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  • Lakers make a game of it but Clippers emerge on top, 105-100

    Lakers make a game of it but Clippers emerge on top, 105-100
    Byron Scott delivered the directive at a time when most people are easing into their days. "Compete," the Lakers coach barked at his players while adding an expletive Tuesday at the morning shoot-around. The message came two days after the Clippers...
  • Lakers' lucky number comes up in NBA draft lottery with No. 2 pick

    Lakers' lucky number comes up in NBA draft lottery with No. 2 pick
    The agony subsided after many, many months of it. Something finally went right for the Lakers after their worst season ever. They hung on to the pick they could have lost because of the Steve Nash trade and doubled down by jumping from No. 4 to No. 2 in...
  • Lakers thrilled to finish No. 2 as balls fall in NBA draft lottery

    Lakers thrilled to finish No. 2 as balls fall in NBA draft lottery
    The most backward of all Lakers seasons appropriately ended Tuesday with the most unique of giddy chants. "We're No. 2 …We're No. 2 …" For a franchise that bases its entire self-worth on championships, never before has finishing second...
  • Lakers in review

    Lakers in review
    The Lakers' season ended in mid-April with a 122-99 loss to the Sacramento Kings, their 61st defeat of the year against 21 wins. After the players met with General Manager Mitch Kupchak, Coach Byron Scott and the media, the Lakers disbanded for the...
  • Lakers rookie Jabari Brown named to 'All-NBA D-League Third Team'

    Lakers rookie Jabari Brown named to 'All-NBA D-League Third Team'
    Lakers rookie guard Jabari Brown was named to the both the "All-NBA D-League Third Team" and the "NBA D-League All-Rookie Second Team" for his time with the D-Fenders before his March call-up. Through 39 games with the D-Fenders, including 25 starts,...
  • Ed Davis opting out of contract, but hoping for return to Lakers

    Ed Davis opting out of contract, but hoping for return to Lakers
    Forward/center Ed Davis will opt out of the second year of his deal with the Lakers before July, foregoing $1.1 million for a shot at a bigger contract. "I'm going to test free agency," Davis told The Times in a telephone interview. "Hopefully I'm...
  • Lakers' Week 25 in review

    Lakers' Week 25 in review
    The Lakers finished Week 25, and the 2014-15 season, with a pair of losses to the Sacramento Kings and a 21-61 record -- the worst winning percentage in franchise history. Week 24 ended with a 120-106 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.  Kobe Bryant and...
  • Chris Paul faces critical situation with Clippers in NBA playoffs

    Chris Paul faces critical situation with Clippers in NBA playoffs
    Disappointment found Chris Paul long before those early NBA playoff exits. He was so worked up in his first game as a varsity high school point guard after two years on the junior varsity that he cried after his team lost its opener. "I've had guys...
  • Anatomy of a train wreck: How Lakers' season went from bad to worst

    Anatomy of a train wreck: How Lakers' season went from bad to worst
    The air inside Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario was extremely cold last October when the Lakers arrived to entertain their large Inland Empire fan base in a meaningless exhibition game. The building is also home to a minor league hockey team,...
  • Mitch Kupchak says Lakers can be in 'hunt quickly' after lost season

    Mitch Kupchak says Lakers can be in 'hunt quickly' after lost season
    Eons have seemingly come and gone since Mitch Kupchak's declaration last September that "our expectations are to win a championship." It's hard to imagine a Lakers season that felt longer than this one. So many losses, so many questions, so many...
  • Byron Scott says draft lottery only thing on Lakers' agenda

    Byron Scott says draft lottery only thing on Lakers' agenda
    After meeting with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and the team's players for exit meetings, Coach Byron Scott told the media he didn't regret the Lakers' wins over the Philadelphia 76ers (18-64) and Minnesota Timberwolves (16-66), which helped slot his...