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  • Lakers sign Trey Johnson and recall Derrick Caracter from Bakersfield Jam

     
    In a move to address their depleting roster, the Lakers signed Trey Johnson and recalled Derrick Caracter from the Bakersfield Jam and will be available to play in the team's season finale Wednesday against the Lakers. These movies coincide with a...
  • Lamar Odom's Sixth Man of the Year award epitomizes his selfless approach to basketball and life

     
    With tears watering his eyes, Lakers forward Lamar Odom stood at the lectern and stared at everybody watching him. He had just accepted the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award Tuesday in a gathering at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel on W. Century Blvd, shared a...
  • Lakers Q&A: Trey Johnson expresses confidence he can make an NBA team

     
    This is the seventh post in an occasional series of Q&As with a member of the Lakers organization. Below is a recent conversation with Lakers backup guard Trey Johnson, whom the Lakers recalled April 13 from the Bakersfield Jam. He is on the team's...
  • Derrick Caracter and Matt Barnes on how they stay relaxed during the playoffs

     
    Pounding music, screaming fans and expectations from millions of people in the second most populous city in the country. Talk about pressure. The Lakers' Derrick Caracter and Matt Barnes have a few tricks up their sleeve to stay calm and relaxed during...
  • Poll questions surrounding the Lakers-Hornets series

     
    You've sounded off on the Lakers' poor play in their first-round playoff series against New Orleans, now tied at two games apiece. Some have expressed optimism the Lakers will turn things around and eventually three-peat. Others believe this marks the...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 93-88 Game 4 loss to New Orleans Hornets

     
    Game stories -- The Times' Mike Bresnahan notices the Lakers are stunned after their 93-88 Game 4 loss Sunday to the New Orleans Hornets. He also notes that Kobe Bryant has to leave New Orleans on crutches and that he plans to get an MRI on the sprained...
  • Derrick Caracter faces multiple charges after allegedly striking cashier in New Orleans [Updated]

     
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. Laker reserve Derrick Caracter was arrested early Sunday morning in New Orleans for allegedly striking a cashier at a pancake restaurant, police told the Times-Picayune on Monday. The...
  • Lakers decline comment on Derrick Caracter's arrest

     
    Lakers rookie forward Derrick Caracter walked past a couple of reporters following practice Monday and declined to address his arrest early Sunday morning in New Orleans that involved him allegedly striking a cashier at a restaurant. Nonetheless, Caracter...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Game 5 against New Orleans

     
    --The Times' Mike Bresnahan details the Lakers' adversities, including Kobe Bryant's physical status, Derrick Caracter's arrest and the team's overall play. --The Times' Broderick Turner explains the adjustments the Lakers plan to make on Hornets guard...
  • Exit Interviews: Phil Jackson, Lamar Odom, Ron Artest, Luke Walton, Joe Smith, Devin Ebanks, Derrick Caracter and Trey Johnson

     
    Lakers Coach Phil Jackson Lakers forward Lamar Odom Lakers forward Ron Artest Lakers forward Luke Walton Lakers forward Joe Smith Lakers forward Devin Ebanks Lakers forward/center Derrick Caracter Lakers guard Trey Johnson --Mark Medina E-mail the...
  • How a possible lockout affects the Lakers

     
    Here's a look at how the possibility of an NBA work stoppage affects the Lakers organization and some of their players and executives. Lakers: In 2012-13, the Lakers begin a 20-year deal with Time Warner Cable that The Times' Bill Plaschke reported...
  • Lakers Report Cards: Derrick Caracter

     
    This is the seventh edition of Lakers Report Cards, focusing today on rookie forward/center Derrick Caracter. Grade: D- The weight continues to hold him back. The off-the-court issues continue to plague him. And his commitment level continues to be...