| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
Now he has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July and enduring questions about his final days ever with the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Coach Mike D'Antoni, along with General Manager Mitch Kupchak, met with the team's players over the past 48 hours for exit interviews at the Lakers' practice facility.
The job status of D'Antoni, who is under contract for next season, wasn't discussed....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:45 PM
There were plenty of items to pluck from Mitch Kupchak’s 41-minute meeting with reporters Friday, first and foremost the lack of a timetable for a decision on Coach Mike D’Antoni’s future.
“Mike is under contract for two more...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The six brothers and sisters, with a gap of 31 years from eldest to youngest, gathered in the winter near the first anniversary of their father's death to discuss some problems about the family business. It's also the city's treasured sports team —...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 12:09 PM
The NBA has raised its salary-cap projection for the 2014-15 season from $62.9 million to $63.2 million.
The current salary cap for the 2013-14 season is $58.7 million. The new cap number, which won't officially be set until the NBA completes its annual...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers wrapped the 2013-14 season with two straight wins, finishing 27-55 on the season.
Week 25 started with a 119-104 win over the Jazz in Utah on Monday, which dropped the Lakers to sixth in the NBA draft lottery.
On Wednesday, the Lakers...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:06 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Nothing like putting out a juicy oh-by-the-way rumor before the biggest college basketball game of the season.
But former Kentucky star Rex Chapman tweeted before Monday night's national title game that Kentucky Coach John...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:14 PM
It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup.
So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will have the opportunity to rebuild the Lakers (25-53) after agreeing to a multiyear contract extension.
Kupchak has served as the team's general manager since 2001, winning four titles on his watch. Now the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:53 PM
The Lakers gave out gas cards, fast-food coupons and casino getaways on fan appreciation night.
They couldn't give their fans a victory, much like the rest of the season.
The Memphis Grizzlies needed a win to help stay in playoff contention and got...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:06 PM
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are an awful team, clinging to the NBA's worst record week after week, month after month.
But they can always remember one thing about this season. They swept the Lakers.
It became official Thursday, 108-105,...