| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:01 PM
The Lakers (11-24) will lose their first-round pick to the Phoenix Suns if they don't have a top-five selection in the 2015 NBA draft.
Some, including Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, have suggested it would be better if the Lakers tank the season, to...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:35 PM
The reviews trickled in quickly, the comparisons between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant forgotten for one brief period of time.
Bryant passed Jordan on Sunday for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list, an accomplishment that overshadowed the Lakers'...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Eighteen years into an illustrious NBA career and Kobe Bryant remains as driven as ever.
Bryant says it is his love for the game of basketball that drives him more than anything else, never mentioning Tuesday the need to prove his doubters wrong about...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:02 PM
SAN DIEGO — He's been on the job nearly a full calendar year, leading a young basketball team to a conference tournament championship while filling a dormant program with energy and hope.
Yet Steve Alford's career as UCLA basketball coach doesn'...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:42 PM
There were so many unforgettable events in the short-lived but surprisingly stormy Lakers-Sacramento rivalry.
Robert Horry nailing that three-point shot over Vlade Divac. Kobe Bryant's bout with food poisoning from that Sacramento hotel.
And who could...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The Lakers are a dismal 16-32 on the season, but General Manager Mitch Kupchak has a positive outlook on the team's situation.
"Our future is a bright future. We're going to be just fine," said Kupchak on Wednesday to Jared Greenberg and Rick Fox on...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself.
"Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Eliza Dushku's romantic relationship with ex-NBA star Rick Fox has been vanquished.
The "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alum and former Celtics and Lakers player have gone their separate ways with Dushku is heading back to her native Boston, she told the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Drake didn’t head straight to his next tour stop like some artists do after his show Saturday at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. The “Best I Ever Had” rapper kept the party going in the Chicago-area that night an the...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...