Pau Gasol

Golden State Warriors forward David Lee, right, goes up for a shot as Los Angeles Lakers forward Shawne Williams defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Gasol, Young propel Lakers past Warriors 102-95

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Pau Gasol and Nick Young did a remarkable job keeping the Los Angeles Lakers together without their two injured stars. The Golden State Warriors had better take notes, because their injury […]

11/23/2013

Official Eric Lewis points towards Los Angeles Lakers' Shawne Williams, left, and Los Angeles Clippers' Matt Barnes, right, after Barnes was called for a flagrant foul on Williams during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Lakers over Clippers 116-103 in opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pau Gasol and Steve Nash watched the entire fourth quarter from the bench. Kobe Bryant sat one row behind them in a black shirt and suit. The Lakers’ three veteran stars […]

10/30/2013

Bret Lewis

Really, Kobe? Really?

I have been a Kobe fan since the day he got to town. But he makes it hard at times. The Lakers trying to salvage something from his awful season by at least winning a […]

04/22/2013

Bret Lewis

Wait a minute. I got one!

It’s so rare that I’m right… I wanted to keep this written BEFORE the Lakers win over Houston. The point being… there IS a lot of talent on the Lakers who, right or wrong, felt […]

04/18/2013

Bret Lewis

Is there life after Kobe?

The Lakers will say all the right things about how much they love Kobe Bryant. How much they miss him now that he’s out with a torn Achilles tendon. But make no mistake: Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol especially would LOVE to prove they can win without him.

04/17/2013

Lakers

Howard, Gasol, Hill all sidelined for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill all will miss the Los Angeles Lakers’ upcoming road trip with injuries, leaving the struggling club without its top three big men.

01/07/2013

Green's 3-pointer pushes Spurs past Lakers 84-82

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The San Antonio Spurs’ final offensive play was smartly drawn and precisely executed, ending in a clutch jumper by Danny Green. The Lakers’ final play? Well, 7-foot Pau Gasol ended up […]

11/14/2012

Clippers beat winless Lakers 97-91 in preseason

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 22 points, Matt Barnes added 18 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Lakers 97-91 on Wednesday night, keeping their Staples Center co-tenant winless in seven preseason […]

10/24/2012

CP-3 happy to be a Clipper

Chris Paul tells GQ Magazine he wanted to be a Clipper in the first place and didn’t mind when Commissioner David Stern vetoed the trade to the Lakers. According to CP-3, “They had the better […]

09/20/2012

Dwight Howard to Lakers in 4-team, 12-player deal

(AP) – Dwight Howard got his wish: He’s out of Orlando. The All-Star center was traded Friday to the Los Angeles Lakers, the last act of his long, drawn-out departure from the Magic. It took […]

08/10/2012

Don't forget the big Spaniard

Lakers fans are swooning with the idea of Dwight Howard joining Kobe Bryant  and the also newly acquired Steve Nash. How could it possibly get any better? Pau Gasol. Somehow the Lakers kept their other […]

08/10/2012