| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Kupchak has the power
Look, Kobe Bryant and Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak are far more similar than different, wired to win at all costs. Kupchak may do so in a far more behind-the-scenes manner. But both bleed purple and...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Carson Palmer will be a hot commodity on the waiver wire this week after the Cincinnati Bengals traded him to the Oakland Raiders for a pair of high draft picks. I can't imagine that someone in your fantasy league already has Palmer on his or her roster...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
To title behind Howard
Los Angeles Times
The Lakers and Celtics have been knotted at 17 championships each, but Dwight Howard will lead the tiebreaking charge.
Yes, Virginia, Kobe Bryant will have as many rings — six — as...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:37 PM
*Full audio of Josh McRoberts' interview
Josh McRoberts, who is known as the guy with the highest vertical on the Lakers, had his exit interview on Wednesday. In his first season with the team, he averaged 2.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 14.4 minutes a...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Steve Nash will not play Friday night against the Clippers.
Nash, who suffered a lower-leg contusion Wednesday against Portland, is listed as day to day.
Lakers Coach Mike Brown said that there's no timeline for his return.
"He didn't do anything...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:50 PM
After Lakers Coach Mike Brown was fired Friday, Kobe Bryant took to Facebook to voice his support for his former coach.
"Tough day," Bryant wrote. "I've seen coaches as well as friends come and go. No matter how many years I've been playing, it's still...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
News broke late Sunday evening that Mike D'Antoni would become the Lakers head coach following the firing of Mike Brown.
Most people had assumed that Phil Jackson would take over at the helm, but as Lakers beat reporter Mike Bresnahan reported, Jackson's...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Yes, if they give him time
Yes, Mike Apostrophe certainly is —for two reasons.
1. D'Antoni is now the Lakers coach because Phil Jackson didn't want the job that badly; 2. Kobe Bryant likes him.
Hard to believe...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:40 PM
After facing limited playing time with the Lakers, rookie guard Darius Morris will finally see time on the court.
But that will happen while he wears aD-Fendersuniform.
The Lakers assigned Morris to the Development League Wednesday, after he averaged 2....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Mar 3, 2013
It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss.
The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...