| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:32 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — It seems unlikely that Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash will return to play this season for the Lakers.
Bryant has still not been medically cleared, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said Monday, and Nash continues feeling soreness from...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:52 AM
The Portland Trail Blazers (41-18) have been one of the best teams in the Western Conference all season.
The Lakers, at 20-39, have not.
On Monday night, the Lakers will look to build a rare two-game win streak when they visit the Blazers.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Xavier Henry made his second appearance with the D-Fenders (20-15) on Saturday night, scoring 19 points in a 137-126 overtime loss to the Legends (17-22) in Texas.
The Lakers assigned Henry to the NBA Development League on Thursday as part of the 6-...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
On Friday night the Lakers (20-39) shot a stunning 70.4% from three-point range in a 126-122 victory over the Sacramento Kings (20-38).
Obviously the season hasn't gone as hoped for the Lakers, who sit at the bottom of the 15-team Western Conference....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:37 PM
The NBA has suspended center DeMarcus Cousins for the Sacramento Kings' Friday night visit to the Lakers at Staples Center.
Cousins received the one-game suspension for punching Houston's Patrick Beverley in a 129-103 loss on Tuesday to the Houston...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:46 PM
After cutting former Lakers forward Metta World Peace, the New York Knicks have since increased their collection of ex-Lakers.
On Thursday, the Knicks signed Earl Clark and Shannon Brown to 10-day contracts.
Clark joined the Lakers a year ago from...
| 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.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Even before the Miami Heat took flight late Thursday night, LeBron James was preparing for his next superhero turn.
This time, apparently as a villain.
One, the Heat announced Friday, who has a broken nose and is a game-time decision for Sunday's...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
It's always more fun to be inclusive when it comes to NBA midseason awards.
So for every Kevin Durant (our most valuable player), we like to mix in a Larry Sanders (most exasperating) or a Kendall Marshall (most unlikely rise to a starter).
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Here's one thing Mike Brown doesn't miss about being the Lakers' coach: the commute.
It was 43 miles from his home in Anaheim Hills to the team's practice facility in El Segundo. Driving time varied greatly depending on traffic and whether basketball...