| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:15 PM
After the Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors on Friday night, the team reassigned rookies Ryan Kelly and Elias Harris to the D-Fenders of the NBA Development League.
Both were recalled from the D-League on Thursday, joining the team for the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:04 PM
In addition to his five NBA championships with the Lakers, Michael Cooper led the Sparks to consecutive WNBA titles as coach in 2001 and 2002.
Cooper will go back to the WNBA sidelines as head coach of the Atlanta Dream.
The Dream have reached the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Michael Cooper, the former "Showtime" Lakers forward and coach of two L.A. Sparks championship teams, will return to the WNBA as coach of the Atlanta Dream, the team announced Thursday.
Cooper, who quit last spring after an 11-20 campaign in his...
| 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"...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:03 PM
The NBA Development League has selected Lakers guard Andrew Goudelock as the 2012-13 most valuable player.
Goudelock averaged 21.4 points and 5.8 assists for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of Hidalgo, Texas. The 6-foot-3 guard also played for the Sioux...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Doc Rivers, the straight-shooting coach of the Celtics, has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for his criticism of the referees following Game 2 of Boston's playoff series against the New York Knicks, who have a 2-0 lead following an 87-71 victory Wednesday...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Spurs 120, Lakers 89 (final)
The San Antonio Spurs dominated the Lakers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff matchup to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series with a 120-89 victory on Friday night at Staples Center.