| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The Lakers have limited spending power but Coach Mike D'Antoni likes the team's recent acquisitions of Chris Kaman and Nick Young
"I'm excited about it," D'Antoni told HoopsWorld.com earlier in the week in Las Vegas. "I think that [General Manager]...
| Jul 10, 2013
Robert Sacre was delighted. It had nothing to do with signing a one-year contract with the Lakers.
"Is that a Canucks hat?" he said half-amazed to a reporter wearing one Wednesday.
Sacre, a native of Canada, is willing to talk about hockey or really...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The Lakers announced their summer league squad for Las Vegas on Thursday.
Center Robert Sacre represents the only player currently under contract with the team for the upcoming regular season. Sacre, who hit July as a restricted free agent, recently re-...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Free agency has been humming along since the start of July, at least for most NBA teams.
Teams in much of the league have agreed on terms with free agents, but the Lakers' roster still has only seven players with guaranteed contracts.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:20 PM
This post has been updated, as indicated below.
The Lakers used their one true spending tool this summer, adding former Clippers center Chris Kaman on Monday via their taxpayer mid-level exception of $3.2 million on a one-year deal.
"Weird coming back...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The Lakers extended a qualifying offer to center Robert Sacre, making him a restricted free agent this summer.
Sacre, taken by the Lakers with the 60th pick in the 2012 NBA draft, received an offer of $988,872 from the team.
"Right now I'm a Laker....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Tennis--Wimbledon, 6 a.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer--FIFA Confederation Cup, semifinals, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Golf--U.S. Women’s Open, 2 p.m. (ESPN2)
NBA Basketball--NBA Draft at Brooklyn, N.Y., 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Major League Baseball--...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The Clippers won their first Pacific Division title in franchise history this past season.
While the Lakers have yet to meet the Clippers in the playoffs, the two franchises have an entertaining local rivalry at Staples Center.
On Wednesday, the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Mark Madsen's tenure as the head coach of the D-Fenders were brief.
The Lakers have added Madsen to Coach Mike D'Antoni's staff as a player-development coach, according to a team spokesman.
Madsen was introduced as coach of the Lakers' D-League...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Jerry Buss was honored last Wednesday by Time Warner Cable Media at its "View from the Top" up-front at the Vibiana.
Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss accepted an award for leadership in behalf of her late father.
"Everything he did, he did...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:55 PM
Wednesday was just another night to come out and write about greatness and the Clippers. Write that a few years ago and the men in white coats would come and get you.
Right now, in the entertainment capital of the world, they are the best sports...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:53 PM
I came to Staples Center on Friday night pretty darn excited, the Lakers coming off two incredible moral victories and Magic Johnson and Jim Buss full of good cheer.
Happy days are here again.
Or, as Buss put it in a radio interview, "How can you not...