| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season.
Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons.
This is all...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Kobe Bryant's knee is fully healed, according to the Lakers All-Star guard, currently in Brazil to watch the World Cup.
"I'm 100%," said Bryant in an interview on Brazilian television. "This summer I'm training really hard. The organization is...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:23 PM
The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week’s draft, The Times has learned.
The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star power...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:17 PM
As the NBA draft gets closer, the Lakers aren't so certain they'll hang on to the seventh overall pick. There are many questions between now and Thursday.
Will the Lakers try harder to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Should the Lakers look to trade Steve Nash before his final season of a three-year, $27-million contract, the veteran point guard would receive a 15% trade bonus.
Nash is set to earn $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season — a trade would land him...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The Lakers are intrigued by LeBron James reportedly opting out of his contract and are hopeful of meeting with the free agent-to-be, The Times has learned.
They are proceeding with caution, however, aware that James might simply re-sign for less so...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Lakers don't have first-round picks often, but when they do, they make them as mysterious as anything.
Any number of things could happen to the seventh overall pick they hold in Thursday's NBA draft.
They could take one of three point guards:...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The Lakers finished the 2014 NBA draft with a pair of promising players.
The team took Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick and Missouri combo guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th selection (purchased from the Washington Wizards)....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 12:28 PM
The Lakers' summer league squad will begin play in Las Vegas on July 11, but will the team's first-round pick, Julius Randle, be available to participate?
After the franchise selected Randle with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft on...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The Lakers acquired the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA draft from the Washington Wizards, selecting Missouri combo guard Jordan Clarkson for $1.8 million in cash.
Clarkson is a 6-foot-5, 22-year-old junior who averaged 17.5 points last season through 35...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:16 PM
The Lakers have given Ryan Kelly a $1-million qualifying offer, making the former Duke forward a restricted free agent.
Kelly was selected by the Lakers with the 48th pick in the 2013 NBA draft.
After a slow start as he recovered from April 2013...