Kobe Bryant and the L.A. Lakers have agreed to a 2 year contract extension, according to the Lakers organization. General Manager Mitch Kupchak made the announcement Monday morning. The contract extension comes just days after Kobe returned to the practice floor for the Lakers. Show More Summary
(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed All-Star guard Kobe Bryant to a 2-year contract extension. General manager Mitch Kupchak made the announcement Monday, ending speculation that Bryant could end up with another team after this season. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant like each other. They really like each other. And want to stick together. And have put it in writing. General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that the Lakers have signed Bryant to a two-year contract extension. “This is a very happy day for Lakers fans and for the Lakers organization,” [...]
Why yes, Los Angeles Lakers general manager, Mitch Kupchak, does hold grudges. Speaking at an event for Lakers season-ticket holders, Kupchak took the opportunity to laud NBA commissioner David Stern, who will retire this February, for...Show More Summary
GM Mitch Kupchak says Lakers won't know what kind of team they have until Kobe Bryant returns from Achilles' tendon injury. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak said Sunday he does not anticipate Kobe Bryant returning from his Achilles' tendon injury within the next two weeks.
As the former Laker returns to Staples Center to face the Clippers, his team is 3-0, he is spry instead of hobbled, and he has a huge new contract. Dwight Howard walked past Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak in that Staples Center tunnel last spring and never really stopped, the allure of less pressure and a permanent honeymoon triggering a Texas two-step.
By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Who's Herm Edwards' favorite General Manager in sports? Mitch Kupchak! It starts with Mark Schlereth bizarrely highlighting various NFL players grabbing each other in the groin region for his "Off the Mark" segment on NFL Live, which certainly seems a little risque for buttoned-down ESPN. Show More Summary
Who's Herm Edwards' favorite General Manager in sports? Mitch Kupchak! It starts with Mark Schlereth bizarrely highlighting various NFL players grabbing each other in the groin region for his "Off the Mark" segment on NFL Live, which certainly seems a little risque for buttoned-down ESPN. Show More Summary
After Dwight Howard’s departure over the summer, the Los Angeles Lakers appeared to be headed for a painfully bad season. But general manager Mitch Kupchak retooled L.A.’s roster with players like Nick Young, Chris Kaman, Jordan Farmar...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed center Dan Gadzuric, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. We assume this is a non-guaranteed deal that merely brings Gadzuric to training camp. A ten-year NBA veteran, Gadzuric spent the 2012-13 season playing with Marinos de Anzoátegui in Venezuela. In 30 games with the team he averaged [...]
There have been no contract extension talks with the star yet, says the general manager, but he expects Bryant to retire in a Lakers uniform. Kobe Bryant hasn't played basketball since hobbling off the court on April 12, a torn Achilles' tendon ending his season and the Lakers' already-slim chances of doing any playoff damage.
Mitch Kupchak has spoken. The Los Angeles Lakers general manager held his first press conference of the 2013-14 season, and as you might expect, there was no shortage of memorable quotes on all sorts of topics. It should come as absolutely no surprise that Kupchak had to speak about Kobe Bryant's injury right off the bat. Show More Summary
Mitch Kupchak put together a really nice offseason for the Los Angeles Lakers. But it could’ ve been better. After losing the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, LAL’s general manager signed young talent like Wesley Johnson, Jordan Farmar and...Show More Summary
Xavier Henry Fighting to stay in the league The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent guard Xavier Henry, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Henry, a three-year NBA veteran, appeared in 50 games (2 starts) last season with the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans) averaging 3.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 12.5 [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers have found a stretch forward. General manager Mitch Kupchak announced that the team has signed free agent Shawne Williams, per NBA.com. According to ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin, his contract will be for one year at the veteran's minimum. Williams has bounced around the NBA since being drafted by the Indiana Pacers in 2006. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Shawne Williams, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Williams, a six-year NBA veteran out of Memphis, was originally selected by the Indiana Pacers in the first round (17th overall) of the 2006 NBA Draft and has appeared in 215 career games (23 starts) for [...]
Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol won't be around forever. But with Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak sounding optimistic about both veterans sticking with the team for the foreseeable future, now seems like a good time to examine...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Elias Harris to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Harris, a two-time All-West Coast Conference Team selection out of Gonzaga University, helped the Bulldogs to a 32-3 record in 2012-13 and the school’s first No. 1 national ranking, averaging 14.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, [...]
Uncertainty faces the embattled Los Angeles Lakers after a hugely disappointing season that was followed by the departure of Dwight Howard. As a result, general manager Mitch Kupchak and the rest of the team’s front office must findShow More Summary