Experts high on Bryant's return, not on Lakers

LOS ANGELES--Kobe Bryant will end up sitting out the Lakers' final two exhibitions. To hear some experts talk, he'll need the rest.

Jeff Van Gundy, an analyst for ABC/ESPN, noticed "no hesitation or shyness" in Bryant's six-game exhibition run ...

Nash's back story ends with Lakers

LOS ANGELES--With considerably less fanfare than the day he was acquired, Steve Nash's tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers ended.

Nash will sit out the entire season because of recurring nerve damage in his back, the team announced Thursday. The $...

Lakers' Nash out for season with back injury

LOS ANGELES--Steve Nash's tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers has ended before the third and final year of his contract with them.

He will be declared out by the team for the entire season because of recurring nerve damage in his back. The $9.7 ...