| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:29 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first of a 14-part series, are the Lakers better than the New Orleans Pelicans?
The Pelicans made two major off-season additions in...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
After signing forward Marcus Landry on Monday, the Lakers' roster increased to 15 players.
The team is expected to add up to five more players for training camp, but by opening night Oct. 29, the Lakers will carry 13 to 15 players.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Lakers signed free-agent forward Marcus Landry to a contract Monday.
Landry was a standout on the Lakers' summer league squad in Las Vegas, averaging 15.2 points and 4.2 rebounds a game.
While a deal wasn't signed until Monday, Landry and the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The Lakers waived Marcus Landry on Friday night after their 111-106 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz.
Landry was a summer league standout for the Lakers in Las Vegas. Last season, he shot 42.8% from three-point range with the Reno Bighorns of the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:56 AM
The Lakers are a different team when players such as Wesley Johnson and Jordan Farmar contribute at a high level.
After a sluggish start in Tuesday's preseason game against the Utah Jazz, the Lakers came to life in the first half behind an offensive...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
League executives voted Kobe Bryant as the second-best shooting guard in the league, according to a survey of the team's 30 general managers.
Let's just say Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni sees things differently.
"He's probably the second-best with a torn...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:04 PM
When Mike D'Antoni became the Lakers' coach last season, he wanted them to be a fast-paced team that scored around 110 points a game.
Then reality set in.
With their aging roster, the Lakers averaged 102.2 points.
"i was on drugs back then," D'...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
HOUSTON — Dwight Howard knows what people think.
In Central Florida, many people who once adored him now regard him as a villain because he forced the Orlando Magic to trade him in 2012. In Southern California, many call him a "coward" because...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Lakers made their preseason debut Saturday night in Ontario, beating the Golden State Warriors, 104-95.
In a game where Coach Mike D'Antoni sat out Steve Nash and Pau Gasol to avoid playing the veteran duo on back-to-back nights (the team also plays...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Shawne Williams came into the league in 2006 out of Memphis with tremendous promise as the 17th draft pick of the Indiana Pacers.
Seven years later, he's fighting to get back into the league after a number of drug-related incidents tarnished his...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Lakers forward Wesley Johnson underwent an MRI on Monday that showed a strained tendon in his left foot.
According to the team, he'll be listed as day to day.
Johnson played just eight minutes Sunday in the Lakers' 97-88 preseason loss to the Denver...