late Utah rally to defeat the Jazz, 110-99, ending a six-game losing streak.
Kendall Marshall had a career night, notching his first career double-double with career marks in points...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Michael Cooper, the former "Showtime" Lakers forward and coach of two L.A. Sparks championship teams, will return to the WNBA as coach of the Atlanta Dream, the team announced Thursday.
Cooper, who quit last spring after an 11-20 campaign in his...