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Tania Ganguli

Tania Ganguli covers the Lakers for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she spent six years covering J.J. Watt’s avocado consumption and other NFL subjects for the Florida Times-Union, Houston Chronicle and ESPN. An Arcadia High School and Northwestern University graduate, she has also covered high school sports, NASCAR, the Orlando Magic and one boat race for the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Orlando Sentinel.
A new dawn for LeBron and the Lakers but a familiar result in Portland

LeBron James’ first official score as a Los Angeles Laker was a thunderous dunk to open a new era. Some things remained familiar, though as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Lakers 128-119, extending their winning streak over the Lakers to 16 games.

Lakers would like to keep LeBron James fresh this season; he says not to worry

LeBron James seemed amused at the idea. Thursday morning after shootaround, he was asked how Lakers coach Luke Walton and he would go about managing his playing time in order to keep him fresh for late in the season. At 33, with James entering his 16th year, the Lakers want him at his best when t...

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