| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:52 AM
HOUSTON -- The Lakers will start Chris Kaman instead of Shawne Williams in an effort to match up better against a brawny Houston team Thursday.
Kaman will join Pau Gasol in the frontcourt against the Rockets, who start Dwight Howard and 7-footer Omer...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Dwight Howard remains confronted by a nemesis his long arms and massive hands can’t do anything about: Lakers fans.
Many remain bitter over his departure for the Houston Rockets after just one season wearing purple and gold, something Howard has...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
It took 45 wins to make the playoffs last year. The Lakers finished as the seventh-seed last season, ahead of the Houston Rockets, who also ended the regular season at 45-37.
What are the odds the Lakers get to 45 wins this season?
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:46 PM
HOUSTON -- Generally, the Lakers don’t like to talk about Dwight Howard, hoping his decision to leave them will go away and hide in a file cabinet of awkward moments in team history.
They don't have a choice Thursday. Staggering from two horrid...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
League executives voted Kobe Bryant as the second-best shooting guard in the league, according to a survey of the team's 30 general managers.
Let's just say Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni sees things differently.
"He's probably the second-best with a torn...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers have fans all over the world, including the Philippines.
Dwight Howard, playing an exhibition game Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines, received scattered boos and "Kobe" chants as the Houston...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In trying to develop "franchise" centers like Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers lost track of what took the team to two consecutive titles.
"We had a stretch where we won championships with Pau anchoring the offense for us,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The injured, flagging Lakers have been pulled for yet another nationally televised game.
On Thursday, the NBA announced the Lakers' visit to Chicago on Jan. 20, to play the Derrick Rose-less Bulls, will no longer be aired on TNT.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:01 PM
With news that Andrew Bynum has been suspended and excused from all team activities by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bynum's former mentor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sounded off on the ex-Lakers center.
Abdul-Jabbar gave his thoughts Sunday via his Facebook...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Lakers 100, Sacramento Kings 86 (final)
The Lakers improved to .500 with a 100-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Winning their third game in a row, the Lakers kept pace with last year's team with a 7-7 start,...
| 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...