| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (18-32) have won two straight games, finishing their three-game road trip on a high note.
On Sunday, they'll play a more challenging team than the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-33) or Philadelphia 76ers (15-36), hosting the Chicago Bulls (24-25) at...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:13 PM
The Lakers just can't avoid injuries.
On Monday, Lakers guard Jordan Farmar suffered a groin injury in practice.
Farmar had already missed 30 games with two hamstring injuries. He'll be evaluated on Monday or Tuesday by Dr. Luga Podesta of the Kerlan-...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:19 PM
A season of epic losses continued for the Lakers, who are dropping players almost as fast as they are games.
Kent Bazemore was the latest to go down Monday after an MRI exam revealed the shooting guard had suffered a torn tendon in his right foot the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Kobe Bryant was annoyed.
Really, really annoyed.
The Lakers traded Steve Blake before the February deadline, immediately sending a dissatisfied Bryant to Twitter.
He said he was "not cool" with the trade "AT ALL," hitting caps lock for effect and...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Nobody got hurt. The Lakers didn't lose by 50. There are only three games left.
These were reasons for the Lakers to celebrate a 112-95 loss Friday to Golden State at Staples Center.
The season that won't ever end is down to a handful of days. Nobody'...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni and assistant coach Kurt Rambis recently had a conversation that went something like this.
Rambis: "Hey Mike.
D'Antoni: "Hey Kurt."
Rambis: "Want to hear something bad?"
Rambis: "I'm telling you anyway....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:10 PM
This certainly wasn't part of the plan.
Not that the Lakers officially had one — Tank Option A? Tank Option B? — but they were merrily drifting toward rebuild mode with a nice, comfy spot in the draft lottery thanks to all these injuries....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:59 PM
These four-day breaks used to be the ones the Lakers loved, whether they came late in the regular season or after knocking out another playoff opponent.
Now they're merely called prolonging the inevitable.
The Lakers don't play again until Wednesday...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Kobe Bryant couldn't help himself. Neither could Magic Johnson. They both demanded action from the Lakers' front office at nearly identical times Wednesday.
As Bryant told reporters he had no patience to wait for the Lakers to retool, Johnson said on...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Two straight games for newcomer Kent Bazemore -- two straight career highs.
The Lakers traded Steve Blake for the second-year guard/forward on Wednesday (along with MarShon Brooks). On Sunday, Bazemore made the first start of his NBA career.
In a loss...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Of course it had to happen like this.
Steve Nash. Freak injury. Leaving a game in the third quarter.
The latest piece of an incomprehensible Lakers puzzle was tossed off the table Sunday when Nash exited early in a 92-86 loss to the Chicago Bulls....