| Jan 29, 2015
| 11:05 PM
The applause swelled as fans at Staples Center rose to their feet Thursday, generously welcoming back Pau Gasol and the memories of better times, of moments such as the one shown on the video board of Gasol leaning on the NBA championship trophy after one...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Kobe Bryant will be sidelined about nine months after undergoing surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff, the Lakers announced.
The surgery was performed by doctors Neal ElAttrache and Steve Lombardo of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:24 PM
Where is Steve Nash?
"I don't know," said Lakers President and Governor Jeanie Buss on ESPNLA 710 radio on Tuesday.
The answer, according to the Twitter feed and website for Argentinian soccer team Boca Juniors on Thursday, is Buenos Aires.
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:35 PM
SACRAMENTO — The end of the Lakers' bench is a lot quieter these days.
Reserve center Robert Sacre, the happy face of the franchise, tries not to get down. It's not in his nature.
But there have been fewer of the celebrations that made him a...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:42 AM
The Lakers (9-19) upset the Golden State Warriors (23-4), despite playing without Kobe Bryant. Here are five takeaways from their 115-105 victory on Tuesday at Staples Center.
1. Are the Lakers better without Kobe Bryant? One game doesn't answer...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:40 PM
And you think the Lakers are going through strange times.
"Weird" only begins to describe how Pau Gasol feels playing against Kobe Bryant and the Lakers on Christmas Day. While wearing the red and black tones of the Chicago Bulls.
It's a day Gasol has...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Jordan Hill was the Lakers' second-best player going into December. Now he's not even the second-best player in their frontcourt.
Hill has been rolling downhill since the calendar turned from November, his double-doubles replaced almost entirely by...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:23 PM
I know Byron Scott can't say it out loud, but the Lakers are a better team when Kobe is not playing. Their performance against Golden State was breathtakingly better than they have played all season. Blaming the rest of the team for just "standing around"...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:35 PM
— He fell off the All-Star radar as he drifted further and further from the basket in Mike D'Antoni's perimeter-oriented offense.
But Pau Gasol's resurgence hasn't surprised one of his former teammates.
"Pau's been playing like Pau. It's...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Following Thursday's practice at the Advocate Center, Pau Gasol was asked if he expected to be averaging 20 points and 10 rebounds thus far.
"Uh, 20 and 12," Gasol said, smiling and feigning indignation. "I will forgive you, but please don't let it...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:41 PM
In a Lakers season measured mostly by the number of tedious losses, while players sulked over losing their starting jobs and Kobe Bryant reamed out teammates for being softer than the cushiest of toilet tissue, one ray of sunshine has pierced the gloom....