| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:13 PM
It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance:
Ciao, Pau Gasol.
Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner’s office.
Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in...
| Jan 16, 2014
Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner's office.
Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in 13...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The long arms of Dwight Howard are gone. So are the quick hands of Metta World Peace.
It's enough to make the remaining Lakers wonder if their heads will spin watching opponents continually score easy baskets.
The Lakers were already among the most...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The NBA, the Lakers and, yes, even the Boston Celtics, lost a legend on Friday as Hall of Famer Bill Sharman died after suffering a stroke earlier in the week.
Sharman, who was 87, was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame both as a...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The Lakers waived Marcus Landry on Friday night after their 111-106 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz.
Landry was a summer league standout for the Lakers in Las Vegas. Last season, he shot 42.8% from three-point range with the Reno Bighorns of the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:58 AM
The Lakers closed the week with a 4-4 preseason record and an eye on Tuesday's opening-night contest against the Clippers.
Wins over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday and Thursday brought the Lakers to .500, giving an idea of what the team will look like while...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:55 PM
As the regular season nears, the Lakers will have to make some final decisions on the roster before opening night.
"I think it's 48 hours before the first game and I do think you get to work on weekends. I think [the NBA] changed the rules," Coach Mike...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:25 PM
About the only thing the Lakers achieved in seven seconds or less last season was making their coach regret saying his team should "easily" average 110-115 points per game when he took the job.
"Yeah, well, I was on drugs back then," Mike D'Antoni...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Phil Jackson seems entirely content with his life, sitting at a corner table as the hummus and pita go quickly in the afternoon din of a Playa Vista eatery.
It's not quite what he envisioned last November when the Lakers interviewed him for their...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Kobe Bryant is typically among the league leaders in scoring, but the Lakers will have to make do without him while he recovers from an Achilles' heel injury.
The Lakers' preseason numbers give an idea of what the team will look like while waiting for...