| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers, who have been riddled with injuries at point guard, expected veteran Steve Nash to practice Monday. But that plan was pushed back when Nash tweaked his back getting out of bed in the morning.
"I'm fine," said Nash later in the day. He last...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:48 PM
The Lakers competed for a half against the NBA's top team, but the Indiana Pacers easily pulled away to win, 104-92.
David West led the Pacers with 19 points. Both Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert notched double-doubles. Stephenson scored 15 points with...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:55 PM
When the NBA season started in October, point guard Kendall Marshall was in the NBA Development League, where he played for the Delaware 87ers.
Then the long list of Lakers injuries changed his fate, leading to a promotion. On Friday night, the 22-year-...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the NBA's so-called amnesty provision Thursday, a cost-cutting move that could save them about $15 million in luxury taxes.
When Dwight Howard bolted for Houston last week as a free agent, it ensured a roster spot...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Lakers have seen point guards Steve Nash and Steve Blake return to the lineup from injury, but the team is still short six players.
Guard Jodie Meeks is out with a sprained ankle. Guard Kobe Bryant, swingman Nick Young and forward Xavier Henry all...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:39 PM
After missing practice Thursday, Pau Gasol admitted he's probable for Friday when the Lakers host the Charlotte Bobcats (20-27).
"My groin is sore," said Gasol. "I've just got to keep working on it and we'll see tomorrow."
Gasol noted that he first...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Lakers have moved closer to starting their rebuilding process, engaging in trade discussions with the Phoenix Suns for veteran forward Pau Gasol, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Lakers are hoping to shed Gasol's salary and...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The Lakers could get back three point guards in the coming week as Steve Nash (back), Steve Blake (elbow) and Jordan Farmar (hamstring) are getting closer to returning.
The Lakers (16-31) have started six players at point guard, including Kobe Bryant...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:22 PM
At 16-30, the Lakers are currently tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 24th-25th place.
That's a difficult place to be with 36 games left to play during the 2013-14 NBA season.
"The great group of guys that we have, guys that are not willing to quit,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:57 PM
The guessing game took another turn Wednesday when it was revealed that Kobe Bryant would not play against Sacramento on Friday.
Bryant practiced for a second consecutive day and Steve Nash also took the court, but Bryant wasn't ready for game action....