| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Metta World Peace wouldn't mind playing for the Clippers now that he's a free agent.
"Of course I'm interested in Clippers," World Peace texted to The Times on Sunday. "I have to meet them first."
The Clippers also are interested in speaking with...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
It didn't take long for Metta World Peace to find a new home. On Monday, World Peace agreed to join the New York Knicks on a two-year deal worth $3.3 million.
The veteran forward specifically will make $1,591,650 for the coming season.
The Lakers cut...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Lakers start the 2013-14 season on Oct. 29, at home against the Clippers.
Tickets for the team's 41 home games will go on sale to the public on Sept. 7.
The club announced the ticket sales via Twitter on Friday.
Tickets go on-sale to the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Good news for the Lakers: Almost everybody on their team is in a contract year.
Bad news for the Lakers: Almost everybody on their team is in a contract year.
Such players have incentive to deliver with an added hunger, according to the long-held...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Metta World Peace is a free agent after clearing amnesty waivers Sunday.
The Lakers cut World Peace on Thursday by using the one-time amnesty provision under the 2011 collective bargaining agreement.
Since a team did not pick him up off of waivers,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:58 AM
The Lakers closed the week with a 4-4 preseason record and an eye on Tuesday's opening-night contest against the Clippers.
Wins over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday and Thursday brought the Lakers to .500, giving an idea of what the team will look like while...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
World Peace, 33, told reporters Monday at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas that he was signing with the Knicks.
He cleared waivers Sunday after being let go in a cost-cutting move by the Lakers under the league's amnesty provision Thursday,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Lakers floundered last season, it was easy to blame Coach Mike D'Antoni.
His biggest crime was not being Phil Jackson.
The team spent most of the year pushing through injuries (Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Steve Nash was hailed as a missing piece when the Lakers acquired him from Phoenix last year.
Now they're just trying to keep him in one piece.
He was supposed to be the answer to their failed attempt to snare Chris Paul, a solid second choice the NBA...