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  • Lakers don't dwell on present lows in 145-130 loss to Houston

    It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup. So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
  • Lakers speak fondly of the late Jack Ramsay

    Lakers speak fondly of the late Jack Ramsay
    The NBA lost one of its elder statesmen on Monday with the passing of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jack Ramsay. The former Portland Trail Blazers coach, and 1977 NBA champion, lost a long battle to cancer, dying in his sleep at age 89. "I’ve...
  • Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list

    Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list
    The Lakers' coaching list keeps growing. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has been added as a candidate. It's not the first time Williams will have been approached by the Lakers. He was not interested in coaching them in 2004 after Phil Jackson's first...
  • Lakers can spend up to $28.2 million in new salary-cap projections

    The NBA has raised its salary-cap projection for the 2014-15 season from $62.9 million to $63.2 million. The current salary cap for the 2013-14 season is $58.7 million. The new cap number, which won't officially be set until the NBA completes its annual...
  • Mike D'Antoni says basketball has changed; analysts need to adapt

    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....
  • GM Mitch Kupchak preaches patience for Lakers fans

    GM Mitch Kupchak preaches patience for Lakers fans
    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...
  • Lakers' Week 25 in review

    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...
  • Mike D'Antoni resigns as Lakers coach

    Mike D'Antoni resigns as Lakers coach
    Embattled Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni has resigned after two seasons with the team, the Lakers announced Wednesday. D’Antoni had one more guaranteed year at $4 million but was dismayed when the Lakers declined to pick up his option for the...
  • Given the chance, Jordan Farmar says he'll be a Laker next season

    The Lakers have two games left before they wrap a miserable regular season. Despite the team's down year, point guard Jordan Farmar said if it was up to him, he'd be back next season with the franchise. "Of course, I'd be a Laker," he said after the...
  • Phil Jackson reportedly considering front office position with Knicks

    Phil Jackson reportedly considering front office position with Knicks
    Phil Jackson may be engaged to Jeanie Buss, a significant owner/executive of the Lakers, but according to the New York Daily News, Jackson is considering an offer from the New York Knicks to join their front office. The Daily News cites an NBA source,...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant gets new contract, but can he get another ring?

    Lakers' Kobe Bryant gets new contract, but can he get another ring?
    The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C. As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them. He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...
  • Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York

    Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York
    Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012?  Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson?  Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations? Finally those questions...