| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:33 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Mitch Kupchak paused for several seconds. It wasn't an easy question to answer.
What will be Mike D'Antoni's fate?
Finally, the Lakers' general manager spoke briefly about the Lakers' coach.
"I'm not going to discuss Mike...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:11 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Lakers fans lost one of their favorite chants earlier this season, the "M-V-P" mantra reserved for the still-injured Kobe Bryant.
They lost another one Friday.
Phil Jackson joined the New York Knicks' front office as team...
| 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 18, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Lakers fans can thank one of their own for Phil Jackson's going to the New York Knicks.
Irving Azoff, a music mogul who has long held courtside seats at Staples Center, hosted the December party at which Jackson and Knicks owner James Dolan began...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:43 PM
It was one of the Lakers' few sunshine moments this season, a historically bizarre victory in Cleveland when backup center Robert Sacre was allowed to keep playing despite picking up a sixth foul.
The serenity, though, was short-lived.
As Lakers Coach...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:07 PM
As last-second shots go, this was one of his best.
With the clock ticking down on the Lakers' chances of obtaining a high pick in what could be a loaded draft, Kobe Bryant stepped up by stepping back.
With only 18 more chances to lose more games and...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Kobe Bryant couldn't help himself. Neither could Magic Johnson. They both demanded action from the Lakers' front office at nearly identical times Wednesday.
As Bryant told reporters he had no patience to wait for the Lakers to retool, Johnson said on...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:17 PM
DENVER — Phil Jackson, viewed by some Lakers fans as a future savior of the franchise, has been offered a front-office job by the New York Knicks.
Jackson, 68, recently met with Knicks owner James Dolan and planned to make a decision next week,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Jim Buss says he will resign in three or four years [April 20] if the Lakers are not back on top because that will mean he has failed. Dude, you have already failed both the team and its fans by your evident lack of leadership, so why must we wait so long...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The six brothers and sisters, with a gap of 31 years from eldest to youngest, gathered in the winter near the first anniversary of their father's death to discuss some problems about the family business. It's also the city's treasured sports team —...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Phil Jackson's emergence from retirement to take over basketball operations for the New York Knicks last month completes a basketball circle that began, of course, when the young North Dakotan was drafted by the team and helped lead it to two world...