| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Waiting for Carmelo Anthony, Day 7…
While the Lakers were standing by for his final choice — New York, Los Angeles, Chicago? — life moved onward in at least one area.
They held a summer league practice Monday at their training...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Lakers will pay a sizable tax bill for last season's 27-win team.
According to a memo distributed by the NBA to each team, the Lakers will be charged $9 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season.
The Lakers paid slightly more than $77.1...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The Lakers hoped to land a top-three pick in the NBA draft lottery last month. Instead, the team dropped from the sixth to seventh when the lottery order was announced.
Do the Lakers have any means to climb in the draft? If so, to what end?
| May 12, 2014
| 11:15 AM
On Monday, the Lakers announced their 2014-15 preseason schedule.
The team will play eight games starting Oct. 6 at Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, against the Denver Nuggets.
Kobe Bryant should long be ready to play by October after missing...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:28 PM
While the Clippers battled the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center on Sunday afternoon, a number of vacationing Lakers took time to post Mother's Day messages on Twitter.
"I'm very fortunate to have the mother I have. To all the mothers in the...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The Lakers are eager to learn the results of the May 20 NBA draft lottery.
"It's hard to focus 100% on the draft until you know where you're drafting," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Monday on Lakers.com.
The Lakers finished the 2013-14 season...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers' string of bad luck continues.
They dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after Tuesday's lottery provided one big winner that wasn't them.
The Cleveland Cavaliers vaulted from the ninth pick to the top overall selection...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Ring up the Lakers’ 56th loss of the season.
Their string of bad luck continued Tuesday when they dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after the lottery unveiled one big winner that wasn’t them.
The Cleveland Cavaliers...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position.
"To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley.
Scott said he met with...
| May 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I never met my grandparents on my father's side. They came to California from Spain in search of a better life and died before I was born, passing down the name I've carried around now for 60 years.
I never gave any thought to being a Lopez when I was a...
| May 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Lakers were well-represented on Friday at a BDA Sports workout in Santa Monica.
Featuring potential lottery prospects Aaron Gordon (Arizona) and Zach LaVine (UCLA), General Manager Mitch Kupchak and owner-executive Jim Buss were on hand to scout two...