| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The Lakers (3-5) will play three of four games at home in Week 3, hosting the New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies and Detroit Pistons.
The Lakers also visit Denver on the second night of a back-to-back, rarely a winning situation for any team in the...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The Lakers (4-7) host the Detroit Pistons (3-5) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Pistons are one of five teams in the Eastern Conference scoring more than 100 points a game (100.5). Defensively, the Pistons are a bit shakier, giving up 102.5 a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 PM
After trailing for most of the first half, the Lakers dominated the second against the Detroit Pistons, scoring 64 points in the second half to pull away with a 114-99 victory Sunday at Staples Center.
Jordan Hill had a career night with bests in points...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:02 PM
The Detroit Pistons brought a young, aggressive, shot-blocking and paint-dominating frontcourt to try to stick it to the Lakers.
Nothing Jordan Hill couldn't handle.
He pushed back against the Pistons' brawn, getting career highs with 24 points and 17...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:14 PM
AUBURN HILLS -- The Lakers were dominated in the paint, practically embarrassed, but still beat the Detroit Pistons.
Nick Young, of all people, drew a charge on Detroit power forward Josh Smith with 1.9 seconds left and the Lakers snared a 106-102...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Two freshmen entered the University of Florida at the same time back in 2007.
One was a football recruit; the other on the basketball team.
They knew each other and were even friends.
The football player is now getting all the attention for all...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Two of the top power forwards available in free agency have reportedly agreed to terms with NBA teams: Josh Smith is going to the Detroit Pistons and Carl Landry is returning to the Sacramento Kings.
Smith, an All-Star with the Atlanta Hawks, was the...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As I had previously analyzed the situation in my column, Dwight Howard is leaving the Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. This signing dramatically alters the power dynamic in the NBA.
My prediction was not based on any inside knowledge, but an...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Tanner Woods belted a pair of home runs in Menchville's nine-run first inning as the Monarchs beat visiting Warwick 13-2 Friday in Peninsula District baseball.
Woods scored four runs and drove in three. Menchville's Phil Forbes said he never had seen a...