| 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 15, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Now he's a Peace Knick. Ex-Lakers forward Metta World Peace found a new team Monday, agreeing to a two-year deal for about $3.2 million with the New York Knicks.
World Peace tweeted Monday: "Where Brooklyn at?" in a jab to the Brooklyn Nets, the Knicks'...
| 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 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
They often arrived, especially at first, with a certain swagger. Two Lakers, a Boston Celtic and, once, an entire pro team from China among them.
On the sidewalk outside, passersby sometimes stopped to peer through the windows of the Marina del Rey...
| 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'...
| 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...