| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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...
| 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 23, 2014
| 3:46 PM
On Tuesday, the Lakers increased the team's roster to 18, signing free agents Jabari Brown, Roscoe Smith, Keith Appling and Jeremy Tyler.
Brown, who played with Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson last season at Missouri, is a 6-foot-4 shooting guard who went...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The Lakers announced the signing of veteran guard Ronnie Price on Wednesday, bringing to 19 the number of players on their roster.
The 6-foot-2 Price, who can play point or shooting guard, went undrafted in 2005 but has forged a nine-year career with...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Earlier in the week, the Lakers increased their training camp roster to 19 players, one short of the maximum.
While 13 have fully guaranteed contracts, including second-round pick (46th overall) Jordan Clarkson, the team has six players competing for...