| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Clippers (42-20) have hopes for an NBA title in June. The Lakers (21-40) are eyeing the top pick in the NBA draft.
On Thursday night, the Lakers are to host the Clippers at Staples Center.
The two local teams met on the season's opening night,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
It's the time of the year when Doc Rivers assigns his advance scouts to home in on whomever his team will play in the first round of the playoffs.
This season, that might require the scouts splitting into six parts, so varied are the Clippers' playoff...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:40 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Orlando Magic started their last game flat, and it produced a disastrous result, a 101-81 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers that was worse than the final score indicated.
Tonight, the Magic will try to avoid a similar start...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C.
As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them.
He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Lakers came back from a 21-point deficit but couldn't quite come back again after facing a 20-point deficit.
The Portland Trail Blazers barely fended off the Lakers, 114-108, Sunday at Staples Center.
The Lakers trailed by 21 in the first quarter,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Kobe Bryant recently suggested that fans vote for younger players such as Damian Lillard for February's NBA All-Star Game.
The fans aren't listening.
On Thursday, the league released its latest set of returns and Bryant is the leading vote-getter in...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Was it the fadeaway jumper he made over Nick Young? The step-back shot that was too much for Xavier Henry?
The proof must have been on the practice court for the Lakers, who just committed two more years and $48.5 million to Kobe Bryant before really...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Doc Rivers' message had a nice ring to it: Vote for D.J.
The Clippers coach said Wednesday he had lobbied his fellow Western Conference coaches to cast an All-Star vote for center DeAndre Jordan, who has become one of the game's elite big men in his...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Of all the surprises this season, this wasn't one of them: Pau Gasol was left off the All-Star team.
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni thinks he knows why. The Lakers (16-30) are 14th in the Western Conference.
"When you’re not in the top eight, top...