| 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 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?
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Taking actions with little precedent in American professional sports history, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the basketball league for life and said he would push hard to get other NBA owners...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers might redefine the phrase "slow-speed chase."
They are in no hurry to fill the coaching vacancy created Wednesday by Mike D'Antoni's resignation and are planning a long search with many candidates.
George Karl, Jeff Van Gundy, Kurt Rambis...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Lakers have the seventh pick in the 2014 NBA draft, to be held in New York on June 26.
Arizona forward Aaron Gordon is one of the prospects in the Lakers' range. He's expected to work out for the team this week.
After a stop in Sacramento to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Several Lakers players each spent 20 to 30 minutes with Coach Mike D'Antoni and General Manager Mitch Kupchak on Thursday in individual "exit meetings."
It was a chance to reflect on the season and figure out how to improve their game during the off-...