| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:31 PM
On Thursday, the Lakers drafted Duke forward Ryan Kelly with the 48th pick in the 2013 NBA draft.
Kelly, a 6-foot-11, 228-pound senior, averaged 12.9 points and 5.3 rebounds a game last season through 28.9 minutes a game.
"I feel unbelievably blessed....
| 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....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:29 PM
General Manager Mitch Kupchak held up a jersey and presented it to the centerpiece of the Lakers' off-season.
It was a big man, as expected, but the newly signed center was Chris Kaman, not Dwight Howard, so there was a more-than-mild difference....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The Lakers made the signing of small forward Wesley Johnson official on Monday.
"Wesley is a young, athletic player who runs the floor well and is an excellent defender," said Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak in a prepared statement. “He&...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Wednesday could have been the first day of the rest of Dwight Howard's career with the Lakers.
Instead, it might be the final day for Metta World Peace with the Lakers.
On the same day free agents can officially sign with their new teams, the one-week...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Back when Metta World Peace was still named Ron Artest, the always-interesting forward helped the Lakers defeat the rival Boston Celtics with a big Game 7.
World Peace scored 20 points on seven-for-18 shooting, including a huge three-pointer with 1:01...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Nick Young is officially a Laker after agreeing to a one-year contract at the veteran's minimum.
"We think there's a lot of playing time here for him, if he works hard," General Manager Mitch Kupchak told reporters on Friday. "We see him playing at the...
| 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 11, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The D-Fenders have hired Nick Mazzella as their general manager, President/CEO Joey Buss has announced.
Mazzella spent the last nine years with the Lakers' public relations department. Now he will join the team's NBA D-League affiliate in a prominent...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Abby Wambach extended her world record with her 161st international goal, Sydney Leroux scored four times in the first half, and the next generation of U.S. women's soccer blended nicely with the old guard Tuesday night as the Americans thumped Mexico, 7-...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Suffering from terminal cancer, Army Sgt. Anthony Zavala dreamed of meeting Kobe Bryant.
Last week, nonprofit organization Hounds and Heroes made it happen.
Visiting with Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, at Nokia Theatre prior to "Kobe Up Close Hosted by...