| May 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick.
"We have not been in [the lottery]...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The Lakers are eager to learn the results of the May 20 NBA draft lottery.
"It's hard to focus 100% on the draft until you know where you're drafting," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Monday on Lakers.com.
The Lakers finished the 2013-14 season...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while.
"We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to Lakers.com on Monday.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Steve Nash visited with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo on Thursday for his exit meeting after a disappointing 2013-14 season.
The veteran point guard hopes to be back next season to...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself.
"Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Nick Young received votes for the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award, but not many, considering the Lakers' 27-win season.
Clippers guard Jamal Crawford won the award for the second time in his career, outpacing Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson by 26...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season.
The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Pau Gasol spent his final day ever at the Lakers' training facility on Thursday, yet again.
Trade rumors never managed to whisk him off to seemingly every NBA team the last few years.
So now Gasol has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Phil Jackson made his first big move since becoming president of the New York Knicks last month -- he fired coach Mike Woodson and the rest of the coaching staff.
“I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mike Woodson and his entire staff,”...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The Australian Olympic official who earlier this week slammed Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Summer Games has backed off on his harsh comments.
"I want to underline that I still believe that [the] Rio Organizing Committee and the people of...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Bob Hiegert, the 72-year-old former Cal State Northridge baseball coach and athletic director, is part of the inaugural class that will be inducted into the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. Hall of Fame.
He was involved in the CCAA for more than...