| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:01 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first eight of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz but not as good...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:31 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ronny Turiaf has traded elbows with Nikola Pekovic in the post and chased Ricky Rubio around the court in international competition long enough.
The eight-year veteran said he’s happy to join the Minnesota Timberwolves, where...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Lakers guard Jodie Meeks turned 26-years old on Wednesday.
Happy Bday to @Jmeeks20 aka "get buckets!" — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) August 21, 2013
Meeks finished the season with a high ankle sprain that knocked him out of the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Undrafted Gonzaga forward Elias Harris scored 17 points in the Lakers' final summer-league game in Las Vegas on Saturday, his team falling 83-77 to the Golden State Warriors.
After going undrafted in June, Harris played well on the Lakers' 3-2 summer-...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The litmus test never was Mike Miller. A 10th man is not where lines are drawn.
Not between team president and team owner. Not between star player and his franchise future.
To compare Micky Arison proving unwilling to pay luxury tax on Mike...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 19, 5 a.m. (NBCSN)
Golf--The British Open Championship, 6 a.m. (ESPN)
Major League Baseball--Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP); Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies, 7:30 p.m. (WGN)
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:25 PM
To hardly anyone's surprise, All-Star point guard Chris Paul told the basketball world on Monday that he was going to re-sign with the Clippers.
He went on his @CP3 Twitter account early Monday to announce his return, saying, "I'm IN!!!#CLIPPERSNATION."...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:41 PM
MIAMI -- During the past three offseasons, the Miami Heat overhauled, augmented and refined.
Because of that, the workload figured to be limited at Monday’s start of the NBA’s annual free-agency free-for-all.
Three summers ago, it was...
| Mar 10, 2013
The best way to put to rest any talk (OK, any Shaq talk) about a potentially tainted championship? Follow it up with the longest winning streak in team history, in what could turn into the best regular season in the franchise's 25 seasons.
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:15 PM
I worry Charles Barkley might have the Clippers pegged correctly as "fool's gold."
Good to know, though, Barkley has already pronounced the Lakers goners, and here they were Wednesday night pulling a Lazarus while Utah was digging a hole for itself....