| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Happy 33rd birthday, Pau Gasol.
That was about all the Lakers could muster Saturday after Dwight Howard spat on the cake a day earlier, leaving for the Houston Rockets after a five-day, five-team odyssey.
There's really only one question: What's next?...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Free agency has been humming along since the start of July, at least for most NBA teams.
Teams in much of the league have agreed on terms with free agents, but the Lakers' roster still has only seven players with guaranteed contracts.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
How low can Urban Meyer go?
So low that he would turn in the Florida Gators – his former team and the program he still claims to love – for a ticky-tack secondary recruiting violation that never even...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Kobe Bryant may not be as close to retirement as he's long maintained.
"I fell pretty damn confident I can be at a high level for at least another three years," said Bryant in a video interview with Mike Trudell of Lakers.com, released on Monday....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:20 PM
This post has been updated, as indicated below.
The Lakers used their one true spending tool this summer, adding former Clippers center Chris Kaman on Monday via their taxpayer mid-level exception of $3.2 million on a one-year deal.
"Weird coming back...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:36 PM
The Lakers continued their courting of free-agent center Dwight Howard with a modification to the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel.
The face of the venue that inspired the Eagles' "Hotel California" is now adorned with Howard's No. 12 jersey.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A.C. Green left the Lakers for Phoenix exactly 20 years ago this summer, perhaps the only important player they ever lost to free agency.
It so irritated Jerry Buss that he appealed to his players a few months later at training camp with an...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Remember when the Orlando Magic and their fans were begging and pleading for Dwight Howard to stay in Central Florida?
Now, pathetically, the proud and storied Los Angeles Lakers are doing the same as NBA free agency commences today.
The Lakers have...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Lakers' campaign to keep free-agent center Dwight Howard continued Wednesday with two public pleas for Howard to stay.
The first, a billboard at Staples Center, features a photo of the center with the words, "Stay. #stayD12."
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The Lakers extended a qualifying offer to center Robert Sacre, making him a restricted free agent this summer.
Sacre, taken by the Lakers with the 60th pick in the 2012 NBA draft, received an offer of $988,872 from the team.
"Right now I'm a Laker....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.