| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:29 PM
There is a fine line between carving out a niche in the NBA and becoming just another young ex-player. At 23, Darius Morris, the former Lakers and Clippers guard, is close to the tipping point.
After being drafted in the second round by the Lakers in...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Metta World Peace won an NBA championship with the Lakers in 2010, made the All-Star team in 2004, and was named defensive player of the year in 2004.
He's apparently about to add something else to his resume: Assistant high school girls basketball...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Commissioner is a title far too limiting for David Stern.
He has been part comedian, part dictator, part visionary, part man on a mission, and there's nothing Ron Artest's fists, Gilbert Arenas' guns or Allen Iverson's wardrobe could possibly do to stop...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1:
June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Almost as quickly as you could say "Blake Mamba," the seldom-used duo acquired from Golden State for Steve Blake erupted for a combined 29 points in the Lakers' 101-92 victory Friday night over Boston.
Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks had...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The New York Knicks were reportedly working on a buyout of Metta World Peace's contract Saturday.
But there was nothing even the notorious Knicks public relations machine could do about the tweets of Daniel Artest, World Peace's brother. Among the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:50 PM
It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews.
OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence.
The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Phil Jackson wasn't overly visible Tuesday at Staples Center, hanging out in a luxury suite in a corner across from the New York Knicks' bench.
Probably better that way for him.
His former team drilled his new team, the Lakers bashing New York, 127-...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Pau Gasol might have played his last game in a Lakers uniform.
The team is leaning toward sitting him for its final seven games while he recovers from a severe recurrence of vertigo.
He won't play Friday against Dallas after dizziness kept him...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Metta World Peace had his contract bought out by the New York Knicks last month, at his request, because they wouldn't let him lead, not because he was spending a lot of time on the bench. That is what the former Lakers forward told the New York Post on...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The New York Knicks have waived former Lakers forward Metta World Peace, along with guard Beno Udrih.
"We are disappointed that it did not work out for Beno and Metta here in New York," Knicks President and General Manager Steve Mills said in a...