| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:11 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Phil Jackson coached Shaquille O'Neal with the Lakers. In his playing days, Jackson was occasionally charged with guarding Wilt Chamberlain.
Jackson compared the two legendary centers Wednesday night in Glendale at the Alex Theatre at his "Live Talks...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard’s departure.
There was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach.
He took to Twitter to wish Howard well.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:08 PM
A person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press that Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw has agreed to succeed George Karl as coach of the Denver Nuggets.
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday night...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Kobe Bryant helped kick off the new Instagram video feature on Thursday with a peek at his first few steps after shedding his walking boot. Kobe posted:
My first steps without the boot. Rockin the #medicalmambas Walkin like a baby giraffe....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:15 PM
The Lakers' final non-Mike D'Antoni assistant coach left over the weekend as Darvin Ham joined the Atlanta Hawks under Coach Mike Budenholzer.
“Darvin has a great feel for the game and knows what it takes for a team to be successful and compete at...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Phil Jackson's book tour continues on Wednesday with "An Evening With Phil Jackson in Conversation With John Salley."
Hosted by the Alex Theatre in Glendale, Jackson will discuss his memoir, "Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success."
Jackson writes about...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:11 AM
One thing you have to say for former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson: He's not afraid to give his opinion.
Jackson sat down with Time.com on Thursday for an interview to promote his new book. One of the questions asked: If he was starting a team from...