1. Mitch Kupchak Believes Kobe Bryant Will Retire When Contract Expires in 2016

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in a tailspin with nary an end in sight. Superstar Kobe Bryant is doing what he can to carry a lackluster squad in averaging 25.2 points per game, but his team is still 5-16 this season...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 58,814 reads 213 comments

  2. Lakers, Celtics Find Paths Connected Again in Fight to Recapture Glory Days

    If you had a time machine and were to choose any moment to drop in on the Celtics-Lakers rivalry, it'd have to be in the 1960s or '80s, when larger-than-life championship showdowns between the teams were the norm...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 24,949 reads 115 comments

  3. Lakers' Offseason Hasn't Moved Quickly, but It Could Move Them to Right Coach

    LOS ANGELES — One safe way to gauge how busy Mitch Kupchak has been is to check his hair. When he really needs to get it cut, you know the Los Angeles Lakers general manager has been absolutely swamped...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 91,529 reads 154 comments

  4. Carlos Boozer Addition Leaves Lakers in Uniquely Unsettling Position

    LOS ANGELES — What do parents do if they've spoiled their children for many, many years and then realize that their kids are woefully unready for the harsh realities of normal, ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 285,792 reads 590 comments

  5. GM Mitch Kupchak: Los Angeles Lakers Prepared to 'Go All Out' in Free Agency

    Sit tight, Los Angeles Lakers fans, because your team sure isn't. Anyone who thought the Lakers would play it safe during free agency and bide their time until next summer was apparently wrong...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 40,099 reads 254 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant's Predraft Workout Has Become Stuff of Lakers, and NBA, Legend

    LOS ANGELES — Considering how much work it takes to leap from great to truly historic, a legend is made more than he is born. Truth be told, the two are interconnected...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 443,599 reads 302 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers: The Offseason Uncertainty Looms Large

    It’s a weird time here in Los Angeles to be a basketball fan. Both local teams' seasons have drawn to a close. Moreover, both are in a state of turmoil...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about 8 months ago 861 reads 2 comments

  8. 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 9 months ago 10,311 reads 22 comments

  9. Takeaways from Mike D'Antoni and Mitch Kupchak's Season-Ending Lakers Presser

    The Los Angeles Lakers could use a hug, preferably from someone with an NBA body and off-the-bus shooting range...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 7,229 reads 30 comments

  10. LA Lakers Management Can't Let Recent History Repeat Itself

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ doomed season is almost over, and it’s a cautionary tale that didn ’t happen overnight. The warning signs have been in plain sight for the past few years...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 10 months ago 3,619 reads 12 comments

  11. Why Mitch Kupchak's Extension Is Good News for Los Angeles Lakers' Future

    The Los Angeles Lakers are somewhere between rebuilding and epic uncertainty, but the one sure thing going forward is that there's only one man in position to turn this thing around...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 10 months ago 2,129 reads 2 comments

  12. GM Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Won't Consult Kobe Bryant on Mike D'Antoni's Future

    Kobe Bryant 's influence over the Los Angeles Lakers ' future is waning. There have been different signs that Bryant's power is slowly and surely being marginalized in Los Angeles, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 months ago 25,690 reads 210 comments

  13. Lakers and GM Mitch Kupchak Agree to Multiyear Contract Extension

    As speculation about the status of head coach Mike D'Antoni reaches a fever pitch, the Los Angeles Lakers secured the future of at least part of their brain trust on Tuesday. ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 months ago 31,737 reads 88 comments

  14. Nick Young and LA Lakers Discuss Continuing Their Future Together

    Hey, Los Angeles, are you ready for a "Stay Swag" campaign? Lakers swingman Nick Young playfully suggested his team roll out the red carpet for him in the 2014 offseason ...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 11 months ago 24,956 reads 78 comments

  15. Mitch Kupchak: 'Unfortunately' LA Lakers Will Have High Pick in 2014 NBA Draft

    Appearing on SiriusXM NBA Radio (subscription required) on Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak offered a mixed take on a terrible season, saying, "Unfortunately, we're going to have a good draft pick this year...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 12 months ago 34,532 reads 126 comments