| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The D-Fenders have hired Nick Mazzella as their general manager, President/CEO Joey Buss has announced.
Mazzella spent the last nine years with the Lakers' public relations department. Now he will join the team's NBA D-League affiliate in a prominent...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Wednesday could have been the first day of the rest of Dwight Howard's career with the Lakers.
Instead, it might be the final day for Metta World Peace with the Lakers.
On the same day free agents can officially sign with their new teams, the one-week...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the NBA's so-called amnesty provision Thursday, a cost-cutting move that could save them about $15 million in luxury taxes.
When Dwight Howard bolted for Houston last week as a free agent, it ensured a roster spot...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| 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 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:21 PM
The Lakers have been told by members of Dwight Howard's camp that the free agent remains undecided on which team he will join next season.
Howard is weighing the Lakers and Houston Rockets, having already informed three other suitors he will not play...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Happy 33rd birthday, Pau Gasol.
That was about all the Lakers could muster Saturday after Dwight Howard spat on the cake a day earlier, leaving for the Houston Rockets after a five-day, five-team odyssey.
There's really only one question: What's next?...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Free agency has been humming along since the start of July, at least for most NBA teams.
Teams in much of the league have agreed on terms with free agents, but the Lakers' roster still has only seven players with guaranteed contracts.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:20 PM
This post has been updated, as indicated below.
The Lakers used their one true spending tool this summer, adding former Clippers center Chris Kaman on Monday via their taxpayer mid-level exception of $3.2 million on a one-year deal.
"Weird coming back...