| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:20 AM
So much for all the good feelings that attended Kobe Bryant's return, for the moment, or the season.
It's barely a week since Bryant returned, even if ask the Lakers it seems a lot longer.
Not that it's Bryant's fault, showing more than expected with...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Will he or won't he? Having already made one dramatic move in free agency, when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in July 2010, LeBron James again is in position to test NBA free agency in the 2014 offseason.
Will he or won't he?...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:56 PM
Ron Shelton has an answer ready if you ask him why he stopped playing baseball.
"The low-and-away slider," he says.
And he's not entirely joking.
In reality, there were other reasons he let go of the game and eventually went on to become a big-...
| Dec 8, 2013
SANTA ANA, Calif. Welcome back, Kobe!
Dress warmly if you're going to Sunday's game because a chill like an Arctic front will go down the back of Lakerdom when they introduce Kobe Bryant.
Yes, it's the moment Lakers fans have waited for ... or at...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Shortly after leaving the Los Angeles Times in 2009 photographer Lori Shepler welcomed a stray cat with thumbs and a short, stubby tail into her home. Within a few months City the Kitty was appearing in videos and gaining Facebook fans by the thousands....
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:00 PM
If the Lakers and Kobe wanted his salary to match his jersey number, how about he goes back to No. 8?
William David Stone
I have followed Mitch Kupchak since he played at North Carolina in the '70s, and if there ever was a general...
| Nov 27, 2013
Blake Griffin said the bursa sac in his swollen right elbow was drained after Sunday's game against the Chicago Bulls at Staples Center.
Griffin had the same elbow drained last season.
"It's still a little big," Griffin said Tuesday. "But they put...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:31 PM
The Clippers remain interested in free-agent forward Lamar Odom and are continuing to monitor his progress.
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said he plans on staying in touch with Odom.
The plan is for Odom to visit the team’s practice facility sometime...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:29 PM
The Lakers suddenly have some catching up to do with the Clippers, and not just in the Pacific Division standings.
The Lakers' home sellout streak ended at 270 regular-season games Tuesday when they were a little short of the 18,997 capacity at...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:57 PM
DENVER — Say this about Dwight Howard: Timofey Mozgov would have never come close to a career high against him.
The Lakers found a new player to beat them, an unlikely candidate who averaged all of 8.2 points per game before Wednesday.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:22 PM
A star who had been missing far too long for the Lakers' liking made his return Friday night at Staples Center.
You know, Pau Gasol.
OK, so the center technically hasn't sat out a game this season, unlike more celebrated teammates Kobe Bryant...