While the Lakers continue pursuing New Orleans guard Chris Paul, they added some pieces to their roster. They signed free-agent forward Jason Kapono to a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum. Considering he's shot 43.7% from three-point range, the addition
--The Times' Bill Plaschke criticizes David Stern's decision to nix a trade that would've sent Chris Paul to the Lakers. Plaschke argues, however, that the Lakers shouldn't have offered Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom to get Paul. --The Times' Mike Bresnahan reports
With the acquisition of Chris Paul, will the Clippers finally be the main show at Staples Center? Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether the point guard could catapult the Clippers to surpass their Los Angeles neighbors. Join the ...
With Baron Davis apparently on his way to the New York Knicks, NBA teams still in the market for a point guard might shift their focus to free agent Gilbert Arenas, who was waived by the Orlando Magic earlier this month. Arenas has indicated he'd like to play
1. Guard Derek Fisher did not play in the scrimmage. Coach Mike Brown said he held Fisher out of the intrasquad scrimmage at USC on Friday strictly for preventative reasons and that there was nothing health-related behind the decision. Considering Fisher, 37,
After the failed Chris Paul deal, the Lamar Odom trade, and in light of Kobe Bryant's recent wrist injury, Lakers fans are undoubtedly in need of some Christmas cheer. So in an interview Wednesday, Pau Gasol and Jason Kapono talked about the Holidays with The
Though he provided no definitive timetable on how long Kobe Bryant would remain sidelined because of a torn ligament in his right wrist, Lakers Coach Mike Brown said "there's a chance" Bryant would in the Lakers' Christmas Day opener against the Chicago Bulls.
Lakers 96, Jazz 71 (final) You can't lose them all. It might have seemed a distinct possibility to jittery Lakers fans after their team's 0-2 start, but there remain more than a handful of NBA teams the quality of the visitors who took the Staples Center court