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  • Mitch Kupchak: 'Unfortunately, we're going to have a good draft pick'

    Mitch Kupchak: 'Unfortunately, we're going to have a good draft pick'
    The Lakers are a dismal 16-32 on the season, but General Manager Mitch Kupchak has a positive outlook on the team's situation. "Our future is a bright future. We're going to be just fine," said Kupchak on Wednesday to Jared Greenberg and Rick Fox on...
  • 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...
  • Mitch Kupchak does not look pleased as Lakers get wrecked by Clippers

    Mitch Kupchak does not look pleased as Lakers get wrecked by Clippers
    The Lakers hit a low point on Thursday night, getting destroyed by the Clippers in a 48-point drubbing. General Manager Mitch Kupchak was caught on the national TNT broadcast with a clearly displeased facial expression as his team suffered its largest...
  • Lakers continue to make progress toward a lottery pick

    After a surprise win in Portland on Monday against the Trail Blazers, the Lakers have completely fallen apart with three straight losses including a 48-point drubbing by the Clippers. The Lakers have given up an average of 136 points a game through that...
  • Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery

    Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery
    Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery. With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league. A full 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ since...
  • 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...
  • Lakers' struggles could lead to strong prospect in NBA draft

    At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs. On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick. Currently, the Lakers have the...
  • Marcus Smart pushes fan in stands during Oklahoma State loss [Video]

    Marcus Smart pushes fan in stands during Oklahoma State loss [Video]
    Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State's star guard, will likely face disciplinary action from the university or Big 12 Conference, including a possible suspension, after going into the stands to push a Texas Tech fan Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas. The Cowboys...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    I'm intrigued by the suspension of Oklahoma State University star Marcus Smart for shoving a fan in the final seconds of Saturday's game against Texas Tech. The fan, a rabid Texas Tech rooter named Jeff Orr, admits to having called......
  • The darker side of superfandom

    Marcus Smart went to block a shot and landed near the crowd. It was the final seconds of a college basketball game that his team, Oklahoma State, was losing. He hit the floor hard, got to his feet, then straightened at hearing something. A man in his 50s,...
  • American University gets Patriot League berth

    Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University, 55-36, on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game at Boston, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament for the first...