| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The Lakers had hoped to make it much ado about something, putting up billboards, sending out tweets and assembling a large contingent of players, coaches and team executives to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the storied NBA franchise.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:23 PM
No matter how dreadful the upcoming season might be, Lakers fans don't have to hold their breath. Chris Kaman will do it for you.
He can stay submerged in water for 2½ minutes thanks to years of free diving in the ocean.
No, Kaman isn't your normal...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Chris Paul and Dwight Howard became free agents at 9:01 p.m. PT on Sunday.
At 9:02 p.m., all but a handful of NBA teams stopped daydreaming and resumed their pursuit of more realistic options.
If Paul and Howard represent the Rodeo Drive of this year'...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Lakers finally get their time with Dwight Howard, meeting with him Tuesday and trying to persuade him to stay with the franchise for five more years.
They will sell themselves as the 16-time NBA champions — how could they not? — and they...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:43 PM
The Lakers officially introduced center Chris Kaman on Tuesday.
"For me, I thought it was a comfortable fit. I knew L.A. I know people in L.A," said Kaman. The Lakers "have a great organization run by a great group of people."
Kaman signed a one-...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| May 12, 2011
Singer was Welk 'Champagne Lady'
Norma Zimmer, 87, the "Champagne Lady" of television's "The Lawrence Welk Show" and a studio singer, died Tuesday at her home in Brea. Her son, Larry, did not give the cause of death.
Zimmer performed on...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Five things that ensure Metta World Peace a successful 2011-2012 season...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Five things Luke Walton needs for a successful season...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Dallas Mavericks center Dirk Nowitzki threw out the first pitch before the Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday. He also spoke of his possible plans if NBA lockout continues much longer....
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Matt Barnes still cherishes role with 2007 Golden State team...