| May 20, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Ring up the Lakers’ 56th loss of the season.
Their string of bad luck continued Tuesday when they dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after the lottery unveiled one big winner that wasn’t them.
The Cleveland Cavaliers...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Taking actions with little precedent in American professional sports history, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the basketball league for life and said he would push hard to get other NBA owners...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Steve Nash and Steve Blake will start for the Lakers on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, ending lengthy injury absences for the Lakers' point guards.
Don't expect Nash, who turns 40 on Friday, to play 48 minutes. He'll...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:54 PM
After falling to the Indiana Pacers (43-13) on Tuesday, the Lakers (19-38) travel to Memphis to face the Grizzlies (31-24) on Wednesday.
Like Indiana, the Grizzlies are one of the top defensive teams in the league. The Pacers easily handled the...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 10:41 PM
With the game already far, far out of reach, Arron Afflalo received an inbounds pass and sprinted down the court to attempt one final shot before time expired Sunday night. He went up for a layup as Kent Bazemore contested the shot, and the ball rattled...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:40 PM
NEW ORLEANS — When Clippers Coach Doc Rivers was asked Wednesday night about the chances of J.J. Redick returning to play with the team on this trip, Rivers left the assembled media confused with his answers.
Redick was on the court shooting...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been decimated by injuries like the Lakers have. They play in the weaker Eastern Conference in which just five teams have winning records.
Somehow though, the Cavaliers have the same record as the Lakers through 48 games,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Taj Gibson hit the game-winning layup at the buzzer, giving the Chicago Bulls a 102-100 victory in overtime over the Lakers on Monday.
After five-straight points from D.J. Augustin to give the Bulls a 100-98 lead, Nick Young hit a right, baseline jumper...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:33 PM
National pride washed over Canada on Feb. 23, the day Canada won the Olympic gold medal in men's ice hockey.
Hundreds of people filled the streets of downtown Toronto that morning. They swarmed Maple Leaf Square, adjacent to the city's main hockey and...
| 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 15, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner’s office.
Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in...