| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Tim Connelly said recently that he had already exceeded his dreams by becoming the assistant general manager of an NBA team three years ago. The 36-year-old Baltimore native might be raising his career bar again.
Connelly, who never played on the...
| Aug 6, 2003
Kobe Bryant had a stock answer when friends -- and teammates and parents -- asked why he wanted to get engaged at 21, to a girl he'd met when she was 17 and still in high school:
"I do everything young."
Fortunately or not for him, it was true,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a busy schedule against quality opponents.
Through November, including three games in October, the Lakers will play 17 times -- 10 at home and seven on the road.
They'll play 13 teams, nine of which made the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday.
"This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:17 PM
DENVER — Phil Jackson, viewed by some Lakers fans as a future savior of the franchise, has been offered a front-office job by the New York Knicks.
Jackson, 68, recently met with Knicks owner James Dolan and planned to make a decision next week,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The good news for the Lakers (21-41) is they won't have much time to sit and dwell on their franchise-worst 48-point drubbing by the Clippers (43-20) on Thursday night.
The bad news is they'll play their fourth game in five nights in the altitude of...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Who will be the next coach of the Lakers?
According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites.
Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:59 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — On Feb. 22, 2004, Jacque Vaughn and Mark Jackson played against each other for the last time. They played sparingly that night — Vaughn as a backup point guard for the Atlanta Hawks, Jackson as a backup point guard for the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The dollar menu
TNT analyst Charles Barkley, speaking with late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien about some of his chintzy millionaire friends: "There's nobody cheaper than Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan. Oh, yeah, [Jordan is] cheap. I always...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Tuesday vs. Clippers
It's a Clippers town! It's a Clippers town! Wait. They swept the 2012-13 season series with the Lakers but have never advanced past the second round? Still, a good early appetizer.
Nov. 7 at Houston
Too bad Kobe Bryant won't...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Denver Nuggets 111, Lakers 99 (final)
The Denver Nuggets pulled away in the fourth quarter, easily defeating the Lakers, 111-99.
Center Timofey Mozgov had a big game off the bench for the Nuggets, tying his career high with 23 points in 28 minutes....