| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Lakers center-forward Pau Gasol will sit out at least a week after an MRI exam Saturday revealed a strained right groin.
Gasol had some minor discomfort in his groin during the Lakers' seven-game trip but really struggled with it Tuesday in the Lakers'...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The team survived the first 19 games of the season without Kobe Bryant, winning 10 while waiting for their All-Star guard to return from Achilles' tendon surgery.
Now Bryant is down with a knee injury that will knock him out for six more weeks.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The Lakers have agreed to terms with free-agent point guard Kendall Marshall, according to an NBA executive with knowledge of the situation.
Marshall was originally drafted by the Phoenix Suns with the 13th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft.
| Dec 10, 2011
Grant Hill will return to the Phoenix Suns for next season after accepting a one-year contract offer from the team.
Hill, who turned 39 in October, will stay on for his 17th season, including his fifth in a row with the Suns. The deal is reportedly for...
| Apr 10, 2011
Following the April 3 game against the Denver Nuggets, 750 Lakers fans poured into the Lexus Club at Staples Center for the 4th annual Casino Night, a $500 per person benefit for the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, which promotes education,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2011
Th e Lakers came up with their biggest victory of the season, thumping the Spurs, 99-83, in front of a stunned, silent crowd at AT&T Center. Kobe Bryant had 26 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Pau Gasol had 21 points and Andrew Bynum continued his...
| Mar 9, 2011
There were two smart stories in The Times on Tuesday about NBA players and money: Mike Bresnahan’s piece on NBA Players' Assn. president Derek Fisher, and Jerry Crowe’s profile of former Trojans star Harold Miner. Because of a possible lockout...
| Mar 14, 2011
Kobe Bryant remains a game-time decision for tonight's game against Orlando, but his sprained left ankle was "much better," Lakers Coach Phil Jackson said Monday. Bryant did not talk to reporters after the team's shoot-around in El Segundo. "He feels a...