| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:42 PM
On Tuesday, the Lakers announced that Jordan Farmar will miss at least two weeks with a groin strain.
Farmar was injured Monday in practice, his third injury of the season after a pair of hamstring tears.
"We were in the middle of the practice, and...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:43 PM
It was one of the Lakers' few sunshine moments this season, a historically bizarre victory in Cleveland when backup center Robert Sacre was allowed to keep playing despite picking up a sixth foul.
The serenity, though, was short-lived.
As Lakers Coach...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:07 PM
As last-second shots go, this was one of his best.
With the clock ticking down on the Lakers' chances of obtaining a high pick in what could be a loaded draft, Kobe Bryant stepped up by stepping back.
With only 18 more chances to lose more games and...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Kobe Bryant couldn't help himself. Neither could Magic Johnson. They both demanded action from the Lakers' front office at nearly identical times Wednesday.
As Bryant told reporters he had no patience to wait for the Lakers to retool, Johnson said on...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:17 PM
DENVER — Phil Jackson, viewed by some Lakers fans as a future savior of the franchise, has been offered a front-office job by the New York Knicks.
Jackson, 68, recently met with Knicks owner James Dolan and planned to make a decision next week,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Eleven NBA championships isn't enough for Phil Jackson. Apparently he wants an even dozen now.
After leading the Chicago Bulls to six NBA crowns and the Los Angeles Lakers to five, Jackson is "ready to go back to work," according to ESPN.com.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A refreshed-looking Phil Jackson was introduced Tuesday morning as president of the New York Knicks, the newly minted basketball executive saying restoring his one-time team to greatness would represent “a pinnacle” of his extraordinary...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Lakers aren't going anywhere this season, and Ryan Kelly might not be either.
For Kelly, that would be a good thing. It would mean he's still in the NBA.
A late second-round pick out of Duke in last year's draft, the 6-foot-11 power forward wasn't...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Phil Jackson seems entirely content with his life, sitting at a corner table as the hummus and pita go quickly in the afternoon din of a Playa Vista eatery.
It's not quite what he envisioned last November when the Lakers interviewed him for their...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:06 PM
In an interview with The Times on Tuesday evening, Kobe Bryant acknowledged that he's disappointed that he will have to miss at least an additional three weeks because of pain and swelling in his left knee.
"[I'm] down about it," Bryant said following...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The most painful loss in a throbbing Lakers season came hours after Kobe Bryant was officially declared done until October because of a perpetually achy knee.
Phil Jackson is departing Los Angeles for New York, leaving behind a Staples Center-sized sore...