| 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
| 1:48 PM
The Lakers start the 2013-14 season on Oct. 29, at home against the Clippers.
Tickets for the team's 41 home games will go on sale to the public on Sept. 7.
The club announced the ticket sales via Twitter on Friday.
Tickets go on-sale to the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Pau Gasol took in a championship soccer match in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday.
And tonight I'm enjoying the #SuperCup final at Camp Nou between @FCBarcelona and @Atleti ! Great Valdés! pic.twitter.com/RBcMv3dVpn — Pau Gasol (@...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:53 PM
In May, Mark Madsen was originally introduced as the head coach of the D-Fenders. But before coaching a single game, Madsen was promoted to the Lakers' staff as a player development coach.
"A short period after I signed on to be the D-Fenders' head...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:29 PM
When the NBA released its 2013-14 regular-season schedule Tuesday, it made sense that the Lakers would host the Clippers in a nationally televised game Oct. 29 at Staples Center in the season opener for both teams.
After all, the arena rivals appear...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis hopes to help improve the team's defense, but he also had some thoughts to share on the offense.
"The [Lakers] still have big people and I think you have to take advantage of the big people," said Rambis in a phone...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:33 PM
From the moment they posed and postured on stage on that July evening in 2010, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh stood as the focus.
Never has that been more apparent than this offseason, especially now that the Miami Heat's financial...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Sad note for talk-show hosts: Mike D'Antoni isn't turning up his car radio to hear you and your faithful listeners destroy him.
"Hell, no," D'Antoni said on a sunny Manhattan Beach afternoon, plenty of time before rush-hour shows typically unleash...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Kobe Bryant was voted "favorite player in the league" by 36 rookies in a survey for NBA.com, according to John Schuhmann.
Bryant topped the list with 21.2% of the votes. LeBron James came in second (15.2%), followed by a third-place tie between Kevin...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:47 PM
After tearing his Achilles' tendon in April, Kobe Bryant's health is the Lakers' biggest unknown for the coming season.
"Kobe is a big question mark," said General Manager Mitch Kupchak to Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio on Thursday. "We're very...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Kobe Bryant has taken notice of exactly where the Lakers are being ranked in the Western Conference, at least in a preseason survey by ESPN.com.
12th I see.. — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) August 14, 2013
Compiling the opinion of 215 contributors,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on who should be the next president of the National Basketball Players Assn. Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a comment of your own.
Mike Bresnahan, Los Angeles Times
Certainly not LeBron James...