| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Dear Pat Haden, there's no rule that says that you can't fire a coach after a win. Lane Kiffin's offense is the albatross of his team. Kiffin's offense makes Mike Brown's Lakers offense look like Showtime. Please do Kiffin and the Trojan Nation a favor...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Jeanie Buss did not take the news well that the Lakers were hiring Mike D'Antoni to replace Mike Brown as the team's head coach last November.
"Two days after Phil [Jackson] got that phone call, I was at the gym when I started crying so hysterically...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:32 AM
The Lakers added to their roster over the last week.
Summer-league standout Marcus Landry signed a non-guaranteed contract on Monday.
Second-round draft pick Ryan Kelly inked on Friday, although his deal isn't guaranteed as he struggles to recover...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Phil Jackson, hip-hop critic?
Not necessarily, but after being mentioned by rapper Kendrick Lamar in the song "Control," by Big Sean the former Lakers coach decided to chime in.
The lyric in question reads, "If Phil Jackson came back, still no...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Kurt Rambis has been a part of the Lakers organization for longer than he can remember.
"It's been quite a few years," said Rambis to The Times in a phone interview on Thursday.
Now he's back on the bench, as an assistant to Coach Mike D'Antoni....
| Jul 12, 2013
1. "Inferno" by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95). Robert Langdon is back to solve a riddle with links to Dante's epic poem. Last week: 2
2. "Second Honeymoon" by James Patterson and Howard Roughan (Little, Brown, $28). Detectives O'Hara...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Phil Jackson would like to see Dwight Howard return to the Lakers.
The free-agent center is expected to explore other options in July, but he could re-sign with the Lakers for up to $118 million.
"I really have always had a very positive...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
On Monday, the Lakers announced the hiring of Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis to round out the staff of Coach Mike D'Antoni.
"Kurt and Johnny bring many years of NBA experience both as coaches and as former players to this team,” D'Antoni said. "Kurt...
| Jul 2, 2013
Upon entering the Berto Center gym Monday for a news conference to introduce the Bulls' two new draft picks, a team PR official made a reasonable request.
Reporters were asked to avoid questions of general manager Gar Forman and coach Tom Thibodeau...