Preview: Lakers vs. Warriors

For the second time this season, the Lakers (12-14) are shooting for their 4th win in a row and 3rd straight on the road. They will have to get it against one of the most improved teams in the leauge, the Golden State Warriors (18-9), the team that happens to be sitting in front of […]

Lakers Are Starting to Figure it Out

It's been a hectic 5 weeks for the Lakers after hiring Mike D'Antoni in place of Mike Brown and Bernie Bickerstaff as their head coach. D'Antoni was pretty much thrown into a blaze of fire expected to extinguish it with a bottle of water. But he's getting to it. While the team is still miles […]

Preview: Bobcats vs. Lakers

For the first time this season, the Lakers won back-to-back games on the road beating Washington and Philadelphia over the weekend. And that was also the first time in a long time Laker fans saw their team put together consistent quarters in a span of 96 minutes. While the Lakers is still far from becoming […]

Preview: Lakers vs. Knicks

Despite being the only team in the NBA that have yet to lose at home and being a game and a half in front of the defending champions for the top spot in the east, the New York Knicks (16-5) will not be the subject of conversation for tonight's first matchup with the Lakers (9-13). […]

Preview: Lakers vs. Cavaliers

After a water break at Staples Center last Sunday, the Lakers (9-12) are back out on the road again for the next 5 games starting in Cleveland tonight. The purple and gold lost their 2nd straight and 7 of their last 10 games against the lukewarm Utah Jazz (12-10) due to their ongoing inability to […]

Preview: Lakers vs. Thunder

The Lakers (9-10) are 1-1 in this initial 3-game road trip before heading back home for a pit stop on Sunday against Utah. Tonight's opponent is by far the toughest team they'll face away from Staples Center yet. The purple and gold got their 2nd road win last Wednesday in New Orleans where Kobe Bryant […]

Kobe Gets 30,000th Point as Lakers Get Second Road Win

Great players just find a way to get it done. Kobe Bryant not only lead the Lakers (9-10) to a much needed win on the road against the lowly New Orleans Hornets (5-12), he also became the youngest player in NBA history to ever reach 30,000 career points in his spare time. Kobe joins a […]

D’Antoni Needs to Communicate More

Lack of communication. You've heard the phrase uttered in basketball numerous times when it comes to playing sound team defense. But that can also apply to building team chemistry, which in turn establishing a team ready for a championship run. On one hand, the team did go through a tumultuous start of the season. But […]

Preview: Nuggets vs. Lakers

It hasn't been the most pleasant 2-day break for the Lakers (7-8) after falling back to sub .500 last Tuesday thanks to their most lackluster performance of the season against Indiana. There were plenty of reasons as to why and how the purple and gold lost that game, but it's obvious the Lakers can't establish […]

Lakers Aren’t Learning Their Lessons

21 Turnovers. 20 missed free-throws. 2-point loss. To spectators, 17 missed foul shots wouldn't have been too much to foil a Lakers win (7-8) over the wounded Indiana Pacers (7-8), who were still without their go-to scorer, Danny Granger. But those numbers don't even come close to what the Lakers are really having trouble with […]

Lakers Still Adjusting Under D’Antoni

After a full week with new head coach Mike D'Antoni, the Lakers have improved significantly on offense, defense and in their bench production. They're looking better as a unit in terms of their ball movement, spacing, and getting to know each other's tendencies on the offensive side. Defensively, their rotation, transition, and energy have gone […]

How D’Antoni Adapts Will Gauge Success With Lakers

The hiring of Mike D'Antoni didn't go well with a lot of people and many Laker fans. His fit with the Lakers has been scrutinized even before coaching a single game. But whether you believe in D'Antoni or not, he is now the head coach and mostly likely here to stay regardless of the outcome […]

Preview: Lakers vs. Jazz

A mark of a team that wants to win a title is pulling together against adversity. Even if earning their first win of the season showed what this team can do when they're on the same page, the Detroit Pistons last Sunday shouldn't be considered as a test for the Lakers (1-3). They have one […]

Injury Update: Nash to Return in About 10 Days?

Details are still raw but's Ken Berger tweeted that Steve Nash could return in about 7-10 days. Berger is basing his information given to him by the Lakers' training staff Monday afternoon. Latest info from Lakers' medical staff has Steve Nash missing about 7-10 days, according to a person briefed on the point guard's […]

Howard Dominates as Lakers Get First Win

For one night at least, the panic has simmered down for the Lakers (1-3) and their fans after the team captures their first win of the season against the hapless Detroit Pistons (0-3), 108-79. The win may have come against a team who is also struggling with their own identity but the way in which […]