| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
To title behind Howard
Los Angeles Times
The Lakers and Celtics have been knotted at 17 championships each, but Dwight Howard will lead the tiebreaking charge.
Yes, Virginia, Kobe Bryant will have as many rings — six — as...
| Feb 26, 2009
A smattering of spectators trickled in and out of the Lombard Middle School gym last Saturday for a late-season Baltimore Innovative Athletic Conference boys basketball matchup between host Baltimore Freedom Academy and Coppin Academy.
Most of the 60...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers open training camp training camp in a week, after a relatively quiet September.
The team officially chose not to stretch out the contract of 40-year old Steve Nash, and Coach Byron Scott announced his staff, including Mark Madsen, Paul...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:29 PM
There is a fine line between carving out a niche in the NBA and becoming just another young ex-player. At 23, Darius Morris, the former Lakers and Clippers guard, is close to the tipping point.
After being drafted in the second round by the Lakers in...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The deadline for the Lakers to use the "stretch" provision on Steve Nash passed over the weekend.
The 40-year-old point guard is heading into his third year with the team, earning $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season.
Had the Lakers waived Nash prior...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Free-agent forward Michael Beasley worked out this week for the Lakers for the second time.
As confirmed by his agent, Jared Karnes, Beasley has met twice with the Lakers this off-season but has yet to reach any agreement with the team on a contract....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:09 PM
On Monday, the Lakers signed Jordan Clarkson, increasing the team's 2014-15 roster to 13 players.
Clarkson was acquired by the Lakers for $1.8 million cash in a draft-day trade with the Washington Wizards in June. The University of Missouri...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle.
Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If the Lakers can stay healthy this season, after an injury-plagued, 27-win 2013-14, the team may be able to rebound through March with a winning record.
Losing center/forward Pau Gasol to the Chicago Bulls in free agency won't help, but the return of...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On Friday, former Lakers guard MarShon Brooks agreed to join Italian franchise Olimpia Milano.
Brooks spent the latter part of last season with the Lakers, after a February trade from the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers also received Kent Bazemore...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season.
His top priority, Scott wrote, is "to get our team to play defense on a consistent basis every single night."
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The Lakers have an agreement to acquire Jeremy Lin and a 2016 first-round pick from the Houston Rockets, using cap space to acquire Lin's salary.
To bring in Lin, the Lakers will need to go under the salary cap for the first time since 1996. To do so,...