| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:30 PM
DALLAS — Kobe Bryant is now delivering head fakes and double-pump fadeaways on the Internet.
This could have been predicted when he joined Twitter this year, and you could almost see him grinning while hammering out the vague phrases "blackout"...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Former Lakers guard Javaris Crittenton continues to have legal problems.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Crittenton has been given a curfew by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua for "allegedly intimidating the...
| 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 24, 2013
| 3:53 PM
In May, Mark Madsen was originally introduced as the head coach of the D-Fenders. But before coaching a single game, Madsen was promoted to the Lakers' staff as a player development coach.
"A short period after I signed on to be the D-Fenders' head...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Allen Iverson, 38, is prepared to officially announce his retirement in the coming days, according to Slam Online.
Iverson, an 11-time All-Star, has not played in the NBA since the 2009-2010 season, and he has not played professionally since a stint...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:23 PM
The D-Fenders on Wednesday officially named Bob MacKinnon head coach.
"We are excited to announce Bob MacKinnon as the next head coach of the D-Fenders," said D-Fenders President and Chief Executive Joey Buss. "Bob brings a successful coaching...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The Lakers officially announced the addition of two player development coaches Friday.
As previously reported by The Times, the Lakers have added Mark Madsen and Larry Lewis, both of the D-Fenders, to Coach Mike D'Antoni's staff.
"Both Mark and...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:05 PM
LAS VEGAS — It didn't take long for Mark Madsen to bust a move in his return to the Lakers.
On the same day he was contractually set to start as coach of the franchise's Development League team, the onetime power forward known for his...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers still need to add players to their roster and 6-foot-7 Marcus Landry could be next.
On Wednesday, Landry's Twitter account suggested he's already part of the team:
I thank God for this Opportunity to be a part of a great...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:53 AM
The Lakers' summer league squad in Las Vegas performed relatively well, finishing in the quarterfinals with an 83-77 loss to the Golden State Warriors.
Mark Madsen, recently appointed to Coach Mike D'Antoni's staff as a player development coach,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The Lakers' summer league squad will face the top-seeded, undefeated Golden State Warriors (4-0) on Saturday night in Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center.
With a record of 3-1, the Lakers have advanced to the "Elite Eight" in the inaugural summer...