| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The Lakers acquired the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA draft from the Washington Wizards, selecting Missouri combo guard Jordan Clarkson for $1.8 million in cash.
Clarkson is a 6-foot-5, 22-year-old junior who averaged 17.5 points last season through 35...
| 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 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday.
"This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:11 PM
The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is not only preparing for the final phase of his championship career, he's also getting ready for his close-up.
Bryant is the focus of an upcoming documentary, "Kobe Bryant's Muse," a feature-length film about his...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant says he is “scared” about his future after basketball.
Bryant, who turns 36 in August, is under contract with the Lakers for two more seasons. He played just six games last season. After he returned from...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The Lakers officially signed second-year forward Ryan Kelly to a two-year contract on Monday.
The team had made Kelly a restricted free agent with a $1-million qualifying offer. Kelly will receive $1.65 million for the coming season and $1.72 million...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:12 PM
The Lakers are envisioning a future with Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol together in their frontcourt, hoping to make it a reality with step one Thursday.
The Lakers will meet with Anthony at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles, pitching their...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The Lakers might have enough money to sign New York Knicks free-agent Carmelo Anthony, but starting the summer, the Lakers are still over the NBA's salary cap.
How is that possible with only four players under contract? Each and every Lakers' free...