| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The Lakers will officially get back to work when they open training camp on Monday with the team's annual media day.
Coach Byron Scott and the team will make their preseason debut on Oct. 6 in San Diego (Valley View Casino Center) against the Denver...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers finished the final week of the off-season and will be transitioning Monday to the preseason with the franchise's annual media day.
The team added a number of players over last week, increasing the training camp roster to 19.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Lakers were dealt their first significant setback of the 2014-15 season on Friday, when Nick Young was ruled out for approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb.
Through a number of training camp scrimmages, Young served as...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season.
The team will host the Denver Nuggets at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.
Bryant, who struggled last season with knee...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers play their second preseason game on Thursday night, hosting the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center.
Coach Byron Scott is hoping to see his team improve defensively, after opening the preseason with a 98-95 win over the Denver Nuggets...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:52 AM
According to ESPN.com, Kobe Bryant is the 40th-best player in the NBA.
The sports website ranks nearly every player in the league annually prior to the season. Last year, Bryant was slotted 25th, with uncertainty surrounding his Achilles injury. The...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Jim Delany emphasized a single word.
"This is college basketball," the Big Ten commissioner said Thursday during the conference's basketball media day, "and 'college' implies going to school and making progress. We want a squarer deal (for student-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The Lakers have looked especially punchless over their last three exhibition games, losing on Sunday to the Utah Jazz, 119-86.
Injuries have been a significant issue, with Ryan Kelly (hamstring), Nick Young (thumb), Jeremy Lin (ankle), Steve Nash (back)...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
The rookie had reasons to fall further into an exhibition-season abyss.
His shot was way off, his turnovers were high and his coach kept saying he "looked lost" on the court while wondering aloud about his physical conditioning. Not to mention the...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The Lakers have named Roscoe Smith, Keith Appling and Jabari Brown to the D-Fenders as affiliate players.
The trio of rookies were part of the Lakers training camp roster, but were cut before the start of the regular season.
Smith (small forward) made...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The first week of the 2014-15 NBA season proved difficult for the Lakers.
In addition to a tough schedule, playing four games in five nights (more than any other team in the league), the Lakers lost rookie power forward Julius Randle to a broken leg...