| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:48 PM
As expected, Lakers guard Nick Young has opted out of the second year of his contract.
Young joined the Lakers last summer on a two-year, minimum contract -- with the opportunity to exit early to explore free agency in July.
Through 64 games, Young...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The Lakers' Nick Young recently opted out of his contract to explore free agency, but if it were up to fan Ahmed Bin Sulayem of Dubai, the team will re-sign the high-scoring guard.
Sulayem, who is the executive chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A few days before he was drafted by the Lakers with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, Kentucky forward Julius Randle spoke to GQ.com about fashion, basketball and the prospect of playing with or against LeBron James, a four-time NBA most...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
NBA general managers may have felt this week like siblings watching the stack of presents swell under the tree in the days before Christmas.
Look, there's LeBron James next to the electric train set!
Wow, that's Carmelo Anthony beneath the stockings!...
| 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
| 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
| 4:16 PM
Jodie Meeks' two-year career with the Lakers has come to an end.
The veteran shooting guard has agreed to a three-year, $19.5-million contract with the Detroit Pistons.
Yahoo Sports first reported Meeks' agreement with Detroit.
Meeks earned $1.65...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Jeremy Lin invoked a biblical verse this week when the Houston Rockets unveiled massive banners showing free agent target Carmelo Anthony wearing Lin's No. 7 outside the Toyota Center.
Lin was technically still a Rocket, though he presumably would be...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Steve Nash Foundation Showdown makes a return to New York on June 25, but the Lakers' veteran point guard won't be holding the Los Angeles version of his charity soccer match.
Last July, Nash was joined by NBA and soccer players (including Jared...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position.
"To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley.
Scott said he met with...