1 hr ago
Kobe Bryant makes unspectacular return to Los Angeles Lakers
LOS ANGELES Kobe Bryant had nine points and eight rebounds in his season debut for the Lakers, but Amir Johnson scored a career-high 32 points in the trade-depleted Toronto Raptors' 106-94 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday night.
2 hrs ago
The Daily Breeze
Maybe ita s time to lower our expectations for Kobe
Lakers´ Kobe Bryant was fouled by Raptors´ DeMar DeRozan during first half action at Staples Center Sunday, December 8, 2013.
3 hrs ago
The Orlando Sentinel
Dwight Howard's Houston Rockets beat the Orlando Magic 98-88
For his 28th birthday on Sunday, Dwight Howard received a gift from the NBA's schedule-makers: a game against his struggling former team, the Orlando Magic.
5 hrs ago
NBA News: Analyzing Latest Headlines from Around the League
Today's hottest NBA news centers on the city of Los Angeles, as well as the team of a star who spurned LA.
9 hrs ago
Lake Show Life
Fantasy Focus: Week 4
December 1, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez defends against Los Angeles Lakers small forward Xavier Henry during the first half at Staples Center.
13 hrs ago
How the pursuit of superstars for Brooklyn got the Nets where they are
This article is based, in part, on interviews inside and outside the organization, mostly with people who prefer to remain anonymous.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Kobe Bryant to return to Lakers lineup Sunday
Kobe Bryant will make his long-awaited return from a torn left Achilles tendon when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Magic might employ Hack-a-Howard strategy against Dwight Howard on Sunday
Don't be surprised if the Orlando Magic repeatedly send Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard to the free-throw line when the teams play Sunday night at Toyota Center .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Why LA Lakers Role Players Thrive in Mike D'Antoni's System
The Los Angeles Lakers ' role players have thrived in Mike D'Antoni's system and really, that is a testament to his coaching acumen.
The Indianapolis Star
Kobe Bryant announces he'll play Sunday for Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will return to the court Sunday against the Toronto Raptors, he announced on his Facebook page Friday afternoon.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Golden State Warriors can hit back with healthy Andrew Bogut
A year ago at this time, when Andrew Bogut was in training room purgatory trying to heal his myriad injuries, the Warriors would have dreaded a three-game trip like the one that starts Friday night against Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets.
Lake Show Life
The Lakers Crusade: Sacrifice, Share, Play Hard
Nov 29, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Los Angeles Lakers small forward Nick Young and center Jordan Hill celebrate their win over the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Sports Media 101
Examining Kobe Bryant's Contract Extension with Los Angeles Lakers
Lakers 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Los Angeles Lakers as a part of Sports Media 101 .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
LA Lakers Power Rankings: Rating Every Player After First 6 Weeks
Hovering around the .500 mark, the Los Angeles Lakers have been very competitive, despite losing a lot of talent and having to deal with Kobe Bryant 's absence.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Why Kobe Bryant Is Poised to Be a Dominant NBA Star Again
Kobe Bryant 's two-year, $48.5 million extension has plenty of people scratching their heads.
Love it or Hate it:The "I" in Team
When it comes to modern sports, most people have this ridiculous misconception that there is no "I" in team.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Pau Gasol Sits Entire 4th Quarter of Lakers' Loss to Portland Trail Blazers
Gasol had only himself to blame - he basically averaged one field goal per quarter up to that point.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Lakers drop the ball in rewarding Kobe
What's happened to the Lakers since owner Jerry Buss has been gone is enough to make him roll over in his luxury box in the sky.
Wesley Johnson's Emergence Validating Merits of Mike D'Antoni's System
Amid a Los Angeles Lakers season maligned by uncertainty, injured stars and muddled rotations, there has been Mike D'Antoni , titleholder of a system renowned for working miracles.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Bryant's payday seals low trajectory for Lakers
Photo: Peter Parks, AFP/Getty Images -- Start with the fact that he deserves the NBA's highest salary.