| 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...
| 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 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy.
Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The Lakers continue interviewing players and coaches from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis for their coaching vacancy.
Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D’Antoni, who resigned from the team four weeks ago.
The Lakers have...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Eleven NBA championships isn't enough for Phil Jackson. Apparently he wants an even dozen now.
After leading the Chicago Bulls to six NBA crowns and the Los Angeles Lakers to five, Jackson is "ready to go back to work," according to ESPN.com.
| May 27, 2014
| 6:38 PM
The Lakers interviewed another celebrated player from their past, meeting with Kurt Rambis recently about their coaching vacancy.
Rambis, 56, was an assistant last season under Mike D'Antoni, who resigned four weeks ago.
The Lakers have now...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Phil Jackson may be engaged to Jeanie Buss, a significant owner/executive of the Lakers, but according to the New York Daily News, Jackson is considering an offer from the New York Knicks to join their front office.
The Daily News cites an NBA source,...
| May 9, 2014
In his massive and utterly definitive biography, "Michael Jordan: The Life," Roland Lazenby wastes no time establishing his subject's significance. "The convergence of culture and technology," he writes in the prologue, "had thrust him into this...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers' coaching search isn't unusual only because of its slow speed. It's their first one since the 1970s that didn't involve Jerry Buss.
The venerable Lakers owner died last year, leaving an obvious void at the top of the team's hierarchy and...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:15 AM
The Lakers are in need of a head coach -- why not Kobe Bryant as player-coach?
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak rencently said the team's next head coach will need to know how to get the most out of Bryant.
"We have a player on our team right...