| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Last season, while Dwight Howard was recovering from back surgery, he also apparently was struggling with another problem -- sugar.
After watching Howard play for the Lakers, Dr. Cate Shanahan was struck by what she saw.
"It looked like he was...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the sports world, the NBA owns Christmas Day, with five games scheduled today.
The first game begins at 9 a.m. Pacific time with the Chicago Bulls playing at the Brooklyn Nets and the last game will end about 10 p.m. when the Clippers and Warriors...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The Lakers have lost nine of their last 10 games, including three in a row.
Injuries have decimated the squad but the Lakers have competed in recent games. Poor second-half performances, however, have been fatal.
"We're just mentally fatigued...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Steve Nash said he expects to play Tuesday night when the Lakers host the Utah Jazz at Staples Center.
"Yeah, I can play tomorrow," Nash said after practice Monday.
Nash aggravated his nerve root issue (back) after getting hit in the knee in the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:32 PM
The Houston Rockets (23-13) dominated the second half against the Lakers (14-22), coasting to a 113-99 win on Wednesday night.
Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers dropped their ninth game over their last 11 tries.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The NBA Christmas jerseys are here! Just in time for ... well, you know.
While the special short-sleeved (rather than the traditional sleeveless) jerseys with the extra-large team logos won't be worn on-court until Dec. 25, they are already available...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:52 AM
With Kobe Bryant off the court with a knee injury, the Lakers aren't quite the national draw they typically have been the last 17 years.
ESPN announced on Monday that they're pulling the Feb. 23 Brooklyn Nets visit to the Lakers from their schedule,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the fourth, scoring 19 of his 43 points to push the Thunder to a 107-103 victory.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The Lakers (18-36) expect to get Pau Gasol back from his groin injury on Friday night when the team hosts the Boston Celtics (19-36).
Gasol hasn't played since the end of January.
The Celtics and Lakers are longtime rivals who are competing this...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Dwight Howard was back in Los Angeles, this time to play against his former team.
He had a dress rehearsal a few months ago against the Clippers that didn't go well -- Howard was booed incessantly and his team lost badly -- but he'll go against the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...