| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If the Philadelphia 76ers are willing, the Lakers might have a way under the luxury tax and, more important, the repeater tax.
The league currently levies a progressive tax that penalizes teams for every $5 million they spend on salary over the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:32 AM
In guard-forward Wesley Johnson, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak has found another other quality player on a minimum-salary contract.
Drafted fourth in 2010 by the Minnesota Timberwolves, Johnson never quite lived up to his potential coming out...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the NBA's so-called amnesty provision Thursday, a cost-cutting move that could save them about $15 million in luxury taxes.
When Dwight Howard bolted for Houston last week as a free agent, it ensured a roster spot...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A.C. Green left the Lakers for Phoenix exactly 20 years ago this summer, perhaps the only important player they ever lost to free agency.
It so irritated Jerry Buss that he appealed to his players a few months later at training camp with an...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:43 PM
The Lakers officially introduced center Chris Kaman on Tuesday.
"For me, I thought it was a comfortable fit. I knew L.A. I know people in L.A," said Kaman. The Lakers "have a great organization run by a great group of people."
Kaman signed a one-...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Some amazing giant signs are popping up around Los Angeles this week. One can be seen on the side of Staples Center. Another is on a billboard high above Hollywood Boulevard. The signs contain only one word, yet there can be no debate about its meaning....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Mike D’Antoni hobbled to his first news conference as the Lakers coach. He used a crutch on his left side, still recovering from knee-replacement surgery....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Join Times Lakers writer Mike Bresnahan and NBA editor Barry Stavro today at 11:30 a.m. for a live video discussion about the end of the Lakers season, and the impending end of the Clippers' season.
The Lakers' season came to a halt on Sunday, and...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Mike D'Antoni hobbled to his first news conference as the Lakers' coach. He used a crutch on his left side, still recovering from knee-replacement surgery.
He finished a distant second to Phil Jackson in the popular vote among Lakers fans,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:32 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The Lakers reached an agreement late Thursday to acquire Orlando Magic All-Star center Dwight Howard in a four-team, eight-player, multi-draft-pick blockbuster deal in which Andrew Bynum lands with the Philadelphia 76ers, The Times...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Dwight Howard was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers as part of a four-team trade Friday, leaving behind the Orlando Magic. While it marks the end of Orlando's Dwightmare, the trade news was celebrated in Los Angeles.
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