| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Here's the Lakers' newest nightmare development, other than the play-so-terribly-they-miss-playoffs one they're living now.
It starts with plenty of money to spend on free agents. And there's a player or two who can change a franchise.
But he's also...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:13 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sad news for Lakers writers. There might be only seven games left to cover the eminently quotable, entirely likable Nick Young.
But good news for Young: Lakers governor Jeanie Buss loves his personality, seeing a player who can connect...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Jodie Meeks was the star of the Lakers' show last Sunday, outscoring Kevin Durant but also reminding his team of something less enthralling.
He'll be a free agent in July. Almost all the Lakers will be, in fact.
The latter isn't necessarily a bad...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:57 PM
The Phoenix Suns were in town and handed the Lakers much more to ponder beyond another surprisingly rare and easy victory.
The Suns couldn't control Chris Kaman, lost Sunday's game by a 115-99 score and offered the perfect time to explore some big-...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Lakers' ownership announces they've signed Kobe to a max contract without knowing the status of his health, Phil announces he's signing with the Knicks, and Webster's dictionary announces they're putting a picture of Jim next to the word "Blunderbuss."...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast.
But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:27 AM
SAN ANTONIO -- Mike D'Antoni might coach his last game with the Lakers on Wednesday night. Or he might be back next season for the final guaranteed year of his contract.
It's the biggest subplot of a Lakers' off-season sure to feature some twists and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:23 PM
The Lakers are planning to build a more modern training facility that they hope will also attract future free agents, The Times has learned.
They will stay in El Segundo because they like the area and its proximity to LAX, but will no longer share a...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Turn a downtrodden franchise that couldn’t fill half its seats into a division winner that leads the major leagues in attendance and it tends to get noticed. Both collectively and individually.
Stan Kasten, the Dodgers president, chief executive...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When the Lakers hired Coach Mike D'Antoni in November 2012, they made their decision soon after an interview with Phil Jackson.
Jackson expected to have the opportunity to either accept or reject the position, but the Lakers chose to go in a...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Lakers guard Nick Young will appear in the March issue of GQ, posing with his girlfriend, rapper Iggy Azalea.
The couple, who originally met through a Twitter conversation, have a four-page spread in which they model Versace.
The issue will be...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...