| 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 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 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....
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James made up Plan A. Pau Gasol was Plan B.
Jordan Hill? Is there such a thing as Plan J?
The Lakers re-signed Hill only after it became apparent that neither Anthony nor James would head west and Gasol would travel east....
| 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 16, 2014
| 3:54 PM
STANFORD, Calif. — On the night it ended UConn's NCAA record 90-game winning streak — Dec. 30, 2010 — Stanford completely understood how significant the accomplishment was.
"I was on a team that completed 'Mission Impossible,'" said...
| 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...