| May 10, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Lakers guard Jodie Meeks will graduate from the University of Kentucky on Saturday, five years after leaving the Wildcats for the NBA.
"It feels good," Meeks said at a news conference in Kentucky on Thursday. "It's gratifying to myself and my family...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while.
"We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to Lakers.com on Monday.
| May 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick.
"We have not been in [the lottery]...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
After two challenging seasons, Mike D'Antoni has stepped down as coach of the Lakers.
The Lakers, coming off their worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, said they will begin their coaching search immediately. What kind of coach...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers might redefine the phrase "slow-speed chase."
They are in no hurry to fill the coaching vacancy created Wednesday by Mike D'Antoni's resignation and are planning a long search with many candidates.
George Karl, Jeff Van Gundy, Kurt Rambis...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Scholarship athletes at Virginia and Virginia Tech continue to outperform their peers in the classroom to ensure postseason eligibility for the Cavaliers and Hokies in all sports.
The NCAA last week released team-by-team Academic Progress Rates for...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Kevin Ollie is reportedly close to signing a new contract. He isn't the only well-paid coach in the nation. A look some of the highest-paid college coaches:
| May 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy.
Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position.
"To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley.
Scott said he met with...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Unlike many of his one-and-done freshmen, Kentucky Coach John Calipari isn’t going anywhere for a long time, signing a seven-year, $52.5-million contract extension Thursday with the university.
Under the contract that runs through the 2020-21...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Kentucky is raising more than the bar in an effort to keep John Calipari in Lexington, announcing a seven-year, $52.5 million contract loaded with annual retention bonuses to reward his loyalty to the program.
Calipari can make an average of $2.33...