| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:52 PM
Pau Gasol will do one very important thing when July rolls around. He'll listen.
He won't make close to the $19.3 million he pulled down this season with the Lakers, but he'll be a popular guy when free agency begins.
“It's a great position to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The Lakers finished the 2013-14 regular season with two straight wins, finishing at 27-55.
The last two victories, over the Utah Jazz (25-57) and San Antonio Spurs (62-20) were costly, dipping the Lakers to sixth position in the NBA draft lottery.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The NCAA's Final Four kicks off Saturday with the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies looking to upset the top-seeded Florida Gators, while the second-seeded Wisconsin Badgers will try to hold off the eighth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats.
The only top 10...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Week 21 started with a shake, as the Lakers awoke to an early morning earthquake.
The team was still dealing with the aftershocks of Phil Jackson's decision to join the New York Knicks as president.
On radio, Lakers owner/executive Jeanie Buss said...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:50 PM
If the Lakers and New York Knicks fight for a franchise-turning free agent in coming summers, Lakers governor Jeanie Buss isn't worried.
But wouldn't new Knicks President Phil Jackson and his 13 championship rings (11 as a coach, two as a player) have...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Coach Mike D'Antoni, along with General Manager Mitch Kupchak, met with the team's players over the past 48 hours for exit interviews at the Lakers' practice facility.
The job status of D'Antoni, who is under contract for next season, wasn't discussed....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In early February, the Lakers ran out of players in an odd win at Cleveland over the Cavaliers, 119-108.
On Thursday, Joe Borgia, the NBA's vice president of referee operations, gave his perspective (via NBA TV) on the strange final minutes that saw...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:45 PM
There were plenty of items to pluck from Mitch Kupchak’s 41-minute meeting with reporters Friday, first and foremost the lack of a timetable for a decision on Coach Mike D’Antoni’s future.
“Mike is under contract for two more...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Pau Gasol completed some cardio work in the morning but will not play against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday evening.
He will miss his fourth game because of vertigo.
"Better, but he looks a little loopy," Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said Sunday morning...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers wrapped the 2013-14 season with two straight wins, finishing 27-55 on the season.
Week 25 started with a 119-104 win over the Jazz in Utah on Monday, which dropped the Lakers to sixth in the NBA draft lottery.
On Wednesday, the Lakers...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:27 AM
With the resignation of Coach Mike D'Antoni on Wednesday, speculation is rampant about who the next coach of the Lakers will be. Who do you think it will be? A look at some of the candidates:
• John Calipari. Current job: University of Kentucky....