Galaxy settle for 2-2 tie at Vancouver

The LA Galaxy were unable to win their third straight game over the season, failing to hold leads of 1-0 and 2-1 and settling for a 2-2 tie against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday afternoon.

Galaxy face Whitecaps as they seek 3rd straight win

The LA Galaxy will aim for their third straight victory, and second straight over Vancouver, when they head north of the border to take on the Whitecaps on Saturday night.

Mike D'Antoni, Mitch Kupchak discuss Lakers' difficult, injury-riddled season

Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni and general manager Mitch Kupchak both addressed the media on Friday morning, acknowledging the difficulty of battling through an injury-riddled 27-55 season and looking to the future.

'Planet Lakers' Champion:Tyson Beck

The Planet Lakers Bracket is down to two: Tyson Beck vs. Hector Galvan. Who will win the Championship? Watch their videos and give us your vote. Tell your friends to participate, too!

Lakers end the season with a win against the Spurs

The Lakers finished a disappointing season on the right note by beating the league-leading San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.

Kobe Bryant to start six-month training program

Kobe Bryant will begin an intense six-week program next week that will potentially have him ready for action by training camp next season.

Poll of the Game, Presented by Toyota: Will Lakers end season with win over Spurs?

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Lakers snap seven-game losing streak with win in Utah

Nick Young lead the Lakers with 41 points, while Kendall Marshall had 15 assists. Jodie Meeks added 23 points.

Lakers hit road for final two games of the season

Following their loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night, the Lakers hit the road for their final two games of the season, including Monday night's contest against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City.

Lakers fade in second half, lose to Grizzlies

The Lakers had hoped to play playoff spoiler against the Memphis Grizzlies, but a third-quarter meltdown ended those hopes on the way to a 102-90 defeat on Sunday night.

Poll of the Game, Presented by McDonald's: Who has been best Laker this season?

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Keane's goal lifts Galaxy to 1-0 win over Whitecaps

Robbie Keane scored off a beautiful cross from Stefan Ishizaki as the LA Galaxy defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night.

Lakers look to spoil Grizzlies' playoff hopes

The Lakers talk about being "player haters" and playing the role of spoiler in their final games of the season. They'll never get a better chance to do that then on Sunday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Lakers lose to the Warriors

The Lakers couldn’t handle another high-scoring team at home as they fell to the Golden State Warriors on Friday night at Staples Center.

LA Galaxy set to kick off home-and-home series against the Whitecaps

The Galaxy come into the game hoping to gain some momentum after winning for the first time this season last week against Chivas USA.

Lakers take on Warriors at home

Coming off of five consecutive losses, the Lakers take on the Golden State Warriors at home Friday, hoping to even their season series at 2-2.

'Planet Lakers Bracket': Durt Rambis vs. Hector Galvan

Next up in our Planet Lakers Bracket is Durt Rambis vs. Hector Galvan. Who do you got? Watch their videos and give us your vote. Tell your friends to participate, too!

Lakers fall to the Rockets as Nash hits new milestone

Steve Nash made history on Tuesday at Staples Center, but his assists weren’t enough as the Lakers fell to the Houston Rockets.

Manchester United to play Galaxy on July 23

Manchester United will open its preseason U.S. tour with a match against the Los Angeles Galaxy on July 23 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. The game, announced

Lakers looking to snap four-game losing streak vs. Houston

The Lakers will be looking to avoid tying the franchise record for defeats when they take on the Houston Rockets on Tuesday at Staples Center. The Lakers, 25-52, are coming from their fourth consecutive defeat, a 120-97 loss to the Clippers on Sunday.

Kent Bazemore to miss the remainder of the season

Lakers announced Monday that Kent Bazemore will miss the rest of the season after an MRI revealed a torn tendon in his right foot.

Xavier Henry to undergo wrist and knee surgery

The Lakers announced on Monday that Xavier Henry will have surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist and another one for his right knee on Friday.

X’s & Knows: What makes a 3-point shooter?

While it’s clear that the Lakers made 3-point shooting a strong part of their play this season, how a basketball player becomes so good at it is not as transparent. While talent is important, technique, confidence, and hard work are the aspects that resonate the most when it comes to shooting threes effectively.

Lakers fall to Clippers

The Lakers suffered their fourth straight defeat with a loss against the Clippers on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center.

LA Galaxy get their first win of the season against Chivas USA

LA Galaxy’s dominance in the SuperClasico continued with a 3-0 win over Chivas USA on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center. Goals from Robbie Keane, Stefan Ishizaki and Baggio Husidic gave the Galaxy their first win of the season.

'Planet Lakers Bracket': Tyson Beck vs. Desiree Engle

Next up in our Planet Lakers Bracket is Tyson Beck vs. Desiree Engle. Who do you got? Watch their videos and give us your vote. Tell your friends to participate, too!

Lakers hope for better showing vs. Clippers this time around

The Lakers return to the scene of the crime on Sunday, as they take on the Clippers at Staples Center, where they lost to the same team by a franchise-worst 48 points in early March.

Lakers lose to Mavericks at home

Mavericks use a 9-0 run to open the fourth quarter and pull away from the Lakers.

Xavier Henry to miss the rest of the season

The Lakers announced Friday that Xavier Henry will be shut down for the rest of the season with a sore knee that has bothered him since Dec. 29 and a wrist injury.

Lakers looking to derail Dallas’ run to the playoffs

With only seven games to go and already out of playoff contention, it would seem like the Lakers don’t have much to play for. Still, on Friday they will have motivation in knowing that they could spoil the Mavericks chances of making the playoffs.

Lakers fall to Kings

The Lakers failed in their effort to sweep the Sacramento Kings in the season series, losing xx-xx Wednesday night.

Lakers set to face Sacramento

The Lakers will be looking to bounce back against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, one day after falling at home to the Portland Trail Blazers. They will have to do so without Steve Nash once again, as the star suffered a new injury on Tuesday.

Lakers bested by the Blazers at home

Pau Gasol and Steve Nash came back, but that was not enough as the Lakers fell 124-112 to the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday.

'Planet Lakers Bracket': Hector Galvan vs. Deland Grace

Next up in our Planet Lakers Bracket is Hector Galvan vs. Deland Grace! Who do you got? Watch their videos and give us your vote. Tell your friends to participate, too!

Lakers to purchase site for new practice facility

The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Tuesday that they have entered into an agreement with CDC Mar Campus, LLC for the purchase of an approximately five acre undeveloped portion of the development known as Elevon at Campus El Segundo located in El Segundo, Calif.

Lakers looking to surprise the Blazers once again

The last time they faced each other, the Lakers were able to halt the Portland Trail Blazers’ five-game winning streak. This time around, the Lakers will be hoping to secure a winning run of their own when they take on the Blazers on Tuesday.

Strong start lifts the Lakers past the Suns

The Lakers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 115-99 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night at Staples Center. The Suns, who are still chasing a playoff berth, lost a six-game winning run

Lakers have chance to play spoiler on Sunday vs. Suns

The Lakers have said they want to play the role of spoiler the rest of this season. They'll have a perfect chance to do just that on Sunday when they play host to the Phoenix Suns at Staples Center.

Not even Steve Nash can predict rest of season

Steve Nash's on-again-off-again status is so confusing that not even the point guard himself can predict how much he will play the rest of this season.

Timberwolves chop down the Lakers

Kevin Love notched the second triple double of his career as the Minnesota Timberwolves turned back the Lakers at home Friday night.

'Planet Lakers Bracket': Laker Sparrow vs. Desiree Engle

No. 2 see Durt Rambis took care of No. 7 Disco Sean in the Planet Lakers Bracket. Next up is No. 4 Laker Sparrow vs. No. 5 Desiree Engle. Who do you got? Make sure you vote, and tell your friends to participate, too!

Poll of the Game, Presented by Toyota: Will the Lakers beat the Blazers tonight for the 2nd straight time?

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Lakers looking to bounce back against Minnesota

Lakers won’t have much time to lament losing their two-game winning streak against the Bucks as they’re back in action on Friday against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Lakers fall to the Bucks

Lakers will have to wait once more for another three-game winning streak as they fell to the Milwaukee Bucks 108-105 on Thursday.

Lakers look for three straight against Bucks

For the sixth time since late November the Lakers have a chance to win their third consecutive game when they take on the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night.

Lakers dominate the Knicks to earn second straight win

With Phil Jackson watching from the stands, the Lakers put on a clinic and beat the New York Knicks 127-96 on Tuesday night at Staples Center.

'Planet Lakers Bracket': Durt Rambis vs. Disco Sean

After #8 seed Tyson Beck pulled the upset against #1 seed Ramidogg, the Planet Lakers Bracket continues with #2 Durt Rambis facing off against #7 Disco Sean. Who do you got? Make sure you vote, and tell your friends to participate, too!

Former Lakers center Bill McGill battles Celtics, homelessness

Once his basketball career was over, Billy McGill had nowhere to go. He found himself jobless and homeless. But he would rise again.

Former Lakers center rises above knee injury to become Utah All-American

Billy McGill was a three-time All-American. He scored 60 points in a single game. His 38.8 points per game as a senior at Utah is still the greatest scoring season of any big man in college basketball history. And he did it all on one healthy leg.

A Laker Life: Former Lakers center invents the jump hook shot

Long before the days of high school phenoms on YouTube and career-saving arthroscopic knee surgeries, there was Billy “the Hill” McGill. The Los Angeles native and future Laker rose up against the greatest in the game, invented a shot, crashed to earth and rose again.

Lakers take on Knicks at home

The Lakers are looking for a second consecutive win Tuesday night when the Knicks come to town but the game will be just one of the story lines.

Poll of the Game, Presented by McDonald's: Will Phil Jackson win a title in New York?

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Lakers find some magic at home, beat Orlando

The Lakers used a career night from Jordan Hill to beat the Orlando Magic and end their five game losing streak Sunday night.

Xavier Henry suffers torn ligament in his wrist

The Lakers announced on Saturday that guard Xavier Henry has a torn ligament in his left wrist. Henry suffered the injury during the 117-107 loss to the Wizards on Friday.

Nash a game-time decision as Lakers are set to face the Magic

The Lakers will be looking to snap a four-game losing streak when they face the Orlando Magic, a team that has a worse record than the Lakers this season.

LA Galaxy grab a point on the road against Real Salt Lake

Robbie Keane was again the hero for the Galaxy team, earning his team a 1-1 tie at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Lakers drop fourth straight with loss against the Wizards

The Lakers suffered another defeat, this time at the hands of the Washington Wizards 117-107, dropping their fourth consecutive loss.

'Planet Lakers Bracket': Ramidogg or Tyson Beck?

The "Planet Lakers Bracket" is officially complete and the games can begin. First up, #1 seed Ramidogg faces off against #8 Tyson Beck. Who do you got? Make sure you vote, and tell your friends to participate, too!

Nash, Young to return to Lakers tonight vs. Wizards

Steve Nash and Nick Young will both be back in action for the Los Angeles Lakers tonight when they play host to the Washington Wizards at Staples Center.

Lakers take on playoff-bound Wizards

After battling against the best team in the Western Conference, the Lakers are back at home to face the Washington Wizards, a team known this season for performing well away from home.

Lakers show fight but fall to Spurs once again

The Lakers had an improved performance against the San Antonio Spurs but couldn’t help falling 125-109 on Wednesday at Staples Center. It was the second consecutive loss for the Lakers against San Antonio in a span of five days.

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Lakers face tall challenge in Duncan, Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs might keep getting older, but they also keep on winning. Once again, the Spurs present a difficult challenge for the Lakers when they host them at Staples Center Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.

Jordan Farmar to miss at least two weeks

Lakers guard Jordan Farmar, who injured his right groin yesterday at practice, was examined this morning by Dr. Luga Podesta. Results from an ultrasound and examination show that Farmar has a moderate groin strain and will be out a minimum of two weeks.

Farmar injures groin in practive

Injuries just keep piling up for the Lakers with backup point guard Jordan Farmar suffering a strained right groin in Monday’s practice.

Vote: Pick top Lakers moment of the 1980s

The 1980s were the berth of the modern NBA, and the Los Angeles Lakers played a huge part in the league's rise. What was the top Lakers moment of the 80s? We want your vote!

Lakers guard Steve Nash working hard to return for 2014-15 season

Lakers point guard Steve Nash won't be playing any more this season, but he's not about to quit. His intention to do everything he can to return healthy next season is the topic of Episode 3 of "The Finish Line."

Lakers fall to Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs looked every bit the team that leads the Western Conference in defeating the Lakers 119-85 Friday night.

Poll of the Game, Presented by McDonald's: What is the best NBA franchise since 1999?

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Lakers face another difficult test against the San Antonio Spurs

The Lakers will get no rest after ending a back-to-back battle with the Oklahoma City Thunder as they are set to face the San Antonio Spurs twice in the next week. The first meeting against the Spurs will be on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in San Antonio.

Lakers come up short against Oklahoma City Thunder

The Lakers could not surprise the Oklahoma City Thunder for a second time and fell 131-102 on Thursday night.

Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni says Steve Nash won't play again this season

One day after the Lakers announced that Kobe Bryant would not play again this season, coach Mike D'Antoni says the team will also be without point guard Steve Nash the rest of the way.

Lakers beat OKC, now they get to play...OKC

Following their biggest win of the year, a 114-110 win over one of the best teams in the league, the Lakers get a rematch with the very same Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday.

Lakers announce Kobe Bryant out for rest of season

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from a fractured lateral tibial plateau of his left knee, will not return to play this season, it was announced by the team on Wednesday.

Kobe Bryant says slow recovery testing his patience

Kobe Bryant says that his recovery from a fractured leg has been slow, and that the injury is testing his patience.

Kobe creates the ‘Kobe Light Bulb’ in latest Kobe 9 commercial

In his latest Foot Locker commercial promoting his Kobe 9 collection, Bryant creates the ‘Kobe Light Bulb’, an indestructible artifact that will make you more attractive.

Meeks carries Lakers to win over Oklahoma City

Lakers fought hard but couldn’t help losing their fourth consecutive game at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.

Galaxy fall to Real Salt Lake in MLS season opener

The LA Galaxy hoped to get some revenge against Real Salt Lake, the team that eliminated them from the postseason last year. But it was not to be, as RSL got a late goal from Joao Plata and a 1-0 victory.

Another tough task for Lakers: Stopping the Thunder

The Lakers have struggled on defense of late, and things are about to get even tougher, as the high-powered Oklahoma City Thunder come to Staples Center on Sunday.

Lakers seek ways to shore up defense

On heels of third straight loss, and with the Thunder on the schedule for Sunday, the Lakers spoke about on Saturday about the team's recent struggles revealing their character.

Lakers drop third straight with loss to Denver

The Lakers suffered their third straight loss in their visit to Denver, falling to the Nuggets 134-126 on Friday.

High expectations for the LA Galaxy in 2014

A look at the changes in the LA Galaxy from last season and the objectives for the 2014 season.

Lakers head to Denver to take on Nuggets

The busiest week of the season gets no easier for the Lakers as they head to Denver to play their fourth game in five nights against a Denver team that has beaten both times they have met this season.

Lakers fall to Clippers

The Clippers used a huge second-quarter run to beat the Lakers for the second time this season.

Poll of the Game, Presented by McDonald's: Is Lakers-Clippers L.A.'s best rivalry?

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Vote: Which Lakers move has made the most impact historically?

From hiring legendary coaches like Pay Riley and Phil Jackson, to signing elite players such as Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant, the Lakers have proven time and time again that they know how to navigate the complex world of professional sports.

Kobe Bryant achieves world peace in his new Kobe 9 commercial

Known for his never-ending pursuit of perfection, the Black Mamba sets to create the ultimate artifact that will bring about all kinds of happiness, including tears from Lionel Richie’s tears.

Wesley Johnson wants to return to Lakers next season

This has been a difficult season for the Lakers and their fans, but there is at least one player who definitely wants to take another shot at building a winner here next season: Wesley Johnson.

Robbie Keane signs extension with LA Galaxy

Irish striker Robbie Keane has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to stay with the LA Galaxy. The Galaxy didn't release terms of the deal announced Wednesday.

Lakers fall at home to Pelicans

One night after one of their biggest wins of the season, the Lakers fell to the New Orleans Pelicans at home.

Kareem returns to 'Airplane!' for travel commercial

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is back in the cockpit as "Roger Murdock," this time promoting -- of all things -- vacationing in the state of Wisconsin.

Inspired Lakers defeat the Blazers in Portland

The Lakers had the lead for three quarters but couldn’t hold on to the win, falling dramatically to the Portland Trail Blazers 106-105 on Monday.

Lakers look for second straight against Blazers

The Lakers hope to ride the momentum of Friday's win as they head to Portland Monday.

Henry to return Monday against Blazers

Xavier Henry will return to action Monday when the Lakers take on Portland.

Steve Nash 'Stretched' in latest episode of documentary

Steve Nash didn't know what the NBA's "stretch provision" was. So he called his agent to find out. What he learned grabbed his attention. His reaction is captured in Part 2 of his documentary "The Finish Line."

Lakers snap losing streak with win against the Kings

The Lakers made history by tying a franchise record for three-pointers, and snapped a three game losing streak with a 126-122 victory against the Sacramento Kings on Friday at Staples Center.

Poll of the Day, Presented by Toyota: Which new Laker has been most impressive so far?

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Lakers host Kings on Friday night as they look to end 3-game losing streak

The Lakers will try to end a three-game losing streak when they play host to the Sacramento Kings at Friday night at Staples Center.

Xavier Henry assigned to D-Fenders, will play tonight

Xavier Henry, who has missed the Lakers' last 27 games with a knee injury, has been assigned to the LA D-Fenders, the Lakers announced on Thursday.

Take an in-depth journey with the 'Showtime' Lakers

In "Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s", author Jeff Pearlman takes readers on a raucous, honest and entertaining ride with the franchise that forever changed the NBA.