| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season.
Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons.
This is all...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The relationship between Pau Gasol and Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni, an uneasy truce in recent months, took a turn for the worse Tuesday.
It spilled over after the Lakers were pounded by the Indiana Pacers, 118-98, a promising first...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:33 PM
After a lackluster first half, the Lakers rallied against the Memphis Grizzlies but it wasn't enough to steal a victory on the road.
Playing their second game on back-to-back nights, the Lakers fell behind by as many as 22 points before rallying to...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Wesley Johnson swears he's OK. He laughs when told he survived the NBA equivalent of back-to-back car accidents.
The slender Johnson just ended a two-day trek through burly land, guarding brawny Pacers power forward David West on Tuesday and the...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Washington 122, at Philadelphia 103: Trevor Ariza made eight three-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points to help the Washington Wizards win their sixth straight game, 122-103 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Ariza made all six three-...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:43 PM
at Utah 94, Miami 89:Marvin Williams scored 23 points and rookie Trey Burke hit a jump shot with 24 seconds remaining to lift the Utah Jazz to a 94-89 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
Trailing 87-79 after Williams hit two three-pointers,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The Orlando Magic didn't want to go into the All-Star break like this.
The Memphis Grizzlies slowed them down, frustrated their guards and snapped their three-game winning streak.
Led by burly power forward Zach Randolph and helped by center Marc...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Blake Griffin seems to be a magnet for physical play, taking a Serge Ibaka punch to the groin in the Clippers' stunning 101-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.
The contact from Ibaka in the first quarter may have been inadvertent, but...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:29 PM
You can smack him in the nose, strike him in the groin, bang him on the arm.
Blake Griffin will then proceed to bring his own brand of hurt.
The Clippers forward who has absorbed more blows than Donald Sterling's reputation will fight back with a...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...