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In addition to the engagement of guard/forward Nick Young to rapper/model Iggy Azalea, the Lakers had a busy week as the franchise continued to audition players for the team's three picks in the 2015 NBA draft.
The Lakers can't seem to escape the injury bug.
The Lakers have completed the purchase of a five-acre El Segundo property that will serve as the franchise's new corporate headquarters.
The Lakers are ecstatic they won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft in Tuesday's draft lottery, but the team's general manager, Mitch Kupchak, on Thursday tried to dampen expectations that a championship is imminent.
With the Clippers set to tip off against the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Monday, Eric Pincus takes a look at how the team has fared this season and whether they have a chance at winning over more Los Angeles-area sports fans.
The Lakers are in utter disarray, meekly finishing their worst season ever with a 122-99 loss Wednesday to the almost-as-meek Sacramento Kings.
On Thursday, Carlos Boozer met with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Byron Scott for his exit interview.
With only eight available players, the Lakers limped to the 2014-15 season's finish line with a 122-99 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
The Lakers stayed with the Kings for three quarters, but heavy minutes took their toll and Sacramento pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 102-92 victory at Sleep Train Arena.
Facing a severe shortage of healthy guards, the Lakers plan to sign guard Vander Blue from their Development League affiliate.
Rajon Rondo visited Staples Center on Sunday, helping the Dallas Mavericks defeat the Lakers, 120-106, but he didn't connect with Kobe Bryant.
The Lakers lost their 59th game of the season Sunday night, falling to the playoff-bound Dallas Mavericks, 120-106.
The Lakers (21-58) host the Dallas Mavericks (48-31) on Sunday at Staples Center.
The Lakers collapsed in the third quarter against the Nuggets, getting blitzed 35 to 17 in a 119-101 loss on Wednesday night in Denver.
Clippers 105, Lakers 100 (end of regulation)
When the Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves meet July 10 at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, it's possible that game could offer a glimpse of the league's next two dominant big men and it could supply some intrigue.
When the odds for who would wear the NBA championship crown next season came out after the Golden State Warriors won the NBA title over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night, the Lakers were way, way, way down on the list of favorites to get that 2016 ring.
When the Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves meet July 10 at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, it’s possible that game could offer a glimpse of the league’s next two dominant big men and it could supply some intrigue.
Darion Atkins said he has "dropped off" most of the NBA draft boards, but the 6-foot-8 forward from Virginia has high hopes that his body of work in the tough ACC Conference has made teams remain interested in him.
The consensus, if the so-called draft experts are correct, is that the Lakers will use their No. 2 pick in the NBA draft to select Jahlil Okafor out of Duke.