| May 2, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Who will be the next coach of the Lakers?
According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites.
Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:07 PM
VS. NEW YORK
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TNT; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 23-46; Knicks 29-41.
Record vs. Knicks: 0-1.
Update: The Knicks had been on a roll, winning eight consecutive games, until a 106-100 loss at...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Kobe Bryant has sympathy for Coach Mike D'Antoni but isn't sure if the coach should return.
When asked on Wednesday by Dan Patrick of the "Dan Patrick Show" if D'Antoni has earned another year with the team, Bryant answered with some ambivalence.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast.
But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
How well will Phil Jackson do in New York? Quite well, I'm sure; after all, he has Jim Buss' cellphone number and a number of castoffs to send west.
How to become a millionaire? Just ask Jim Buss. He managed to turn a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:32 PM
"Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Tuesday is the 10-year anniversary of one of the biggest shots in NBA and Lakers' history.
Derek Fisher stunned the San Antonio Spurs, hitting a turnaround jumper despite catching the ball with 0.4 seconds left on the clock.
With the shocking 74-73...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:28 PM
In late January, Hall of Fame point guard Magic Johnson declared a cease-fire on the Lakers, deciding to halt his public criticism of the team.
Johnson has been critical of owner/executive Jim Buss, and the decision to hire Mike D'Antoni to coach the...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:25 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level.
The Warriors won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve Kerr on Wednesday,...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Contrary to the headline implication in The Times, the Clippers didn't lose to the Thunder because of Donald Sterling; they lost because Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outplayed Blake Griffin and Chris Paul when it counted.
| May 16, 2014
| 5:31 PM
CHICAGO — A familiar figure sat along the sidelines as the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Friday.
Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy — the Detroit Pistons' new president of basketball operations and coach — watched the on-...