1. Lakers Offering Carmelo Anthony Max Contract All About Kobe Bryant

    Keeping Kobe Bryant happy isn't a part-time job. Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak would never admit it, but his aggressive pursuit of Carmelo Anthony presumably ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 4 days ago 125,125 reads 209 comments

  2. Should Lakers Fans Get Their Hopes Up About Carmelo Anthony?

    After a contract offer and a meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers , Carmelo Anthony might seem like a realistic possibility to don a purple and gold uniform by the end of this offseason...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 days ago 226,247 reads 799 comments

  3. Best Potential Free-Agent Landing Spots for Jordan Hill During 2014 Offseason

    Bruising big man Jordan Hill has five NBA seasons under his belt, but the 26-year-old unrestricted free agent is still something of an unknown commodity...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 days ago 26,753 reads 102 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Rounding Up Latest Buzz on Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol and More

    Who wants to play with Kobe Bryant ? Perhaps that is the million(s) dollar question at the moment for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 days ago 20,013 reads 2 comments

  5. Lakers Rumors: Predicting Likelihood of Star Free Agents Signing with LA

    The Los Angeles Lakers would need approximately $470 million in cap space to sign all of the free agents they're linked to through rumors. No team is linked to more, partly because, well, they're the Lakers...

    David Daniels Written by David Daniels about 5 days ago 24,369 reads 7 comments

  6. Biggest Needs for LA Lakers During Free-Agency Season

    On the heels of a successful NBA draft night, the Los Angeles Lakers have entered this summer’s free agency with renewed determination. The Lakers drafted power forward Julius Randle from Kentucky with their No...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 days ago 3,802 reads 10 comments

  7. Why Julius Randle Is Poised to Thrive with Los Angeles Lakers

    For most NBA rookies, joining a 27-win team means entering a pressure-free environment where expectations are low and patience is plentiful...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 days ago 35,769 reads 78 comments

  8. Lakers Rumors: L.A. Smart to Offer Melo Max Deal

    If you're going to go after the big fish, you better bring the best bait to the lake. That's exactly what the Los Angeles Lakers seem prepared to do with Carmelo Anthony ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 5 days ago 8,399 reads 2 comments

  9. What Missing out on Carmelo Anthony Would Mean for Los Angeles Lakers

    Plan B. After losing Dwight Howard in 2013, the Los Angeles Lakers may be faced with such a scenario for the second summer in a row...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 days ago 39,559 reads 110 comments

  10. Why Los Angeles Lakers Should Try to Lure Isaiah Thomas Away in Free Agency

    The Steve Nash experiment didn't work out quite as planned. In two seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers , the iconic point guard has played in just 65 games because of injuries...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 days ago 43,864 reads 312 comments

  11. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Free-Agent Possibilities Beyond Carmelo Anthony

    The Los Angeles Lakers will do everything they can to sign Carmelo Anthony, but they must also have some contingency plans if the superstar decides to go to another team...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 12,593 reads 3 comments

  12. Ranking Los Angeles Lakers' Most Believable Free-Agency Rumors

    Rumor season is upon us, and while the Los Angeles Lakers are as polarizing as any team in the NBA , free agency has been relatively quiet for the group from Tinseltown...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 6 days ago 19,042 reads 12 comments

  13. Lakers Go Hollywood in Meeting with Melo

    The Lakers went Hollywood in their 2½-hour meeting Thursday with free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony. Big time...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 9,563 reads 3 comments

  14. Lakers News: Latest Updates on Julius Randle, Pau Gasol and More

    Summer is a season of change, and there is perhaps no NBA team more desperate to transition into a new era of dominance than the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 6 days ago 7,761 reads 1 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Absent as Lakers Pitch to Carmelo

    If ever there were a superstar whose accidental absence from a recruiting meeting with Carmelo Anthony would be forgiven, it is Kobe Bryant ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 6 days ago 8,831 reads 1 comments

  16. Lakers Start Summer over Salary Cap, Look to Create Spending Power

    The Lakers might have enough money to sign New York Knicks free-agent Carmelo Anthony, but starting the summer, the Lakers are still over the NBA 's salary cap...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 6 days ago 3,827 reads 1 comments

  17. Keeping Pau Gasol Key to Los Angeles Lakers Luring More Free Agents

    Kobe Bryant 's fat contract puts the Los Angeles Lakers in a position where short-term contention is the only sensible plan, and they'll need Pau Gasol back in the fold to carry it out...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 days ago 6,821 reads 18 comments

  18. How Los Angeles Lakers Can Go from Long Shots to Favorites for Carmelo Anthony

    Somehow, someway, the Los Angeles Lakers have been flying under the radar in their pursuit of superstar free agent Carmelo Anthony . Part of their understated status is self-inflicted...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 days ago 18,073 reads 71 comments

  19. What Lakers Can Offer Carmelo Anthony That Other Teams Can't

    After meeting with the Chicago Bulls , Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday and Wednesday, Carmelo Anthony took his free-agency tour to Hollywood on Thursday to meet with the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 7 days ago 35,755 reads 106 comments

  20. Why Los Angeles Lakers Have a Real Chance to Sign Carmelo Anthony

    With a legacy of winning, a superstar running mate who's already secured a Hall of Fame spot and a market that celebrates stars like few others, the Los Angeles Lakers have plenty to offer free-agent scoring machine Carmelo Anthony ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 7 days ago 21,380 reads 40 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Latest Gossip on Pau Gasol and Free-Agent Targets

    Not many teams are going to have a busier summer than the Los Angeles Lakers . The team is engaged in full-on rebuilding mode following a dreadful 27-55 campaign, but with ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 7 days ago 902 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers' Free-Agent Pitch to Carmelo Anthony Has Makings of a Feel-Good Story

    LOS ANGELES — The simple sales pitch is ready, and if Carmelo Anthony can be made to feel like Los Angeles is meant to be his home Thursday, the Lakers might really shock the world...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 days ago 253,667 reads 600 comments

  23. Ranking Best Available Coaching Candidates for LA Lakers

    The Lakers were the only team in the NBA without a head coach until Jason Kidd made a sudden detour from the Brooklyn Nets , landing messily with the Milwaukee Bucks . This left the Nets without a coach—for about 10 minutes...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 7 days ago 25,005 reads 51 comments

  24. Kobe Flies in for Melo Meeting, Sources Say

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar guard Kobe Bryant flew in late Wednesday night from a European vacation so he could attend and play a key part in the team's pitch to free-agent forward ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 days ago 6,154 reads 8 comments

  25. Report: Lakers Envision Melo-Gasol Frontcourt

    The Lakers are envisioning a future with Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol together in their frontcourt, hoping to make it a reality with step one Thursday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 7 days ago 175 reads 0 comments