| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Mike D'Antoni has spent most of this season blending together a bunch of young first-round draft picks whose best days seemingly were behind them.
Now he has another reclamation project.
Desperate for help at point guard, the Lakers signed Kendall...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Lakers received a traded-player exception of $2,789,920 on Wednesday in their trade of Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
A traded-player exception can be used to acquire a player in trade without...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Joel Embiid, Aaron Gordon, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle and Andrew Wiggins will hear their names called early on June 26.
The lesser-known but equally prized Dante Exum — an 18-year-old, 6-foot-6 combo guard from Australia — will fit...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
If the 2013 NBA draft was a wine vintage, retailers would already have their "Big Clearance Sale!" signs up to help make way for the highly anticipated crop next June.
The early returns from this season's rookie class indicate this was one of the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:47 AM
With just over two weeks until the NBA draft, the questions aren’t stopping. Neither are the answers.
Melo or Love? I would actually prefer Melo. The Bulls need someone they can throw the ball to in the post and get a bucket during the playoffs....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:03 PM
NEW YORK -- The Lakers ended their seven-game Grammy trip the same way they started it.
The New York Knicks beat the Lakers, 110-103, behind 35 points from Carmelo Anthony at Madison Square Garden.
Jodie Meeks had 24 point while Pau...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:19 PM
CHICAGO — Kobe Bryant was on a roll Monday, chiding the NBA for evolving into a soft game and also for banning high-school players from entering the draft.
He didn't enter the NBA until 1996, but you could sense Bryant yearning for a return to the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:15 AM
At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs.
On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick.
Currently, the Lakers have the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery.
With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league.
A full 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ since...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1:
June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Aquille Carr's mouth is still moving, even as a yellow-shirted security guard steers him down a hallway leading away from the basketball floor.
On this Thursday night in mid-December, Carr — aka the "Crimestopper," aka the one-time most exciting...