| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:38 PM
The Lakers waived veteran point guard Chris Duhon on Saturday, according to a team release.
Duhon would have earned $3.75 million for the coming season had the Lakers kept him under contract into July.
Instead, Duhon will receive $1.5 million of his...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Lakers 102 - Jazz 84 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended their four-game losing streak Friday night, defeating the Utah Jazz 102-84.
Kobe Bryant was one rebound shy of a triple-double and one assist short of his career high (15), with a 14-point, 14-...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:09 PM
How about a new coach?
The best Pau Gasol trade? Mike D'Antoni for any coach with enough common sense to find a way to make it work. Once again, D'Antoni being so wedded to a system has compromised his ability to maximize his...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his sixth consecutive game on Sunday, sitting out when the Orlando Magic lost 108-82 to the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center.
Nelson has a bruised patellar tendon in his left knee.
"He's day-to-day," Magic coach...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Duke’s Shane Battier and North Carolina’s Joseph Forte shared 2001 ACC basketball player of the year honors as media balloting deadlocked at 32 votes each. If ever another season was going to produce such an improbable tie, it’s this...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:32 PM
ISH SMITH, POINT GUARD
HT: 6-0 WT: 175 COLLEGE: Wake Forest
AGE: Turns 24 on July 5, 2013.
NBA SEASONS: 2012-13 is his third.
TWITTER HANDLE: @ishsmith
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
News broke late Sunday evening that Mike D'Antoni would become the Lakers head coach following the firing of Mike Brown.
Most people had assumed that Phil Jackson would take over at the helm, but as Lakers beat reporter Mike Bresnahan reported, Jackson's...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Chris Duhon inadvertently created an Internet sensation when he celebrated a critical traveling call in Game 1 of the Orlando Magic's 2012 playoff series against the Indiana Pacers.
Duhon's "Travel Dance" was the silliest dance move seen on an NBA court...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Guard Darius Morris improved through his second season in the NBA.
With Steve Nash and Steve Blake on the roster, Morris was expected to be a spot player the Lakers would develop primarily in practice.
Instead, the 6-foot-4 23-year-old guard was...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:46 AM
When Dwight Howard made the decision to leave the Lakers for the Houston Rockets in free agency this past summer, he knew he'd have a long list of detractors.
"Everybody's saying I was a 'coward' for leaving [the Lakers], and I knew I was going to get...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Kobe Bryant often finds motivation in the media. Counting Bryant or the Lakers out only adds fuel to his fire.
Consider the match lit.
Ranking the top 500 players in the NBA, ESPN has given Bryant an overall rank of 25.
Bryant, who is currently...