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  1. Coaching search continues at slow pace

    Dave McMenamin

    It was surely a jarring scene for the Los Angeles Lakers' fans who turned their televisions to any of a number of sports stations Tuesday morning. There were their former coach and former starting point guard standing in front of a jumbo-sized New Yo...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  2. Digging into the Lakers' coaching search

    Dave McMenamin

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in the market to hire the 25th head coach in franchise history, and now, several weeks after the job became available, it seems as if there are 25 candidates to fill the position. The Lakers have still not reached out to...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  3. How the Lakers got here: 10 decisions that shaped their fate

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in a long time, the Los Angeles Lakers are in a bit of a rut. For a franchise that has won 16 championships, a first-round playoff exit via sweep -- punctuating a three-year stretch in which the team failed to make i...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  4. Darius Morris making the most of his time

    Dave McMenamin

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Darius Morris couldn't crack a rotation last season that featured the likes of Derek Fisher, Ramon Sessions, Steve Blake and Andrew Goudelock playing ahead of him. Did he figure he had a chance to get much burn for the Los A...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  5. Lakers flip-flop over flopping rule

    Dave McMenamin

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- It wasn't a surprise to anyone that it didn't take long for Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to come up with a Laurel & Hardy-like repartee. However, the subject matter of Nash & Howard's first comedy act after Wednesday's Los An...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  6. Source -- Forward Jordan Hill to sign two-year deal with Los Ange...

    Dave McMenamin

    Jordan Hill will sign an two-year deal, worth "a little less" than $8 million, a league source told on Friday. Hill's decision came down to the Lakers and the Timberwolves.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  7. Hill, Lakers share mutual interest in return

    Dave McMenamin

    As the days tick down until NBA free agency officially opens on July 1, unrestricted free agent Jordan Hill and the Los Angeles Lakers both want to see the 6-foot-10 big man wearing purple and gold next season. "They're the leader in the clubhouse...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  8. Metta World Peace of Los Angeles Lakers says his team was better,...

    Dave McMenamin

    Metta World Peace reflects on the Lakers season saying his team "underachieved" and was better than the Oklahoma City Thunder, despite the postseason defeat.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  9. Pau Gasol says Los Angeles Lakers need more urgency going into to...

    Dave McMenamin

    Pau Gasol has always been a thoughtful fellow to speak to following a Lakers game -- win or lose -- as he's usually able to remove emotion from the moment in order to provide proper perspective.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2012
  10. Los Angeles Lakers meet 105-year-old fan Allene Wynn

    Dave McMenamin

    Allene Wynn of Pacoima, Calif. turned 105 years old this week and celebrated her birthday at the Los Angeles Lakers game against the New Orleans Hornets as a guest of the team.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  11. Lakers' pre-playoff checklist

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- If you were buying what Kobe Bryant was selling following the Los Angeles Lakers' 102-93 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, falling to 0-2 on the season against the Thunder is not a reason for the Lakers to feel down about...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  12. Los Angeles Lakers still feel Derek Fisher's absence

    Dave McMenamin

    Derek Fisher returns to face a Lakers team that could use his leadership.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  13. Los Angeles Lakers' Ramon Sessions already Kobe Bryant-approved

    Dave McMenamin

    Ramon Sessions is earning plenty of praise and fast becoming Kobe-approved.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  14. Lakers players react to Fisher in a Thunder uniform

    Dave McMenamin

    DALLAS -- Outside the basketball court, Derek Fisher and Kobe Bryant are dear friends. However, now that Fisher plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder, a Western Conference challenger to the Los Angeles Lakers, Bryant will have no problem treating him l...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  15. Los Angeles Lakers' Mike Brown says Steve Blake to start over Ram...

    Dave McMenamin

    The Los Angeles Lakers might have traded for Ramon Sessions with the intention of him replacing Derek Fisher, but that doesn't mean Sessions will replace Fisher's spot in the starting lineup just yet.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2012
  16. Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant offers somber response to Derek F...

    Dave McMenamin

    Lakers guard Kobe Bryant spoke to reporters on Friday for the first time since the team traded his longtime backcourt running mate, Derek Fisher.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2012