| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The six brothers and sisters, with a gap of 31 years from eldest to youngest, gathered in the winter near the first anniversary of their father's death to discuss some problems about the family business. It's also the city's treasured sports team —...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The Lakers finished the 2013-14 regular season with two straight wins, finishing at 27-55.
The last two victories, over the Utah Jazz (25-57) and San Antonio Spurs (62-20) were costly, dipping the Lakers to sixth position in the NBA draft lottery.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
Now he has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July and enduring questions about his final days ever with the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Coach Mike D'Antoni, along with General Manager Mitch Kupchak, met with the team's players over the past 48 hours for exit interviews at the Lakers' practice facility.
The job status of D'Antoni, who is under contract for next season, wasn't discussed....
| May 8, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Mike Dunleavy Sr. may have acted too soon when he sold his Century City condo last month for $6.95 million. He may want a place in proximity to Staples Center, the airport and the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo.
The retired NBA player and former...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Another sign of a team in decline — empty seats.
There have been nine non-sellouts at home for the Lakers, a surprising number for a team that enjoyed 270 consecutive packed crowds at Staples Center until earlier this season.
The franchise was...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Emerging from the rubble of the Lakers' worst season since moving to Los Angeles was the story of someone who shall inherit the earth.
Or at least a really nice pay raise.
Jodie Meeks has been the Lakers' most consistent player, managing to avoid...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Gary Vitti's workspace at the Lakers' training facility is surrounded by a life-size skeleton, detailed charts of the human muscular system and books about tendons and ligaments. Lots of books.
The medical library came in handy this season as the Lakers...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:32 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Chris Kaman played the first six minutes of Friday's game. Almost.
Then he sat the rest of the Lakers' 143-107 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said it was because the game got out of hand and also to...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:06 PM
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are an awful team, clinging to the NBA's worst record week after week, month after month.
But they can always remember one thing about this season. They swept the Lakers.
It became official Thursday, 108-105,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:00 PM
MILWAUKEE — Somehow the days get even more unpredictable for Chris Kaman.
He went 10 games in a row without getting off the bench, then started for the Lakers on Tuesday against the New York Knicks because Pau Gasol was sidelined by vertigo....