| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Good news for Nick Young and the Lakers -- his "tweaked ankle" is not serious. Expect Young to start at shooting guard Saturday night as the Lakers open the preseason in Ontario against the Golden State Warriors.
"I should be ready to go tomorrow,"...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The long arms of Dwight Howard are gone. So are the quick hands of Metta World Peace.
It's enough to make the remaining Lakers wonder if their heads will spin watching opponents continually score easy baskets.
The Lakers were already among the most...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Lakers made their preseason debut Saturday night in Ontario, beating the Golden State Warriors, 104-95.
In a game where Coach Mike D'Antoni sat out Steve Nash and Pau Gasol to avoid playing the veteran duo on back-to-back nights (the team also plays...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Shawne Williams came into the league in 2006 out of Memphis with tremendous promise as the 17th draft pick of the Indiana Pacers.
Seven years later, he's fighting to get back into the league after a number of drug-related incidents tarnished his...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first 12 of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than five (New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis hopes to help improve the team's defense, but he also had some thoughts to share on the offense.
"The [Lakers] still have big people and I think you have to take advantage of the big people," said Rambis in a phone...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If the Philadelphia 76ers are willing, the Lakers might have a way under the luxury tax and, more important, the repeater tax.
The league currently levies a progressive tax that penalizes teams for every $5 million they spend on salary over the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:44 AM
With the amnesty of Metta World Peace along with the addition of center Chris Kaman, swingman Nick Young and point guard Jordan Farmar, the Lakers are still over the luxury tax threshold at about $75.4 million in salary.
Kaman and Young signed their...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Coach Mike D'Antoni looks forward to his first full season with the Lakers.
"I think we can be better than most people think," D'Antoni said on ESPN LA (710 AM) radio Tuesday to Mark Willard and Mychal Thompson. "I think Mitch [Kupchak, Lakers...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Undrafted Gonzaga forward Elias Harris scored 17 points in the Lakers' final summer-league game in Las Vegas on Saturday, his team falling 83-77 to the Golden State Warriors.
After going undrafted in June, Harris played well on the Lakers' 3-2 summer-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:31 PM
At first glance, the rebuilding Lakers will make you cover your mouth in shock.
No Dwight Howard. No Metta World Peace. No Earl Clark. No new coach. No defined ownership. No clear plan. No Showtime. No Lake Show. No Bench Mob. No way in heck are you...