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  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant confronts his latest, perhaps greatest challenge

    Lakers' Kobe Bryant confronts his latest, perhaps greatest challenge
    The official beginning of The Last Chapter was uncomfortable, unseemly, and undeniably perfect. At Lakers media day Monday, Kobe Bryant was ushered to the middle of their El Segundo practice court, where dozens of reporters and camera-wielding...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    The Lakers open training camp training camp in a week, after a relatively quiet September. The team officially chose not to stretch out the contract of 40-year old Steve Nash, and Coach Byron Scott announced his staff, including Mark Madsen, Paul...
  • Lakers hire assistant coaches

    The Sports Xchange Lakers hire assistant coaches The Los Angeles Lakers rounded out new coach Byron Scott's staff on Tuesday, announcing that Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will be assistant coaches. "I'm excited to have completed my staff with...
  • Mitch Kupchak, John Black of Lakers take the ALS ice bucket challenge

    Mitch Kupchak, John Black of Lakers take the ALS ice bucket challenge
    On Thursday, two Lakers executives took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge. General Manager Mitch Kupchak, nominated by Dodgers chief executive Stan Kasten, got doused with a bucket of ice water to help raise awareness and donations to help fight...
  • Byron Scott gives initial thoughts on Lakers roster via Twitter

    Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season. His top priority, Scott wrote, is "to get our team to play defense on a consistent basis every single night." That'...
  • Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

    The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers. He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
  • First look: Who will be on Lakers Coach Byron Scott's coaching staff

    Byron Scott will take over as Lakers coach, replacing Mike D'Antoni who resigned in April, but who will join Scott on his bench? Currently the Lakers have Johnny Davis, hired under D'Antoni last summer, still under contract for the coming season....
  • Jordan Clarkson, not Julius Randle, gets winning tip-in for Lakers

    That Lakers draft pick looked pretty strong out there, fluid and gifted, often with a serious look on his face, especially when he went up for that game-winning tip-in with no time left. Julius Randle? He did fine too, but Jordan Clarkson was the...
  • Julius Randle, point guard?

    The Lakers' young new power forward likes to do something that most big guys despise. Dribble the ball. In space. Often well above the top of the key. Julius Randle likes to handle. He's not the next Magic Johnson, despite similar 6-foot-9 height....
  • Julius Randle might be something for Lakers

    There are murmurs, nothing serious, because it's only July and this is the NBA's summer league, not the last 30 games of the regular season. But talk to people in the Lakers' organization, and they realize first-round draft pick Julius Randle isn't...
  • Julius Randle works out for Lakers, says no surgery needed on foot

    Julius Randle works out for Lakers, says no surgery needed on foot
    The Lakers held their second pre-draft workout Tuesday, giving Kentucky freshman Julius Randle an audition.  "Julius looked phenomenal.  He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, a player development coach with the team. A recent Yahoo Sports...
  • Kentucky's Julius Randle works out for Lakers

    Kentucky's Julius Randle works out for Lakers
    In preparation for the June 26 NBA draft, the Lakers worked out Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Tuesday afternoon at the team's El Segundo practice facility. "Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, who won two titles...