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After losing two of three games, the Lakers earned an 11th seed in the NBA's Las Vegas championship tournament.
After striking out on their top free-agent choices like LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan and Greg Monroe, the Lakers moved on to fill the roster with three experienced veterans.
On Day 1 of the NBA summer league in Las Vegas, Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell faced off against Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns, the only player drafted ahead of him. On Day 2, Russell went against Philadelphia's Jahlil Okafor, the third overall pick whom many assumed would end up a Laker.
Two games into summer league, one thing appears certain for the Lakers -- their top scoring option, at least in Las Vegas, is Jordan Clarkson.
No Julius Randle, no problem for Larry Nance Jr.
The Lakers signed rookies D'Angelo Russell and Larry Nance Jr. to multi-year, rookie-scale contracts before their summer league game on Friday in Las Vegas.
On Thursday, the Lakers added four new players, signing guard Lou Williams, forward Brandon Bass and rookie guard/forward Anthony Brown, while trading for center Roy Hibbert from the Indiana Pacers.
The Lakers acquired 7-foot-2 center Roy Hibbert on Thursday, sending a future second-rounder to the Indiana Pacers.
The NBA's annual moratorium has been lifted, and the Lakers got to work on Thursday to add two players to the roster.
Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant chimed in on the emoji war over Twitter between the Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks over free agent center DeAndre Jordan on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the NBA announced the salary cap for the 2015-16 will be set at $70 million.
NBA free agency began in Los Angeles at 9:01 p.m. on Tuesday. The Lakers have agreed to terms with exactly zero free agents.
The Lakers lost out on another big man Thursday when free agent center Greg Monroe agreed to join the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Lakers introduced their three 2015 draft picks on Monday at the team's practice facility in El Segundo.
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.