| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The Lakers haven't yet secured a meeting with LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony.
They might sit down with one of them. Or both. Or neither when free agency begins next week.
Without mentioning either player by name, Lakers General Manager Mitch...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Day No. 8 came and went without a commitment from Carmelo Anthony.
To the Lakers. To the New York Knicks. The Chicago Bulls. To anybody.
He remained "torn" on his decision, the New York Daily News attributed to an unnamed friend of Anthony's, and...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:02 PM
How confusing has this whole free-agency thing become?
Not even the Zen Master is entirely certain of the future.
New York Knicks President Phil Jackson remained confident Carmelo Anthony would re-sign with the Knicks but hadn't spoken to the high-...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The future of the Lakers walked into their training facility Wednesday. Maybe.
The team worked out 12 players in anticipation of the NBA draft, hoping to find the right one before selecting seventh overall June 26.
Notably absent were the consensus...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:30 PM
There are murmurs, nothing serious, because it's only July and this is the NBA's summer league, not the last 30 games of the regular season.
But talk to people in the Lakers' organization, and they realize first-round draft pick Julius Randle isn't...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Four years after LeBron James sat in a director's chair across from Jim Gray and picked the Miami Heat as a nation held its breath/stuck a finger down its throat, get ready for "The Decision: 2014!"
James presumably won't announce his intended...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
With the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Lakers selected Kentucky forward Julius Randle
Randle is a 6-foot-9, 19-year-old left-hander who averaged 15.0 points and 10.4 rebounds, helping the Wildcats to the NCAA championship game, where...
| 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 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.