| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:40 PM
It’s highly unlikely the Lakers and Clippers would do a sign-and-trade deal involving center Dwight Howard despite reports to the contrary, several NBA executives said Saturday.
The rumored deal -- in which Howard would sign with the Lakers, who...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Kobe Bryant is sidelined after sustaining a torn left Achilles' tendon, the workaholic confined to his bed to watch games on television after 17 years of going full bore.
Is Bryant using this time to relax, to take a break? Quite the contrary.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:46 PM
The Lakers will be even more shorthanded for Sunday's playoff game against San Antonio than they have been, though that doesn't seem possible.
Metta World Peace will miss Game 4 at Staples Center, along with Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Jodie Meeks and Kobe...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Earl Clark was in line for a substantial pay raise after breaking free of an otherwise mundane four-year career.
Then came March and April.
The Lakers forward lost his spot in the starting lineup when Pau Gasol returned from a foot injury; Clark...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...