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Mitch Kupchak

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  • Steinberg: With free agency underway - what is the Lakers' plan?

    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. Jerry West,...
  • Lakers start summer over salary cap, look to create spending power

    Lakers start summer over salary cap, look to create spending power
    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...
  • Lakers go Hollywood in meeting with Carmelo Anthony

    Lakers go Hollywood in meeting with Carmelo Anthony
    The Lakers went Hollywood in their 2½-hour meeting Thursday with free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony. Big time. Executives from Anschutz Entertainment Group and Time Warner Cable pitched him on the size and scope of the Los Angeles market. Movie producer...
  • Lakers pitch Carmelo Anthony, Kupchak to meet with LeBron James' agent

    Lakers pitch Carmelo Anthony, Kupchak to meet with LeBron James' agent
    The Lakers made their pitch to Carmelo Anthony on Thursday afternoon with a flash of Hollywood, an appeal to the future, and hope that a connection was made. Then two of their officials hopped on a private jet and headed to Cleveland to meet with LeBron...
  • No World Cup for U.S., but not for lack of effort

    I've never played soccer, I'm not a dedicated fan and I'm strictly a layman in my understanding of the game. However, Tim Howard's performance against Belgium ranks as one of the greatest solo feats I've ever witnessed in team sports, alongside Kellen...
  • Lakers keep playing the free-agent market with a sense of urgency

    Lakers keep playing the free-agent market with a sense of urgency
    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....
  • Lakers stay patient as Carmelo Anthony mulls over options

    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...
  • Teams continue to wait for Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James

    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-...
  • Lakers need Kobe Bryant to help recruit, but will stars come for less?

    Lakers need Kobe Bryant to help recruit, but will stars come for less?
    The Lakers finished the 2014 NBA draft with a pair of promising players. The team took Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick and Missouri combo guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th selection (purchased from the Washington Wizards)....
  • Lakers uncertain Julius Randle will play for summer league squad

    The Lakers' summer league squad will begin play in Las Vegas on July 11, but will the team's first-round pick, Julius Randle, be available to participate? After the franchise selected Randle with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft on...
  • Lakers have a tough road ahead in free agency

    The Lakers got a player they wanted on draft day, the largely hailed selection of Julius Randle boosting their first foray of the off-season. Now comes the really hard part. Free agency begins Monday at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time, the beginning of an...