| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Veteran center Chris Kaman will not return to the Lakers after one season.
On Thursday, Kaman reached a verbal agreement to join the Portland Trail Blazers for two seasons (at approximately $10 million).
Teams can negotiate with free agents but cannot...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The Lakers haven't yet secured a meeting with LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony.
They might sit down with one of them. Or both. Or neither when free agency begins next week.
Without mentioning either player by name, Lakers General Manager Mitch...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Waiting for Carmelo Anthony, Day 7…
While the Lakers were standing by for his final choice — New York, Los Angeles, Chicago? — life moved onward in at least one area.
They held a summer league practice Monday at their training...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Lakers will pay a sizable tax bill for last season's 27-win team.
According to a memo distributed by the NBA to each team, the Lakers will be charged $9 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season.
The Lakers paid slightly more than $77.1...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Lakers will open summer league play in Las Vegas on July 11, the NBA announced on Thursday.
Battling the Toronto Raptors at the Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the Lakers will presumably field a team starring the seventh pick...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:28 PM
While the Clippers battled the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center on Sunday afternoon, a number of vacationing Lakers took time to post Mother's Day messages on Twitter.
"I'm very fortunate to have the mother I have. To all the mothers in the...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position.
"To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley.
Scott said he met with...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Steve Nash will play a 14th game this season. It probably will be his last.
Nash will suit up for the Lakers Friday night against Dallas and then be done for the rest of the season, according to the team's most recent plan.
"This could be it tonight,"...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:26 PM
It will sound familiar to Lakers fans.
Steve Nash is a game-time decision Sunday against the Orlando Magic because of recurring nerve damage in his back that presents itself as weakness in his hamstrings.
Nash, who turned 40 last month, had 11 assists...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:55 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — There was a gust of certainty Monday, a rarity in one of the most uneasy seasons in Lakers history.
Steve Nash clearly wants to return next season.
"I want to come back for sure," he said Monday.
It's a longshot he'll even...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:24 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Count Kendall Marshall among those dragged down by the Lakers' woes.
He was a surprisingly successful pick-up from the NBA's Development League, churning out double-digit assists almost immediately when signed in December.