| Apr 7, 2015
| 11:31 PM
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...
| May 19, 2015
| 8:58 PM
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...
| May 20, 2015
| 4:00 AM
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...
| May 11, 2015
| 8:01 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 5:25 PM
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,...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 9:27 PM
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...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 4:34 PM
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,...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 4:32 PM
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...