| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:46 PM
After cutting former Lakers forward Metta World Peace, the New York Knicks have since increased their collection of ex-Lakers.
On Thursday, the Knicks signed Earl Clark and Shannon Brown to 10-day contracts.
Clark joined the Lakers a year ago from...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Toronto Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough, whose nickname is "Psycho T.," quickly backed down from a physical confrontation with Metta World Peace on Monday.
Now with the New York Knicks, World Peace remains one of the most intimidating players in the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Earvin "Magic" Johnson said Wednesday that he's willing to do whatever he can to turn the Lakers into a championship-caliber team, including doing some grassroots recruiting.
"I've done that in the past," Johnson told the Los Angeles Times. "I told...
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Bill Sharman is 87 years old. Saturday afternoon, he had a mild stroke. These things hit us like lightning bolts of reality.
Los Angeles has more than its share of sports legends. We are blessed. We thought John Wooden would live forever. We were wrong....
| 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...
| 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'...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Kobe Bryant, ever the optimist, still thinks the Lakers can win a championship.
"It doesn't matter what anybody else is saying. That's the goal that we have," he said Saturday.
Bryant, though, wouldn't be healthy enough to take part in the Lakers'...
| 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...