| May 8, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Although he stresses he’s happy not coaching, former Orlando Magic and Miami Heat coach Stan Van Gundy appears to be leaving the door at least slightly ajar for a possible return to the NBA as coach of the Golden State Warriors.
| 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 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:32 PM
The fiercest of winds is upon them, swirling in every direction, dust and debris everywhere, their once-strong aura shaking at its cracked foundation.
The Lakers didn't need a head coach, they needed some old-fashioned storm shutters.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Byron Scott gave his first news conference as Lakers head coach Tuesday, to the excitement of many fans on Twitter.
Chris Manning tweeted: "Happy to see Byron Scott joining the Lakers as their new head coach. Finally someone with some purple and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Magic Johnson was on hand on Monday when the Lakers welcomed his former teammate, Byron Scott, as the Lakers' next head coach.
Had Scott not taken the Cleveland Cavaliers job in 2010, he might have been hired by then-owner Jerry Buss after Phil...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:01 PM
With news that Andrew Bynum has been suspended and excused from all team activities by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bynum's former mentor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sounded off on the ex-Lakers center.
Abdul-Jabbar gave his thoughts Sunday via his Facebook...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:06 PM
In an interview with The Times on Tuesday evening, Kobe Bryant acknowledged that he's disappointed that he will have to miss at least an additional three weeks because of pain and swelling in his left knee.
"[I'm] down about it," Bryant said following...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant.
But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:31 PM
The Clippers remain interested in free-agent forward Lamar Odom and are continuing to monitor his progress.
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said he plans on staying in touch with Odom.
The plan is for Odom to visit the team’s practice facility sometime...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Miami Heat 109 - Lakers 102 (end of regulation)
The Lakers made a game of it but the Miami Heat held off a Lakers' run, completing a two-game season sweep, 109-102.
Chris Bosh had his jumper working all night, scoring 31 points on 15-of-22 shooting....