| Apr 14, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Nick Young finally found the reason for his horrible season.
"I just blame it on the rim," he said Tuesday. "The rim was tripping this year. Next year, I'm going to take her out on a date and treat her a little better."
Whatever it takes.
| Apr 8, 2015
| 11:12 PM
The Lakers are well past the Save Our Season phase.
The losses stopped stinging them long ago, the feeling now merely a faint Monday morning headache.
If incentive is needed for their final four games, history can be dialed up after yet another loss,...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 1:57 PM
The Lakers are waiting, yet again, for the results of an MRI after veteran guard Wayne Ellington suffered a mild separation of his right shoulder in the team's 113-92 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday.
"He was pretty sore this morning,"...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:05 PM
The inevitable finally came to pass Tuesday, as Steve Nash officially announced his retirement at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo.
"The one thing I want to say today is a huge heartfelt thank you to the Buss family, to the entire Lakers...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:28 PM
In life, Dean Smith gave North Carolina 36 seasons, 897 wins and two college baseketball national championships. In death, he left another $200 to each player who lettered while he was coaching the Tar Heels.
"Enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:31 PM
Jack Haley, who went from surfer to the UCLA basketball team to the NBA, has died. He was 51.
Haley died Monday at Los Alamitos Medical Center from heart disease, his family said.
In a statement Tuesday, Haley's family said, "He cherished every moment...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 4:04 PM
Jack Haley, who went from surfer to the UCLA basketball team to the NBA, has died of heart disease, according to his family. He was 51.
Haley’s family announced his death in a statement, "Our hearts are broken by this sudden, unexpected loss. Jack...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:50 PM
In a recent interview with GQ, Kobe Bryant couldn't help but imagine what could have been if Chris Paul had come to the Lakers instead of the Clippers.
In December 2011, the Lakers and the New Orleans Hornets agreed to a deal that would have sent Paul...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:30 PM
The NBA trade deadline came and went midway through Week 16, but the struggling Lakers chose to stand pat, the right call considering the team's situation.
Point guard Goran Dragic reportedly had interest in a trade to the Lakers, but such a deal was...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:39 PM
The NBA trade deadline is Thursday at noon PST and various media reports said the Lakers are one of several teams interested in acquiring Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic.
Dragic is unhappy on a Suns team loaded with point guards and said he...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 1:52 PM
With the Minnesota Timberwolves (12-42) defeating the Phoenix Suns (29-26) on Friday night, along with the Lakers (13-41) falling to the Brooklyn Nets (22-31), the Lakers gained an advantage in the race to the bottom of the standings.