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  • Mitch Kupchak admits Brown-D'Antoni-Jackson transition was clumsy

    Mitch Kupchak admits Brown-D'Antoni-Jackson transition was clumsy
    The transition from Mike Brown to Mike D'Antoni as coach early last season was an awkward time for the Lakers. "Clumsy is not a bad characterization," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Thursday to Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio. The Lakers fired Brown...
  • Nick Minnerath tweets he'll join Lakers as camp invitee

    Nick Minnerath tweets he'll join Lakers as camp invitee
    According to his Twitter feed, undrafted forward Nick Minnerath has received an invitation to training camp from the Lakers. Got that Lakers Vet Camp invite....#ItsOfficial #Opportunities #HardWork #LA #MyTime — Nick Minnerath (@NickMinnerath)...
  • Lakers' pitch to Dwight Howard open to second-guessing

    Lakers' pitch to Dwight Howard open to second-guessing
    The Lakers had hoped to make it much ado about something, putting up billboards, sending out tweets and assembling a large contingent of players, coaches and team executives to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the storied NBA franchise. The league'...
  • Dwight Howard's departure from Lakers is best for all concerned

    Dwight Howard's departure from Lakers is best for all concerned
    The Lakers didn't lose a center, they dodged a bullet. Take a hike, Dwight, and don't let your cape hit you on the way out. Dwight Howard has been formally chased out the door of basketball's greatest franchise by its legacy, its pressure, and,...
  • Phil Jackson humorously wishes ex-Laker Dwight Howard well as 'Astro'

    Phil Jackson humorously wishes ex-Laker Dwight Howard well as 'Astro'
    Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard's departure. It wasn't as rough as Shaquille O'Neal's assessment, but there was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach Sunday. "He left...
  • Carmelo Anthony could be a 2014 target for the Lakers

    Carmelo Anthony could be a 2014 target for the Lakers
    Armed with massive cap room, the Lakers will go shopping in 2014. The franchise would love to lure LeBron James from Miami -- but after his second straight title, and given the craftiness of Heat President Pat Riley, it may prove a futile hope....
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
  • Letters: Lane Kiffin can't win for winning

    Letters: Lane Kiffin can't win for winning
    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...
  • Jeanie Buss says she was 'stunned' Jim Buss didn't hire Phil Jackson

    Jeanie Buss says she was 'stunned' Jim Buss didn't hire Phil Jackson
    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...
  • Jordan Farmar 'in a great place' back on Lakers' bench

    Jordan Farmar 'in a great place' back on Lakers' bench
    Jordan Farmar had to leave, had to distance himself from Los Angeles and the Lakers, before he could realize he belongs here and that nothing would feel as good to him as wearing purple and gold. Farmar, a product of Woodland Hills Taft High and two...
  • Lamar Odom's DUI arrest adds to concerns

    Lamar Odom's DUI arrest adds to concerns
    Lamar Odom's arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday morning was the latest in a series of grim developments that could endanger the veteran free agent's hopes of returning to the NBA. The former Clippers and Lakers star refused to...