1. Report: Pau Gasol to Consider Lakers, Bulls, Grizzlies and Spurs in Free Agency

    Veteran big man Pau Gasol is set to become an unrestricted free agent during the 2014 offseason. According to a tweet from Basketball Insiders’ Alex Kennedy , citing an interview with Marca ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 2 months ago 139,221 reads 264 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Plots to Use Influence as Lakers Plot Rebuilding Course

    LOS ANGELES — The legend has been built on the points and the championships. The mystique comes from the persona...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 months ago 82,509 reads 273 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Didn't Care About Mike D'Antoni Leaving, Wants Input on Next Coach

    After head coach Mike D’Antoni resigned following a dismal 27-55 regular season, the Los Angeles Lakers will once again be tasked with hiring a new man to patrol the sideline...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 2 months ago 31,235 reads 143 comments

  4. 5 Things the LA Lakers Need from Their Next Head Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a difficult task ahead in identifying their next head coach to lead the storied franchise out of despair...

    Michael C.  Jones Written by Michael C. Jones about 2 months ago 10,139 reads 22 comments

  5. Breaking Down LA Lakers' Most Likely 2014 NBA Free-Agency Moves

    The playoffs are meaningless for fans of the Los Angeles Lakers . For Lakers Nation, it's all about the future. Last week we covered the first major offseason event—the NBA draft...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 2 months ago 13,972 reads 9 comments

  6. Kobe: 'Rather Eat Paint Chips' Than Watch Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the most consistent teams of all time, but this season they struggled immensely and ultimately missed the playoffs...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 1,985 reads 2 comments

  7. Video: Young Named a Nominee for 'Shaqtin a Fool' MVP

    It's about that time of the year again when former Laker Shaquille O'Neal breaks down the worst plays of the NBA season and picks the nominees for “Shaqtin A Fool” MVP...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 1,857 reads 1 comments

  8. Analyzing LA Lakers' Biggest Draft Needs

    Heading back to the NBA Draft Lottery for the first time in forever, the Los Angeles Lakers will be looking to add a valuable franchise cornerstone to a depleted roster...

    Oren Friedman Written by Oren Friedman about 2 months ago 19,478 reads 86 comments

  9. What Type of Coach Do the Lakers Need?

    When Mike D'Antoni resigned as the Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers , it was like a gift for the front office...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 877 reads 0 comments

  10. Pau Gasol Will Give Priority to Title Contenders When He Chooses Team

    Lakers center Pau Gasol says he will give priority to title contenders as the countdown to his free agency continues.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 1,345 reads 0 comments

  11. Lakers Insider: Mike D'Antoni's Departure May See Lakers Turn to Past for Coach

    LOS ANGELES — This is your chance to be the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers . Polish up that resume. If it includes a degree from the University of North Carolina—same as Mitch Kupchak—you’re practically in...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 months ago 80,207 reads 126 comments

  12. Will Mike D'Antoni's Exit Change Equation for Lakers' Free-Agent Big Men?

    One of the most obvious hallmarks of Mike D’Antoni’s time with the Los Angeles Lakers was the way he used, or didn’t use, frontcourt players...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 1,879 reads 3 comments

  13. Nick Young Volunteers to Be Next Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach

    Knute Rockne. John McGraw. Red Auerbach. Scotty Bowman. Vince Lombardi. Casey Stengel. Bear Bryant. Phil Jackson. Nick “Swaggy P” Young. One of these things is not like the others and is also a complete clown...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 2 months ago 67,859 reads 41 comments

  14. Nick Young Tweets: 'I'll Be the New Coach'

    Move over, Kevin Ollie, Byron Scott and John Calipari. There's a new candidate for the Los Angeles Lakers ' head coaching position...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 200 reads 0 comments

  15. Rumor: Lakers, Chris Bosh Have Mutual Interest

    The Lakers and Chris Bosh have interest in each other as Bosh nears potential free agency this summer, reports Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 14,141 reads 15 comments

  16. Report: George Karl Interested in Coaching Lakers

    George Karl has persistently taken calls lately, answering endless questions about his interest level in various NBA head-coaching vacancies...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 3,915 reads 6 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers Entering Biggest Offseason of Kobe Bryant Era

    Almost two decades into a triumphant alliance that has survived stubbornness, egos, heartbreak, age and even death, the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant face a summer mired in uncertainty and disquiet they've never encountered before...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 16,911 reads 32 comments

  18. Pros and Cons of Derek Fisher as a Potential Lakers Head Coach

    Derek Fisher won five NBA championships as a player with the Los Angeles Lakers . Could he win a few more as their next head coach? The point guard affectionately known as D-Fish isn’t quite done with playing yet...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 8,456 reads 10 comments

  19. Magic: 'I Love Kobe, but He Is Not Michael'

    During the Q/A portion of Magic Johnson's “Evening With” series at Long Beach State University Monday evening, the former Lakers great was asked to choose between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 9,538 reads 29 comments

  20. Are Lakers Interested in Mark Jackson?

    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 5,550 reads 5 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Is Biggest Roadblock in Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild

    Among the many roadblocks facing the Los Angeles Lakers in their attempt at a hypersonic rebuild is Kobe Bryant , the 35-year-old shooting guard to whom their fortunes are still decidedly tethered...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 17,940 reads 109 comments

  22. Lakers Rumors: Exhaustive Coaching Search Must Be Done with Eye Toward Future

    In life, we all have placeholders. You apply for "safety schools" senior year in case your first choice doesn't accept you. You stick with a job you hate and work under incompetent management to pay rent while sending in applications elsewhere...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 9,278 reads 3 comments

  23. Kendall Marshall Gets Mistaken for a Lakers Fan at a Sandwich Shop

    Kendall Marshall signed with the Los Angeles Lakers back in December and started in over half of their games in the regular season. Regardless of his recent NBA success—Marshall averaged close to a double-double with 8...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 2 months ago 145,936 reads 199 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Tells Pau Gasol He Wants Him to Return to Los Angeles Lakers

    Kobe Bryant wants Pau Gasol to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers . "I spoke with Kobe before the end of the season and he told me he wanted me to stay," Gasol told Marca ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 33,967 reads 113 comments

  25. Assessing Wesley Johnson's Confounding Continual Mediocrity

    One look at Wesley Johnson and everything about him screams "NBA player". He's a lean 6'7" with a wingspan around 7'. His hands are gigantic, perfect for palming the rock and jamming it in the face of any defender who should even dare...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 76 reads 0 comments