| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:54 PM
If healthy, the Lakers have a lot of weapons offensively. With Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Steve Nash, Chris Kaman and Nick Young, the team is going to score a lot of points nightly.
The bigger question is on the defensive side of the ball.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Time Warner Cable SportsNet will televise 78 of the Lakers' 82-regular season games this coming season.
Bill MacDonald and Stu Lantz return to call the broadcast along with sideline reporter Mike Trudell.
The studio programs "AccessSportsNet: Lakers"...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The litmus test never was Mike Miller. A 10th man is not where lines are drawn.
Not between team president and team owner. Not between star player and his franchise future.
To compare Micky Arison proving unwilling to pay luxury tax on Mike...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 19, 5 a.m. (NBCSN)
Golf--The British Open Championship, 6 a.m. (ESPN)
Major League Baseball--Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP); Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies, 7:30 p.m. (WGN)
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:45 PM
File this one under the Celebrities Under Fire column:
Shaquille O'Neal, the retired NBA player, recently announced he was launching a line of low-calorie sodas with Arizona Beverages called Soda Shaq Cream Soda.
But like other celebrities who hawk...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:47 PM
At first I didn't agree with Orlando Sentinel college football editor Iliana Limón Romero, but it finally struck me the other day why the Sentinel named Urban Meyer the most hated coach in the history of college sports. It's not just because he's hated by...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Laker Gary Payton will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The veteran point guard spent one year in Los Angeles, joining with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the 2003-04 season.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Former Lakers forward Lamar Odom has checked into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center, according to People.com.
Odom, currently a free agent after a season with the Clippers, has been the subject a variety of recent rumors related to drug abuse. ...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Alex Each always believes in Kobe.
His wife might elbow him in the ribs if he didn't; the first name of the Lakers' biggest star is the middle name of the couple's youngest son.
So even things like Kobe Bryant's uncertain return from a torn Achilles'...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Running off at the typewriter ...
When I asked Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp to compare the NCAA's decision to suspend Johnny Manziel for a half-game with its two-game suspension of former UF star Sharrif Floyd two years ago, all he would say is,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Lakers guard/forward Nick Young went home Wednesday, hosting his third annual back-to-school giveaway at Robertson Park.
"This is where it all started from, right here at Robertson Park," Young said. "It's where I grew up playing. I have history here....