| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Magic Johnson was on hand on Monday when the Lakers welcomed his former teammate, Byron Scott, as the Lakers' next head coach.
Had Scott not taken the Cleveland Cavaliers job in 2010, he might have been hired by then-owner Jerry Buss after Phil...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:32 PM
The fiercest of winds is upon them, swirling in every direction, dust and debris everywhere, their once-strong aura shaking at its cracked foundation.
The Lakers didn't need a head coach, they needed some old-fashioned storm shutters.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:11 PM
The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:02 PM
How confusing has this whole free-agency thing become?
Not even the Zen Master is entirely certain of the future.
New York Knicks President Phil Jackson remained confident Carmelo Anthony would re-sign with the Knicks but hadn't spoken to the high-...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Byron Scott will take over as Lakers coach, replacing Mike D'Antoni who resigned in April, but who will join Scott on his bench?
Currently the Lakers have Johnny Davis, hired under D'Antoni last summer, still under contract for the coming season....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The Lakers officially waved goodbye to two free agents Saturday — one they hoped to get, the other they hoped to keep.
Carmelo Anthony was very close to returning to New York, Pau Gasol elected to move to Chicago, and the Lakers were bystanders....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Though Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss is engaged to New York Knicks President Phil Jackson, the two were recently at odds in the hunt for unrestricted free agent Carmelo Anthony.
While Anthony picked the Knicks, Buss and Jackson joined...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The Lakers held their second pre-draft group workout on Friday at the team's practice facility in El Segundo.
Three players returned to give the Lakers a second audition -- Arizona's Aaron Gordon, Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart and Louisiana-Lafayette'...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:44 PM
I was amused at the Lakers' pitch to various free agents to join them. Reminded me of an 80-year-old man trying to convince a supermodel he used to be something in the day.
Is it really that hard to see the 800-pound ego in...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The Lakers introduced former Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Monday morning at their practice facility in El Segundo.
"I'm just truly blessed at being with such a great organization, the greatest organization in the NBA," said Randle.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....