Darvin Ham, a former Atlanta player who spent the last two seasons on the Los Angeles Lakers' staff, has been named a Hawks assistant coach.
Current Los Angeles Laker and former Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash is fighting to keep his ex-wife and three children from moving from Phoenix to California, where he now plays.
Two people familiar with the situation say the Charlotte Bobcats have hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford to become their new coach.
Flynn Robinson, who was on the 1971-1972 Lakers team that won Los Angeles its first NBA title, has died at age 72.
The following statement was issued today by the Los Angeles Lakers regarding the death of former Laker Flynn Robinson:
Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol will get ultrasonic treatment on both knees in an attempt to regenerate his tendons.
Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early years with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and coach Mike D'Antoni all believe Dwight Howard should stick with the Los Angeles Lakers.
THE FACTS: The San Antonio Spurs showed no mercy Sunday afternoon. They took the court in Game 4 of the Western Conference first-round series against a team they hardly recognized and treated those Los Angeles Lakers as if they were still stacked with All Stars, instead of the patchwork group they really were. Show More Summary
With the Los Angeles Lakers' top four guards sidelined by injuries, Andrew Goudelock and Darius Morris started Game 3 of their first-round playoff series with San Antonio.
Steve Nash needed three injections for pain relief on the Los Angeles Lakers' day off. He's still more likely to play in Game 3 on Friday night than Steve Blake or Jodie Meeks.
Steve Blake won't play for the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, and fellow guards Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks are doubtful.
THE FACTS: Tony Parker scored 28 points with 24 coming in the second half on 8-for-14 shooting from the floor and 7-for-8 from the foul line in the Spurs' 102-91 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday that has given San Antonio a 2-0 lead over the Lakers in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Game 3 is Friday at Staples Center.
Steve Nash is hoping to return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup in time for their playoff opener.
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Los Angeles Lakers assistant Eddie Jordan has reached a tentative agreement to take over as coach at Rutgers.
Although Kobe Bryant's season is over, Dwight Howard thinks the Los Angeles Lakers' fun has just begun.
The New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, April 8 through Sunday, April 14.
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Andrew Goudelock with two games left in the regular season. Los Angeles made the move Sunday night in time for Goudelock to be in uniform against the San Antonio Spurs.
Kobe Bryant is having surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending the season for the Los Angeles Lakers star.
THE FACTS: Kobe Bryant had a season-high 47 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a critical 113-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers Wednesday night at the Rose Garden.