| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Pau Gasol might have played his last game in a Lakers uniform.
The team is leaning toward sitting him for its final seven games while he recovers from a severe recurrence of vertigo.
He won't play Friday against Dallas after dizziness kept him...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:35 PM
For more than a half century, few in this town have loved and lived the Lakers like Joe Smith.
The former record mogul has four season seats on the baseline next to the Lakers bench. He has held those seats since the team arrived in Los Angeles. He...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Kobe Bryant was annoyed.
Really, really annoyed.
The Lakers traded Steve Blake before the February deadline, immediately sending a dissatisfied Bryant to Twitter.
He said he was "not cool" with the trade "AT ALL," hitting caps lock for effect and...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:20 PM
SACRAMENTO — Pau Gasol's vertigo came back with a vengeance and Chris Kaman's right calf wouldn't cooperate.
It was almost time for assistant coaches Kurt Rambis and Mark Madsen to suit up for the Lakers.
"Only if they let me wear the short...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Nobody got hurt. The Lakers didn't lose by 50. There are only three games left.
These were reasons for the Lakers to celebrate a 112-95 loss Friday to Golden State at Staples Center.
The season that won't ever end is down to a handful of days. Nobody'...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Mike D'Antoni thinks of it this way: don't make a bad situation worse.
As the losses pile up at a record-setting rate, the Lakers coach often responds with humor while fielding reporters' questions. It's sometimes self-deprecating and usually followed...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:12 AM
The Lakers will soon begin what could be a lengthy search for a head coach.
Mike D'Antoni resigned on Wednesday, after the Lakers' worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles.
One name the team may consider is former Lakers assistant coach Ettore...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Former Lakers center Dwight Howard and his Houston Rockets teammates were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs, 99-98, on Friday night when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard made a three-point shot on an inbounds play at the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:13 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sad news for Lakers writers. There might be only seven games left to cover the eminently quotable, entirely likable Nick Young.
But good news for Young: Lakers governor Jeanie Buss loves his personality, seeing a player who can connect...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:36 PM
The Lakers' coaching list keeps growing. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has been added as a candidate.
It's not the first time Williams will have been approached by the Lakers. He was not interested in coaching them in 2004 after Phil Jackson's first...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:28 PM
L.A. has great sports fans. Uniquely loyal, yet never to be had. If Time Warner Cable thinks the notion "I need my Dodgers.com" even remotely resonates, they're advised to go back and review "I need my Rams & Raiders.com."
Anthony J. Moretti...