Lisa Dillman

Writer

Lisa Dillman is a former sports reporter for the Los Angeles Times; she left in 2016. She has covered the Kings, the Ducks, the Clippers, professional tennis, soccer and Olympic sports at five Summer Games and two Winter Games for the newspaper since 1992. With business reporter Jim Bates, she was honored by APSE, finishing second in the investigative category with a series of reports detailing the rise and fall of Kings owner Bruce McNall into bankruptcy and the subsequent federal investigation. More recently, she covered the Kings' run to the Stanley Cup in 2012. She plays tennis much better than she skates.

Recent Articles

  • Kings rookie Adrian Kempe earns rare praise from Coach Darryl Sutter

    Kings rookie Adrian Kempe earns rare praise from Coach Darryl Sutter

    Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is deliberate with compliments. In other words, he rarely hands them out, especially to rookies. Which is why his comments about forward Adrian Kempe were noteworthy. Sutter called the versatile prospect from Sweden "a fast player" and "a smart player." "In some ways,...

  • Anze Kopitar will return to Kings lineup during a game in Las Vegas

    Anze Kopitar will return to Kings lineup during a game in Las Vegas

    Center Anze Kopitar will play in at least one of the two remaining preseason games for the Kings. Coach Darryl Sutter wasn't sure if Kopitar would play Friday against the Dallas Stars or Saturday against the Colorado Avalanche. But he was certain of one thing about the trip to Las Vegas. "He's...

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