| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:43 PM
On Thursday, the Lakers assigned rookies Ryan Kelly and Elias Harris to the D-Fenders.
Kelly, drafted with the 48th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft, has played a total of seven minutes this season in two appearances. Technically he's both the best...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:21 PM
The D-Fenders will pay tribute to the late Dr. Jerry Buss, former owner of the Lakers and D-Fenders, on Jan. 27 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.
Buss passed away from cancer complications last February. The D-Fenders will celebrate what would...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Mike D'Antoni has spent most of this season blending together a bunch of young first-round draft picks whose best days seemingly were behind them.
Now he has another reclamation project.
Desperate for help at point guard, the Lakers signed Kendall...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Minnesota Timberwolves rookie forward Shabazz Muhammad, the former Las Vegas prep star and UCLA standout, will be sent to Iowa of the NBA's Development League.
Flip Saunders, the team's president of basketball operations, believes the team's No. 1 draft...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:54 PM
DALLAS — Shawne Williams was waived Monday, but the Lakers don't plan on filling his roster spot any time soon.
Unless, of course, another guard is injured.
The Lakers were down to 14 players, one below the NBA maximum, after cutting Williams...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Lakers didn't do much defensively against the Boston Celtics on Friday night at TD Garden, until the final 3 minutes and 12 seconds when they finally clamped down and rallied for a 107-104 victory.
A Gerald Wallace layup gave the Celtics a 104-96...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:23 AM
BOSTON -- At some point in Friday night's game against Boston, two recent Development League players could be on the court at the same time for the Lakers.
Shooting guard Manny Harris joined the team after signing a 10-day contract Thursday. He was...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The Lakers finally got Kobe Bryant back from his Achilles' tendon tear at the end of Week 6.
The week began with news that Jordan Farmar would miss a month with a torn hamstring. He received a platelet-rich plasma shot with hopes that it would speed...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Not only will the Lakers get Kobe Bryant back Sunday night when they host the Toronto Raptors, but the team also recalled rookie forward Ryan Kelly from the D-Fenders.
Kelly is one of the Development League's top scorers, averaging 25.2 points, 7.6...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Lakers are in Sacramento on Friday to play the Kings, but rookie forward Ryan Kelly is off to Bakersfield.
Kelly was reassigned by the Lakers to the D-Fenders on Thursday, in time to play the fourth game of the D-League season against the Jam....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Ryan Kelly led the D-Fenders (1-2) to their first victory of the season, a 131-96 win over the Bakersfield Jam (1-4) on Sunday.
On assignment in the Development League, the Lakers' rookie forward scored a game-high 30 points on eight-of-18 shooting. He...