| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:40 PM
On Friday, Kobe Bryant's spot on the 2014 NBA All-Star was officially filled by New Orleans Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis.
Bryant was voted in by the fans, but a knee injury has the Lakers guard sidelined for at least the next few weeks.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:02 PM
With news that Kobe Bryant will miss six weeks with a knee fracture, the Lakers will turn to 6-foot-6 Xavier Henry to play point guard.
"I'm not going to say it's difficult, but it's different," Henry said after practice Thursday.
The Lakers are still...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
James Harden will start in the backcourt for the Western Conference All-Star team, replacing Kobe Bryant, who will sit out the game Sunday with a knee injury.
West coach Scott Brooks (Oklahoma City Thunder) made his selection on Friday, picking his...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The most compelling number to watch in the Lakers' box scores the rest of the season could be home attendance.
The Lakers failed to sell out a game Tuesday for the second time this season when they drew a season-low 18,209 against the Utah Jazz,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Another disastrous third quarter led to the latest demise of the Lakers (16-28), who fell 114-105 to the lowly Magic (12-32) in Orlando on Friday night.
Forward Tobias Harris was a force for the Magic, finishing with 28 points and 20 rebounds. Former...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:55 PM
The Timberwolves exploded for 47 points in the first quarter and the Lakers were playing from behind all night, eventually falling, 113-90.
Minnesota's Kevin Martin led all scorers with 27 points. Kevin Love had 25 points and 13 rebounds as the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Nearly three months after he was selected by the Lakers with the 48th pick of the 2013 NBA draft, Duke forward Ryan Kelly signed a contract with the team.
Kelly spent most of the summer rehabbing his foot after April surgery. The Lakers announced the...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Minnesota Timberwolves (4-2) are off to one of their best starts in franchise history.
They'll visit Staples Center on Sunday night, looking to end a 22-game losing streak to the Lakers (3-4).
The Lakers have the opportunity to improve to .500,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:04 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first two entries in a series of 14, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans but not as good as the Oklahoma City Thunder.
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:30 AM
Part of the fun of being a sports fan is team nicknames, which can range from the fitting to the fictitious; from the serious to the sarcastic. With that as a guide, and in no particular order, here are some of the best — and worst — sports...