Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Blog Profile / L.A. Times Lakers Blog

Filed Under:Sports / Basketball
Posts on Regator:6569
Posts / Week:19
Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Byron Scott wants Lakers to average 10 to 15 three-point shots a game

The Lakers are quickly adjusting to life after Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as coach  after a 27-55 season.

NBA television deal could give Lakers massive spending power in 2016

The Lakers stand to have significant spending power in 2016-17 free agency, with the NBA announcing on Monday a lucrative extension of their national television deal with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TNT) and the Walt Disney Company (ABC, ESPN).

Kobe Bryant, Lakers to make preseason returns Monday vs. Denver Nuggets

Kobe Bryant and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season.

Lakers rotation will need to adjust to loss of Nick Young

The Lakers were dealt their first significant setback of the 2014-15 season on Friday, when Nick Young was ruled out for approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb.

Jeremy Lin not sure Nick Young has earned 'Swaggy P' moniker yet

Nick Young's nickname of "Swaggy P" has seemingly universal appeal, but new teammate Jeremy Lin isn't sold yet.

Nick Young sprains right thumb, MRI pending

Lakers small forward Nick Young sprained his right thumb at practice on Friday.

Jeremy Lin leading the second unit at point guard

The Lakers finished their third day of preseason practice on Thursday, continuing to scrimmage and run.

Julius Randle ready to earn his time, wowed by teammate Kobe Bryant

After a difficult 27-55 season, the Lakers landed the seventh overall pick in the draft, selecting University of Kentucky power forward Julius Randle.

Lakers' Wesley Johnson staying quiet about Kobe Bryant's condition

The Lakers made a $48.5-million gamble that Kobe Bryant will return to form after a lost season due to knee and Achilles' injuries.

Lakers' Nick Young learns from watching game video with Kobe Bryant

When Kobe Bryant first approached Nick Young about working out together in the summer, Young admitted he was nervous.

Lakers' week in review

The Lakers finished the final week of the off-season and will be transitioning  Monday to the preseason with the franchise's annual media day.

Lakers' training camp roster by jersey numbers

The Lakers will officially get back to work when they open training camp on Monday with the team's annual media day.

Mitch Kupchak expects Kobe Bryant to make strong return

General Manager Mitch Kupchak has high expectations that All-Star guard Kobe Bryant will make a strong return this season, after missing all but six games last year with Achilles and knee injuries.

Former Laker Mike Penberthy named Timberwolves' shooting coach

Mike Penberthy, a member of the Lakers' 2000-01 NBA championship team, has joined the Minnesota Timberwolves as the team's shooting coach.

Lakers increase training camp roster to 19 with veteran Ronnie Price

The Lakers announced the signing of veteran guard Ronnie Price on Wednesday, bringing to 19 the number of players on their roster.

Wayne Ellington's salary non-guaranteed until key Nov., Dec. dates

On Monday, the Lakers signed free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington, increasing the team's roster to 14 players.

Lakers sign free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington

The Lakers added 26-year-old shooting guard Wayne Ellington to their roster on Monday.

DeAngelo Hall seeks advice from Kobe Bryant on torn Achilles' tendon

After Kobe Bryant tore his left Achilles' tendon in April of 2013, he reached out to soccer star David Beckham for advice.

Lakers' week in review

The Lakers open training camp training camp in a week, after a relatively quiet September.

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC