| 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,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:10 PM
Surely the Lakers wanted to send Steve Nash to the sidelines with something better than this.
They might get another chance.
In one of the final dramas of a long-ago discarded season, Friday was supposed to be the last game of 2013-14, if not a...
| 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 14, 2014
| 9:33 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Mitch Kupchak paused for several seconds. It wasn't an easy question to answer.
What will be Mike D'Antoni's fate?
Finally, the Lakers' general manager spoke briefly about the Lakers' coach.
"I'm not going to discuss Mike...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:57 PM
I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven.
John C. Borrego
How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
He was booed at Dodger Stadium and two days later wasn't even the most fawned over Paul in his own building.
Whoever cued up the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" inside Staples Center on Sunday might as well have been playing an ode to Chris Paul.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The Lakers appear to be mulling over a lineup change.
Since joining the team in December after the franchise suffered a slew of injuries at point guard, Kendall Marshall has made 33 appearances and 24 starts.
On Tuesday night, in a loss to the New...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When the Lakers hired Coach Mike D'Antoni in November 2012, they made their decision soon after an interview with Phil Jackson.
Jackson expected to have the opportunity to either accept or reject the position, but the Lakers chose to go in a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The Lakers overcame an 11-point third quarter deficit with a dominant fourth quarter to sweep the season series against the Boston Celtics with a 101-92 victory on Friday night at Staples Center.
Newcomers Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks sparked the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:11 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Lakers fans lost one of their favorite chants earlier this season, the "M-V-P" mantra reserved for the still-injured Kobe Bryant.
They lost another one Friday.
Phil Jackson joined the New York Knicks' front office as team...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:53 PM
A where-are-they-now rundown of top players from the Lakers' last championship era makes one feel for the purple and gulp.
Kobe Bryant is busy rehabbing a bothersome left knee whenever he's not busy ripping the direction of his franchise.