| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Lakers dipped back under .500 after a difficult Week 7.
It took a late fourth-quarter run to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats for the Lakers to improve to 11-12 on the season.
Week 8 won't be easy with a back-to-back set in Atlanta and Memphis...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:05 PM
A 20-point deficit is often too much for a team to overcome.
Not the feisty, fun-to-watch Lakers.
But comebacks from two massive deficits? Sorry. Too much to ask.
GAME SUMMARY: Trail Blazers 114, Lakers 108
The Portland Trail Blazers made sure...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Mike D'Antoni has spent most of this season blending together a bunch of young first-round draft picks whose best days seemingly were behind them.
Now he has another reclamation project.
Desperate for help at point guard, the Lakers signed Kendall...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Kobe Bryant keeps moving up on the grade scale he has implemented for himself.
The Lakers, though, keep getting schooled at home.
Their latest loss was a lethargic one to the Phoenix Suns, 114-108, Tuesday at Staples Center.
GAME SUMMARY: Suns 114,...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:26 PM
OAKLAND — If the Lakers really need 45 or 46 victories to reach the playoffs, they better hurry up and win.
Those are the magic numbers in Mike D'Antoni's mind, the Lakers coach revealed Friday, and it won't be easy to get there.
The Lakers (13-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Veteran point guard Steve Nash briefly practiced with the Lakers on Tuesday but doesn't expect to play on Friday when the team visits the Sacramento Kings.
"I don't know if it's out of the realm, but I would say it's probably very unlikely and very...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:02 PM
The Detroit Pistons brought a young, aggressive, shot-blocking and paint-dominating frontcourt to try to stick it to the Lakers.
Nothing Jordan Hill couldn't handle.
He pushed back against the Pistons' brawn, getting career highs with 24 points and 17...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:07 PM
On Tuesday, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant practiced for the second time since April, after tearing his Achilles tendon in a win over the Golden State Warriors.
Bryant's return date remains a mystery, although he suggested it could be before the end...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:17 PM
In this most conflicted of Lakers seasons, it figures that the common reaction to Kobe Bryant's imminent and inspirational return is actually two reactions.
Upon hearing the news: Yes! This means they have a chance to make the playoffs!
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:57 PM
There was a rarity at Lakers practice Thursday: Kobe Bryant played with the second team.
No, the arrangement did not involve a demotion. Bryant joined sixth man Nick Young and other reserves so that the starters who will play Friday against the...