| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:16 PM
There were so many people standing and taking photos with their phones, I couldn't see the Lakers warming up.
There were so many people cheering the procession of All-Stars hopping and dancing on to the floor, I couldn't hear the Lakers introductions....
| May 23, 2012
| 1:37 PM
*Full audio of Josh McRoberts' interview
Josh McRoberts, who is known as the guy with the highest vertical on the Lakers, had his exit interview on Wednesday. In his first season with the team, he averaged 2.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 14.4 minutes a...
| Nov 2, 2012
Kobe Bryant, who plays for the second-best NBA team in town, said he hasn't seen the Clippers but he's impressed by what he knows about them.
"Going down the roster, it's like a Who's Who," he said.
For the Lakers, winless and painfully turnover-prone...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:48 PM
Mike Brown finished a long post-practice talk with Pau Gasol on Thursday, walked to a corner of the practice gym, and waited for the media to surround him for his daily interview session.
And waited. And waited.
Dwight Howard was giving interviews about...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Steve Nash will not play Friday night against the Clippers.
Nash, who suffered a lower-leg contusion Wednesday against Portland, is listed as day to day.
Lakers Coach Mike Brown said that there's no timeline for his return.
"He didn't do anything...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:22 PM
When Mike Brown was hired as Lakers coach two years ago, he brought his teenage son, Elijah, with him from Cleveland.
In 2013, it's Elijah making the headlines in Los Angeles, becoming one of the best high school basketball players in Southern...
| Mar 3, 2013
It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss.
The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:05 PM
What had been softly whispered for months, almost as if saying it aloud might make a terrible thing come true, became sad and public knowledge Thursday.
Lakers owner Jerry Buss, not seen this season around his beloved team and for nearly a year removed...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Having a father or brother with NBA ties is a valuable asset for a high school basketball player.
At unbeaten Torrance Bishop Montgomery (20-0), Lamond Murray Jr. and Stephen Thompson Jr., both sons of former NBA players, have taken advantage of their...