| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Kobe Bryant was a popular topic last week, opening up to Jimmy Kimmel for an hour of conversation on Thursday in front of a packed house at Nokia Theatre.
The Lakers All-Star guard told Kimmel he isn't sure if he'll play on opening night (Oct. 29),...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The transition from Mike Brown to Mike D'Antoni as coach early last season was an awkward time for the Lakers.
"Clumsy is not a bad characterization," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Thursday to Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio.
The Lakers fired Brown...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Lakers owners/executives Jim and Jeanie Buss have different views on the exit of Dwight Howard.
"He was never really a Laker," Jim said to Ric Bucher of The Hollywood Reporter. "He was just passing through."
"It's disappointing that Dwight isn't here,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Steve Nash gave Coach Mike D'Antoni a vote of confidence on Tuesday, despite acknowledging last season was "a disaster."
"I think he's a very bright coach. He's not without flaws but none of us are," said Nash on the "Mason & Ireland Show" on ESPN L.A....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:59 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The Lakers did something that would be unusual in any game, summer league or otherwise: None of their starters scored in double figures.
That's the way it goes for the Lakers here in the Las Vegas Summer League, where their epic struggles...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Shaq was wearing a Dodgers sweatshirt at the Clippers game, enough blue cloth there to double as a Dodger Stadium infield tarp, and he was shaking hands with Manager Don Mattingly.
"That's a billboard on him," said Mattingly, who apparently didn't...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Kobe Bryant said things aren't working and it's time for a change.
Coach Mike D'Antoni decided the Lakers didn't need to practice Tuesday.
The dysfunctional Lakers stayed overnight after Monday's loss in Chicago, because who...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:53 PM
I came to Staples Center on Friday night pretty darn excited, the Lakers coming off two incredible moral victories and Magic Johnson and Jim Buss full of good cheer.
Happy days are here again.
Or, as Buss put it in a radio interview, "How can you not...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Standout senior guard Elijah Brown of Santa Ana Mater Dei has committed to Butler, Coach Gary McKnight said Thursday night. Brown, the son of former Lakers Coach Mike Brown, is one of the most improved players in the Southland this......
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:27 PM
After he swished the three-point shot that gave the Lakers a 20-point lead over the Portland Trail Blazers late in the second quarter of what would become a 104-87 thrashing, Pau Gasol pumped his fist and floated to the bench on the sound of roars from...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sometimes teenage athletes can be very stubborn and don't want to listen to suggestions from their father, even if they play basketball and he's a coach in the NBA.
Elijah Brown, a standout senior guard at Santa Ana Mater Dei and the son of former...
| Mar 3, 2013
It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss.
The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...