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The Lakers are quickly adjusting to life after Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as coach after a 27-55 season.
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 and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season.
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.
Nick Young's nickname of "Swaggy P" has seemingly universal appeal, but new teammate Jeremy Lin isn't sold yet.
Lakers small forward Nick Young sprained his right thumb at practice on Friday.
The Lakers finished their third day of preseason practice on Thursday, continuing to scrimmage and run.
After a difficult 27-55 season, the Lakers landed the seventh overall pick in the draft, selecting University of Kentucky power forward Julius Randle.
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.
When Kobe Bryant first approached Nick Young about working out together in the summer, Young admitted he was nervous.
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.
The Lakers will officially get back to work when they open training camp on Monday with the team's annual media day.
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.
Mike Penberthy, a member of the Lakers' 2000-01 NBA championship team, has joined the Minnesota Timberwolves as the team's shooting coach.
The Lakers announced the signing of veteran guard Ronnie Price on Wednesday, bringing to 19 the number of players on their roster.
On Monday, the Lakers signed free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington, increasing the team's roster to 14 players.
The Lakers added 26-year-old shooting guard Wayne Ellington to their roster on Monday.
After Kobe Bryant tore his left Achilles' tendon in April of 2013, he reached out to soccer star David Beckham for advice.
The Lakers open training camp training camp in a week, after a relatively quiet September.
Former Lakers center Dwight Howard is facing minor legal trouble.