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  1. 2014-15 schedule: 10 games to watch

    Dave McMenamin

    While the NBA regular season is still roughly 2 .5 months away from tipping off, it's never too early to take a look at some of the marquee games that could end up shaping the Los Angeles Lakers' inaugural campaign with coach Byron Scott at the helm. ...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  2. Saying goodbye to Pau Gasol

    Dave McMenamin

    In the end, the way Pau Gasol left Los Angeles was almost as nondescript as the way he came in. Six and a half years ago the Lakers -- off to a hot start to the 2007-08 season but treading water after Andrew Bynum went down with a season-ending kn...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Steve Nash bridges generations from 1984 NBA draft to present day...

    Dave McMenamin

    In the documentary, "The84Draft," Steve Nash bridges the gap between past and present.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  4. Lakers player reviews: Kendall Marshall

    Dave McMenamin

    Kendall Marshall 2013-14 salary: $547,570 | Age: 22 | Season stats: 8.0 ppg, 8.8 ast. Season recap: They say that luck is when preparation meets opportunity and Marshall certainly made his own luck when it came to the Lakers. After going from St...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  5. Despite victory, D'Antoni won't win fans

    Dave McMenamin

    SALT LAKE CITY -- After he has already coached the Los Angeles Lakers through their worst season in the 66-year history of the franchise, you have to believe Mike D'Antoni wasn't searching for another way to tick off fans Monday. Intentional or ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  6. Lakers seek context for player evaluation

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Pop quiz: How can a statistical line of five points, eight assists and one steal by a player be considered to be better than his previous game of 20, 16 and three? According to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, it's pretty eas...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 101, Celtics 92

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni unwittingly paraphrased an infamous quote from former Boston Celtics coach Rick Pitino before the current down-on-their-luck versions of the Lakers and Celtics tipped off Friday. "I would hope ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  8. Kobe Bryant reacts -- 'Not cool' with Steve Blake's absence from ...

    Dave McMenamin

    It was a relatively quiet trade deadline for the Los Angeles Lakers, but the one deal they did make appears to have unsettled Kobe Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  9. Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers says 'plan hasn't changed'

    Dave McMenamin

    Despite continuing to be sidelined with a left knee injury and seeing his team continue to fall further out of the playoff picture, Kobe Bryant remains steadfast in his intention to return to the court this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  10. Rebounds the recipe to Lakers' success

    Dave McMenamin

    TORONTO -- The Los Angeles Lakers snapped their six-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics on Friday. As much as the win could be chalked up to L.A.'s 12-for-20 mark on 3-pointers, it was their work on the glass that really stood out. Th...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 107, Celtics 104

    Dave McMenamin

    BOSTON -- Many of the faces and bodies wearing the jerseys were different, and the purple and gold's and green and white's respective places in the standings were as bad as they've ever been when the two teams met. But the Los Angeles Lakers and Bost...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  12. Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers says he'll be back no matter re...

    Dave McMenamin

    Kobe Bryant plans to have his injured left knee re-evaluated sometime in early February and has no intention of sitting out the rest of the season, no matter how bad things get for the Los Angeles Lakers in the standings in the meantime.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  13. Lin discusses Marshall matters

    Dave McMenamin

    HOUSTON -- After Kendall Marshall's impressive 20-point, 15-assist night in his first game starting at point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers, coach Mike D'Antoni was so charged by the performance that he likened Marshall to the most surprising succe...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. Mitch Kupchak says Los Angeles Lakers will compete for titles in ...

    Dave McMenamin

    Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said that not only will Kobe Bryant retire as a Laker after signing a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million through 2015-16 on Monday, but he'll close out his career playing for championship-contending teams.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  15. Dwight Howard of Houston Rockets downplays facing Los Angeles Lak...

    Dave McMenamin

    Dwight Howard downplayed any talk about his former team as the Houston Rockets prepared to play the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since the Howard left L.A. for Houston in July.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  16. Mixed emotions for Lakers on trip to China

    Dave McMenamin

    When the Los Angeles Lakers depart for their nine-day preseason trip to China on Friday, it will be 1 p.m. PT in L.A. When they arrive in Beijing, it will be approximately 5:45 p.m. China Standard Time on Saturday. The time warp is unavoidable. Th...

    Blog | October 11, 2013