| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt as head coach to replace Mike Brown, who was fired in May.
The Lakers are now the only NBA franchise without a coach.
While Blatt was born in Boston, he has never coached in the NBA. He is,...
| 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 12, 2014
| 11:51 AM
In a departure from past years, the annual Orlando Pro Summer League will last seven days, and no team will play for more than three days in a row before it receives a rest day.
The summer league, which is hosted by the Orlando Magic, will run from July...
| May 26, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Add Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry to the list of candidates the Lakers plan to interview for their head coaching vacancy, The Times has learned.
After talking with Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak by phone Friday, Gentry has an...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo has been named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team, league officials announced moments ago.
Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams, Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke, Brooklyn Nets center Mason...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The Orlando Magic’s final place in the league standings — and their odds for the crucial 2014 NBA Draft Lottery on May 20 — will be at stake tonight.
A loss in their season finale against the Indiana Pacers or a win by the Utah Jazz...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:41 PM
There were no significant surprises when NBA officials released the 2013-14 Rookie of the Year Award voting totals Monday.
In yet another sign that voters tend to place a higher emphasis on offensive production than on defensive contributions, the...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Joakim Noah’s breakthrough season received another accolade Wednesday.
Already honored as the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year and leading vote-getter for the All-Defense team, Noah earned first-team All-NBA status with Kevin Durant,...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while.
"We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to Lakers.com on Monday.