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  • Former Laker Shawne Williams named D-League performer of the week

    Former Laker Shawne Williams named D-League performer of the week
    Former Lakers forward Shawne Williams on Monday was named NBA Development League performer of the week. Playing for the Lakers' D-League affiliate, Williams is the third D-Fender to win the honor this season, joining Manny Harris, who also played with...
  • Shawne Williams' 10-day contract with Lakers expires

    Shawne Williams' 10-day contract with Lakers expires
    Shawne Williams' 10-day contract with the Lakers expires Sunday, leaving him a free agent on his 28th birthday. The 6-foot-9 forward signed with the Lakers on Feb. 6 for $69,998. Because Williams is on a minimum contract, the NBA will reimburse the...
  • Six Lakers likely to be out through the All-Star break

    The Lakers have seen point guards Steve Nash and Steve Blake return to the lineup from injury, but the team is still short six players. Guard Jodie Meeks is out with a sprained ankle. Guard Kobe Bryant, swingman Nick Young and forward Xavier Henry all...
  • 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...
  • D-Fenders lose D-League quarterfinals opener to Santa Cruz Warriors

    D-Fenders lose D-League quarterfinals opener to Santa Cruz Warriors
    The D-Fenders dropped the first game of the NBA D-League quarterfinals Thursday night, falling to the Santa Cruz Warriors, 140-127. Seth Curry, brother of Golden State Warriors All-Star Steph Curry, scored 44 points to help the Warriors outscore the D-...
  • Mike D'Antoni reflects on the Lakers' tough season

    SAN ANTONIO -- Mike D'Antoni might coach his last game with the Lakers on Wednesday night. Or he might be back next season for the final guaranteed year of his contract. It's the biggest subplot of a Lakers' off-season sure to feature some twists and...
  • Lakers can't hold off late Thunder rally and lose, 107-103

    Lakers can't hold off late Thunder rally and lose, 107-103
    The Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the fourth, scoring 19 of his 43 points to push the Thunder to a 107-103 victory. The short-handed...
  • Xavier Henry to play tuneup game Thursday with D-Fenders

    Xavier Henry to play tuneup game Thursday with D-Fenders
    Xavier Henry has yet to suit up for the Lakers in 2014, felled by a knee injury in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Dec. 29. On Thursday, Henry will make an appearance with the D-Fenders in one of the final stages of his recovery from a bone bruise...
  • Chris Kaman to start for Lakers against Jazz

    Chris Kaman to start for Lakers against Jazz
    Chris Kaman supporters finally are getting their wish. He will start at center for the Lakers on Tuesday against Utah. He complained about playing time on a few occasions this season and was backed by a surprisingly vocal group of Lakers fans taking...
  • Jordan Farmar injures his groin during practice

    Jordan Farmar injures his groin during practice
    The Lakers just can't avoid injuries. On Monday, Lakers guard Jordan Farmar suffered a groin injury in practice. Farmar had already missed 30 games with two hamstring injuries. He'll be evaluated on Monday or Tuesday by Dr. Luga Podesta of the Kerlan-...
  • L.A. D-Fenders draw Santa Cruz Warriors in first round of D-League playoffs

    L.A. D-Fenders draw Santa Cruz Warriors in first round of D-League playoffs
    The Los Angeles D-Fenders (31-19) will host the Santa Cruz Warriors (29-21) in the first round of the NBA Development League postseason. After finishing the regular season with the second overall seed, the D-Fenders were given the right to pick their...
  • Lakers' Week 21 in review

    Lakers' Week 21 in review
    Week 21 started with a shake, as the Lakers awoke to an early morning earthquake. The team was still dealing with the aftershocks of Phil Jackson's decision to join the New York Knicks as president. On radio, Lakers owner/executive Jeanie Buss said...