| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The Lakers might have enough money to sign New York Knicks free-agent Carmelo Anthony, but starting the summer, the Lakers are still over the NBA's salary cap.
How is that possible with only four players under contract? Each and every Lakers' free...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:16 PM
The Lakers have given Ryan Kelly a $1-million qualifying offer, making the former Duke forward a restricted free agent.
Kelly was selected by the Lakers with the 48th pick in the 2013 NBA draft.
After a slow start as he recovered from April 2013...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:27 PM
The Lakers got a player they wanted on draft day, the largely hailed selection of Julius Randle boosting their first foray of the off-season.
Now comes the really hard part.
Free agency begins Monday at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time, the beginning of an...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Lakers will work out Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Tuesday in El Segundo at the team’s practice facility.
Randle is a 6-foot-9, 19-year-old power forward who helped the Wildcats advance to the NCAA championship game, before falling to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Lakers will open summer league play in Las Vegas on July 11, the NBA announced on Thursday.
Battling the Toronto Raptors at the Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the Lakers will presumably field a team starring the seventh pick...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:28 PM
While the Clippers battled the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center on Sunday afternoon, a number of vacationing Lakers took time to post Mother's Day messages on Twitter.
"I'm very fortunate to have the mother I have. To all the mothers in the...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Lakers forward Ryan Kelly received consideration, but not enough votes to make the NBA's all-rookie first or second teams.
Voted on by a panel of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters, Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams was the only unanimous...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo has been named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team, league officials announced moments ago.
Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams, Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke, Brooklyn Nets center Mason...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The Lakers had high hopes that their 21.5% lottery odds would result in a top-three pick. Instead, they dipped from sixth position to seventh in yet another frustrating week for the franchise.
If the team had lucked into a top-three pick, it might have...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Clippers (42-20) have hopes for an NBA title in June. The Lakers (21-40) are eyeing the top pick in the NBA draft.
On Thursday night, the Lakers are to host the Clippers at Staples Center.
The two local teams met on the season's opening night,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:52 AM
The Portland Trail Blazers (41-18) have been one of the best teams in the Western Conference all season.
The Lakers, at 20-39, have not.
On Monday night, the Lakers will look to build a rare two-game win streak when they visit the Blazers.