| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:23 PM
The Bulls had been linked to Pau Gasol seemingly forever.
Former general manager Jerry Krause scouted him before sandwiching the Twin Toddlers of Tyson Chandler and Eddy Curry around him when Gasol went to the Grizzlies as the third pick in the 2001 NBA...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Although he's right-handed, Kobe Bryant belted a home run left-handed Sunday during Richard Sherman's celebrity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle.
The Lakers' All-Star guard isn't likely to retire from basketball to pursue America's national...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:44 PM
I was amused at the Lakers' pitch to various free agents to join them. Reminded me of an 80-year-old man trying to convince a supermodel he used to be something in the day.
Is it really that hard to see the 800-pound ego in...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant says he is “scared” about his future after basketball.
Bryant, who turns 36 in August, is under contract with the Lakers for two more seasons. He played just six games last season. After he returned from...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:01 PM
The chaos and turbulence of the free-agency season turned the Lakers into the employers of Jeremy Lin and, yes, a certain type of insanity.
But then they started looking a lot like the old Lakers, the ones that went 27-55 last season, after agreeing...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Throughout his increasingly acclaimed music career, Drake has notched a range of accolades. Now he’s set to switch roles as the host of the ESPYs on Wednesday night at 6 at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.
Drake will be the 17th host of the ESPN-...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Kobe Bryant's knee is fully healed, according to the Lakers All-Star guard, currently in Brazil to watch the World Cup.
"I'm 100%," said Bryant in an interview on Brazilian television. "This summer I'm training really hard. The organization is...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Not being able to watch Josh Beckett's no-hitter was bad enough, but for the most of Los Angeles to miss our homegrown hero's masterpiece is a disgrace.
As long as Dodgers pitchers keep throwing no-hitters this season,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:23 PM
The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week’s draft, The Times has learned.
The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star power...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:17 PM
As the NBA draft gets closer, the Lakers aren't so certain they'll hang on to the seventh overall pick. There are many questions between now and Thursday.
Will the Lakers try harder to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Should the Lakers look to trade Steve Nash before his final season of a three-year, $27-million contract, the veteran point guard would receive a 15% trade bonus.
Nash is set to earn $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season — a trade would land him...