| 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 28, 2014
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:27 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The Lakers introduced former Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Monday morning at their practice facility in El Segundo.
"I'm just truly blessed at being with such a great organization, the greatest organization in the NBA," said Randle.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:27 PM
The Lakers were active on the phones Monday night, lobbing calls to representatives of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony when free agency began at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time.
They want to set up meetings with the high-powered free agents, even though the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The Lakers took a risk in drafting former Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in the NBA draft.
While Randle was one of the top freshman in the NCAA, helping the Wildcats to the NCAA championship game before falling to the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The Lakers think they have a substantially better chance of landing high-profile scorer Carmelo Anthony than two-time champion LeBron James, The Times has learned.
They believe they can pry Anthony away from a New York return even though he can make...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle.
Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The Lakers have lost nine of their last 10 games, including three in a row.
Injuries have decimated the squad but the Lakers have competed in recent games. Poor second-half performances, however, have been fatal.
"We're just mentally fatigued...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:39 PM
HOUSTON — These are rough days for Lakers fans. Very.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak, however, sounded at ease during a phone interview with The Times, going over a variety of topics on a team that can't stay healthy, play defense or,...