| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Six months before they stare longingly at a hopper of miniature balls and hope for the best, a quartet of NBA teams are already finding things bouncing their way.
Philadelphia, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte have packed what was expected to be a season'...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In trying to develop "franchise" centers like Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers lost track of what took the team to two consecutive titles.
"We had a stretch where we won championships with Pau anchoring the offense for us,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:20 PM
On Monday, the Lakers let their final asset from the Dwight Howard trade slip away.
The team's $1.2-million trade exception for Christian Eyenga, a throw-in to the Orlando Magic as part of the four-team trade, expired a full year after the initial...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Now that Dwight Howard has left for Houston, Pau Gasol looks forward to returning to his role as primary power player for the Lakers this season.
"I think I have the most uncertain period behind me," Gasol told the Associated Press on Tuesday. "The team...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Do the Lakers have passionate, supportive fans? Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum doesn't seem to think so.
According to Larry Brown Sports, Bynum, when asked about the fans in Cleveland on Fox Sports Ohio's "Access Cavaliers," had an answer that...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Last Friday, free-agent center Dwight Howard chose the Houston Rockets over the Lakers, and the reaction across the Internet has been mixed.
"While the Lakers must plot for next summer, when every contract except [Steve] Nash's comes off the books,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wondered what other moves General Manager Chris Grant had in mind to improve Cleveland this summer.
He knows now.
The Cavaliers hosted free-agent center Andrew Bynum on Monday, a person familiar with the visit...