| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:23 AM
The Lakers (11-25) will try to win their second straight game, hosting the Portland Trail Blazers (29-8) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Blazers beat the Lakers in Portland on Monday, 98-94 -- a close game despite the Lakers playing without...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:43 PM
Damian Lillard was too much for the Lakers to handle as the Trail Blazers' All-Star point guard helped his team erase a six-point, fourth-quarter deficit and lead Portland to a 98-94 victory on Monday night at the Moda Center.
Lillard scored 16 points...
| Dec 18, 2014
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PORTLAND — Guard Damian Lillard and forward LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 52 points to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 104-97 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday night at the Moda Center.
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The Lakers were granted a $4.85 million disabled-player exception on Tuesday for injured point guard Steve Nash.
What that means for a future Lakers' acquisition isn't as straightforward. The exception is a spending tool that can be used to add one...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:52 PM
A fan kept yelling the same thing, over and over, almost mournfully.
Bryant sat out the Lakers' exhibition game Wednesday so he could rest.
By the end of it, though, another fan was screaming something in a more upbeat tone: "He's...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Portland Trail Blazers expected to make the playoffs. They never envisioned practically wrapping up a spot by the day after Christmas.
A 24-5 start gave them the best record in the NBA and made them the league's biggest marvel.
"I would lie,"...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Cliff Alexander said Friday he chose Kansas in part because of the school's success in sending big men to the NBA.
Alexander, a 6-foot-8 Curie senior who is regarded as a top forward in the 2014 recruiting class, announced he will join Bill Self's...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Injuries have defined the 2013-14 season for the struggling Lakers (17-32).
On Wednesday, the team simply ran out of players in its odd, 119-108 victory over the Cavaliers.
After losing Nick Young (knee), Jordan Farmar (calf) and Chris Kaman (fouled...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:34 PM
5 a.m. Tennis: French Open.--ESPN2
8 a.m. Football: Oct. 1988: Phoebus vs. Hampton.--LSC 48
10 a.m. Tennis: French Open.--Tennis Channel
11:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 1999: Denbigh vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: Chicago White Sox...