| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Not long after the Lakers fell from sixth to seventh in the draft lottery, yet another loss after a hapless season, General Manager Mitch Kupchak insisted they would get a solid player.
He continued to feel that way Wednesday after watching 12 players...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The future of the Lakers walked into their training facility Wednesday. Maybe.
The team worked out 12 players in anticipation of the NBA draft, hoping to find the right one before selecting seventh overall June 26.
Notably absent were the consensus...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Even before the Miami Heat took flight late Thursday night, LeBron James was preparing for his next superhero turn.
This time, apparently as a villain.
One, the Heat announced Friday, who has a broken nose and is a game-time decision for Sunday's...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Another former Laker has gotten an NBA job.
Sasha Vujacic, 29, winner of two championships with the Lakers, signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Monday.
Originally taken with the 27th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Lakers,...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick.
"We have not been in [the lottery]...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:55 PM
March Madness suddenly seems like such a bore by comparison.
The NBA's Final Four commences Sunday after four weeks of April Anarchy and May Mayhem.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant was dubbed "Mr. Unreliable" by a headline writer from his local...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Ring up the Lakers’ 56th loss of the season.
Their string of bad luck continued Tuesday when they dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after the lottery unveiled one big winner that wasn’t them.
The Cleveland Cavaliers...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Former Lakers center Andrew Bynum, traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers and cut by the Chicago Bulls last month, has been signed by the Indiana Pacers.
The Pacers, who have the best record in the NBA at 35-10 -- three games better in the Eastern Conference...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:56 AM
NBA Hall of Famer Larry Bird, the president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, did not mince words when talking to reporters about the signing of Andrew Bynum and made it clear that his club is "going to do whatever we can to go as far as we...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:22 PM
It's a question with a seemingly straightforward answer: Who is the NBA's best rebounder?
Kevin Love averages a league-leading 13.7 rebounds to DeAndre Jordan's and Dwight Howard's 13.0. Was that so hard?
Well, actually ...
What some might...