| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Last Friday, free-agent center Dwight Howard chose the Houston Rockets over the Lakers, and the reaction across the Internet has been mixed.
"While the Lakers must plot for next summer, when every contract except [Steve] Nash's comes off the books,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:24 PM
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,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:46 PM
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.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A.C. Green left the Lakers for Phoenix exactly 20 years ago this summer, perhaps the only important player they ever lost to free agency.
It so irritated Jerry Buss that he appealed to his players a few months later at training camp with an...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Jerry Buss was honored last Wednesday by Time Warner Cable Media at its "View from the Top" up-front at the Vibiana.
Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss accepted an award for leadership in behalf of her late father.
"Everything he did, he did...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The rules changed when the league adopted the 2011 collective bargaining agreement, but Lakers executive and owner Jeanie Buss is confident the franchise will navigate its way back to the top.
"We are in 100% in support of those agreements, but as...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Phil Jackson is still a part of the Lakers, through history and engagement, but the franchise is carrying on despite his Hall-of-Fame shadow.
Jackson sat with his fiancée, Lakers executive and part-owner Jeanie Buss, on Wednesday night at an event...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:32 PM
On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant emphasized how important it is for the Lakers to re-sign free-agent center Dwight Howard this summer
"Those guys are hard to find, they don't grow on trees," Bryant said on 710 ESPN Los Angeles. "When you have someone like that...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Maria Menounos' sports affiliations keep getting her into trouble.
The "Extra" host is a self-proclaimed "die-hard" Boston Celtics fan and has no problems trash-talking and taunting players.
And on Wednesday, the 35-year-old explained on "Conan"...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:17 PM
The Lakers guard stepped to the foul line and the familiar chant rose from the Staples Center crowd.
“M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!”
Three wondrous letters symbolized the sorry end of a season. The Lakers fans were chanting for their only MVP still...