| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:04 PM
In preparation for the June 26 NBA draft, the Lakers worked out Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Tuesday afternoon at the team's El Segundo practice facility.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, who won two titles...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season.
Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons.
This is all...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:08 AM
An “aspirational view” of what the Los Angeles Clippers can become drove Steve Ballmer’s record $2-billion bid to purchase the franchise, a person familiar with Ballmer’s bidding stance told The Times on Friday.
| May 30, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer would be overpaying for the L.A. Clippers at his record offer of $2 billion, but the deal would be “a great move” anyway, former Sacramento Kings owner Joe Maloff told the Los Angeles Times on...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Reports that Steve Ballmer, 58, the former chief executive of Microsoft, has submitted the winning bid for the Los Angeles Clippers may represent the culmination of a long quest to become involved with pro sports.
And that desire to be a part of the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Lakers have the seventh pick in the 2014 NBA draft, to be held in New York on June 26.
Arizona forward Aaron Gordon is one of the prospects in the Lakers' range. He's expected to work out for the team this week.
After a stop in Sacramento to...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The Lakers held a spirited workout for NBA draft prospects on Wednesday afternoon, featuring forwards Doug McDermott and Aaron Gordon.
"We really got after it," said McDermott, a 6-foot-8 senior from Creighton. "I thought it was a great day."
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Forty days after his racially inflammatory remarks about African Americans led to his banishment from the NBA, Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to give up his fight to keep the team and accepted the record $2-billion sale arranged by his...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:07 PM
University of North Carolina's academic fraud scandal has turned toward the basketball program with claims made by former star Rashad McCants telling ESPN that he took bogus courses, rarely went to classes and tutors wrote his term papers. McCants said...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:15 AM
On Monday, the Lakers announced their 2014-15 preseason schedule.
The team will play eight games starting Oct. 6 at Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, against the Denver Nuggets.
Kobe Bryant should long be ready to play by October after missing...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:40 PM
With the Miami Heat focusing on winning a third straight championship, another topic continues to overshadow their chase at history.
Before Wednesday's Game 5 against the Brooklyn Nets in the Eastern Conference semifinals, forward LeBron James had to...