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  • Lakers work out 12 players before draft

    The future of the Lakers walked into their training facility Wednesday. Maybe. The team worked out 12 players in anticipation of the NBA draft, hoping to find the right one before selecting seventh overall June 26. Notably absent were the consensus...
  • Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job

    Lakers will not pursue Derek Fisher for coaching job
    The Lakers have decided they need a coach with previous NBA coaching experience, which means one thing for Derek Fisher: He isn't a candidate. The Lakers think Fisher will be a solid NBA coach or executive at some point, but their initial curiosity...
  • Derek Fisher reportedly agrees to become New York Knicks head coach

    Derek Fisher reportedly agrees to become New York Knicks head coach
    Multiple reports have Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks finalizing a deal to make the former Lakers guard a well-paid head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, Fisher could earn in the range of $25 million over five years. The Knicks, who have not...
  • Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher reunite as Knicks hire Fisher as coach

    Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway. A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
  • Lakers again talk to Byron Scott about coaching vacancy

    The Lakers began another round of coaching interviews Tuesday, talking to Byron Scott for the second time since their search began more than a month ago. Scott became the first person to get a second meeting and had at least two important things going...
  • Pau Gasol moved by the plight of Syrian refugees in Iraq

    Lakers forward Pau Gasol was moved by his recent trip to Dohuk, Iraq, to visit with Syrian refugees. "Most of the people didn't know who I was.  They didn't know what I do," Gasol told The Times on Friday via telephone from Spain.  "They saw someone...
  • Pau Gasol holds 'no grudges' against Lakers, still rehabbing knees

    Pau Gasol holds 'no grudges' against Lakers, still rehabbing knees
    After a difficult season, Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol is looking forward to a new start this fall with the Lakers sans Dwight Howard. "I understood and understand it was a difficult situation for a lot of people, to make things work,"  Gasol said...
  • Kurt Rambis not sure Lakers are ready to run next season

    Kurt Rambis not sure Lakers are ready to run next season
    Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis hopes to help improve the team's defense, but he also had some thoughts to share on the offense. "The [Lakers] still have big people and I think you have to take advantage of the big people," said Rambis in a phone...
  • Lakers officially add Mark Madsen, Larry Lewis as development coaches

    Lakers officially add Mark Madsen, Larry Lewis as development coaches
    The Lakers officially announced the addition of two player development coaches Friday. As previously reported by The Times, the Lakers have added Mark Madsen and Larry Lewis, both of the D-Fenders, to Coach Mike D'Antoni's staff. "Both Mark and...
  • Stat-conscious NBA switches to the (advanced) metric system

    Stat-conscious NBA switches to the (advanced) metric system
    Facing the nearly floor-to-ceiling windows in their office, Rajiv Maheswaran and Yu-Han Chang can catch a glimpse of Staples Center. To see the future of the NBA they only have to swivel their heads. Whiteboards inside their office are filled with...
  • Strange new words for the Lakers: 'Underdog' and 'low expectations'

    Strange new words for the Lakers: 'Underdog' and 'low expectations'
    Kobe Bryant spent the eve of Lakers media day coaching a celebrity basketball team in Dubai, which may not be as bizarre as it seems given his NBA team is roughly half a world away from where it usually is this time of year. Expectations haven't been...