| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:31 PM
At first glance, the rebuilding Lakers will make you cover your mouth in shock.
No Dwight Howard. No Metta World Peace. No Earl Clark. No new coach. No defined ownership. No clear plan. No Showtime. No Lake Show. No Bench Mob. No way in heck are you...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The Lakers have limited spending power but Coach Mike D'Antoni likes the team's recent acquisitions of Chris Kaman and Nick Young
"I'm excited about it," D'Antoni told HoopsWorld.com earlier in the week in Las Vegas. "I think that [General Manager]...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The Houston Rockets landed their franchise center in Dwight Howard, who left the Lakers last week as a free agent.
"It's huge. It's really important for us," Jeremy Lin said Sunday at the Steve Nash Showdown. "When you talk about a franchise player or...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:32 AM
In guard-forward Wesley Johnson, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak has found another other quality player on a minimum-salary contract.
Drafted fourth in 2010 by the Minnesota Timberwolves, Johnson never quite lived up to his potential coming out...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:43 PM
The Lakers officially introduced center Chris Kaman on Tuesday.
"For me, I thought it was a comfortable fit. I knew L.A. I know people in L.A," said Kaman. The Lakers "have a great organization run by a great group of people."
Kaman signed a one-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:19 PM
When Kobe Bryant recently met with Dwight Howard to convince him to stay with the Lakers, Bryant said his expectations weren't very high.
"I really didn't know what to expect to be honest with you," Bryant said Wednesday at his summer camp in Santa...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:57 PM
The NBA has to stop acting like the NCAA.
The league fined the Houston Rockets $150,000 for – get this – talking and tweeting.
The Rockets were, in effect, punished for excessive celebation after Dwight Howard had agreed to sign as a free...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:38 PM
The Lakers waived veteran point guard Chris Duhon on Saturday, according to a team release.
Duhon would have earned $3.75 million for the coming season had the Lakers kept him under contract into July.
Instead, Duhon will receive $1.5 million of his...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Dwight Howard is the primary focus of the Lakers' off-season. The free-agent center is currently making the rounds as he's courted by teams such as the Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors.
Houston reportedly made a...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Lakers finally get their time with Dwight Howard, meeting with him Tuesday and trying to persuade him to stay with the franchise for five more years.
They will sell themselves as the 16-time NBA champions — how could they not? — and they...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The Lakers have made their pitch.
Free-agent center Dwight Howard sat with the Lakers for 90 minutes in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, hearing his final pitch after meeting with the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:32 PM
[Update: The Dwight Howard decision finally came, and the free-agent center chose the Houston Rockets over the Lakers.] The Lakers are trying to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the franchise for five more years. Magic Johnson tweeted the same...