| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will have the opportunity to rebuild the Lakers (25-53) after agreeing to a multiyear contract extension.
Kupchak has served as the team's general manager since 2001, winning four titles on his watch. Now the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:20 AM
For four years in the late 1990s and the turn of the century, Heat-Knicks was the most riveting rivalry in sports.
It hasn't quite been the same since, with the Heat bottoming out in 2007-08 and the Knicks never able to measure up to Miami during the Big...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:14 PM
It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup.
So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:06 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Nothing like putting out a juicy oh-by-the-way rumor before the biggest college basketball game of the season.
But former Kentucky star Rex Chapman tweeted before Monday night's national title game that Kentucky Coach John...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:13 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sad news for Lakers writers. There might be only seven games left to cover the eminently quotable, entirely likable Nick Young.
But good news for Young: Lakers governor Jeanie Buss loves his personality, seeing a player who can connect...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:23 PM
The Lakers are planning to build a more modern training facility that they hope will also attract future free agents, The Times has learned.
They will stay in El Segundo because they like the area and its proximity to LAX, but will no longer share a...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:57 PM
The Phoenix Suns were in town and handed the Lakers much more to ponder beyond another surprisingly rare and easy victory.
The Suns couldn't control Chris Kaman, lost Sunday's game by a 115-99 score and offered the perfect time to explore some big-...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Is John Calipari heading from the Bluegrass State to Hollywood?
Former Kentucky basketball star Rex Chapman tweeted Monday that Calipari, the Wildcats' coach, would be the Los Angeles Lakers' next coach.
The Lakers moved quickly to deny the report,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:08 PM
The Lakers lost a game to the San Antonio Spurs, but it wasn't an entirely bad day for them.
Kobe Bryant didn't throttle anybody when given the chance.
He even showed some sympathy toward Coach Mike D'Antoni several hours before the Lakers lost to the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012? Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson? Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations?
Finally those questions...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Lakers' ownership announces they've signed Kobe to a max contract without knowing the status of his health, Phil announces he's signing with the Knicks, and Webster's dictionary announces they're putting a picture of Jim next to the word "Blunderbuss."...