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  • Lakers' Steve Nash tweaks his back but could play Friday

    Lakers' Steve Nash tweaks his back but could play Friday
    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...
  • Kobe Bryant helps Lakers starters get ready

     Kobe Bryant helps Lakers starters get ready
    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...
  • Lakers fade in second half of 104-92 loss to Pacers

    Lakers fade in second half of 104-92 loss to Pacers
    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...
  • Kendall Marshall makes good use of time with Lakers

    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-...
  • Lakers waive forward Metta World Peace under amnesty provision

    Lakers waive forward Metta World Peace under amnesty provision
    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...
  • Six Lakers likely to be out through the All-Star break

    Six Lakers likely to be out through the All-Star break
    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...
  • Pau Gasol says he's probable Friday, despite groin injury

    Pau Gasol says he's probable Friday, despite groin injury
    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...
  • Lakers in talks to trade Pau Gasol to Phoenix Suns

    Lakers in talks to trade Pau Gasol to Phoenix Suns
    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...
  • Lakers' six starting point guards haven't posted winning records

    Lakers' six starting point guards haven't posted winning records
    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...
  • Lakers getting healthy, but is it too late?

    Lakers getting healthy, but is it too late?
    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,...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant won't play Friday against Sacramento

    Lakers' Kobe Bryant won't play Friday against Sacramento
    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....