| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:22 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:36 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:07 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:19 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:05 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:13 PM
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...