| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Lakers, 91-85, in a Tim Duncan-less, Kobe Bryant-less matchup that saw both teams struggling to score for most of the night.
Tony Parker scored 24 points on 12-18 shooting to lead San Antonio to a 2-0 start on the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:14 PM
This was a tough one.
Not for the Lakers to lose. For anybody to watch.
The Lakers and San Antonio appeared to be throwing boulders at the baskets. A run in this game meant two consecutive baskets.
GAME SUMMARY: Spurs 91, Lakers 85
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:33 PM
Kobe Bryant completed almost one week of in-depth conditioning but declined to provide a targeted return date.
He recently said he would need three consecutive weeks of solid conditioning before playing in a game.
"This week was a good start. I was...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls, 107-104, at Philadelphia on Saturday night....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers have a chance to finish the first week of the season with a .500 record despite playing without Kobe Bryant (Achilles' tendon).
After upsetting the Clippers on opening night, the Lakers were blown out by the Golden State Warriors on...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The Lakers began the 2013-14 NBA season with a 2-2 record, playing four games in six nights.
Playing without Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from Achilles' tendon surgery, for an unknown stretch may make it difficult for the Lakers to finish the season...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Was it the fadeaway jumper he made over Nick Young? The step-back shot that was too much for Xavier Henry?
The proof must have been on the practice court for the Lakers, who just committed two more years and $48.5 million to Kobe Bryant before really...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shane Battier finds it humorous. That doesn't mean he also doesn't respect the challenge ahead.
But the notion of championship fatigue, one most recently offered by TNT analyst Steve Kerr amid his forecast of the Chicago Bulls coming out of the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:18 PM
Jeanna Duncan has always been a setter. Except for those two seasons, she spent learning to be a right side hitter and, you know, winning a state title.
As much fun as the new position was, Duncan — now a senior on the Northwestern High School...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Nik Vucevic is running unopposed at center. Arron Afflalo is the choice at shooting guard – unless rookie Victor Oladipo steals the race. Jameer Nelson is the incumbent at point guard. Tobias Harris looks to be the leading candidate at power forward...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The NBA Finals are finally ready to get started. Those who love professional basketball will relish every minute; and those who despise it will hope for a sweep so ESPN will have something else to push until college football season rolls around. Not...