| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| 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'...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Lakers are trying to prepare for Dwight Howard's free-agency decision, whether he chooses to stay with the team long term or leave for another franchise.
"It's the one decision we have to wait on," said General Manager Mitch Kupchak in an interview...
| 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...