| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The Lakers enjoy an enormous fan base that extends from coast to coast, with Hawaii and Alaska and China thrown in.
But team officials would certainly like to avoid this type of national recognition.
A story about the rise in the use of Phencyclidine,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Another week, another batch of Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom breakup-reconciliation rumors.
The latest in the saga is that the reality TV star and her basketball star husband reunited at a Kanye West concert Monday at Staples Center -- the same...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:46 PM
As if Kristin Chenoweth weren't adorable enough? Now she's upped the ante with the cutest pixie haircut.
"Look who came to the salon today!!!," hairstylist Jonathan J. Hanousek said Thursday on Instagram, including a mirror-image photo of the actress-...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Metta World Peace joined Liz Habib on the KTTV-TV (Channel 11) news broadcast Friday night to talk sports and do the weather with meteorologist Pablo Pereira.
"I came to L.A. because of Phil Jackson, Kobe [Bryant] reminded me of [Michael] Jordan,...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Lakers found themselves a center, one with a familiar name to Los Angeles sports followers.
Chris Kaman agreed to a one-year, $3.2-million deal with the Lakers three days after Dwight Howard spurned them to go to Houston.
Kaman, 31, averaged...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard's departure.
It wasn't as rough as Shaquille O'Neal's assessment, but there was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach Sunday.
| May 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Dwight Howard won't need off-season surgery on his shoulder.
Howard was examined on Wednesday by Dr. James Tibone of the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Group, according to a Lakers news release. Tibone's assessment was that "surgery is not necessary at...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:11 AM
The Clippers have been pushed to the brink of playoff elimination despite a career effort from Chris Paul.
Paul tried to carry the Clippers by himself because his running mate, Blake Griffin, could only play 19 minutes 34 seconds because of a sprained...