| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A.C. Green left the Lakers for Phoenix exactly 20 years ago this summer, perhaps the only important player they ever lost to free agency.
It so irritated Jerry Buss that he appealed to his players a few months later at training camp with an...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The Lakers spent $99.9 million in salary this season for a roster that went 45-37. Additionally, the team will pay $29.6 million in luxury taxes -- a total of $129.5 million to get into the playoffs and suffer a first-round sweep by the San Antonio Spurs....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:46 PM
The Lakers will be even more shorthanded for Sunday's playoff game against San Antonio than they have been, though that doesn't seem possible.
Metta World Peace will miss Game 4 at Staples Center, along with Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Jodie Meeks and Kobe...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Earl Clark was in line for a substantial pay raise after breaking free of an otherwise mundane four-year career.
Then came March and April.
The Lakers forward lost his spot in the starting lineup when Pau Gasol returned from a foot injury; Clark...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Now that the season has ended for the Lakers, there's time to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future.
Most of the material over the coming months here on the Lakers Now blog will focus on what the Lakers can do in preparation for next season....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — What do the Orlando Magic need to do to win Game 2 of their playoff series against the Indiana Pacers tonight? Here are five points of emphasis....
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Magic will be losing their biggest big man in Dwight Howard, but their power-forward stable is well-stocked. If any teams need bigs, they can call the Magic because they currently have six power forwards: Glen Davis, Ryan Anderson, Justin Harper, Earl...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Magic shouldn't trade Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets — everybody knows that. The Nets have nothing they really want to begin their make-over, unless they can disperse some longterm contracts. Yahoo! sports is reporting that the Nets are...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Orlando Magic have problems to address. But those problems are not the result of bad player development....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Was the Orlando Magic’s trade of Dwight Howard a smart move or a mistake the franchise will regret? It’s too early to tell. The wisdom — or lack thereof — of the deal cannot be measured accurately until at least several years...