| 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 23, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Jeanie Buss did not take the news well that the Lakers were hiring Mike D'Antoni to replace Mike Brown as the team's head coach last November.
"Two days after Phil [Jackson] got that phone call, I was at the gym when I started crying so hysterically...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Phil Jackson celebrates his 68th birthday on Tuesday.
Happy Birthday @PhilJackson11!! I love you xoxo. (He is going to kill me for this). #Birthdaywishes — Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss) September 17, 2013
Jackson led the Lakers to five...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Jordan Farmar had to leave, had to distance himself from Los Angeles and the Lakers, before he could realize he belongs here and that nothing would feel as good to him as wearing purple and gold.
Farmar, a product of Woodland Hills Taft High and two...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Kobe Bryant was a popular topic last week, opening up to Jimmy Kimmel for an hour of conversation on Thursday in front of a packed house at Nokia Theatre.
The Lakers All-Star guard told Kimmel he isn't sure if he'll play on opening night (Oct. 29),...
| 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 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,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Lakers co-owner and executive Jeanie Buss doesn't think Phil Jackson is done coaching.
"It has to be the right situation," Buss said Thursday during a live radio segment on ESPN Los Angeles (710 AM).
Buss, who is engaged to Jackson, said the former...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Kurt Rambis has been a part of the Lakers organization for longer than he can remember.
"It's been quite a few years," said Rambis to The Times in a phone interview on Thursday.
Now he's back on the bench, as an assistant to Coach Mike D'Antoni....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
On Monday, the Lakers announced the hiring of Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis to round out the staff of Coach Mike D'Antoni.
"Kurt and Johnny bring many years of NBA experience both as coaches and as former players to this team,” D'Antoni said. "Kurt...