| 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 17, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Pau Gasol spent his final day ever at the Lakers' training facility on Thursday, yet again.
Trade rumors never managed to whisk him off to seemingly every NBA team the last few years.
So now Gasol has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July....
| May 8, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Mike Dunleavy Sr. may have acted too soon when he sold his Century City condo last month for $6.95 million. He may want a place in proximity to Staples Center, the airport and the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo.
The retired NBA player and former...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season.
The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:09 AM
After the Lakers announced Mike D'Antoni's resignation on Wednesday evening, Magic Johnson took to Twitter to express his excitement.
Happy days are here again! Mike D'Antoni resigns as the Lakers coach. I couldn't be happier! — Earvin Magic...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while.
"We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to Lakers.com on Monday.
| May 13, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The Lakers are eager to learn the results of the May 20 NBA draft lottery.
"It's hard to focus 100% on the draft until you know where you're drafting," General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Monday on Lakers.com.
The Lakers finished the 2013-14 season...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick.
"We have not been in [the lottery]...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The well-chronicled failures of the Lakers were pushed aside for a day, mercifully their fans would say, as national media members converged on Staples Center to cover Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player.
He came out in a Sports Illustrated...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself.
"Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Nick Young received votes for the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award, but not many, considering the Lakers' 27-win season.
Clippers guard Jamal Crawford won the award for the second time in his career, outpacing Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson by 26...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Contrary to the headline implication in The Times, the Clippers didn't lose to the Thunder because of Donald Sterling; they lost because Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outplayed Blake Griffin and Chris Paul when it counted.