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Bledsoe's Dunk Contest debut is Saturday

For fans of the Dunk Contest who thought Clippers forward Blake Griffin was perhaps "too tall," tune in Saturday for 6'1 Eric Bledsoe's Dunk Contest debut.

Lakers, Clippers will be well represented at ASG

The Clippers and Lakers will be well represented when the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend begins in Houston.

Lakers fans disappointed by another loss

Fans continue to witness the never-ending struggles of the Lakers after Los Angeles dropped its third-straight contest to Denver.

Howard, Hill probable for game against Nuggets

Dwight Howard and Jordan Hill both suffered injuries during the fourth quarter of the Lakers' loss to the Clippers on Friday and are listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Nuggets.

Lakers try to end two-game losing streak

The Los Angeles Lakers host the Denver Nuggets as they look to end a two-game losing streak and continue their fight for the eighth seed in the Western Conference.

Dwight Howard says right shoulder is sore

Howard has not been 100 percent with the Lakers this season.

Clippers not alone at top of standings

The Los Angeles Clippers' win over the Lakers keeps them at the top of the standings, but Oklahoma City is tied there with them. They're in control of the Pacific Division, but two January games against Golden State may change that.

Clippers maintain control in LA

The Clippers beat the Lakers for the second time this season, holding off a fourth-quarter comeback attempt. In other scores that might interest LA fans, Oklahoma City won again and the Spurs fell to the Knicks.

Where's the beef? Lakers dominated inside by Clips

Pau Gasol and the Lakers bigs didn't have a lot of answers when it came to the Clippers' domination of the interior, where they bested the purple and gold by a margin of 52-36 points in the paint.

Clippers, Lakers ready for Staples Center Showdown

The Battle for Los Angeles continues Friday with the Lakers and Clippers set to met for the second time in the 2012-2013 season.

Kobe Bryant tops in votes for NBA All-Star game

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant leads all vote-getters for the All-Star game, followed by the Miami Heat's LeBron James.

Paul, Clippers look for second win vs. Lakers

The Los Angeles Clippers look to end a two game skid Friday night as they host the up and down Los Angeles Lakers.

Clippers atop the Pacific, Lakers middling

The Los Angeles Clippers lead in the Pacific Division has shrunk after two straight losses, while the inconsistent Los Angeles Lakers find themselves nine games out of first place.

Kobe Bryant blames age for Lakers struggles

Frustrated following their second loss in three games, Kobe Bryant blamed age for the Lakers' struggles on Tuesday night. The Lakers are just 15-16 overall heading into Friday's match-up with the Clippers.

Dwight Howard working to improve free throws

Howard has struggled with free throw shooting throughout his career, but a recent change in his stance has led to some improved results.

Clippers talk of the town, Lakers making ground

The Los Angeles Clippers continue to be the talk of the NBA while the Los Angeles Lakers are quietly finding themselves after the return of Steve Nash.

Lakers look to remain hot against 76ers

The Los Angeles Lakers look to continue their red-hot play when they host the Philadelphia 76ers

Clippers, Lakers prepare for Friday showdown

The Clippers will have to face some challenges away from the Staples Center before they return home to take on the Lakers this Friday.

Clippers have surged to the top of the standings

The Clippers 17-game win streak has given them the best record in the NBA.

Clippers, Lakers keep Los Angeles winning

The Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers added three wins between them over the past two days of the NBA schedule.

Lakers win easy on Jamaal Wilkes' night

The Lakers did what they were supposed to do in defeating the Blazers at home, but it was still fun to watch.

Lakers look to beat Blazers

The Lakers have been playing much better of late but still have ground to make up in the West.

Kobe Bryant leads NBA All-Star voting

Apparently the nation has taken notice of all of Kobe Bryant's 30-point games as he is currently the leading vote-getter for the NBA All-Star Game.

Lakers vs. Nuggets: L.A. goes for 6th straight win

The Los Angeles Lakers head to Denver to play the Nuggets and with a win could have their first six-game winning streak in the past two seasons.

Basketball for Christmas: Lakers and Clips hosting

The schedule is out for the NBA's Christmas Day slate and LA will host two games. The Lakers face the Knicks early in the day before the Clippers and Nuggets close down the evening.

Lakers try to keep winning vs. Knicks on Christmas

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to keep a four-game winning streak going against Mike D'Antoni's old team, the New York Knicks, as Kobe Bryant plays his 15th Christmas Day game.

Clippers go streaking up to second in the West

The Los Angeles Clippers are second in the Western Conference after rattling off 12 consecutive victories. The Los Angeles Lakers may be coming out of there slow start, winning their last three games to improve to 12-14.

Lakers look to cool off Warriors

Los Angeles has won three straight games, but they will have their hands full with a surprising Golden State Warriors squad Saturday night.

Bryant says floor balance key to Nash return

Kobe Bryant spoke to reporters following Friday's practice and shed some light on precisely how Steve Nash will help him improve his already gaudy scoring numbers.

Lakers, Clippers prepare for weekend slates

The Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for a rhythm while the Los Angeles Clippers continue their torrid streak.

Clippers stay hot, Lakers escape with a win

The Clippers have won 11 straight after knocking off the Pistons and Hornets early this week, while the Lakers overcame an 18-point deficit to beat the Bobcats on Tuesday.

Rotation changes coming with Nash near return

The Lakers plan on shaking things up when the two-time NBA MVP returns.