| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:35 PM
The reviews trickled in quickly, the comparisons between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant forgotten for one brief period of time.
Bryant passed Jordan on Sunday for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list, an accomplishment that overshadowed the Lakers'...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Week 7 proved to be the Lakers' best of the year, the team putting together a perfect 3-0 record, while reaching a major milestone in the career of Kobe Bryant.
Before the Lakers hosted the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, Coach Byron Scott and Carlos...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan (32,292) for third place on the NBA's all-time career scoring list on Sunday, in a Lakers' win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
On Monday, Bryant published his thoughts on the milestone in an essay on The Players'...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (5-16) lost their third-straight game on Sunday, falling to the New Orleans Pelicans (9-10). Here are five takeaways from their 104-87 defeat on Sunday at Staples Center.
1) Coach Byron Scott changed the Lakers' lineup but the result wasn'...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:56 PM
With a first-quarter assist in the Bulls' 99-90 loss to the Pacers on Saturday night, Pau Gasol joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan as the only players to record at least 16,000 points, 8,000...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 11:11 PM
The Lakers' losing ways even followed two of their players down to the Development League.
Xavier Henry and rookie Jordan Clarkson were sent down for one game with the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League affiliate.
Henry and Clarkson played...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:13 PM
LOS ANGELES — Joakim Noah's face scrunched up in a playfully exasperated manner.
"C'mon, man," Noah said. "Don't even ask me that stupid (stuff). I just want to win, man."
The question, which had to be repeated three times as Noah pondered the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:28 AM
These are not your ordinary garage basketball hoops.
Over-the-top homes are common among big name professional athletes, as massive contracts, competition and ego have produced awe-inducing purchases. So it should come as no surprise that the homes also...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The Lakers won't be sweeping confetti from their hair next June. Figueroa will be bereft of purple and gold.
That over-30 wins wager you made last month? Doesn't look so solid right now.
These are sad times for Lakers fans who, at the risk of sounding...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Despite denying it, Kobe Bryant considers it highly important to pass Michael Jordan's career scoring mark. So says one of Bryant's closest ex-teammates.
Bryant is only 218 points from passing Jordan for third on the NBA all-time list after scoring 27...