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Lakers earn 11th seed, will play Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday

After losing two of three games, the Lakers earned an 11th seed in the NBA's Las Vegas championship tournament.

Lakers in review: Roy Hibbert, Brandon Bass, Lou Williams join team

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.

Lakers' D'Angelo Russell is aggressive but turnover-prone against 76ers

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.

Jordan Clarkson carries scoring load again for Lakers in summer league

Two games into summer league, one thing appears certain for the Lakers -- their top scoring option, at least in Las Vegas, is Jordan Clarkson.

Lakers sign rookies D'Angelo Russell and 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.

To join Lakers, Roy Hibbert waived over $2.2 million of trade bonus

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.

Lakers acquire two-time All-Star center Roy Hibbert from the Pacers

The Lakers acquired 7-foot-2 center Roy Hibbert on Thursday, sending a future second-rounder to the Indiana Pacers.

Lakers sign free-agent Lou Williams, second-round pick Anthony Brown

The NBA's annual moratorium has been lifted, and the Lakers got to work on Thursday to add two players to the roster.

Kobe Bryant weighs in on Clippers-Mavericks emoji battle

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.

NBA sets 2015-16 salary cap at $70 million

On Wednesday, the NBA announced the salary cap for the 2015-16 will be set at $70 million.

Lakers lose out on LaMarcus Aldridge: Who should they go after now?

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.

Lakers lose out again as Greg Monroe picks Milwaukee Bucks

The Lakers lost out on another big man Thursday when free agent center Greg Monroe agreed to join the Milwaukee Bucks.

Larry Nance Jr. was 'terrified' of Kobe Bryant's response to tweet

The Lakers introduced their three 2015 draft picks on Monday at the team's practice facility in El Segundo.

Lakers week in review

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.

Lakers finalize El Segundo purchase for new headquarters

The Lakers have completed the purchase of a five-acre El Segundo property that will serve as the franchise's new corporate headquarters.

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak: No. 2 pick won't lead to immediate NBA title

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.

Examining how the Clippers stack up in playoffs and in L.A.

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.

Why the Lakers stunk so bad this season, and how they can recover

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.

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