| May 2, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Who will be the next coach of the Lakers?
According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites.
Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The dollar menu
TNT analyst Charles Barkley, speaking with late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien about some of his chintzy millionaire friends: "There's nobody cheaper than Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan. Oh, yeah, [Jordan is] cheap. I always...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:59 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — On Feb. 22, 2004, Jacque Vaughn and Mark Jackson played against each other for the last time. They played sparingly that night — Vaughn as a backup point guard for the Atlanta Hawks, Jackson as a backup point guard for the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The good news for the Lakers (21-41) is they won't have much time to sit and dwell on their franchise-worst 48-point drubbing by the Clippers (43-20) on Thursday night.
The bad news is they'll play their fourth game in five nights in the altitude of...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:17 PM
DENVER — Phil Jackson, viewed by some Lakers fans as a future savior of the franchise, has been offered a front-office job by the New York Knicks.
Jackson, 68, recently met with Knicks owner James Dolan and planned to make a decision next week,...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday.
"This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to...
| Jun 29, 2013
Erick Green was not a prototype point guard at Virginia Tech. Surrounded by young, marginal talent, he had to create offense first for himself and then others.
But at 6-foot-3, Green is small by NBA shooting guard specs, which prompted questions about...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:06 PM
As has been well reported, the Lakers are extremely short-handed at point guard.
On Sunday, the visiting Denver Nuggets have chosen to leave veteran point Andre Miller at home.
Miller was suspended two games by the team for conduct detrimental to...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The Clippers still are searching for a coach to replace Vinny Del Negro, the process moving along now that they have some candidates.
The Clippers have had preliminary discussions with Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw; former NBA coach and...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...