| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Nobody wants the party to stop after two consecutive title parades, so you do what you can to keep the confetti on back order.
Sometimes it means surrounding your passel of superstars with a veteran beset by questionable knees and a forward who, despite...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Bill Sharman is 87 years old. Saturday afternoon, he had a mild stroke. These things hit us like lightning bolts of reality.
Los Angeles has more than its share of sports legends. We are blessed. We thought John Wooden would live forever. We were wrong....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Lakers start camp with three point guards, all capable of playing major minutes.
Coach Mike D'Antoni may keep Steve Nash's minutes down to about 30 minutes per game but that still just leaves 18 minutes combined for Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Dear Pat Haden, there's no rule that says that you can't fire a coach after a win. Lane Kiffin's offense is the albatross of his team. Kiffin's offense makes Mike Brown's Lakers offense look like Showtime. Please do Kiffin and the Trojan Nation a favor...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Jeanie Buss did not take the news well that the Lakers were hiring Mike D'Antoni to replace Mike Brown as the team's head coach last November.
"Two days after Phil [Jackson] got that phone call, I was at the gym when I started crying so hysterically...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:32 AM
The Lakers added to their roster over the last week.
Summer-league standout Marcus Landry signed a non-guaranteed contract on Monday.
Second-round draft pick Ryan Kelly inked on Friday, although his deal isn't guaranteed as he struggles to recover...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Phil Jackson celebrates his 68th birthday on Tuesday.
Happy Birthday @PhilJackson11!! I love you xoxo. (He is going to kill me for this). #Birthdaywishes — Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss) September 17, 2013
Jackson led the Lakers to five...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The Lakers may be fictionalized.
According to Nellie Andreeva of Deadline.com, television network Showtime is "developing a one-hour scripted drama set behind the scenes of a pro basketball team and the family that runs it."
Jeanie Buss and Linda...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Lakers owners/executives Jim and Jeanie Buss have different views on the exit of Dwight Howard.
"He was never really a Laker," Jim said to Ric Bucher of The Hollywood Reporter. "He was just passing through."
"It's disappointing that Dwight isn't here,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Sad note for talk-show hosts: Mike D'Antoni isn't turning up his car radio to hear you and your faithful listeners destroy him.
"Hell, no," D'Antoni said on a sunny Manhattan Beach afternoon, plenty of time before rush-hour shows typically unleash...