1. Grading Mike D'Antoni's Season with the Los Angeles Lakers

    If coaching the Los Angeles Lakers was a college course, Mike D'Antoni would be on the verge of flunking. In college, you usually get to come back and take the class again...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 11 days ago 9,263 reads 51 comments

  2. Biggest Issues Facing LA Lakers Heading into 2014 Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers are faced with a plethora of problems as the 2013-14 campaign comes to a close. Only three players have guaranteed contracts for 2014-15; Mike D’Antoni ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 11 days ago 12,346 reads 34 comments

  3. Should Lakers Recruit Derek Fisher for Front-Office Position?

    With Derek Fisher’s long and successful playing career drawing to a close, he’ll naturally be looking toward new opportunities. The Los Angeles Lakers would be wise to consider luring him back for a front-office position...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 12 days ago 11,305 reads 39 comments

  4. Lakers Come in as Underdogs vs. Clippers

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Hearing Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni rattle off a list of the Los Angeles Clippers ' best qualities made the chasm between the two teams these days abundantly clear...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 12 days ago 364 reads 0 comments

  5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Set All-Time NBA Scoring Record 30 Years Ago Today

    Here's a an anniversary item that's bound to make a lot of you out there feel pretty old—this writer included: I suppose you'll want to see the bucket itself...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 12 days ago 7,824 reads 41 comments

  6. Pau Gasol Will Reportedly Have Several Options In 2014 Free Agency

    Outside of Kobe Bryant , no player has been more synonymous with Purple and Gold than big man Pau Gasaol. But the Los Angeles Lakers and the 33-year-old Spaniard could finally be headed in different directions this summer...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 12 days ago 42,367 reads 224 comments

  7. Who Needs the Other More in Lakers-Dante Exum Lovefest?

    Dante Exum, generally regarded as a top-five prospect in the upcoming NBA draft, has been hanging out at Los Angeles Lakers games recently with his agent, Rob Pelinka...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 12 days ago 24,618 reads 75 comments

  8. Nick Young Calls Right Ankle “sore,” but Hopes to Play Sunday vs. Clippers

    Pain still lingers in his mildly sprained right ankle and even the fracture and bone bruise in his left knee that sidelined him for 16 games...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 12 days ago 372 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Teams Pau Gasol Should Be Keeping His Eye on

    Pau Gasol will likely keep an eye on the playoffs to determine the team he wishes to join this summer. There are probably a few squads that Gasol will be rooting against with the hope of joining one of them in the offseason...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 13 days ago 12,109 reads 47 comments

  10. Pincus: Lakers Should Target Ollie as Head Coach

    The NCAA's Final Four kicks off Saturday with the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies looking to upset the top-seeded Florida Gators, while the second-seeded Wisconsin Badgers will try to hold off the eighth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 13 days ago 853 reads 1 comments

  11. Gasol Facing Unceremonious Exit from Lakers

    LOS ANGELES -- The cheers still rain down on Pau Gasol , though not as loud as they once did, from a crowd that isn't as connected to the Lakers as they used to be. A 25-50 record will do that to you...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 13 days ago 383 reads 0 comments

  12. Report: Steve Nash Will Shut It Down After Playing Dallas Mavericks

    The 2013-14 season was a nonstarter for Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash , and he's about to shut it down for good according to the Los Angeles Times ' Mark Medina...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 13 days ago 21,036 reads 68 comments

  13. Nash to Likely Play His Last Game of Season

    As hard as he has worked, Steve Nash has just not been able to get fully past the nerve root issue that he has battled the last two seasons...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 13 days ago 71 reads 0 comments

  14. Report: Nash Likely to Play His Final Game of Season

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 13 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  15. Report: LA May Shut Down Pau Gasol, Which Means His Lakers Run Is Likely Done

    Pau Gasol has been suiting up for the Los Angeles Lakers since the 2007-08 season when he was dealt from the Memphis Grizzlies in a blockbuster trade, but there’s a chance his 2013-14 season—and stint with L...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 13 days ago 4,782 reads 38 comments

  16. What Kind of Player Will Kobe Bryant Be Next Season?

    It would have been laughable if it wasn’t so tragic— Kobe Bryant coming back from a devastating injury that nearly ended his career and being pressed into running the point by Mike D’Antoni...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 13 days ago 7,960 reads 10 comments

  17. Cheer Up LA Lakers Fans, Your Team Is Usually Awesome

    Somewhere, there is an 11-month-old fan of the Los Angeles Lakers who has never seen his favorite team make the NBA playoffs...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 14 days ago 14,421 reads 50 comments

  18. Lakers Insider: Why Would L.A. Not Fire Mike D'Antoni? Here's Why (Maybe)

    LOS ANGELES — Judging from the Twitter response to my recent column about Chris Kaman and Mike D'Antoni , the element that really got to many people was the part about the ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 14 days ago 44,027 reads 213 comments

  19. Report: LA Lakers' Nick Young Intends to Test Free Agency This Summer

    Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young may be a local boy —born and bred in Southern California —but that doesn't mean he's going to stay in L.A. on the cheap...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 14 days ago 29,339 reads 147 comments

  20. Jordan Hill Is Latest LA Laker to Question Return If Mike D'Antoni Is Back

    For Los Angeles Lakers big man and free-agent-to-be Jordan Hill , the idea of playing another season under coach Mike D'Antoni is a deal-breaker...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 14 days ago 12,240 reads 62 comments

  21. Swaggy P Expected to Test Free Agency

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – While Swaggy P bathes in the attention of the uncertainty, Nick Young has made up his mind to opt out of his contract with the Lakers and become a free agent this summer, he strongly indicated to NBA ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  22. Henry Elevates Game and Body in Redemptive Season

    Xavier Henry exited the doctor's examination room and impatiently clenched his hand, fearing his wrist lacked the capacity to allow him to finish a resurrecting season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 14 days ago 239 reads 0 comments

  23. Improved Meeks Making His Team Proud

    Not that any awards should be handed out to anyone on a Los Angeles Lakers team that fell to a dreadful 25-50 with a 107-102 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday -- no need to ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 382 reads 0 comments

  24. Mike D'Antoni's Ultimate Parting Shot Would Be Strong Finish

    It’s the tail end of a disastrous season, and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni is trying for the last laugh—playing the spoiler and ruining other teams’ playoff dreams...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 14 days ago 3,231 reads 9 comments

  25. Rapid Reaction: Kings 107, Lakers 102

    SACRAMENTO -- In a clash between the NBA 's seventh-worst and sixth-worst teams, the Los Angeles Lakers came away as losers against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. .....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by David Scipione about 14 days ago 121 reads 1 comments