| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Phil Jackson celebrates his 68th birthday on Tuesday.
Happy Birthday @PhilJackson11!! I love you xoxo. (He is going to kill me for this). #Birthdaywishes — Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss) September 17, 2013
Jackson led the Lakers to five...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Bill Sharman is 87 years old. Saturday afternoon, he had a mild stroke. These things hit us like lightning bolts of reality.
Los Angeles has more than its share of sports legends. We are blessed. We thought John Wooden would live forever. We were wrong....
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...