| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle.
Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Byron Scott wouldn't go on record as saying the Lakers will make the playoffs this coming season, but he vowed the team will surprise some of the naysayers.
"I expect us to compete every night," said Byron Scott on radio Thursday to "The Dan Patrick...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season.
His top priority, Scott wrote, is "to get our team to play defense on a consistent basis every single night."
| 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 29, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Can the Lakers rebound from last year's injury-plagued, defenseless travesty of a 27-win season under Mike D'Antoni?
It would be hard for any coach not to do better than that, but Byron Scott is the right hire to help get the Lakers back on track....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The touch of irony was there for all to see.
Mike D'Antoni embraced the "Showtime" concept when he took the Lakers coaching job two years ago, saying he would love to employ the fun-and-run style that made them champions five times in the 1980s.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Byron Scott's first news conference as Lakers coach was so much like a class reunion it was natural for the guests of honor to call each other by their old nicknames.
Jamaal Wilkes was "Silk." Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was "Cap." Magic Johnson, conspicuous...
| 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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In less than two weeks, the Lakers will reconvene for training camp.
On Sept. 29, the franchise is scheduled to host media day at its practice facility in El Segundo.
The Lakers are then to host the Denver Nuggets on Oct. 6 at the Valley View Casino...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:29 PM
There is a fine line between carving out a niche in the NBA and becoming just another young ex-player. At 23, Darius Morris, the former Lakers and Clippers guard, is close to the tipping point.
After being drafted in the second round by the Lakers in...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Yes, Tom Thibodeau has left USA Basketball's hotel, dining one night near the Mediterranean Sea with other team personnel.
So, no, he isn't pulling the curtains on his room shut tight, poring over film of Tuesday's...