| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the West (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 62-20.
Coming: Kyle Anderson.
Going: No one of significance.
Despite a storied history, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:44 AM
No matter what happens between now and April 15, the presumed end of the Lakers season, Byron Scott won't wall himself off.
He left that behind more than 20 years ago, when he and James Worthy had to assume the unofficial roles of team spokesmen after...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Jeremy Lin has been one of the Lakers' best players during the preseason, averaging 10.8 points and 6.0 assists through four games.
Coming off the bench, Lin helped the Lakers overtake the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, 94-86, while scoring 13...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The state of the Lakers these days: Jeremy Lin went from one sprained ankle to two sprained ankles while doing individual workouts Thursday.
He is no longer a lock to play in the Lakers' next exhibition game Sunday. They could use him. They need anybody...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
From his first news conference, Lakers Coach Byron Scott made it clear that defense would be his priority the moment sneakers hit the practice floor. Every player would have to understand that defense won't be optional, evoking lessons he learned as an...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Steve Nash injured his back while carrying travel bags Wednesday, Lakers Coach Byron Scott said, the latest setback in Nash's attempt to be a presence for the Lakers in what is shaping up as his final NBA season.
Nash felt a twinge in his back at...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:59 PM
The Lakers are running out of point guards and it's not even two weeks into October.
Jeremy Lin went down with a sprained ankle after Robert Sacre stepped on him at Saturday's practice, Coach Byron Scott said.
It led to the same phrase that rattled...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Kobe Bryant continued to play well. The same couldn't be said about the Lakers.
Specifically, their defense.
The Golden State Warriors shot an alarming 67.7% in the first half Thursday and cruised to a 120-105 exhibition victory at Staples Center....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers are quickly adjusting to life after Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as coach after a 27-55 season.
His replacement, Byron Scott, has spent most of training camp focusing on defense and conditioning.
The team's offense will also have a very...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:43 PM
When Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash were paired together in 2012, the Lakers and much of the NBA assumed they would become a dynamic backcourt.
It still hasn't happened.
Injuries largely prevented it, and now Bryant and Nash are back again, trying to find...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season.
The team will host the Denver Nuggets at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.
Bryant, who struggled last season with knee...