| Aug 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis hopes to help improve the team's defense, but he also had some thoughts to share on the offense.
"The [Lakers] still have big people and I think you have to take advantage of the big people," said Rambis in a phone...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
New Lakers Nick Young and Wesley Johnson are putting in off-season work at the team's practice facility.
On Thursday, the Lakers released a glimpse of their small-forward tandem putting up shots with the help of player development coach Mark Madsen. You...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Anger. Betrayal. Confusion.
That trio of emotions seemed to be shared by most Lakers fans in the Staples Center area Friday evening — because they didn't expect center Dwight Howard to jump ship for the Houston Rockets.
"He's not going to get...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard's departure.
It wasn't as rough as Shaquille O'Neal's assessment, but there was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach Sunday.
| Jul 7, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Lakers forward Metta World Peace likes the new Houston Rockets.
After all, the Rockets landed his former teammate, center Dwight Howard, who will sign with the team on July 10.
But World Peace still believes in his squad, at least according to his...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Armed with massive cap room, the Lakers will go shopping in 2014.
The franchise would love to lure LeBron James from Miami -- but after his second straight title, and given the craftiness of Heat President Pat Riley, it may prove a futile hope....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Lakers found themselves a center, one with a familiar name to Los Angeles sports followers.
Chris Kaman agreed to a one-year, $3.2-million deal with the Lakers three days after Dwight Howard spurned them to go to Houston.
Kaman, 31, averaged...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Kurt Rambis has been a part of the Lakers organization for longer than he can remember.
"It's been quite a few years," said Rambis to The Times in a phone interview on Thursday.
Now he's back on the bench, as an assistant to Coach Mike D'Antoni....
| 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...
| 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 27, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Not to mimic the DirecTV commercial, but when you no longer can stomach wall-to-wall coverage NBA summer leagues, you start to scan through all that is written about free agency and those poised to challenge the Miami Heat. And when you start to read...