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Lakers in review: Training camp opens, team loses exhibition to Jazz

The Lakers opened training camp with media day Sept. 28, followed by a flight to Hawaii where the team was set to prepare for the 2015-16 season. With 19 players under contract, the franchise has a number of roster and rotation issues to resolve before the end of October. A significant lingering...

Gambling website downgrades Lakers' chances to win title to 100-1

While the Lakers are optimistic on the second day of training camp, others aren't quite so bullish. On Wednesday, gambling website Bovada downgraded the Lakers' chances at winning a title for the 2015-16 season to 100-1. The Lakers had climbed to odds of 50-1 as of July 6 on the Bovada books, as...

Brandon Bass hopes to help young Lakers by being best version of himself

In July, the Lakers added veteran Brandon Bass in free agency.  Now in his 11th season, the 30-year-old hopes to help as both a player and a mentor.

Jordan Clarkson looks to expand range, comfortable at two-guard

Through a dismal 2014-15 season, the brightest spot for the Lakers was the play of then-rookie guard Jordan Clarkson.

Lakers media day live updates: What's in store for next season?

The Lakers' season officially starts today, with the entire team gathering for media day in El Segundo, where they will talk about the hopes and dreams for 2015-16. We will have five reporters on hand, and Alex Shultz will give you the worm's-eye view right here on this blog beginning at 1 p.m.

Phil Jackson expects Kobe Bryant to play beyond season, but with Lakers?

Kobe Bryant is heading into his 20th season and final year of his current contract with the Lakers.

Lakers sign forward Metta World Peace

The Lakers signed forward Metta World Peace on Thursday. Although details of the contract were not released, it's expected to be a non-guaranteed, one-year, $1.5-million minimum deal.

Marcelo Huertas, 32-year-old Brazilian point guard, gets first chance in NBA

Despite joining the NBA as a 32-year-old rookie, Brazilian point guard Marcelo Huertas is eager to make his debut after signing with the Lakers on Wednesday.

Lakers promote executives Jesse Buss, Ryan West and Clay Moser

Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced three front-office promotions Friday.

Bill Plaschke's wakeup call: Metta World Peace to bring peace?

Could Metta World Peace be the missing element to the Lakers? L.A. Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke ponders what his return could mean to the ailing team.

Lakers officially sign Brazilian guard Marcelo Huertas

The Lakers on Wednesday announced the signing of Brazilian guard Marcelo Huertas.

Jonathan Holmes signs with Lakers, but only $100,000 is guaranteed

The Lakers signed undrafted forward Jonathan Holmes on Thursday to a two-year contract.

Lakers sign Texas forward Jonathan Holmes to a two-year deal

The Lakers on Thursday signed forward Jonathan Holmes to a two-year deal.

Lakers' 2015-16 schedule includes eight-game, December road trip

The Lakers will start the 2015-16 season at home on Oct. 28, playing host to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the opener at Staples Center should also showcase the top two picks in this summer's NBA draft.

Lakers, Clippers likely to meet in Christmas Day game

The Lakers will apparently be home for Christmas. So will the Clippers.

Will the 2015-16 season be Kobe Bryant's final year?

The 2015-16 season will be Kobe Bryant's 20th in the NBA, all with the Lakers.

Easy decision for Lakers: Jordan Clarkson's contract to guarantee Saturday

The Lakers face one of their easiest decisions of the summer on Saturday, the deadline to cut second-year guard Jordan Clarkson.

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.

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