Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher, who spent parts of two seasons as teammates with the Lakers, were involved in a physical altercation Saturday after Barnes allegedly confronted Fisher about his relationship with Barnes’ estranged wife, according to multiple reports.Read more
After an inconclusive X-ray, Lakers forward Brandon Bass' left knee will undergo further tests on Friday, according to the team.
Bass took a hard fall, banging his knee into the court in the Lakers' overtime exhibition loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night in Hawaii.Read more
The Lakers get a second try against the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night in Hawaii, after falling in Sunday's preseason opener, 90-71.
Kobe Bryant was able to make a return to the court, after a shoulder injury sidelined him in January. Coach Byron Scott played Bryant for only the first period, and he scored five points while missing four of five shots.Read more
The Lakers will improve upon last season's 21-victory total, but not by much.
According to gambling website Bovada, the over/under for Lakers' victories this season is 29 1/2.
Bovada gave only five teams a lower mark than the Lakers, including the Philadelphia 76ers (21 1/2), Portland Trail Blazers (26 1/2), Minnesota Timberwolves (26 1/2), Denver Nuggets (27 1/2) and Brooklyn Nets (27 1/2).Read more
The Lakers opened training camp with media day Sept. 28, followed by a flight to Hawaii where the team was set to prepare for the 2015-16 season.
With 19 players under contract, the franchise has a number of roster and rotation issues to resolve before the end of October.Read more
Luke Walton, who helped the Lakers win two championships as a player, was named interim head coach of the Golden State Warriors on Thursday after Coach Steve Kerr took a leave of absence to recover from a second surgery to his back.Read more