| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni is looking forward to a "normal" season after last year's difficult trek.
"I'm looking forward to getting to know the guys. See how they interact with each other -- see if we can have a little bit [more] chemistry this year...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Dear Pat Haden, there's no rule that says that you can't fire a coach after a win. Lane Kiffin's offense is the albatross of his team. Kiffin's offense makes Mike Brown's Lakers offense look like Showtime. Please do Kiffin and the Trojan Nation a favor...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Kobe Bryant spent the eve of Lakers media day coaching a celebrity basketball team in Dubai, which may not be as bizarre as it seems given his NBA team is roughly half a world away from where it usually is this time of year.
Expectations haven't been...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Pau Gasol has returned to Los Angeles after spending the summer in his native Spain.
The veteran forward/center has been sidelined since May, recovering from procedures to alleviate tendinosis in both knees. Just recently he resumed basketball...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:54 PM
If healthy, the Lakers have a lot of weapons offensively. With Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Steve Nash, Chris Kaman and Nick Young, the team is going to score a lot of points nightly.
The bigger question is on the defensive side of the ball.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:34 AM
The Lakers have some interest in free-agent point guard Sebastian Telfair, according to Sam Amico of Fox Sports.
Free-agent PG Sebastian Telfair drawing interest from Celtics, Lakers and Spurs, league sources say. — Sam Amico (@SamAmicoFSO)...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The transition from Mike Brown to Mike D'Antoni as coach early last season was an awkward time for the Lakers.
"Clumsy is not a bad characterization," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Thursday to Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio.
The Lakers fired Brown...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:51 PM
On Tuesday, the Lakers 2013-14 schedule was released and the team will be challenged very quickly, starting with a home game against the Clippers on Oct. 29.
The Lakers will play the next night in Golden State in their first of 19 back-to-back sets....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:53 PM
In May, Mark Madsen was originally introduced as the head coach of the D-Fenders. But before coaching a single game, Madsen was promoted to the Lakers' staff as a player development coach.
"A short period after I signed on to be the D-Fenders' head...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Lakers owners/executives Jim and Jeanie Buss have different views on the exit of Dwight Howard.
"He was never really a Laker," Jim said to Ric Bucher of The Hollywood Reporter. "He was just passing through."
"It's disappointing that Dwight isn't here,...