| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:50 AM
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Metta World Peace is anything but conventional, so it should come as no surprise that to get to his first Knicks game, he took a form of transportation that's atypical of most millionaire NBA stars.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Lakers 102 - Jazz 84 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended their four-game losing streak Friday night, defeating the Utah Jazz 102-84.
Kobe Bryant was one rebound shy of a triple-double and one assist short of his career high (15), with a 14-point, 14-...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50.
2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Lakers used their one true spending tool this summer, adding former Clippers center Chris Kaman on Monday via their taxpayer mid-level exception of $3.2 million on a one-year deal.
"Weird coming back [to Los Angeles], but excited," Kaman said via...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Spurs 120, Lakers 89 (final)
The San Antonio Spurs dominated the Lakers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff matchup to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series with a 120-89 victory on Friday night at Staples Center.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Kobe Bryant is progressing from his Achilles' tendon surgery on April 13, but Lakers trainer Gary Vitti still doesn't have a specific return date for the All-Star guard.
"We don't know yet. Kobe looks exactly the way he's supposed to look at this...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Now that the season has ended for the Lakers, there's time to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future.
Most of the material over the coming months here on the Lakers Now blog will focus on what the Lakers can do in preparation for next season....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the NBA's so-called amnesty provision Thursday, a cost-cutting move that could save them about $15 million in luxury taxes.
When Dwight Howard bolted for Houston last week as a free agent, it ensured a roster spot...