Kupchak wasn't named executive of the year, but did tie for 10th overall.
Former Lakers All-Star Pau Gasol won the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award, given out by the Professional Basketball Writers Association for his "cooperation and dignity in dealing with the media and the public."
Injuries were a major factor for the team through the 2014-15 season, with players missing 339 games to injury, and 355 in total.
With the Lakers dormant, the Clippers have made inroads in Los Angeles with a strong playoff run.
Chris Paul chose to play through a hamstring strain, after sitting two games. Lakers forward Ryan Kelly went through something similar earlier in the year, suffering a setback that knocked him out for six weeks.
Finally, the Lakers are waiting until the May 19 NBA draft lottery to determine whether they'll keep their first-round pick. The team can find value in interesting places in the draft, with some luck and quality scouting.