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  • Lakers in talks to acquire Klay Thompson as part of Kevin Love deal

    Lakers in talks to acquire Klay Thompson as part of Kevin Love deal
    The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week’s draft, the Los Angeles Times has learned. The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star...
  • With long road trip looming, Lakers plummeting to bottom of standings

    The Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games, dropping to 13th place in the Western Conference. With a record of 14-23, the Lakers are now only 2 1/2 games ahead of the last-place Utah Jazz (12-26).  The Lakers have a half-game edge over the...
  • Costly win over Utah Jazz drops Lakers in lottery standings

    The Lakers climbed to 26 wins on Monday night, defeating the Utah Jazz, 119-104, behind a big night from Nick Young. In beating the Jazz, the Lakers lost the chance to finish the season tied with Utah at 25 wins. The Jazz (24-57) have the fourth-worst...
  • NBA mock draft and lottery odds

    NBA mock draft and lottery odds
    The NBA's regular season ends April 16, and for the bottom-dwellers the draft lottery May 20 looms large. Below are standings of the eight worst teams after Friday's games, their odds to land the No. 1 overall pick and mock draft picks from current...
  • NBA lottery odds and mock draft

    NBA lottery odds and mock draft
    The NBA's regular season ends Wednesday, and for the bottom-dwellers the draft lottery on May 20 looms large. Below are standings of the eight worst teams after Friday's games, their odds to land the No. 1 overall pick and mock draft picks from current...
  • Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8

    Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8
    The Arizona Wildcats (No. 1 seed) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament Thursday with a hard-fought 70-64 win over the San Diego State Aztecs (No. 4). Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon finished with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting with six rebounds...
  • Julius Randle raises draft stock, helping Kentucky to Elite Eight

    Julius Randle raises draft stock, helping Kentucky to Elite Eight
    Power forward Julius Randle made a strong impression Friday night, helping the No. 8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats get past the No. 4-seeded Louisville Cardinals to advance to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight. Along with forward Aaron Gordon of top-seeded...
  • After 50th loss, Lakers in 6th position for NBA draft lottery

    The Lakers lost their 50th game of the season on Wednesday night, falling 107-102 to the Sacramento Kings (27-48). Given the Lakers (25-50) have been long eliminated from the playoffs, the worse they do in the standings, the higher their position in the...
  • NCAA tournament field revealed, Lakers' draft prospects on display

    Normally the NCAA tournament is a curiosity for Lakers fans. The team rarely drafts in the first round, making it difficult to guess whom it might take with the 48th pick (Ryan Kelly in 2013) or the 60th (Robert Sacre in 2012). But this year, with the...
  • NCAA tournament preview: West Region

    NCAA tournament preview: West Region
    1 Arizona (30-4, at-large) vs. 16 Weber State (19-11, Big Sky champion) Arizona, the 1997 NCAA champion, is 13-5 as a top-seeded team. Senior guard Davion Berry averages 19.1 points for Weber State, making its first appearance since 2007. 8...
  • Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament

    Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament
    At 22-45, the Lakers are in position to have a top-10 pick in June's NBA draft. A number of first-round prospects can be found in the NCAA tournament, which started this week. Thursday's games didn't feature many top prospects, but Tyler Ennis of...