| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Michael Jordan thinks he could have beaten pretty much everyone who has ever walked the planet in a game of one-on-one basketball ... except one person.
But don't think for a second that the Chicago Bulls legend was paying the Lakers...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:46 AM
The 2012/13 NBA season came to a close with the Miami Heat winning a title. Oddsmakers say the Lakers are not the favorite to win the 2014 NBA title.
Free-agent center Dwight Howard has a big decision to make that will play a major part in determining...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Players come and go in the NBA. They have their glory, get old and live later lives out of the limelight. Unless your name is Michael Jordan or a few others, you depart Earth in the company of family, a few friends and a neighbor or two.
Then there is...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Bringing back free agent center Dwight Howard is the Lakers' top priority this off-season. "He's our future," said General Manager Mitch Kupchak in a video interview with Lakers.com's Mike Trudell.
"Dwight is in the category of the great of the great,"...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:19 AM
For the first time since the collective bargaining agreement was ratified in 2011, teams above the "tax apron" are blocked from acquiring players via sign and trade.
Last off-season, the Lakers brought in Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns through sign...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Former Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal continued to push current (and possibly former) Lakers center Dwight Howard, during a talk with Max Kellerman on ESPN LA on Tuesday.
"He's too nice," O'Neal said. "All the giggling and smiling, it's too much. The...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. pick who they think will be the MVP of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs. Feel free to leave your pick in the comments section.
Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times
The Spurs will go as far as Tony...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Free agent forward Marcus Landry will join the Lakers' summer league team in Las Vegas, according to his agent, Keith Kreiter of Edge Sports.
Marcus Landry to join the Lakers summer league team- great opportunity for Marcus-- he spent time with D'Antoni...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The NBA announced its Las Vegas summer league schedule on Wednesday, featuring 22 teams competing in a 61-game schedule.
The Lakers will make their debut on the league's opening night July 12, playing the Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA TV will televise a...